Blog Conference Look

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Dress: Revolve | Bag: Zac Posen | Sunglasses: Karen Walker | Lipstick: Pussycat | Shoes: ModCloth [c/o] | Hairspray for Ponytail: Kérastase [c/o]

Photography by: Angie Garcia

Let me preface this post by saying, I never wear backless, except for when I go out on a whim. And I always love it!

Case in point, my wedding dress.

While prepping for the blog conference I went to the other week, I tried to make wise purchases. Sometimes it can be so tempting to buy something that makes a statement, but then I won’t wear it again. Instead of thinking, “Well what should I wear to this party?” I thought, “What could work for this party and then I would wear again in the summer?” This Tularosa Gracefully dress fit the bill.

Tularosa is a brand I have fallen in love with recently for their fit and quality. I don’t have a bohemian style, but I find that 9 times out of 10 I’m drawn to the effortless look of it. Tularosa is defined as modern bohéme, but I think when you pair it with the right statement bag and big Texas hair it added much more femininity to the look! 😉

It fits the one party edgy, one part girly look I always crave! I was nervous about this dress having an open back [be sure to get these to pair with it!] but for the first day I wanted something that wasn’t fussy. I honestly think I get sucked into more bohemian sundresses because it looks the same from dawn to dusk. Sometimes beaded, structured or fitted pieces can wrinkle up a bit and I feel like the hot mess express going 85 MPH by 4 pm.

Long story short, this was probably my favorite look from the entire conference! I felt so much like myself and this dress while beautiful, also let my accessories shine. And this girl loves her accessories.

It fits TTS, but if you are in between sizes go down a size!

It’s such a rainy, gloomy week in Texas! But yesterday after church we spent it cuddled up watching Downton Abbey. I’m in the beginning of Season 2, but I have such a soft spot for Mary and she is a pill! An utter pill. But I cry every time she is sad. I was so sad because I just wanted her to change, become a sweetheart, marry Matthew and live happily ever after. Maybe this means I just like to see the good in all television characters, or does she end up being a favorite?!

I’ve got lots of meetings in Dallas today and then we have the Ellie Goulding concert tonight! Paul got me the tickets for Christmas and I’ll probably be busting this dress out for it as well. I hope you have a wonderful start to your week, thank you so much for reading!


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  1. Kelly K wrote:

    I’m in love with this dress! It’s such a gorgeous color and the bell sleeves are too adorable!

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  2. Super gorgeous!

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  3. This is a super cute look! Love the vibe of it and the backless looks fabulous on you. You should definitely allow yourself to gravitate towards it even more 🙂

    xo Laura Leigh

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  4. Bunny wrote:

    I was drawn to Mary as well! She is a pill. I don’t want to give anything away! I think Season 3 I stopped watching.

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  5. What a darling dress!! Love the colors and the pattern, too. Those sleeves and the back really set this dress a part from most dresses out there. And don’t even get me started on those shoes (OMG). Seriously love it!! But you are so right, buying things you can truly enjoy for multiple occasions is the best in the long run! This is so random, but that is one reason why I let my bridesmaids choose their own dresses within a color scheme and length guidelines. Each of them still wear theirs! Anyways, have an amazing week – thanks for sharing all the deets with us!!! -xx Anna

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  6. Bianca Rego wrote:

    Love this dress!! This post has all my favorites combined: this fab outfit styled by you and an Ellie Goulding mention! Have so much fun at the Ellie Goulding concert tonight!!

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  7. Hannah wrote:

    That is so exciting about the Ellie Goulding concert! I would love to see her! You deserve it after a long day of meetings! Have fun!


    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  8. This dress is the cutest thing on you!! I love how you styled it and I absolutely love love love your hair up!! You should wear it like this more, it’s adorable!! XO


    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  9. This has got to be my favorite look of yours! <3

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  10. I love this look! But am especially grateful that you shared what to wear underneath it! I usually steer clear of open back dresses for that reason alone, I will have to check those out! As always thanks for sharing!

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  11. Love your hair! Would love some tips on teasing.

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  12. Love your hair! Would love some tips on teasing.

    xx, Erin

    Published 18 Apr 16Reply
  13. Kathryn wrote:

    This does seem like the perfect dress for when you’re running around like a mad man! Ha! It’s adorable 🙂

    xx Kathryn

    Published 19 Apr 16Reply
  14. Kimmie wrote:

    This dress looks amazing on you! I also love your hair in a ponytail- so so cute!!

    Published 19 Apr 16Reply
  15. Virginia wrote:

    Your wedding dress was sooooo gorgeous and unique! Amazing!!!

    Published 19 Apr 16Reply
  16. Camille wrote:

    This is a really cute dress. Digging the color on you.

    Published 19 Apr 16Reply