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summer outfits?

first off, Im a noob in soompi so i dont know if i posted this right  or  wrong -,-

Anyway, I was chosen to be on of the models on a competition this feb 29 at our school.  And i was chosen to represent summer. When i heard the word summer, the first think that entered my mind was a long boho dress XD So i've been searching and searching for nice boho dress that will look good/ flatter me ( since this is my first time entering a competition and it has been my dream to be in one! 8D ) So i found this site which sells affordable and nice quality clothes/accessories etc. and  I'm having a hard time choosing one  :(

So, I hope you guys would help me find a flattering dress for my body type and me. ( pics of me below)
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BTW I do have flabby arms T.T So put that in mind in choosing a dress for me please T.T ( Though its not THAT big )

Here is the site you can choose a nice dress. there are numbers below to go to the next page :)

[url="http://www.wholesale-dress.net/search.php?encode=YToxNjp7czo2OiJjYXRfaWQiO3M6MDoiIjtzOjg6InN0eWxlX2lkIjtzOjA6IiI7czo4OiJrZXl3b3JkcyI7czo4OiJib2hlbWlhbiI7czo4OiJjYXRlZ29yeSI7czoxOiIwIjtzOjU6ImJyYW5kIjtzOjE6IjAiO3M6NDoic29ydCI7czo4OiJnb29kc19pZCI7czo1OiJvcmRlciI7czo0OiJERVNDIjtzOjk6Im1pbl9wcmljZSI7czoxOiIwIjtzOjk6Im1heF9wcmljZSI7czoxOiIwIjtzOjY6ImFjdGlvbiI7czowOiIiO3M6NToiaW50cm8iO3M6MDoiIjtzOjEwOiJnb29kc190eXBlIjtzOjE6IjAiO3M6NToic2NfZHMiO3M6MToiMCI7czo5OiJwYWdlX3NpemUiO3M6MjoiMjAiO3M6NDoicGFnZSI7czoxOiIxIjtzOjE4OiJzZWFyY2hfZW5jb2RlX3RpbWUiO2k6MTMyODgwMjAxNTt9"]Boho dress[/url]
( also choose one thats below  $13 please XD Im budgeting for the other props.)
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PLEASE please do help me before feb 29 T.T aaand any advice on how i would wear it and what hairstyle i should wear..

Thanks in advance guys!! T.T
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  • AnimeuverAnimeuver Posts: 298Member, New Member

    IDOL

    The 'Korean Style Bohemian Gallus Dress' was the first one that caught my eye. I liked those with the chiffons, the colors are lighter but they elude light, flowly feel with the translucent hems/end. You can match it with a half cardi or a bolero if you don't feel secure about your arms.:)

    For the hairstyle, I think a wavy look is classic with the summer feel. Otherwise, you can use a scarf, roll it up and tie it round your head (behind the ears) like those korean bunny hairbands, leaving a wavy end of the scarf and the hair to one side of your shoulders.
    Another way is to tie a braid/use a headband.

    These are some of the simple, more classic type of hairstyle when I hear the word 'boho' actually. :)
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  • xDollarsxDollars New YorkPosts: 347Member

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    I like these ;

    http://www.wholesale-dress.net/elastic-waist-chiffon-bohemian-dress-light-green-g1283955.html
    http://www.wholesale-dress.net/drawstring-bohemian-elastic-dress-apricot-g1265025.html
    http://www.wholesale-dress.net/bohemian-cailco-stretch-long-skirt-blue-g1233703.html
    http://www.wholesale-dress.net/bohemian-style-graceful-flower-decorate-gallus-dress-pink-g1269745.html
    http://www.wholesale-dress.net/hot-sale-bohemian-calicos-splicing-dress-blue-g1312329.html

    Like Animeuver said, wavy hair or braids give off the "boho" vibe to me. Waterfall braids are gorgeous too. (:
    I would wear wedge sandals if the dress ends up being too long. Colorful bracelets and a cute sun hat would also make it look more summer-y too.

    Oh, and I would recommend ordering your dress by next week. Wholesale sites are a little iffy with shipping, so you'd want to give it plenty of time to get to you. :3

    Good luck with your fashion show! :D
  • aigoo20aigoo20 Posts: 46Member
    Animeuver wrote on 09 February 2012 - 09:51 AM:

    The 'Korean Style Bohemian Gallus Dress' was the first one that caught my eye. I liked those with the chiffons, the colors are lighter but they elude light, flowly feel with the translucent hems/end. You can match it with a half cardi or a bolero if you don't feel secure about your arms.:)

    For the hairstyle, I think a wavy look is classic with the summer feel. Otherwise, you can use a scarf, roll it up and tie it round your head (behind the ears) like those korean bunny hairbands, leaving a wavy end of the scarf and the hair to one side of your shoulders.
    Another way is to tie a braid/use a headband.

