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  • Phew. I’ve been blogging like madwoman trying to catch up after my lovely trip to SoCal. As much as I love Reno, I’ve been feeling a little depressed since I’ve come back from Orange County. Does anywhere make you feel that way? It’s just the most beautiful place to me… maybe someday I’ll venture out there, we’ll see. I’ll be pulling together all my looks from the trip and posting them as separate blog posts because there’s quite a few. As always, all the pieces to my looks will be linked below. This post in particular is sponsored by Zaful.

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    So Zaful sent me a few pieces to review, the Whatta Babe dress featured in this post being one of them. I was really interested to see how the dress would look like in person, and it’s just as beautiful as it looks like in the photos online – I was very pleased! The material came in a little wrinkly, but nothing that a good steamer won’t fix! And let’s be honest, most online orders come out a bit wrinkly. This streamer from Target has been a godsend for me for all my online orders.

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    The color is absolutely beautiful, I’m truly in love and I can definitely see myself wearing it well into the fall even. How cute would it be paired with some fun booties and a hat? I’m thinking I might pair it with these booties I snagged from the #Nsale. Obsessed is an understatement.

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    I decided to pair this red hot number with my current favorite heels, which you shop here. I can’t get enough of them – I think I should definitely snag a black one too before they discontinue them because the nude pair is definitely my go-to at the moment.

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    I initially was concerned about the high slit on the dress, but it hits at the perfect spot – even with heels, it worked out!

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    As far as accessories, I decided to throw on my cherished lariat necklace, my Cartier bracelet (which I wear daily due to the screw), a hand-bracelet, and my Tory Burch satchel that I just adore.

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    I had a great experience picking out my pieces at Zaful, and I’ll definitely be back for more. Their prices are extremely affordable, the site is easy to navigate, their packaging was awesome, and their shipping was crazy fast (and free!). No complaints here!

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    The photos were taken at Roger’s Gardens, which is the most adorable nursery that I’ve ever gone to. My aunt is an absolute saint and took all of my photos while on the trip. She is pretty amazing if I do say so myself 🙂

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    Even the boutiques at the nursery were to die for. Tons of lovely air plants, succulents, and pretty little trinkets.

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    Oh yeah, and look! I have a face! Hey guys! 😉 I don’t show my face enough, but I’ll make an effort to once every blue moon.

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

    Finally, from the bottom of my heart THANK YOU for the overwhelming amount of support! I’m still blown away that my little blog/hobby/passion is turning into something that I can share with all of you. I really didn’t want to say this on my blog, but I wanted to share with you guys in case you’re going through something similar. I didn’t think the day would come, but I had my first “hater” right before this trip. I won’t say who of course, but it was someone in Reno. I have never met this person. Maybe this is why I felt depressed coming back here. It hit me like a ton of bricks. If anyone knows me personally, I have always strived to be the nicest human being possible. The last thing anyone needs is any more negativity in their lives and in this crazy world. I was in shock, but I ran into a quote that changed my entire prospective. The way people treat you, is a statement about who they are as a human being. It is not a statement about you. I will always strive to be a friendly person, a friendly blogger, a supportive human being. I appreciate and read each and every one of your comments – you all are the sweetest, so again thank you so much!

    Xxxo,

    Lily

    Wearing Zaful Whatta Babe Dress

     

     

    Note: a few items mentioned in this post were sent to me in exchange for my honest review.

     

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    26 Comments

    1. July 25, 2016 / 6:33 pm

      oh the dress is so beautiful! I love love the last photo with the red flowers!!

    2. July 25, 2016 / 8:03 pm

      Lily, you in this dress is to. die. for. Truly gorgeous!! I love how you paired it with those nude wrap up heels! And, you’re right about putting a hat with it in the Fall…I can see it now, SO PRETTY!!! And, I am sorry you received hate mail. Know who you are and be true to that person. Don’t change for anyone!!!

      xoxo
      Tiffani
      http://www.tiffaniatbretonbay.com

    3. July 25, 2016 / 10:01 pm

      Love that dress! The color is gorgeous!

      X,
      Cristina
      cristinawashere.com

    4. July 25, 2016 / 10:25 pm

      OMG that dress is awesome!!! That color looks great on you!

    5. Shane
      July 25, 2016 / 11:11 pm

      You look so fab in that shade of red!!

    6. Ashley
      July 26, 2016 / 1:05 am

      Absolutely stunning!! That dress was made for you!!

      xo Ashley

    7. July 26, 2016 / 1:08 am

      This dress is beautiful! Love the color of it and you look great in it!
      xoxo
      Amy | Pastel N Pink

    8. Elana Gross
      July 26, 2016 / 1:36 am

      I love your dress!

    9. michelle mink
      July 26, 2016 / 2:19 am

      This dress looks like a great choice for wine tasting.

    10. July 26, 2016 / 2:21 am

      Such a sexy dress! You look beautiful! Jealous of your SoCal trip!

    11. July 26, 2016 / 4:16 am

      That dress is stunning! Love the slit in the middle and it’s so true what you said about hate commenters!

      HashtagFabLife

    12. July 26, 2016 / 12:57 pm

      This dress is adorable on you! The negativity will go away!

    13. July 27, 2016 / 4:09 pm

      LOVE the neckline! That color is also prefect for transitioning into fall!

      -Morgan
      How 2 Wear It [] http://how2wearit.com

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