Adena Personal Shopper

Personal Shopper: Adena Wants a Sparkly New Year's Eve Frock

Adena writes to us in search of the perfect New Year's Eve frock!

1. What size (shoe or dress) are you?
Dress size 8
2. What is your maximum budget?
$200 tops for a dress
3. If this is for a wedding or event (i.e. a party, a birthday), when IS the event?
New Years Eve
4. If this is for a gift for a person, please tell us two things they like, and
conversely, two things they DON'T like.
This would be for me. I love well-tailored, knee-length, classy, yet sassy dresses. I have a big butt and a small chest, so I'd like to tone down the former and play up the latter.
5. What are you looking for? Give us specifics!!!
This St. John sparkly dress - I love the length, the neckline (I've got scars across my chest that I'd rather hide under a neckline exactly like this), the color, and the style. It's absolutely perfect in every way... except the price.
6. Please tell us if there's something you really don't like.
I don't like plunging necklines, super short, or strapless dresses. I love Kate Middleton's style of classy, elegant, yet beautiful.

Dearest Adena! Carlota here! You have great taste; that St. John dress is stunning. Don't worry; we'll find something just as nice if not nicer. XOXO

1. Marc New York Sequin Cocktail Dress $168
2. Jessica Simpson Sequin Sheath Dress $168
3. Eliza J V-Back Sequin Sheath Dress $178
4. Adrianna Papell Sequin Shift Dress $129 on sale

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luxury-shopping-bags.jpgCarlota here: I'm a true girly-girl. I love strapless dresses, skinny jeans, basic ribbed tanks, lace intimates, patent peep-toes, jeweled sandals, buttery-soft leather satchels, sparkly pendants....you get the point! I also love to save cash when I can, so consider me your personal concierge when you're looking for luxury-for-less. I also have a crazy husband, two little munchkins (Carlo and Milly) and a furry yellow Lab. All of them are sweet and lovable, but they certainly do occupy a good portion of my day. However,l I do L-O-V-E shopping with a passion and finding amazing deals for myself as well as for others.

Comments


al

Posted on 12.17.12 at 1:09 PM

There were a ton at BCBG the other day, too - so be sure to check there. Different types of sparkle (thready-like, sequin, etc) and in diff colors, too.

Kim

Posted on 12.17.12 at 1:53 PM

Ali Ro had a silver/gray version of this dress that I almost bought last year. I a also a size 8 and it fit like a dream.

http://www.lastcall.com/p/Ali-Ro-Sequined-Scoop-Back-Dress-ali-ro/prod13220799___/?icid&searchType=SEARCH&rte=%2Fsearch.jsp%3FNo%3D0%26Ntt%3Dali%2Bro%26_requestid%3D501%26N%3D0&eItemId=prod13220799&cmCat=search

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