Roses are Red

Man, it's been awhile! I hope you all had a lovely Valentine's day and celebrated it with people you love. 
While I'm usually not really in to Valentine's day, this year I was excited since I had this chic red number to show off! I was so happy to get this eShakti dress in the mail and couldn't wait to wear it. The red lace was perfect for Valentine's day, so I just couldn't resist, especially since I had it custom made. 
EShakti is an awesome store—Shakti means power in Sanskrit and internet + Shakti = eShakti.com.

You can customize just about everything—from the collar style to dress length to sleeve length.

Go check it out! You might be shopping for a while though (:


I've also been on the look for a DSLR camera and 50mm lens. Right now, I'm leaning towards the Nikon d3100 or Canon T1i, but it's been hard to convince my parents! It was really nerdy, but I finally gave them a persuasive presentation using powerpoint (when school meets real life haha) and it worked, but my dad decided to change his mind yesterday. HUGE frustration now, especially since I offered to pay for everything. Fingers crossed that I can make this work out...









Dress--c/o eShakti
Shoes($6)--Target
Belt--Forever 21
Necklace($4)--Macy's
Eyeglasses--similar here

On a side note, I also want to introduce to you a hip online eyeglasses store called GlassesUSA.com! I've been wearing glasses since middle school, but until recently, I only wore them at school when I couldn't see the board. Now, they've become a huge fashion statement, so I pulled my tortise-shell ones out since I thought they fit the vintage-chic vibe of this outfit well. You can buy glasses like mine here.

GlassesUSA even gave me a discount to share with you guys!
Take 15% off + get free shipping on your entire order (orders over $50) with code: FS15
or take 10% off any order of prescription glasses with code: Blog10

Happy shopping! You can use this virtual try-on system below to help you out!

30 comments

  1. Oh wow, that dress is just stunning! The color looks great on you. Such delicate and pretty lace that is, and I love the beige slip underneath. It's such a romantic look for V-day, especially with that necklace!

    Also, I really hope that you can get your camera soon!! I'm sorry that your dad changed his mind... it's strange that if you're offering to pay for it you can't get it! I hope you can get it soon! <3

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  2. Absolutely pretty. You look beautiful, and so is this dress. Your beauty shines and sparkles like those glittery golden flats. Your hair and glasses are both very lovely as well. While I don't believe in Valentine's Day either, I do think this is a lovely outfit on a day of love. Also, best wishes to you if you do get yourself the DLSR camera you're eyeing. Stay awesome, Lily! :)

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  3. That's a really prefect Valentine's day dress! And I love your cute braid!
    Finger's crossed for your camera! :)

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  4. Super cute dress, lady! I really love all of the color you incorporate into your outfits, so adorable! And those glittery shoes...I can't even, too cute! Hope you are having a lovely Monday :)

    ~Alyssa
    www.butterfliesonmars.blogspot.com

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  5. This dress is adorable and your accessories are all so cute! You are a great bargain shopper! I frankly can't believe you scoed those gold glittering flats at such an affordable price! Good job!

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  6. You look so beautiful! I LOVE your dress so much =D

    xoxo
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  7. I love your dress! Kisses.
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  8. I love your outfit so much! The glasses are so cute with that dress, I love your shoes too! I have a similar pair! xx

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  9. I love the laced red dress!! You look stunning!!

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  10. Aw man, that's so frustrating your dad changed his mind! Hopefully he comes around...I know that switching to a DSLR camera made all the difference for my blog.
    I love this adorable lace dress from eShakti too - the red color is perfect on you!
    Eee, and the tortoiseshell glasses :D Yes yes yes, they're just perfect! Love them on you girl

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  11. Adorable red dress!
    Have a nice day!
    kisses)

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  12. This dress is gorgeous!! I love the color and the pretty lace pattern. Gotta love eshakti. You look so pretty girl! I have those same shoes and wear them all the time, I love them! And your glasses are just perfect.
    -Jessi
    haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  13. Such a pretty dress! Red lace is absolutely PERFECT for Valentine's day! And isn't eShakti the best? Love them so much!

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  14. Love your gorgeous red dress!

    Good luck with your search for a new camera. My DSLR and 50mm lens are amazing - I love practicing my photog skills on the weekends, and taking photos of my pups at night!
    xx

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  15. hey Lily ...... my friend long time no see:)
    How are you?
    WOw.., you look so romantic here.
    love your hair style..
    hha.. your dad should not change his mind btw :P

    Xoxo,Ila

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  16. thanks for your visit!!
    I agree with you...a red lace dress was perfect for Valentine´s day, I love lace!!!
    Your blog is really nice!
    Would you like to follow each other? let me know...I´ll wait for your answer ;)
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  17. such an adorable dress!

    jessica
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  18. Beautiful pictures! I love that dress and those shoes are so pretty! Love this look, and your hair looks great!

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  19. pretty :D
    anyway we have the similar glasses :d

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  20. Lace dress???? Wow!!!!!!
    Guess what, my latest post in on lace dress as well.
    Love the bright red and gold shoes!
    Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog dear.
    Would be great if you follow too if you like! :)
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  21. oh lovely dress! Its so sweet how you've done your hair. Lovely!!

    -Bex
    http://www.thebexdoctorproject.com/

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  22. Oh how pretty! I love this paired with the glittery loafers. The 3/4 length of the sleeves is very flattering too-more transitional for all seasons!

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  23. so pretty :)
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    i would be happy if you join in :)

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  24. You look absolutely beautiful in this orange dress. Love the color on you! And LOVE those shoes!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  25. what an absolutely beautiful look! That dress is adorable and it looks great on you. I also like how you've done your hair!

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  26. love your dress ;))

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  27. Lily! did I mention that is one of my fav names!? yes it is :) looove this red dress!!! just perfect on you and perfect for valentine's :) also that necklace!

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  28. I'm following you now!

    I think the dress is really nice but I also like the glasses a lot. Reminds me that I need a new pair.

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