Indulging in Guilty Pleasures: Perfect Holiday Dress

 

  • Reality television.  
  • Reality magazines.
  •  Camo print.  
  • Binge reading.  
  • brownies.  

These are my most cherished guilty pleasures.  I mean it when I say they are cherished because while they are guilty pleasures I cherish each moment, each bite and each article of clothing that I get.

These days it is hard to find the time to indulge in reality television (or reading) plus there is the factor of being in another country. I tried to substitute my Bravo and E! with some UK wannabes… but they just do not compare.  So it is a rare occasion that I get to watch anything from the states!  But when I do it is such a treat and I typically find myself mesmerized and always wanting more… the true definition of a guilty pleasure.

 

shop the look:  dress // clutch // EARRINGS // bracelet // ring // jacket <similar>

As the Holiday party invitations are stating to arrive I got excited about finding the perfect Holiday dress.  And I am convinced that people indulge themselves much more around the holidays so I am merrying the two for this post.  Lace is a M U S T  have for winter this year.  It is everywhere.  And this lace frock is 100% the perfect party dress.  It is stylish, comfortable, classy and fits like a glove.  Do not wait as this baby will sell out.  The compliments you will receive when you walk into that Holiday party are going to be overwhelming.  I paired the dress with my designer dubs <original post here> and they complimented the feminine lace perfectly by adding a touch of edgynesss.  I chose to do very simple jewelry and really let the dress be the statment piece- simple gold studs, dainty gold bracelet and simple gold ring.  It really is about the dress.  Given the potential weather elements during holiday parties I typically bring out my very festive red coat- it is about 4 years old but has lasted me forever.

The retailer- & Other Stories– is fast becoming my favorite store here in London.  Luckily they have an online for US unless you live in California or New York where you can visit an actual shop.  Check them out… I promise you will find many things you love.  Let me know what you love!!!

Indulge yourself

Getting to  indulge in these guilty pleasure every so often really keeps me motivated on tough days.  I set goals and when I accomplish them I reward myself with an hour of reading, or some brownies… yes I said S O M E.  In fact, the last time I ate just one brownie at a time was…. never.  Being able to splurge on something camo makes me so happy.  But if I did these things all the time they would loose their appeal.  It is important to leave a few things sacred- a few things for special occasions- like a lace dress or watching reality television.  Too much of a good thing is too much of a good thing.

What indulgences will you treat yourself to this holiday season?? You will probably find me wearing this dress, eating brownies watching Bravo!!

Happy shopping!  Remember all thumbnail photos are linked directly to a retailer for easy one step shopping.  Just click and go.

With love,

ajm

 

 

 

 

10 thoughts on “Indulging in Guilty Pleasures: Perfect Holiday Dress

  • Reply Nicole Leffew November 21, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    Love this dress girl you look gorgeous!! Xo

    • Reply pishtoposh November 21, 2016 at 8:40 pm

      Thanks Nicole, so sweet!
      Amanda

  • Reply Ariel November 21, 2016 at 9:48 pm

    You look so beautful!! I loooovvvvveee bravo and e!. They’re so ridiculously entertaining. I think I love how far removed those shows are form my “normal” life. YOu will edf be the belle of the parties!! Have so much fun!

    • Reply pishtoposh November 22, 2016 at 8:09 am

      Ariel- I agree… the shows make me feel so normal!
      Amanda

  • Reply Effie November 21, 2016 at 11:49 pm

    You look gorgeous!!! Love the dress about to purchase it myself!

    • Reply pishtoposh November 22, 2016 at 8:09 am

      Effie- send me pics of you!! You will look stunning- love you!
      Amanda

  • Reply Mary November 22, 2016 at 3:18 am

    such a pretty look, i love the black lace paired with red!
    http://www.layersofchic.com

    • Reply pishtoposh November 22, 2016 at 8:10 am

      Mary- Many thanks! Black and red are so classic- you just cant go wrong!
      Amanda

  • Reply Evin Elizabeth November 22, 2016 at 5:43 pm

    Both this dress and coat are stunning! Paired together they’re even better! I love your polished style!!

    xoxo,
    Evin Elizabeth
    http://www.magnoliasandsunlight.com

  • Reply Caitlin November 23, 2016 at 2:59 am

    This is the perfect dress for the holidays! You look amazing!! Also, if the UK internet is killing you you could look into a VPN that will make it look like your computer is in the US 🙂

    http://www.tailoredandtrue.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *