Plunge.

l'agence lilly pleated gown, saint laurent betty bag, valentino red star sandals - grace atwood, the stripe
gown // bag // sandals

 

About a month ago, I had a bit of a Cinderella moment. I was invited to L’Oreal’s Women of Worth Event uptown at The Pierre Hotel. They were sending professional hair and makeup to my apartment, a car to escort me there… the works. Alas, I had nothing to wear! That sounds weird, I know… I have a lot of great clothes, but I actually didn’t own a longer formal gown until I bought this one!

I ran to Saks and tried on at least fifteen dresses, but this L’Agence pleated gown was the clear choice. I fell in love with the Grecian style draping and the flattering cut. The inner corset makes the plunging neckline surprisingly easy to wear, and it’s actually really comfortable.

The only thing was that it was waaayyy too long! I managed to find a tailor who would hem it at the very last minute. So last minute that I finished up with hair and makeup, ran back to the tailor, had him help me zip up into the dress, and was off to the awards… it really did feel like a fairy tale!!! I love the dress so much. I know I’ll have more opportunities to wear it with future events and black tie weddings… I’m counting the days until I get to put it back on!

PS – It just went on sale… sad for me but good for you!

Outfit Details: L’Agence Pleated Lilly Gown (also in midnight!) // Saint Laurent Mini Betty Bag (love the suede version t00) // Valentino Red Star Sandals

l'agence lilly pleated gown, saint laurent betty bag, valentino red star sandals - grace atwood, the stripe

l'agence lilly pleated gown, saint laurent betty bag, valentino red star sandals - grace atwood, the stripe

l'agence lilly pleated gown, saint laurent betty bag, valentino red star sandals - grace atwood, the stripe

l'agence lilly pleated gown, saint laurent betty bag, valentino red star sandals - grace atwood, the stripe

l'agence lilly pleated gown, saint laurent betty bag, valentino red star sandals - grace atwood, the stripe

As we were shooting, this guy rode up and inserted himself into the photo. Obviously we had to strike a pose together!

l'agence lilly pleated gown, saint laurent betty bag, valentino red star sandals - grace atwood, the stripe

photography by Lydia Hudgens for The Stripe.

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  1. Christina says 12.28.15

    What a pretty dress, and the color is perfect on you! Have a wonderful Monday!

    Christina :: Simple and Delish

  2. Amanda Robbins says 12.28.15

    You look gorgeous! Love those gold strappy shoes you paired with it, too.

    xo
    Amanda
    http://www.fashionablyclearance.com

  3. Dana says 12.28.15

    This dress is stunning on you and SUCH a perfect color! It does sound like a fairytale!

    Pink Champagne Problems

  4. Shae says 12.28.15

    Such a pretty dress, and this color looks amazing on you!

    Shae @ Current Habits

  5. Natali says 12.28.15

    You look like a real diva! Gorgeous dress and shoes!

    http://lartoffashion.com

  6. Annie Reeves says 12.28.15

    This dress is STUNNING on you, Grace! Love the color!

  7. Poshnessary says 12.28.15

    wow. You look stunning!

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  8. Thuy says 12.28.15

    Love the colour of the dress but personally it seems like a lot of material – I think I’d drown in it! It looks great against your skin though. I’m dying at the pic with that guy haha.

    http://www.dressupchowdown.com

  9. Briana says 12.28.15

    Sounds like an amazing experience! Gorgeous dress!
    beyoutifulbrunette.blogspot.com

  10. Maggie says 12.29.15

    This dress is gorgeous! I’m jealous of your fairy tale experience!

    http://www.maggiealamode.com