3 items on chopping block.
1. The one I'll be most sad about to let go if I need to. I like it a lot, but there are some concerns.
Teal Kiyonna dress, twin to the one Michelle posted here.
You'll notice that due to my insanely short waist and large bust that the dress lies differently than on Michelle. I want to make sure this isn't unflattering. Sizing up would not change this based on past experience; I also think a size up would make other areas too big. The difference is that due to my short waist, the ruching/waistline is more compressed on me. If I try to pull it flatter, like Michelle's, it takes on the look of a drop waist style which looks awful. This is just the way my body is, I have a very short waist and high hip/long rise, and this Tracy Reece dress fits much the same way around the waist.
The difference is the Kiyonna dress also is made of mesh, and the area over the bust is more sheer. I wear a full coverage bra that is lace and it comes up higher on my breast than than the photos of Michelle or the dress models' do, and shows a bit on the more sheer side. My bustline just takes up a lot of vertical space. So I would need to either find a different bra (and it is NOT easy for me to find a bra that fits and is flattering, period), or wear a nude camisole. I basically keep expecting the dress to look the same on me even though I'm proportioned much differently.

[EDIT: Added 2 pics, #6-7, with a nude cami. Also realized the overbust ruching had caught on my bra in earlier pics and wasn't as centered as intended, that's corrected in the new pics.]

That being said, I like the sort of 50's party dress flare and ruching. The mesh is light and crazy comfortable. I adore the color. But if it's deemed unflattering I'll return it and keep looking for something else.
B. Likes it. He said "Whoa, nice dress!" When he got home and saw me trying it on.

2. Vince Camuto blouse, that Una tried here.
I didn't see this post until I'd already ordered it. The neckline is higher and colors much brighter than I had anticipated. That being said, I love the fabric. It's SO light and drapes nicely. It's a nice fit with pencil skirts in green or black, or with black shorts as well.
The pink is way brighter than I typically wear but I somehow still like it. Maybe because there still so much green.
B's verdict: "That is a VERY Hawaiian shirt!"

3. silver ECCO flat sandals. This replaces a pair of similarly cut T strap bone sandals that Lucy chewed up last summer. Super lightweight and the straps hit at all the right places and at none of the bad spots where I'm blister prone. Kind of a no brainer to keep them!

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