Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Pretty Pink Crochet and JC Penney Dresses.

4 Summers ago I did a lot of Dress Shopping since I could use a few new dresses. I had several showers to go to, 4 weddings, some bachelorette and engagement parties. I happened to wander into JC Penney's and to my nice surprise, they had a ton of dresses on sale. They were a little messy and disorganized though. But I had time so I dug through the racks and found about 5 or 6 dresses I loved, including the Hot Pink one from today. Between the perfect knee-length, comfortable and almost wrinkle-free jersey fabric, pockets, flattering waves on the neckline and super fun back which is crocheted in a diamond pattern with the whole middle part embroidered with silver flat beads - seriously what's not to love? I remember this pretty dress was under 30 bucks. Last week on a super hot day while I went to meet my cousin and his girlfriend (with Vivian in tow) for a frozen yougurt and then for a pizza lunch, this is what I wore. I paired it with this Summer's Favorite Sandals - my Kelly Green ones and a Neon Flower Statement Necklace plus a couple of Bracelets and I was done.
JC Penney has a lot of pretty dresses this year also. You can see Elle wearing hers here for two different dressy occasions. I love the striped one she wore. Elle is currently doing a giveaway for a $100.00 gift card to JC Penney's and of course I entered it. Hopefully I win so I can buy more pretty dresses... duh. Especially since a lot of the Spring and Summer styles are currently on sale. I could use a couple of maxi dresses, myself. What about you?
2 Nude, Thin Plastic Bangles (part of a set): Forever 21.
Dainty Gold-tone Earrings w/ Cubic Crystal, 4-Colored Stones: Fred's Jewelry (similar by Givenchy, fantastic deal, love these), (gorgeous option by Swarovski, great deal), (similar by Bebe, best deal, love these).
Bright, Kelly Green Strappy Sandals: Simple Shoes (New) (similar, trendy option), (similar, love this), (dressy stiletto option by Guess, love this).

Last Summer I wore another Hot Pink Dress from JC Penney's in a casual way, like I did today. Both today's dress and the dress below have a beautiful neckline and silver details. They are definitely more on the dressy side. As you see from this post, I have worn them casually on the blog. I have actually worn each in a more fancy way and with heels, including the dress below to a wedding (though not shown on the blog).

I am Linking up with Carrie, Casey and Whitney for "Create 28 Lovely Summer Looks" - Statement Necklaces. I am linking up with Laura and Erin for "Trend Spin Weekly" - Favorite Summer Dresses. I am also linking up with the ladies of "My Wardrobe Panorama" - My Summer Go-to Style. In the Summer my Style is definitely a dress - God knows I own a ton of them and I wear them a lot, followed closely by shorts paired with a tank or tee. 

P.S. Also linking up with Allison, Brooke with EricaDallas Style, Danielle, Elena, Grace, Jess, Laura, Lauren, 




32 comments:

  1. Love hot pink on you Ada. Loving the fit and details on the fist dress!
    -Tatiana
    We Shop in Heels

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  2. Such a gorgeous dress! Hot pink looks great on you and I love the back!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles
    

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  3. Wooow! Your dress is absolutely gorgeous! Love this strong pink, but also the cut and this soft shiver of the fabric. You look very lovely in it <3
    I like very much, that you matched green sandals to the dress.. this way it looks interesting, fresh and stylish. Both thumbs up for you dear friend :-)

    have a nice week
    best wishes
    Dana :-)

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  4. Oh the back of that dress is so pretty! I love the hot pink color! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

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  5. i love this color..on the back this dress is fab

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  6. Ohh, I love the detailing on the back of the dress! In fact, I actually said "oohhh" out loud when I got to that picture (#fashionnerd).

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  7. love the back on the dress.

    http://www.amysfashionblog.com/blog-home

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  8. nice

    new post: http://melodyjacob1.blogspot.com/2015/07/znu-wishlist.html

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  9. This color gorgeous on you! Love the detailing on the back!
    Alena & http://garmentsspeech.blogspot.com

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  10. This dress is summer-perfection and that detail on the back is really pretty! You look like you have a nice summer tan going, too. Those green sandals add a beautiful pop of color to the pink, too! So pretty! I have seen several bloggers have been doing $100 JCP gift card giveaways, I hope I win one! Altho, I do have to agree their stores are sometime messy and a little unorganized.

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  11. Loving your hot pink dress! JCPenny has had some cute items! I just bought curtains from their! I will say that their dressing rooms are always covered with clothes!
    xo,
    Jacqueline
    Stylin In St. Louis

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  12. What an awesome color! So Stunning!

    michellespaige.com

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  13. You had me at "pink!" :) I adore these two dresses. You look lovely in them and styled them well. Love the lace back on that first one! T. http://tickledpinkwoman.blogspot.com

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  14. That hot pink is gorgeous on you Ada! I love it with the bright turquoise sandals too--such a great color combo. This is reminding me I need more hot pink in my wardrobe, it's one of my favorite colors!

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  15. Pretty dress! I love JC Penny! I may need to enter that giveaway myself lol!
    Rachel xo
    http://www.garaytreasures.com/2015/07/happiness-boutique-styling-a-skirt-collaboration-link-up/

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  16. Hot pink is so hot on you Ada! I hope you win too so you can show us more beautiful dresses! You look very good with dresses! :)
    Take care and keep in touch!
    Please stop by every Wednesday for Color and Grace Fashion link up! :)

    Grace
    http://colorandgrace.com 

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  17. What a great color! And I love the fun shoes and accessories ! I have not shopped in JC Penney in a while, but it looks like I need to check out their dress selection! Have a great day Ada! Susan

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  18. The green shoes look great with the bright pink! I love the detail on the back of your dress! You look fabulous!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  19. love that pink dress on you! one of your top ones ever! thank you so much for the giveaway shout out!

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  20. This is a really cute dress! The back is fun, and it has pockets!

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  21. This is a really cute dress! The back is fun, and it has pockets!

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  22. Wow! That is a gorgeous dress. You look great in it. I love the back and the pockets. I was surprised to hear your JCP was messy. My town's JCP is always immaculate. I've never seen it a mess, and I shop there weekly. Different store managers I guess.

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  23. Beautiful dress Ada, and I love your shoes :)

    Thanks for hoping over..

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  24. Hot pink is your color! You look beautiful in both those dresses :)
    Nora
    www.jacketsociety.com

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  25. Love this color pink on you, Ada! XO

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  26. What a gorgeous dress! Love the fun back detail!

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