Christmas Wrap (Dress)


In my quest towards perfecting my personal style I’ve come to realise that the only way to truly evolve is by going out of your comfort zone. The best way I know how to do this is by trying on things I may not have thought would work for me. Case in point: this wrap dress. I saw it hanging on a rack at Dotti, thought it looked more “meh” than cute but decided to take it to the changing room with me anyway.

I have been lusting after a wrap dress ever since the Gilmore Girls revival came out, because the protagonists rocked so many of them I lost count. It made me realise that wrap dresses can be super cute for younger women too, because up until then I used to dismiss it as an older lady kind of style. I instantly felt like Rory Gilmore herself when trying on this little Dotti number, and now I can say I understand what the wrap dress hype is all about. Taking five minutes to put on something I usually wouldn’t go for paid off big time because this is now one of my favourite pieces in my entire wardrobe – so much so I decided to wear it to my family’s traditional Christmas Eve party.

Have you ever tried on something you didn’t think worked for you only to be proven wrong too? Share your experience in the comments below!

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Dotti dress (similar here) | Tilkah earrings | Tiffany & Co. necklace | Kate Spade bow ring
Jolie & Deen bracelet and ring | Medusa clutch  | Melissa Electric | Lime Crime “Saddle” Velvetine
Photos by Gabriel Herrok

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