Alice & Olivia – Alyssa Embellished Party Dress

{ Alice and Olivia – Alyssa Embellished Party Dress }

It has been “awhile” since an item has has made my heart skip a beat, but that is exactly what this Alyssa Emblelished Party Dress by Alice and Olivia did to me. At first glance, there’s no doubt that it’s a beautiful dress, but when you break it down and look at the details, it’s the simple things that turn it from beautiful to stunning. A neutral hue. A simple silhouette. Delicate silk fabric. Shimmering silver sequins & beads. A ruched waste. A cut-out back.

I also can’t help but notice that the embellishments are most sparse at the shoulders and hem, then gradually radiant towards the waste, making it the defined focal point; which for most people is their smallest part and therefore the most flattering. An accident? I think not.

This is a party dress indeed and I can’t help but swoon over it.

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13 Comments

  1. June 25, 2012 / 8:30 am

    Gorgeous! Now if only I had events in my life which require adorable and sophisticated party dresses… I’ll work on that for this one!

    • June 27, 2012 / 4:12 pm

      You can find some occasion I’m sure! 🙂 Make one up if you have too!! haha.

  2. Trish
    June 25, 2012 / 7:10 pm

    Agreed! This dress is stunning!!

  3. June 26, 2012 / 4:02 pm

    I love it! Swooning along with you! 🙂

  4. June 27, 2012 / 5:13 pm

    What a gorgeous special dress, only the color and the silver sequins & beads make all had turns !!!

  5. June 28, 2012 / 7:39 am

    This is an absolutely stunning dress… I saw a something a little bit similar quite a while ago and ever since I have been searching for it!

    • June 28, 2012 / 10:39 am

      OoOoOoo, I hate when that happens!! When I saw something I want but don’t get it right away, then later go bac for it and it’s gone…that item haunts me. C’est horrible!

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