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Topshop Dress_FP sleeves_Vintage boots1

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Topshop dress_FP sleeves_Vintage boots3Topshop dress. Free People fishnet sleeves. Vintage Justin Roper boots

Here’s my semi-scandalous Topshop cut-out dress.  Again, I never expose much skin unless I’m wearing a mini-skirt, so this is foreign territory for me.  I decided to go the more casual route by throwing on my vintage Justin Roper boots.  I so plan on getting another pair when I go back to the flea market.  To balance out the side exposure and cover myself up a little, I threw on my recently acquired Free People fishnet sleeves.

Lately, I’ve been doing some soul-searching and have pretty much overplayed “All the Above” by Maino ft. T-Pain this weekend.  It’s kind of my life anthem right now.  Hope you all enjoyed your two days of freedom!  I saw “The Hangover” and it was freakin’ hillarious.  I like dumb/raunchy comedies, and this was definitely the funniest movie I’ve seen since “I Love You, Man.”  Plus, Bradley Cooper has such pretty hair in the movie.

Tom Petty quote


  1. grace
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 17:05:28

    love this look.. mixing the boots with the dress was a great great call

  2. Marcella
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 17:50:42

    Looking fabulous Becs! That dress fits you like a glove, and the boots were the perfect choice to offset the sexiness.


  3. camille
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 20:42:20

    oooh this cutout dress is hot hot hot!!

    camille x

  4. adrienne
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 21:02:49

    oh my, i love that dress!!

  5. hanako66
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 21:31:55

    omg, you look soooooo fabulous! love how the boots tone down the dress…perfect combo!

  6. Oh So Hip It Hurts
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 21:37:28

    oh my gosh that dress is gorgeous! i’m considering buying a cut out dress sometime soon. i think it looks great with those boots


  7. yves martini
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 21:42:50

    hard-core hip ryt there Becs!
    i hope u dont mind me featuring this look on my next TREND post…

    much love!

  8. Allison
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 23:01:50

    Omg, could you look any more gorgeous?! I absolutely love that dress -it’s sexy without being slutty. And honestly, you look like such a model! Awe, I’m really loving your blog too! I can’t wait to keep reading it! :)

  9. chrissy
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 23:11:14

    Adorable dress! You look great, and the sleeves are add a nice touch!

  10. erika
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 23:30:04

    I love this dress on you, it looks so gooood!!! And omg guess what, I hated the JC biz booties on me they made my legs look uber fat haha so now I’m back to the Topshop Aztec booties in black though… EEP I’m excited! Thank u for the sizing tip =)

  11. la chauve souris (the bat)
    Jun 07, 2009 @ 23:38:44

    just discovered youe blog such nice article and pix I have to say


    bonne nuit
    la chauve-souris

    you have such the best style this dress is to die for

  12. sharon rose
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 00:03:27

    Hi there-Absolutely love this dress, especially with the sleeves and boots, perfect my dear!! And a Happy Birthday to you too, I’m sure you’ll be looking around for some gorgeous pressies, LOL!!

  13. Fashion Moment
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 02:30:03

    That is an great dress, and you look fantastic!


  14. adecadentthing
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 02:44:09

    wowza becs. love the whole outfit. esp those sleeves! they totally add personality to tt dress. I LOVE TOPSHOP. lol


  15. KB
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 04:30:06

    Love that dress, especially with those boots. I wanna see the Hangover too, haven’t seen a decent film in ages.

  16. charmaine
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 08:52:14

    you look SOOO good in that dress… it’s like made for you! I recently altered my vintage black dress and put some cutouts on it too!

  17. victoria
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 08:57:50

    hihi yea,no I don’t think I’d dare… So it’ll stay this way ;)
    Oh, this ssoo cool. U totally have the body to wear something like that!

  18. Damsels
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 09:22:36

    ireally love how you paired this dress with bad ass boots

    thanks for stopping by my blog
    i am now following u on bloglovin i look forward to seeing your posts

  19. Couture Carrie
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 09:33:22

    Becs, you are so fabulous! That Topshop dress looks amazing on you!


  20. emma
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 09:36:09

    wow what an amazing dress!

