I hope your weekend was one filled with happy and sunny summer memories. I cannot believe the LDW is next weekend and the unofficial end of summer has come upon us. Given that Fall is around the corner I would like to introduce you to a new favorite of mine that I found at metisuboutique.com.
Meet the Black Magic Woman – a.k.a. Black Embroidered Side Splits Midi Dress – this is not your typical little black dress – it is the LBD which graduated to be the chic, statement-of-elegance, speak-for-itself black dress. The line of the dress is very classy, the gold embroidery adds sophistication and fun, and the side slides bring an unexpected playful touch to this seriously-modish number. It is perfect for a wedding that falls on a cooler day, as it would keep you warm and perhaps without the need of a coat or jacket, but a scarf in the golden color scheme to through around your shoulders if need be on a warm Fall day. This dress is also work appropriate, perfect for a business dinner or a posh restaurant date. It accessorizes beautifully with gold or black, but would probably look very eye-popping with red pumps and a red clutch as well.
Which dress would be your choice for a spring wedding? How about a birthday party or a work dinner? Check out all the beautiful dresses METISU has to offer and make your pick.
Happy mid-week! Doesn’t is feel joyous to know you are getting over the hump and half-way trough to the weekend?! On that note let me share a few fun facts about a fabric I love–SILK!
Did you know that silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm? It is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into fabric. Silk textile was first developed in ancient China and has been considered a luxurious material since 3630 BC, but is currently widely used in the medical field as well (magical properties, I tell ya!). It is very comfortable to wear in warm weather and while active, because it is very absorbent. It is also great for cold weather, as its low conductivity keeps warm air close to the skin. OK, so why am I going on and on about silk?!? Well, because I am in love with my new silk midi dress from METISU.
Why is this dress my new favorite?
- Silk is perfect for the summer heat and it does indeed give the dress a luxurious look, while my skin enjoys its softness;
- If you have read my prior article you know I love dresses that can go from a day in the office to a night out and this one fits the bill as it has midi length, half-sleeve, scoop neckline that all feels conservatively-elegant;
- The dress may look simple, but has so many details to enjoy: paneled design, tied waist, a split front and pockets! Yes, pockets – and I so LOVE having those!! Let’s be honest – I never use them as such, but just knowing they are there makes me feel cool!
- The color is not something you see every day and I know I will be wearing this dress well into Fall (when the weather permits that is) as it combined perfectly with earthy neutrals.
Have you checked out METISU’s dresses yet? They have trendy, new items (not just dresses, but I am just a sucker for those) every week! Let me know if you find anything you like on their website! There is an up to 70% mid-season sale right now! Would love to see it!
Heels: old Banana Republic, similar here
Clutch: old, similar here
Earrings and Necklace: Lucky Brand
Watch: Raymond Weil
Happy rest of the week, beauties!