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I was wearing a jean shirt dress that was too short, so I paired it with a jean skirt underneath of the same bleached hue. It actually looked more like a tunic than a dress. This same dress without the jean skirt would look nice with leggings or jeans.

I always try my best to cover my butt and the shape of my legs. The reason to cover up certain areas of your body has nothing to do with whether you think those parts are sexually attractive to others or not. Those parts are probably all in the same category of possible lust factors. I’m not sure if my covered parts are attractive either, but my husband should be the only judge of that!

The dress was also a bit low-cut for my standards, so I got this white ruffled blouse to go inside. I pulled out the ruffles of the shirt so that they would pop out like an accordion, layered over the chest area. You may think that ruffles accentuate the bust. In most cases, they do. In this case, they actually hide the shape of it because they are flat, wide, and spread out . The dress already had vertical ruffles around the top, so the effect was simply beautiful.

Need to live on the ruffled side? Here are some links to ruffled stilts-and-skins:

Ruffled Trenchcoats from Smooph
Ruffled Trenchcoats from Smooph

Pont Neuf by Shabby Apple

Le Coeur by Shappy Apple

Suede Ruffle Heels
Suede Ruffle Heels by Boden

Fabulous Clutch
Fabulous Clutch by Boden

Everybody Women's Scalo Mid Heel Pump Wth Ornament And Matching Ruffle Back
Everybody Women’s Scalo Mid Heel Pump Wth Ornament And Matching Ruffle Back

Fergie Women's Henney Sandal
Fergie Women’s Henney Sandal

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7 Responses to “Smooth Out the Ruffled Edges”

  1. alltumbledown

    Love the pulled-out ruffles. Tres chic!

  2. Sandy a la Mode

    i am a huge huge huge fan of ruffles!!! i just bought some grey shoes with ruffles at target! =) i don’t usually love tunics with skirts but i like how you paired this outfit!!

  3. Rachel @ a la Modest

    Generally, I don’t do that very often with tunics either! It looks alright with narrow skirts.

  4. Modesty is Pretty

    I love the ruffles on your shirt, they almost remind me of a tuxedo shirt.=)

  5. Heather FEather

    I love ruffles! I know they’re way trendy but i love them.

  6. Jovina Liong

    that is so cute <3

  7. architect96

    cute dress!!

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