  21. janettaylor
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 09:46:49

    WOW! I love Ur dress. That dress is U! :-D


  22. Mel
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 09:51:58

    I’m so bummed this dress is now sold out in my size, but of course I can always borrow it from you. But damn, when you got it, I should have bought one too. Topshop, if you’re listening, come back in stock in the smallest size you have!!

    Oh yeah, you look pretty as always and love the photos- man, I’m a good photographer.

  23. Emma
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 10:47:54

    Wow such a pretty outfit! Your boots looks fierce with that dress!

  24. Antoine
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 10:52:53

    Ooooooh AND it would be such a Pleasure to go the Party with You !!!! You delightfully exudes Sensuality, on such a (so usual with you) Refreshing way . . . AND I truly think that side and/or back cleavages can be SEXYier than “classical ones” . . . What you perfectly illustrates Here !!!

    à Bientôt, Antoine

  25. rain
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 11:56:41

    Exposing much or no skin…everything looks so gorgeous on you. You can wear anything! I am truely jealous!

    Love your combination!

    ps: Chinese fondue is a like hot boiling bouillon, and than you have to cook fishballs, thin slices of beaf or noodles etc etc in it. Just put it at the table and people around it, and picking out what you like to eat , yummie!


  26. Shin
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 12:22:23

    Wow, the dress looks great on you! I love that you put on those gloves! I’m a little nervous about wearing it but it looks so sexy and definitely a head-turner! You look stunning in it! xxoxoxoxoxo

  27. frouu
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 12:32:16

    this ensemble is hotness. the RAWR-ness of the cutouts with the edginess of the boots complement each other perfectly – you look amazing as always.

    - frouu/ nadia

  28. erika
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 15:29:34

    hi love, i had to delete my blog.. it was crazy last night and i did it and there’s no turning back :( thank u for posting up my giveaway but now that it’s gone u can take it down. i’m also done blogging but i will always be a dedicated reader of your blog!

    i might make another blog from scratch but right now i’ve lost all inspiration and the mood for it :( also i bought the topshop aztec booties in black last night hehe, all thanks to your modeling pics!

  29. hanna
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 16:19:11

    HOT diggity! that dress is perfect on you. :D

  30. Daniella
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 17:17:41

    This dress is hottt and it looks perfect with the boots! x

  31. becs
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 17:50:12

    Hey Erika! OK, I def. kept trying to click on your link to respond regarding the JC booties and was like ‘where is her blog?!’ Anyway, I feel bad you didn’t like them! But you will love the Topshop boots for sure. I’ll miss reading your blog, but def. stay in touch! xo, Becs

  32. Annie Spandex
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 20:29:41

    I love the arm warmers with it!

  33. Nora
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 22:53:23

    that dress is amazing! i love that you wore those armwarmers to give more of that cut out effect :D

  34. Maggie
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 23:06:12

    U look absolutely stunning in dis cutout dress; love the fact that it is not too bare n d added sleeves gave so much sex appeals to d whole look! Those boots r awesome too!
    Thanks so much for ur link for the F21 bustier, I love it n infact i love F21 too for their wide range n friendly price tags but too bad they don’t ship to my country either!! :(

  35. dreamsequins
    Jun 08, 2009 @ 23:14:08

    That’s a really pretty and laidback look. I like! and love that you paired it with the sleeves and boots. I’m jonesing for a pair like those! As for the cutouts, it’s definitely not Pretty Woman territory :D and looks great on you!

  36. katherinelou
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 00:12:31

    that dress looks amazing on you! seriously without a doubt!

  37. yuka
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 00:24:42

    that is one HOT dress. you look fabulous!

  38. ediot
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 02:13:36

    you look fabolous and fun in that dress!

  39. districtofchic
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 06:35:08

    AH! I was totally mulling over buying that topshop dress and now I wish I did! Those arm bands are genius!!!

  40. Emily
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 09:14:18

    I love the cut-out dress! It looks fantastic on you =) I love how you paired it with the boots to make it more rock and roll =)

  41. fashionispoison
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 11:03:56

    ohmygoodness i love this dress! it looks great on you :)

  42. HoneyBunny
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 13:10:28

    Wow, you look stunning, darling! The dress is perfect on you!

  43. hauteworld
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 13:56:43

    Whoa, awesome look! I love the cut-out detailing combined with the fishnet sleeves… it really looks like it came with the dress! The boots are a great touch as well! Don’t worry, it’s sexy in a very classy way :)

  44. aline
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 14:55:18

    This is not sacndalous at all , it’s just FABULOUS, you are fabulous!!

