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Petite-Friendly Midi Dress for Easter

My wardrobe is slowly evolving into a sea of bright white lace and eyelet. What can I say? I know what I like.

I stumbled upon this dress while searching for some work-appropriate dresses to add to my wardrobe. It caught my eye instantly; one look at the feminine fabric and eyelet detailing and I knew I had found my new summer love.

The cut of this dress is certainly conservative enough for work, and I definitely intend on wearing it there. This is one of those pieces that I love so much that I’ll wear it just about anywhere.

Notes on fit

I’ve ordered some different dresses from ASOS before, and usually have a difficult time finding the right fit. I have a booty, that’s no secret, and a lot of their fitted dresses are a no-go for me because I can’t get them over my hips. The only styles that I’ve had success with are A-line and swing style dresses, that skim the hip/thigh area, and are not snug in the bum region. I’m wearing this dress in a Petite 2. In most US sizes, I wear a petite 0. When I order from ASOS, even in US sizes, I usually need to go up at least one size. I tried this dress in both the Petite 0 and the Petite 2, and the Petite 2 was more comfortable overall. The 0 was a little bit tighter in the rib area, and felt tighter all around in the chest and arms.

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4 Comments

  • Reply Meryl

    so pretty Lauren! (I too have the hardest time getting ASOS clothing to fit. I’m up a few sizes and usually the non-existent size between sizes…and then have to return everything because it’s tight/loose in weird areas). Glad you had a rare moment where the sun and moon and stars all aligned:)

    April 10, 2017 at 9:30 am
    • Reply Lauren

      Oh my gosh, I couldn’t agree more. Sometimes I try things on and think, “Really…you’re baggy HERE?!” And it’ll be some weird extra fabric in the armpit. I don’t get it. BUT, I did luck out with this one, and I’m really glad because I like it so much!

      April 10, 2017 at 9:16 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    This dress is beautiful, Lauren! I’m also team white lace and eyelet. It’s the best.

    Sarah

    April 10, 2017 at 11:10 am
    • Reply Lauren

      Thanks, Sarah. And in that case, Team White Lace and Eyelet is made up of a star lineup so far!

      April 10, 2017 at 9:15 pm

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