Posts Tagged: eShakti red cotton dress

Shaping With Color

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Dress: eShakti
Shoes: Born – similar
Clutch: Tracy Reese
Scarf: Alexander McQueen

This dress came courtesy of eShakti, and I just love its clever color blocking. The dress is constructed of a light cotton poplin with a bit of stretch, making it comfortable and easy to wear. The curved black center panel and the flared skirt do all the work of creating an hourglass silhoutette without the need for any shapewear.

Like several other items I’ve gotten from eShakti, the bodice fits well but the length was a couple inches too long, even though I had provided my exact measurements when I placed my order. An inexpensive alteration perfected the proportions. read more

Dressed for: A Brain Trust

Already Pretty outfit featuring Equipment silk blouse, eShakti red cotton dress, vintage straw handbag

Silk blouse, Equipment, thrifted – similarmore Equipment blouses
Dress, courtesy eShakti (no longer available) – similar
Earrings, Infrared Studio
Bracelets, Bibelot – similar look
Bag, thrifted – similar
Shoes, John Fluevog Haight (no longer available) – a pair on eBaysimilar style

Recently, a friend of mine organized a gathering of women who are facing mid-career challenges so we could discuss and brainstorm amongst ourselves. I cannot TELL you how invigorating and energizing it was to chat with these smart, driven, ambitious women and swap ideas. They were among the first to see physical copies of my book, and I was thrilled by their positive responses! read more