Eliza Donatein Little Black Dress
Here, I am reviewing the Eliza Donatein Little Black Dress and a look based on it.
Black and white belt (also bought from Shopper’s Stop) and a black leather clutch.
Marie Claire ballerinas with an ornamental decorative piece on it (no it doesn’t look like a Christmas bauble gone wrong at all, I assure you 😀 )
Hola ! 😛 Imbbians ! 😛 okay, riding high on your warm welcome of my first review, I couldn’t help but come up with a second 😛 and it isn’t my fault at all, because IMBB manages to be more addictive than all the substances on earth put together and swirled in a giant washing machine :P, what a horrendous metaphor, yeah, yeah, I would better get on with my review 😛
So, I had this LBD (Little black Dress ), mine is more of a SBD (short black dress ) than a TBD (tiny black dress ) or a MBD (microscopic black dress ), which seems to be perennially in Vogue and is supposedly a must-have in every other fashion conscious woman’s wardrobe and the length? Oh yes, I suppose you choose it according to your comfort and age, well since I seemed to be highly uncomfortable in a MBD or even an TBD for that matter, I went ahead with a SBD version of the black dress.
What a fuss really :P, I know, its just a piece of black garment I am harping upon, isn’t that’s what advertising all about? 😛
Well, I don’t work for any firm, I am not even of the legal age to do so, so you can be assured that my opinions are honest and my blatant advertising if any are purely devoid of any evil intentions 😀
Okay, this LBD’s been lying about in my wardrobe for quite a while, squashed among other dresses, I rarely get to wear, why, because I told you I am a much much lesser known individual living in a society where people ogle women on screen wearing dresses and think its proper to do so even at the girl next door even with 1/10th of her leg showing :/ okay well, I mean, you can’t wear it while going grocery shopping or visiting your neighbor like those dreamy creamy Star World soaps portray, hell women, they have a whole camera crew behind their back along with stylists and nail filers and umbrella holders and what not! 😛
You can surely wear it to a girl’s night-out at a posh restaurant (imitating the French pronunciation with a flourish ‘resto(n)raa’ and yeah deciding to shut up ) or at a party where you know everyone’s going to turn up in a dress anyway because the men are going to put on a tuxedo – what the heck 😛 or to a dinner event, where you are assured of private car transport to and fro from your venue 😛
Enough of my reality talk (as if reality TV wasn’t boring you enough), let’s get to the fantastical event of looking fab in a LBD. Let me show you how its done 😛
The dress is an Eliza Donatein creation, priced desirably at 1499 INR (gosh the profit they must be making – I can hear some minds go including mine 😛 ), but the material is durable and LADIES ! you won’t believe this ! this dress has managed to put glam, stylish, without being too revealing yet comfortable in one sentence :P; yeah I was stunned too, isn’t that considered no less than blasphemy in fashion? 😛 so would say the judges on America’s Next Top Model with a swing of their skinny oil-free super styled heads 😛
So, this is mostly going to be a picturesque review, (yeah I can literally predict those knowing looks and shaking of heads) with some of my personal opinion of course 😛 (knowing smiles 😛 yeah I get it 😛 ).
The dress label, this is Eliza Donatein Short Black Dress in Small – 81 cm.
It has other sizes available too, you have to check whether you can get it at Shopper’s Stop or any other retailer`s or any LBD or MBD :P. You prefer if you like the look of ‘the look’ I have tried to put together with this one 😛
A little verification of my aforesaid claims :P, yeah, I wasn’t exaggerating 😛 its just my behavior 😛
Err, why is Rosie Huntington Whiteley hiding underneath my gorgeous clutch? She loves the feel of the soft leather I suppose. You can get it at any leather goods manufacturer, I have a tendency to pool my money into goods of Indian businessmen (a twisted form of patriotism 😛 ) and especially if they are good affordable stuff – why not? So, this one I got from Sreeleather’s.
Belt: Price 360.
Got this black and white belt from Shopper’s Stop when I bought the dress keeping in mind the fact that this colour combo would go with most of my other clothes and this SBD and give me a classic look too, I hope I make sense 😛 Try colourful belts with an LBD, just to break away from the pattern and give the look some colour and dimension.
Aha! Sarah Jessica Parker weren’t the only one to go bankrupt as the movie character Carrie from Sex and the City. It’s a deadly affliction with little or no cure 😛 ( I can see some wistful male faces nodding in agreement and some female faces going all gleeful 😛 with no extra blusher needed 😀 )
Brand: Marie Claire.
Price: 1199 INR (A perfect multiple of 11 😛 I love the arithmetic progression of the the digits taken in groups of two, so yeah, I can definitely justify this purchase 😀 😀 )
Finally, the dress *drums and colours* (the dramatic significance of this would’ve done Shakespeare proud 😀 )
The material has tiny flower-shaped err.. well yeah intentional ‘holes’ in them 😛 as one man would say to another :P, but they are ultra miniscule and looks pretty and sensuous. So, no harm done really, yeah.
The dress looks deceivingly simple and is truly very wearable. I wouldn’t go into the unfathomable and unending discussion of what is decent and what’s not here :P. This I feel can be carried off by women and girls alike and that is why I reviewed it in the first place. It is sleeveless, made of a very comfortable material which incidentally absorbs sweat too (might you land in an embarrassing or stressful situation sending your sweat glands to work overtime or for whatever other 😛 err… reasons 😛 ) Its mostly cotton blended with maybe lycra. I am not too sure.
Finally, here’s me sporting the SBD 😛
So, here’s my look with the SBD and the accessories mentioned above.
Multiple hours in the sun for Sports Day in the school has got me all healthily tanned (thankfully sighs), so all charged with vitamin D, I bring this exclusive review 😛
For the face makeup: I intended to keep the look dramatic (why because I wasn’t obviously wearing this look to the grocery store 😛 ), so a Revlon lip shade in red and kohl-smudged eyes and with copious lashings of mascara (I used Maybelline Volume Express – its more dramatic than my MaxFactor 1000 calorie one). I bronzed the cheeks, the forehead and a pint on the cupid’s bow with yeah I know-how-stupid-this-sounds-but-its-just-a-sentence :P, the Maybelline Dream Matte Mousse Bronzer and I accessorized one of my dad’s antique lamps to add some unique nocturnal drama to the picture (yeah as if the blood red lips weren’t enough ):P.
For the hair, I technically washed it and used a leave-in-conditioner and combed it out with normal fan air; I am very anti-heat as long as my hair is concerned :P. Being an Aquarian, I am already hot-tempered, I surely don’t need any machinery related assistance on that for sure 😛 :P, hope you liked this look and I am open to further suggestions if you have any :P.
Thank you if you had the patience and courage to see this review till the last :P.
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