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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Christmas Eve Dress


One of my favorite parts of the Christmas holiday is dressing up for Christmas Eve. For as long as I can remember, it has been a tradition to dress up for church and then come back home to a Christmas party hosted by my parents. I look forward to finding a festive outfit each year and when I saw this dress, I knew it would be perfect for the occasion.






Dress: Donna Morgan | Pumps: old {similar HERE} | Earrings: Panacea | Clutch: old, love THIS with the oversized bow! | Bracelet: Elizabeth Cole, no longer available {love THIS personalized style} | Ring: David Yurman | Sunglasses: Prada | Lipstick: #10

I started my search for a dress back in the beginning of November, giving myself plenty of time. I had an idea of what I wanted {and would you believe this was exactly what I pictured!} but I couldn't find it anywhere. I was searching every possible site I could think of, then Modcloth {unfortunately, it's sold out here, but I did find it available in purple HERE} came to mind. I had ordered a dress from there a few years ago and it was WAY too short. Since then, I really haven't looked at their site much. But I figured it was worth a try since I was running out of stores. I clicked on the holiday section and one of the first results that appeared was this gorgeous burgundy dress. I instantly fell in love with the fit and flare silhouette and the lace floral overlay. And the illusion neckline and sheer panels on the sleeves just added to the many gorgeous details of this dress. And with it's midi length, I figured I was pretty safe in ordering it :)

As for size, I ordered my normal size and it fit well -- I could have probably gone down a size and been alright since it was a little big around the waist. Although, it did fit well across my shoulders. I accessorized with black heels, clutch and fun tassel earrings. Needless to say, I'm pretty excited about this year's Christmas Eve outfit and I can't wait to wear it again on Saturday. Do you have a favorite holiday tradition?

And speaking of excitement, I am thrilled to be the Layers & Lipstick Link Up Co-Host today! Be sure to stop by to check out some fabulous holiday looks!

Thanks for dropping by and see you back here tomorrow for an all new Wednesday Wishes!




  1. This dress is perfect for Christmas Eve. We usually attend midnight service, so we dress up too.

    Whitney & Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

  2. Oh Rachel, this is so beautiful! Classy and Chic and Christmas Eve perfect!! You look amazing!

  3. I love, love, love this dress so much! It really is perfect for Christmas Eve because of the lace and the color, and I love the way that you styled it too!

  4. You are Christmas perfection! Such a pretty dress and you look stunning! :)

    Brittany :)

  5. Love this dress for Christmas Eve! It looks great on you!


  6. This dress is so pretty- spotted it on Insta and loved it! That burgundy lace is gorgeous!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  7. That dress is stunning! It's the perfect thing for the holidays. You look beautiful :)


  8. What a perfect holiday dress! I love the lace and mesh combo. Beautiful look!

    xx, Elise

  9. Don't you just love when what you envision actually exists!? Haha! I absolutely love your dress, the color, contrast, and lace detail all look perfect combined and make for the perfect holiday dress; you look incredibly beautiful in it! Thanks so much for sharing, beauty, and I hope you're having a great start to your week so far!



  10. Gorgeous look! I love the lace detail and think this is the perfect Holiday look! The mesh and trim detailing is just beautiful and unique!

  11. this dress fabulous on you
    I posted a new review, I'd love to know your opinion
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  12. You look stunning! Obsessed with this lace dress! Perfect for the Holidays!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  13. I can't think of a more adorable Christmas Eve dress! It is so flattering on you and I've lately been loving lace everything :)

  14. That's a really stunning dress! I love the lace detail!

    - Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

  15. that is the perfect christmas eve dress! you look lovely!

  16. What a gorgeous dress! Thanks for co-hosting!

  17. That's a beautiful, beautiful, lovely lovely dress! Fab choice.

    Inez | My Small World

  18. So gorgeous! I'm in love with your dress! So stylish and chic! Happy holidays!


  19. Such a pretty dress! You look beautiful. Merry Christmas

  20. This dress is a thing of perfection! I love the color too!

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  21. This is a beautiful dress for Christmas Eve!

    Sincerely, Jennie

  22. Whoaaa, this dress is absolutely stunning!
    I looove love love how glamorous and elegant it looks!


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