A Brand New Hostess Dress (And A Giveaway)

I love being the hostess.  It doesn’t matter if it’s a holiday or just a casual dinner party with a few people.  I love being in the middle of it.  Going from guest to guest talking and getting food out to everyone always makes me feel like dressing up. . . okay, so I’m likely to use any excuse to dress up.  It’s true.  Our last dinner party was a great occasion for it though.

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Mr. Determined caught a few shots of me after I got done setting up board games in the living room in front of our fireplace.  This new dress is from AMI Clubwear.  I have to admit that I was a little intimidated by their dress selection, thinking that I’m way too old to pull it off anyway, but I was apparently wrong.  I found some dresses with great coverage like the one above and went for it.  Even though AMI had so many pairs of heels that would have gone great with it, I ended up wearing my own favorite sky-high Mary Janes to keep the look simple.

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The material of the maxi dress is a bit stretchy and very slinky.  It feels like a thicker, more high quality version of the forgiving fabrics they use in costumes.  Being large-chested, it’s an ongoing problem for me to find dresses that don’t warp at the top or become way too loose at the waist.  I really liked the way the dress conformed to my shape.  I am only five feet tall, so it was a bit on the longer side for me but worked with the big heels.  Without hemming it up a bit, I definitely couldn’t wear it with flats.  Short girl problems.  This definitely requires no-show lingerie though and the slightest seam shows up as a big line.  (I ended up settling on the lacie by Victoria’s Secret.)cheap club dress and high heels

The slits up each side are high enough to offer a lot of mobility but still far enough down to remain modest.  That keeps it appropriate for a lot of venues.  I’m going to pair the dress with a black bolero when it gets colder and enjoy the fact that it’s a short sleeve dress in Summer.  I adore it and plan on wearing it frequently throughout this year.

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12 thoughts on “A Brand New Hostess Dress (And A Giveaway)

  • January 23, 2015 at 12:28 pm
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    I might get the Leopard Studded Peep Toe heels.

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  • January 23, 2015 at 9:04 pm
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    They have a great sale right now! One thing I like is the White Toggle Closure Bunny Ear Cuddle Coat.

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  • January 24, 2015 at 5:43 am
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    I would choose some lingerie for Valentines Day

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  • January 24, 2015 at 2:40 pm
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    I would buy White Floral Lace V Neck Intimate Set

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  • January 26, 2015 at 1:11 pm
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    It is hard to make my mind up because there are so many gorgeous items, bu I love the Navy Knitted Hearts Button Up Hooded Sweater! It is so cute! I also would get the Black Lace Up Sneaker Flats Nubuck for Women!

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  • January 26, 2015 at 5:40 pm
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    I might get the Black Lace Up Strappy Combat Boots.

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  • January 27, 2015 at 1:06 am
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    Shoes! I would get shoes. I like the Black Rhinestone Strappy Flats.

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  • February 1, 2015 at 12:15 pm
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    I like the short Black A-line Dress.

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  • February 4, 2015 at 8:21 pm
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    I would get the Neon Lime Fuchsia Colorblock Strappy Sexy Swimsuit!

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  • February 5, 2015 at 11:18 pm
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    I would get the Orange Single Sole D Orsay Pump Heels Faux Leather

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  • February 6, 2015 at 5:59 pm
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    I would get the Black Racer Back Sexy Party Dress!

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  • February 6, 2015 at 9:43 pm
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    I would buy the Grey Black Knitted Two Tone Sexy Sweater Dress.

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