The Dark Side Dress

Nicknamed so because if I were a Sith Lord in the Star Wars universe, this dress would be a part of my evil uniform.

    I brushed off this dress when I pulled it out of a rack in Zara — barely gave it a second glance, really. So if anyone is questioning how this dress even ended up in my closet, it was purely the result of Shah making one interesting observation: "Doesn't that dress look like something Kylo Ren would wear?"

    Honestly, Shah got me at "Kylo".

      My preference for the dress increased exponentially after I saw myself in it in the fitting room. But really, even if I ended up liking it averagely I cannot not buy it, especially after Shah, who rarely paid attention to what I chose when I shopped as he always had his nose glued onto the Star Wars Battle game on his iPhone, convinced me to get it. Always good to have an extra fresh pair of eyes when you're hunting in the sales!

      I must also mention that I am thankful that he quit the game recently since he's proven to be an asset in my shopping excursions — although he might rue his decision to quit the next time I make him pick out outfits for me, so I should probably take things slow with him......

        The dress came with a belt so I'm already looking forward to styling it differently the next time it appears on this blog (ideas are welcomed!). 

        Wearing: Zara dress  |  Padini jeans  |  Mango ballet flats (last seen with Shah's chambray shirt)  |  Uniqlo socks  |  Glass Line sling bag  |  Lovisa tassel hoop earrings

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        1. How fun to have Shah's input on your fashion choices! This dress is cool! I like the dark red and black stripe and the interesting button placement. It has a classic edgy vibe! It does look like it would be very warm to wear in some of the hot climates that you spend time in ... Did I miss the location of the posting??

          1. I understand what you mean about it looking very warm, because it looks like this thick material used to make jackets, but it's actually quite thin (thankfully), and I even layered a long-sleeved t-shirt underneath it here. I DEFINITELY wouldn't want to wear it walking around under the hot sun and in humid weather (and so do most of the things in my closet) but it's perfectly fine for travelling around town in air-conditioned vehicles and buildings (as us Malaysians do on a daily basis)!

        2. You are such a stylish darling. I don't know anything about Kylo Ren but that sentence: Shah had you at Kylo made me chuckle. I am so glad you picked this dress out because it is sure is something else. It has a coat-like vibe to it and the fact that it comes with a belt and that you will be styling it differently in a future post is making me excited. You look so beautiful and I am in awe by the look from top to toe! You go girl :D xoxo

          1. Yesss it does look like a coat, right? The fact that it does yet it is somehow thin was why I think it's so special! It's thin enough to wear in Malaysia with my hijab, so that's always a huge plus for me!

            Also: thank you for your sweet kind compliments mwah mwah mwah xxx


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