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Plus Size OOTD: Casual Purple Party Dress

Plus Size - OOTD Casual Dress

I went to a blogging conference last weekend. You may have heard of it… it’s only the biggest blogging conference in the entire world, BlogHer ’13. This year it was in Chicago, thankfully, so I only had to travel about 35 miles from my home. I’ll have three ย outfit of the day’s coming up this week. ๐Ÿ™‚

On the first night, I had ย a TON of cocktail parties to attend. I knew I would be walking quite a bit from party to party so I wanted to be comfortable. But, I was still there to represent myself and my brand, Ravings By Rae, so I needed to be put together.

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Makeup/Hair:

I recently dyed my hair back to a dark brown so I popped in my reddish brown extensions and curled my hair with my Chi 1″ Curling Iron
I used my Lorac Pro Palette for a pinkish eye and used all three of my Rimmel Kohl Liners
Because my dress was purple I naturally went for my favorite lip look of all time

Plus Size OOTD Casual Purple Party Dress

What I Wore:

Printed Chiffon Pocket Dress from Old Navy
Camel Braided Belt from JC Penney (It came with a different dress I bought)
Camel Colored Leather Wedges by Guess? from Ross
Nicole by Nicole Miller Camel Cross-body bag from JC Penney (No longer on site)

I wasn’t totally sold on this purse but it matched and it was perfect for what I needed. I was able to put my iPad mini, some makeup, money and cards, my Mophie charger and power cord, and some other randomness.. like deodorant. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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The shoes lasted through the first walk and then… not so much. ๐Ÿ˜‰ I had some emergency flats with me so I did change into them. The Guess wedges were definitely comfortable but I bought them 1/2 size too big so they were just loose enough that they caused me problems during my walks from place to place. No biggie. I still love them. And they were only $27 at Ross versus the $100 they would’ve been if bought straight from Guess.

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The dress was pretty comfortable and it’s definitely on sale right now at Old Navy. But it was a summer item so grab it before it’s gone. It also comes in a beautiful green color. The purple just suited me better.

I’ll have a few more looks from this weekend popping up on the blog this week, so be sure to visit. ๐Ÿ™‚

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10 Comments

  • Reply Brandi July 31, 2013 at 1:03 pm

    Oooohhhh!!! LOVE this look Sarah! That dress is so cute on you, the color is great on you! Ok, off to Old Navy to see if I can snag it! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Reply Rae July 31, 2013 at 9:46 pm

      Thanks, Brandi. ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Helen Pettman July 31, 2013 at 2:14 pm

    Love the new hair colour and a great style on you. Great dress too. It looks comfortable but it’s such a pretty print and colour. Shows off your figure. Fab make up too!

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    • Reply Rae July 31, 2013 at 9:46 pm

      Thanks so much Helen! ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Reply Sandra @ The Sensible Mom July 31, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    You looked great! And I had no idea that dress was from Old Navy. I would’ve thought it was from a more expensive type store. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Reply Rae July 31, 2013 at 9:46 pm

      Nope. It was only 15 bucks. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  • Reply Melissa @ Living A Frugal Life July 31, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    This dress is so cute! I love how you paired it with the belt too!
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    • Reply Rae July 31, 2013 at 9:45 pm

      Thanks, Melissa ๐Ÿ™‚

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