Monday, March 11, 2013

The "Perfect" LBD

Dress: c/o eShakti // Forever21 Leopard Belt // BCBG Ankle Strap Flats

Today we're going to be talking about "the fit"

One of the first cardinal rules of fashion is the fit of the clothing. Finding that perfect little  black dress can be a different task despite the fact that every store/line has their version of the LBD. No matter the price tag if you can find a dress that fits your body perfectly in every way shape and form then you've got a winner. The only problem, it's almost impossible to find a mass produced dress that can perfectly fit every  body type. 

The answer, eShakti

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be contacted by an online boutique that customizes clothing to fit your body type! The site has lots of basics in all colors and once you've selected a style you get to change the length, neckline, sleeve type, as well as pick the size closest to your measurements. I picked the Simply Black Poplin Dress and changed the length because I'm on the shorter side and tend to like dresses that elongate the leg area. I am also really picky with necklines and was excited I was able to select one I liked.

When I received this dress I could not have been more thrilled! Not only did it arrive just in time for an event I was having but the dress fit my body to a T. It's perfectly fitted in the bust and waist area and it has the perfect little bounce in the skirt. The material is not extremely thick cotton it's rather light and easily folded up and packed for any traveling. This is definitely something I can dress up (above) and dress down with some boots!

The best part, eShakti is offering you guys 20% off your purchase with the code STEPHNEWNG until 3/21!! So hurry head over to and check out some of their spring arrivals.


  1. Sooo classic :)


  2. ahhhhh steph! you look absolutely GORGEOUS! i love the LBD on you! you look so adorably chic! omgosh dying over your flats w/ the strap that is SOOO FREAKIN' CUTE!

  3. Love the dress! Looks great on you!

  4. You look nice in this LBD, I like how simple it is and love the pockets! :)

  5. You look so adorable in this dress! Love the leopard belt with it :)

  6. Great choice on the eShakti dress! I'm still waiting for mine. :) I love how you did the leopard belt on it! Very cute. :)

    xo – Sheila


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