WEDDING GUEST OUTFIT: WHAT I WORE...OR MAYBE NOT

Wedding Guest Outfit: Dress by Chaps via Kohl's
I made you all wait for this post and i promise you there is a good reason why.

So i told you all i attended a wedding during Labor Day weekend and yes, it was so much fun. After deliberating on what to wear for too long i decided on a knee length textured dress- A foil empire dress by Chaps via Kohl's. The only problem was, they didn't have my size. It was two sizes bigger than my actual size, but i ordered it anyway. I planned to have it adjusted to my size, but i already knew i was so short of time. Well, luckily the dress came just a couple of days before the wedding, but i was so scared of adjusting it. Why?

-I didn't want to take the risk of ruining the original beauty of the dress.
-I didn't want to to take chances and then the dress might end up not being ready in time.

I had a backup dress, but i really wanted to wear this dress. The wedding was a late afternoon wedding with a late night party to follow and i knew it will be a perfect dress from day to night. Anyway, long story short, i wore the dress the way it was to the wedding, but when we came back to Toronto, i had it taken in a little bit and cut short. Love the new length and fit, but looking at the photos side by side, it almost makes me wish i didn't. Eeeek!!
Foil Empire Dress by Chaps via Kohl's
Foil Empire Dress by Chaps via Kohl's
Wedding guest outfit: Foil Empire Dress by Chaps via Kohl's
Wedding guest outfit: Foil Empire Dress by Chaps via Kohl's
Wedding guest outfit: Foil Empire Dress by Chaps via Kohl's
Wedding guest outfit: Foil Empire Dress by Chaps via Kohl's

 This is what the original dress looked like before adjusting it......
Wedding guest outfit: Foil Empire Dress by Chaps via Kohl's


I know it is too late now, but i still like the dress short regardless. You be the judge-  Better long or short?

                                                  Before                                               After
Wedding guest outfit: Foil Empire Dress by Chaps via Kohl's
FOIL EMPIRE DRESS (Sold Out): Chaps via Kohl's // HEELS: Exchange by Charles David

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26 comments:

Ladyofashion said...

This is a lovely wedding guest dress. Completely appropriate and beautiful! I love the silvery style with the orange shoes!
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Ivana Džidić said...

in my opinion with your legs- the shorter is always the better! Yes, the dress looks lovely both way, but why not show what you've got?;)


I like the colour of the dress...silver- so lovely! The cut is great for you and I've said what I had about the length....Anyhow, you look fantastic in it!

Mrs FF said...

Stunning! Stunning!! Stunning!!!
I can't even decide! I love the short dress and I love the longer length! Though the fit of the shorter one definitely shots you better !!! Nice dress and you make it look even nicer!

Natalie Harris said...

I love the look! The color of your dress is great and I'm loving the pop of orange in the shoes!!
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Jackie Harrison said...

Great color you look amazing I bet you got some attention with that dress all good ones

monika berdnik said...

You look wonderful, love the dress :)

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Missy May said...

Great feminine dress and it compliment you so well. I like both length. :) Have a good weekend!


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Uzo O said...

You know , that stuff scares me a lot , so many times i want something so badly that even though my size isn't available i pick up the next size after that and the fear of having it amended by a tailor gets to me because i don't know if it will come back looking ridiculous on me. But really your tailor did a good job because i love the dress and the way you styled it , Sophisticated chic!

Stella said...

Hmm. Well, this is really difficult! I think both cuts are great. It was the better pick when you went to the wedding but now you have a party dress, right? No matter what you look gorgeous — in both variants. So don't worry, the dress is awesome ^_^

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NERLINE GERMAIN said...

Keep it short, please. I like it like that.

Lenya said...

Actually I love both cuts Busola and you look great wearing both, I suppose it depends on the event you wanna wear it for, long for the wedding, short for a hot date night out ;)
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tia_cherie said...

So classy and gorgeous, I absolutely adore the shoes.
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elle said...

Love the dress, my preference is for the shorter ...
Great nuetral color and lovely textures, with the bag, too!
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Marianna De Luca said...

Lovely dress!

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KizzyDoll said...

Really beautiful outfit, stunning xx

Lubka Christova said...

Wow, that is so interesting :)
To be honest - I do prefer how the dress fits you after the fixing. It is nice indeed at a longer length, but not as nice as when it's just above the knee and better fitted around your waist.
Well done for adjusting is all I can say !! :)

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Ann'so M. said...

Great outfit!!!
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beautycindy2002 said...

After look so good
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Style by Alina said...

Both dresses look beautiful and classy on you, but I also like the shorter version better. You're totally working that beautiful smile with the shorter version, so I'm sold! <3

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francesca r said...

this dress is perfect for a wedding, now it seems to suit you very well!

You look stunning!

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Paola said...

The long version is so classy, but the short one is very cool.... I love both!!!!
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Bella Pummarola said...

I love both versions, but they look like two completely different dresses haha :) Pairing it with the orange pumps was a great idea!

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Kim A. said...

I love the adjustments you made to the dress Busola! Looked spectacular on you!

Elena Miroslava Cuesta Rodrígu said...

The dress is preciosoy and it looks great. It is a very pretty dress you've combined to perfection.
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wendy said...

gorgeous dress! <3

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A Million Pinks said...

love the shoes and clutch!

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