A Teal Maxi for a tiny Gal: The loft Paradise Halter gown

double trouble! using the Paradise Halter gown by LOFT
Let me tell you, it is NOT simple to discover a maxi gown that doesn’t drag along the floor like a train when you’re pint-sized, as well as up up until a few weeks ago, I didn’t have a maxi gown in my wardrobe since every. singl. jeden. I’ve ever tried on has made me look like a youngster playing dress-up in her mom’s work clothes.

Normally, I would’ve walked ideal by this small Paradise Halter Maxi gown by loft since — hello! — maxi gown trauma, however I liked the print so much that I made a decision to provide it a try.


And I’m so glad I did, since I freaking like this dress. It feels fantastic, for one. It’s made from a extremely comfy, lightweight, breathable linen blend.

Ah… best for hot days like the ones we’ve been having (it’s been in the 80s in Novato lately, YOWZA!).

Then there’s the print, with the flowers as well as leaves. When I look down, I nearly fail to remember I’m not on a tropical vacation. I like that the whole style is strong however not as well bright…if that makes any type of sense, LOL!


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Fun truth about loft as well as prints: the great sales partner at loft who assisted me while I was there stated that when loft makes printed clothes, they scale down the prints for small sizes, as well as scale them up for their taller sizes, so the prints preserve the meant proportions as well as layout.

Maybe that’s the trick sauce behind this dress! I truly do feel like the print was created for somebody of…unimpressive height (I’m 5’1″). a lot of of the time when I try on gowns such as this one, I feel like I’m swimming with an infinity pool of fabric.

You may or may not have observed that I’m not using shoes in the top pic… I’m just keepin’ it real, dawg. however seriously, it’s the dress. I feel like I must be running barefoot with the sand or something when I wear it.

Outfit breakdown…

Dress — loft (I’m using the small size; it’s likewise offered in routine as well as tall sizes, too)

Earrings — Alexis Bittar

Bracelet — Nordstrom (no longer available; here’s something similar by captivating Charlie)

Lipstick — MAC Satin Lipstick in heavy steam warm (from the new laundry as well as dry collection)

Nails — Chanel Le Vernis in Méditerranée

P.S. The gown is maker washable, which for me is a major selling point since I never end up using clothes that I have to take to the dry cleaners; it’s such a pain.


P.p.S. It’s likewise currently on sale for 50% 40% off…

I’m just sayin’!

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