Dec 19, 2009

Leopard and Lace and Rodarte, oh my!

(I look *so* tired here! Ignore my face, look at the pretty dress!)
Dress: Rodarte for Target
Bag: Jalda
Boots: Alice + Olivia for Payless
Rings: Elizabeth & James, mark., Amrita Singh

Check your local Target's, Rodarte is out! At least, the first round is. I picked up this leopard print dress, and I also spotted the sheer peach dress with bows on the shoulders (also comes in black), the leopard sequin sleeveless dress, the spider-weby cardigans, and some boring tees.

As for the dress I bought, I'm 95% in love with it. The fit is super small - I ended up with a size 9 and probably could have gone up to an 11. Also, there are three bows on the back that you have to snap open and closed to get the dress on and off. They're a pain and sort of gaudy, but I don't have the guts to chop them off just yet. I might though... still
pondering it. Otherwise, in my opinion this dress is really well made, and looks a lot more expensive than $45! It has a black slip sewn in, and the leopard part is lacy - I took a close up pic (below) because it's kind of hard to describe.

Still waiting on the sheer light blue dress - anyone spotted that one in their local Target? And have you bought any Rodarte for Target yet? The official release date at Target.com is this Sunday! Let me know what you've bought or are planning on buying!

(Also, may I present to you my new Jalda bag! I won it from Bag Bliss - thanks so much Jennifer!)

16 comments :

M. and O. said...

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Faith J. said...

Wow, I hope Rodarte is at my local Target today! Love the dress and the bag (I'm FashionKitten on thebagforum). Bag Bliss rocks! Great post!

wreckedstellar said...

I love that dress- I saw it on Dakota Fanning in Teen Vogue and loved it!

MissNeira said...

LOVE the fact that its lace and leopard!!! my two faves! way to go, you look fab!

SomedayNewYorker said...

Love that dress. Leopard is so great.

fadetoblack said...

omg love that dress on you!
you look fab!++

Arushi Khosla (FabBlab) said...

Love the Rodarte dress :)

Jazzi McG said...

looks so great! i agree it does run a bit small, but the lace/leopard combo really does give it a special something.

kirstyb said...

loving the leopard print x

Platform Princess said...

Love this dress and thanks for the honest opinion. Target don't ship to the UK so I bummed out. Looks like I'll be buying it for a million bucks on eBay!

Cute blog.

PP x

Nubiasnonsense said...

Love the dress I actually want it!!

Hanako66 said...

love that dress! i hope that the pieces i ordered come soon!!!

Couture Carrie said...

You got THE dress, darling! It looks fabulous on you, and I am loving the bag too!

xoxox,
CC

Jess said...

oh hooray you got a rodarte for target dress. i read that those are selling out quick and being sold on ebay for a lot more. Well, it's a pretty cute dress!
And to answer your question, that book was out last year, i think.

Poster Girl said...

The dress is so well tailored, it's amazing. Love it! I was also thinking of removing the bows so it's easier to zip up. Can always put them back on, right?

Chic Mommy, Cool Kid said...

The dress is really cute. I'm liking the Rodarte I've seen at my local Target..the tulle is making me fall in love. I adore your rings and that handbag. Great look!