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Personal Shopper: Dresses for Kristina to wear to her man's Police Academy graduation events

Kristina writes: "Hey Outblush!! I am a loyal Outblush reader and have hit a fashion road-block that I initially didn't think would be a problem. My boyfriend of three years is graduating from the Police Academy at the end of September. We've been doing the long-distance thing for a while and because his fellow recruits have never met me they doubt my entire existence! I'm traveling to be there for him and want to H-O-T so my man can show me off. There's a graduation dinner party the night before for all the recruits and their families, then the actual ceremony the following night. I was hoping for something va-va-voom for the dinner party and a little black dress that's slightly more conservative but still sexy for the ceremony. I'm a curvy, 5'8" size-12 gal and a college student on a budget, so under $150 each would be nice. Sincerely, Your Loyal Fan"

Hi Kristina! I'm Found of You. I found you some sexy yet classy black dresses for the ceremony, and some "va-va-voom" dresses for the dinner. For the latter, I suggest something in a really hot color that accentuates your curves, rather than something like this $5 dress. You don't want his classmates to think he paid you to be there ;)

1 - Lauren by Ralph Lauren Dress Gathered Empire Waist Dress ($93, on sale)
2 - Donna Morgan Cross Bodice Jersey Sheath Dress ($118, my personal favorite!)
3 - ASOS Ponti Pencil Dress with Zip Detail ($78, in two colors)
4 - Julie Dillon Georgette Blouson Shift Dress ($178, in two colors)
5 - J. Crew Blakely Dress ($150 for some colors including "azalea" color shown, $250 for others)
6 - Bailey 44 De Riguer Dress in Black ($149)
7 - Rachel Roy One Shoulder Cricket Dress ($139)
8 - Jones New York Drape Neck Sheath Dress ($139)
9 - Tadashi Shoji Black Flutter Pleated Dress ($210)
10 - Anne Klein New York Stretch Silk Charmeuse Dress ($126)

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