Since I was sick and had class on Valentine’s Day, Nightrider and I had to celebrate our love in our typical fashion which is celebrating any day as if it were Valentine’s Day. I love her not just one day a year but all 365 if you can imagine and we frequently do nice things for one and other and have special dates. On the day itself she gave me my goody bag in bed which was fully of candy flowers, a stuffed animal and a raincheck for a night out when I was feeling better. We ended up cashing in that raincheck over this last weekend which means that I finally got to wear my dress that I had chosen specifically for a Valentine’s day date. Getting glammed up and hitting the town with my love or for an event is a big part of my lifestyle so when My Life, My Style with IGIGI began I knew that one of the pieces I needed for my mini IGIGI wardrobe was a great glammy dress.
Cybelle Cocktail Dress: IGIGI (Gifted)/ Tights: Torrid/Shoes: Dollhouse/Earrings: Torrid (Gifted)
I realize I am showing a bit of a trend in a love for purple but I swear this is it for that color for this series. I knew that for my Valentine’s Day look this year I wanted to go with a nonred dress and Orchid seemed like the next natural choice for me. I picked the Cybelle Cocktail dress because it was classy, a bit fancy and I really love the shape of it. I got it in a size 20 which fit just right and very true to size. This dress comes with removeable thick straps which I chose to remove for this look to show a bit more skin and amp up the romance a bit. It fits wonderfully though either with or without staps and is incredibly comfortable too. The material is a stretch tafeta which is a nice quality and the princess seams throughout keep it feminine and well made. The origami pleating on the bodice meeting with the highwaisted knee length skirt is very figure flattering and hugs the curves nicely. I will admit it was a little revealing of my muffin top and in the future I might consider wearing shapewear but considering I was with the person who loves me most, every inch of me, it was perfect just as it was. Overall this dress was perfect for the occassion and was a great fit and great quality. It is not the edgiest of pieces but it worked for a classic look which is what I was going for that night. This dress would also be a great consideration for a simple bridesmaid dress for anyone with a wedding coming up and curvy bridesmaids. It is a nice price point and is something the ladies could use again for other dress up occasions. In this look I paired the Cybelle Cocktail dress with my thick Torrid tights and my taupe Dollhouse pumps. I played off the shine of the dress and the sparkle of my shoe detail with my dangly gifted earrings from Torrid and kept the look very simple but classic and chic.
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I was not compensated for this post. This is a sincere clothing review reflecting my own opinions of pieces I personally chose.