  45. Raez
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 16:35:19

    girl you are smokin’! and with that cutout dress, you are giving rumi a run for her money! idefinitely love the casual look with the boots:)

    xx Raez

  46. Hanh
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 18:02:33

    You look so fab. Love , love…your dress. So cool looking!

  47. Allie
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 18:03:39

    Um Bradley Cooper? Pretty all over! Love him!

    And I love that dress. So unexpected and really sexy, but not tarty.


  48. esther
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 18:38:01

    girl you did that dress perfectly! i looooove the way you styled it with the boots. i’m really thinking i need a pair of boots like that in my life.
    i’ve been so wanting to see the hangover. i thought “i love you man” was so hilarious, so it’s good to know that you liked both movies, cause then i probably will too!

  49. La Couturier
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 18:53:10

    All the Above has been stuck in my head for FOREVER.

    And I looove that dress – I must find something like it!

    la C.

  50. Fashion CHALET
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 19:14:49

    Great cut-outs, you look hot. Thanks for the comments ab/ Urban and Motel… the sizing is on par to us, I told them an xs and it fit perfectly :) I was watching some real housewives 2nite before dinner and thought of you, I like Theresa now .. lol :) you?


  51. Jessie
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 19:16:22

    Yep, you look hot in that dress!
    OMG I just saw the hangover too, I haven’t laughed that hard at a movie in a really long time!!!

  52. Marian
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 19:53:50

    funcut out dress and gorge smile dear!

  53. Catherine
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 19:54:14

    You look absolutely gorgeous in that dress. I feel the same way with the whole skin-showing thing. I’ll wear a mini, but that’s kind of where it stops. Maybe someday I’ll try a dress with cut-outs….!

  54. Catherine
    Jun 09, 2009 @ 19:54:55

    whoops! This is Cath from AsianCajuns. I didn’t realize I was signed in under my wordpress account ;) .

  55. brooke
    Jun 10, 2009 @ 03:26:20

    love love love the dress, I was going to buy it! It looks fantastic on you! You should be pretty proud of how it looks!


  56. Miss Glitzy
    Jun 10, 2009 @ 07:02:33

    You look fab in the topshop dress!

  57. dapper kid
    Jun 10, 2009 @ 09:47:31

    That dress looks OH SO fantastic! I absolutely love your pairing it with the boots, and those fishnet sleeves looks so amazing :)

  58. Tweed & Velvet
    Jun 10, 2009 @ 10:03:05

    Hey Ms Thang! ha! The dress is fantastic and it suits your personality. That’s what I love about it the most….it looks so….YOU!

    Can I just say I love the fact that your readers are so involved….it’s amazing. I’m telling every female I know about your blog.

    I wanna do a party together…you down? Lemme know and we can plan something and I’ll come out to LA.

    Make it an Outstanding Day!

    - Kenyatte

  59. lady vivian
    Jun 10, 2009 @ 18:01:38

    I love that dress your wearing it is simply amazing!!!

  60. Shen-Shen
    Jun 10, 2009 @ 18:53:17

    Shit, HOT dress! Love the sleeves too, it looks like it’s part of the dress!

  61. joelyne
    Jun 10, 2009 @ 19:58:18

    how extremely hot do you look here?!

    love the fishnet sleeves you added. they make it look unique and sexy.


  62. Sylvia
    Jun 11, 2009 @ 00:07:43

    Hello Becs!
    Thanks for leaving such a sweet comment! I totally love your blog. I’ve got you linkeddddd. =]

  63. Sylvia
    Jun 11, 2009 @ 00:08:16

    P.S. I forgot to mention that you look RAD in this outfit.


  64. Suzanne
    Jun 11, 2009 @ 12:51:50

    that last picture has a really special effect :) !

  65. glamarazzi
    Jun 12, 2009 @ 01:23:53

    This dress is something my designer friend would come up with. You have to model for him :)

  66. Ilanka
    Jun 17, 2009 @ 15:44:46

  67. Shauna Dalton
    Sep 23, 2009 @ 10:23:59

    IM OBBSESSED With Those Boots i RELLY want Them!

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