WiW: 11.23 - Not my favorite...

I have been toying around with taking this dress up an inch or two, and as much as I love it, it has been difficult to style for me. The length is great for work, but it's neckline scoops a touch too much. Maybe I should shorten the straps?

Does it look off to you lovely YLF ladies?

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  • Aleta replied 5 years ago

    Don't really think this is up to your usual high standards, maybe it is the polka dot shirt underneath? I agree that the length is fine though do you think that if you shorten the straps the waist might be a little too high? 

  • cheryle (Dianthus) replied 5 years ago

    I think it is the pattern mix that is detracting.  The dress and cardi fit you very well and the silhouette is lovely on you.  Could you try it with a slightly higher round neck under - a t-shirt or tank?

  • Gigi replied 5 years ago

    I would consider shortening the straps but making sure that it doesn't make the dress too short (or move the waist too much, like Aleta says). Or is there a wide hem that can be let down to compensate?

  • bj1111 replied 5 years ago

    how low are the armholes?  that will limit how much room you have to take up the straps. 

    actually, i really like this length on you,  more "doctor-y"

  • Karie replied 5 years ago

    I would change the polka dot shirt underneath to a solid color shirt. I like the length. How about wearing a turtle neck or scoop neck top under?

  • Kristin L replied 5 years ago

    It's not as high as you normally wear. Is that why it feels a little off? I think it's a great length on you and I'm worried if you try to raise the neckline you make affect the armholes.

  • lyn* replied 5 years ago

    Ah. I didn't even think about the arm holes! Good call!

    I guess I need to buy a solid short for layering! :)

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