Jet Black


 The crisp and gorgeous California-style Fall weather last weekend was definitely the perfect backdrop for this sensational little black dress I hand-picked for the third and last installment of my exciting collaboration with fashion-forward brand STAYING SUMMER.

I am not really a fan of the bodycon dress (I sized up to large to make it less bodycon, though) but I just could not resist the dramatic cape (by now, I guess you’re sure that I’m a caped crusader in my past life for my love of anything with capes) and daring backless (yes, proudly bra-less here!) style of this dress.

By the way, join me in my prayers as my beloved Philippines battles its perennial super typhoons again.  It’s that time of the year when as a super typhoon exits the Philippine area of responsibility, another super howler is spotted in the horizon, whew! :-(

On a brighter note, I am so looking forward to launch new partnerships in the coming weeks with STYLEWE and HAPPINESS BOUTIQUE - so it’s something y’all should watch out for! ♥





What I’m Wearing   >>     DRESS (I’m wearing a Large) c/o STAYING SUMMER   ::   Shoes (similar)   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

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  1. Aron says

    You look very nice in this dress. So stylish and classy with the heels too. I dont think you have anything to worry about with bodycon though- you look really good in bodycon. Love your hair too and those legssssssss! Wow!! x x

  2. says

    That is a lovely dress, I like the cape detail, nice twist on a classic LBD :)

    Hope the storms aren’t too bad! Storm season is the worst :(

    Hope you’ve had a great weekend :)

  3. says

    That dress is absolutely stunning on you! Gorgeous styling and I can’t wait for the new partnership!

    Thank you for linking up at Whatcha Wearing Wednesday on The Mummy Chronicles.

  4. says

    Friggin’ loving that scoop/v back situation!!! Backs are totally under-exposed. Everyone needs to start putting pants back on and showing off their strong backs! ;)

  5. Ileana says

    Very classy & stylish! Lovely, adorable and pretty outfit :)
    I like your blog, do you want to follow each other?
    If you want, than follow me, and let me know in comments, so I can follow you back with pleasure.
    MissGreey Romania –

  6. says

    Wow! This dress is such a showstopper! Love the ruffle/sleeves and how you paired it with leopard. I love filling my closet with unique pieces like this.


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