04 May

Style Files: Gap Sequins

Posted by Jenna, Under clothing, Uncategorized

I think I’ve told you already that we call this the magic dress? I’ve had it for almost a decade and it’s done a beautiful job weathering a variety of climates and weight points for me. I’d wear it every day if I could.

Dress: Gap
Jacket: Gap (thrifted)
Necklace: Sarah Briggs
Earrings: Sarah Briggs
Shoes: Vince Camuto

6 Comments


  1. I love today’s outfit!! I definitely need a dress like that. How do you keep it looking so nice and black over so many years? It still looks brand new! Seems like every dress I own looks tired after a few years. Love that necklace as well!

    Jenna Reply:

    I definitely haven’t taken good care of it. Gap gets all the credit for that! Washed it on hot and dried it on high many, many times.

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  2. phruphru says:

    Cute! Like the bold necklace a lot. And wow, a dress that lasts 10 years and lots of body changes? Amazing. I can’t tell from the jacket, so what’s the top like that it allows such leeway? The A-line skirt part is definitely universally flattering to almost all women.

    Jenna Reply:

    The top goes out to the end of my shoulders. You can see it over a blue shirt here: http://thatwifeblog.com/2012/01/23/florence-what-we-did/

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  3. Gotta love an lbd! Although I think I would do either the shrug or the necklace…since they are both statement pieces.

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  4. Love the dress and the jacket but I’m with Allison k and would skip the necklace as it seems to compete with both the jacket and earrings.

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