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13 September 2012

Pretty Dresses

I came across Shabby Apple about a year ago, before I started blogging, and was immediately interested in their clothes. I tend to have the problem of not being able to find dresses that fit well in normal stores. Now, that's probably because I'm not going to the right stores, since I don't tend to shop at higher end shops. I can find dresses that fit in the Junior department--but because I'm really not that short of a person, those are often so short that I'd have to wear pants under the dress to be comfortable. I'm not against the style of wearing pants with dresses, I do that occasionally--but they really seem to take the 'dressyness' out of an outfit--anything seems more casual when you're wearing pants.

I'd never bought clothes online before, but we decided to try it out, and for Christmas, Angel bought me a dress. It just so happened that it fit perfectly! Since then we've ordered the same size every time, and all three of my Shabby Apple dresses have fit just the way I like them to! I like that the sizing is, so far, consistent enough that I don't have to be too worried if the dress will fit when I order one.

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I know you just saw this one, because this is what I wore on my first day of school. Angel actually bought this dress for me as a surprise without even asking me if I liked it first! It's a good thing he has good taste.

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I wore this for my college graduation!

And this was my first Shabby Apple dress--I can't find it on their website anymore, but it was part of the Manhattan Collection, maybe it'll come back!

Clearly I haven't tried all of the Shabby Apple dresses, but I love the fit and the quality of the ones I've tried so far! If you're looking for a dress for a special occasion, I wholeheartedly recommend them! And watch out for their sales too--that can make the dresses a little more affordable. Right now, you can use the code favorite10 to get 10% off anything on their site. The code expires tomorrow, though, so if you've been thinking of buying a dress from them, now's the time!

Dresses from Shabby Apple

20 comments :

  1. I absolutely love your graduation dress! I kind of have a thing for pretty, lace-y things :)

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  2. cute dresses! i know exactly what you mean about the junior department dresses! they are always super short and ride all the way up. i almost always end up wearing pants under the dresses i buy in regular stores! i've never shopped at shabby apple but i'd like to give it a try.

    new to your blog, looking forward to future posts!

    morgan
    quitetheblog.com

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  3. I love shabby apple! I won one on a blog contest once. I have the ballerina dress. It would probably look better on someone with your figure, but it doesnt look too bad on me! I love the cream colored dress!

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  4. The black and white dress is phenomenal. Looks so chic on you. I'm going to check them out now :)

    Tara

    http://tarabelle-adropofink.blogspot.com/

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  5. I love that black dress! I have visited Shabby Apple online a lot, but I have never purchased anything from them.

    http://www.glamkittenslitterbox.com/
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  6. I own one now! :) yours are especially cute.

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  7. They do have really cute dresses. Love the black dress with your boots!

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  8. I wanted the manhattan dress so badly! I saved and saved and when I went to buy it, it was gone like you said! I called customer service and they said they didn't have any plans of bringing it back. I felt like crying. I'm so glad you got it though. It looks great on you!

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  9. shabby apple does have some really cute things...great to know their sizing is consistent. that's one of the big issues i have with online shopping, and it's such a hassle to exchange and return!

    thanks so much for your comment!
    [oomph.]

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  10. I have heard such great things about shabby apple but I have yet to buy one. You look so cute and retro in them!

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  11. Oh my goodness! I think I may need to look into that store. Those dresses are adorable!!!

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  12. those are all so cute!! I love the last dress! they do have such cute things!

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  13. These dresses are fantastic. My favorite is the third one. ^_^


    Kim,USA

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  14. I LOVE Shabby Apple! I have been thinking about buying the black one in the first picture for a while now. I just think it's the perfect black dress! You look great in all of them! Thanks for linking up :)

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  15. That black and white dress is just STUNNING on you! Love your blog! I am your newest follower! Yay! :)
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    -Bridgette Nicole

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  16. Love the look of Shabby Apple dresses! And it looks like they were made for you!

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  17. The Manhattan dress is especially fab -- I like that all of them seem to have longer lengths, which I also appreciate! Visiting via Sunday Style :)

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  18. Cute dresses, especially the Shabby Apple dress... so classy chic! Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving such sweet comments! Hope you have a great week! I'm a new follower!

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