    These are some of the simple, more classic type of hairstyle when I hear the word 'boho' actually. :)


    Thanks very much! Its actually one of the "in debate" dress on my bookmarks XD Also, I have been already watching videos on beachy/summer boho curls/waves.
  • cindy-yangcindy-yang neenah wisconsinPosts: 1,441Member

    IDOL

    i was thinking about something like this. doesnt have to be the same color or pattern but something like this
    http://www.target.com/QuickInfoView?partNumber=13822996&catEntryId=203721237&productId=204529537&categoryId=4638&overlayId=QuickView&validation=true&position=targetCenter&omnitureSuperCatgValue=women%3aclothing%3adresses&lnk=plp_qi_grid_1_6
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  • aigoo20aigoo20 Posts: 46Member
    xDollars wrote on 09 February 2012 - 02:06 PM:

    I like these ;

    http://www.wholesale...n-g1283955.html
    http://www.wholesale...t-g1265025.html
    http://www.wholesale...e-g1233703.html
    http://www.wholesale...k-g1269745.html
    http://www.wholesale...e-g1312329.html

    Like Animeuver said, wavy hair or braids give off the "boho" vibe to me. Waterfall braids are gorgeous too. (:
    I would wear wedge sandals if the dress ends up being too long. Colorful bracelets and a cute sun hat would also make it look more summer-y too.

    Oh, and I would recommend ordering your dress by next week. Wholesale sites are a little iffy with shipping, so you'd want to give it plenty of time to get to you. :3

    Good luck with your fashion show! :D



    O.O I didn't notice that dress ( the  second one i think)! Im debating between My link or My link ?? :o
  • xkatxrinaxxkatxrinax Posts: 136Member, New Member

    ROOKIE

    aigoo20 wrote on 10 February 2012 - 03:30 AM:

    O.O I didn't notice that dress ( the  second one i think)! Im debating between My link or My link ?? :o


    I think the second link dress is much nicer :o to tell you the truth I really don't like the first one :3
  • aigoo20aigoo20 Posts: 46Member
    xkatxrinax wrote on 10 February 2012 - 04:52 AM:

    I think the second link dress is much nicer :o to tell you the truth I really don't like the first one :3


    how bout this My link ? :o This one or the one earlier ?
  • xkatxrinaxxkatxrinax Posts: 136Member, New Member

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    aigoo20 wrote on 10 February 2012 - 07:58 AM:

    how bout this My link ? :o This one or the one earlier ?


    Hmm it depends on which look your going for, if your going for a romantic calm summer look then the first one, but if your going for an upbeat fun summer look then the new link. They're both nice :)
  • aigoo20aigoo20 Posts: 46Member
    xkatxrinax wrote on 10 February 2012 - 10:35 AM:

    Hmm it depends on which look your going for, if your going for a romantic calm summer look then the first one, but if your going for an upbeat fun summer look then the new link. They're both nice :)


    Thanks :) Is this dress summery looking to you? :o
  • aigoo20aigoo20 Posts: 46Member
    guys! My mom insisted me to buy this instead. My link. What accessories should i wear it with and what makeup? :)
  • kayee1kayee1 Posts: 32Member
    http://www.asiankoreanfashion.com/vivi-hit-style-basic-model-plain-flat-soft-long-dress-p-1300.html?language=en&cPath=121
    http://www.asiankoreanfashion.com/holiday-style-cute-pattern-chiffon-cream-orange-dress-p-1271.html?cPath=121

    Try these 2 maxi dresses:)
    http://www.asiankoreanfashion.com/

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  • AnimeuverAnimeuver Posts: 298Member, New Member

    IDOL

    aigoo20 wrote on 11 February 2012 - 11:25 AM:

    guys! My mom insisted me to buy this instead. My link. What accessories should i wear it with and what makeup? :)


    That's a very different dress, haha.

    Well, shoes-wise I'd guess that wedges would be the best companion, you can wear silver bracelets/necklace/hoop earrings as accessories. Pick maybe 1/2 out of them all, because you don't want to look chunky? You can choose to wear a hat as an accessory, with loose wavy curls for your hair.

    Makeup, I guess the best bet is to go with a natural look, maybe with a orangey kind of blush and colors? I think you can try matching the colors of your dress to the makeup. :D

    I'm no expert though, still, good luck for the competition~
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  • aigoo20aigoo20 Posts: 46Member
    Animeuver wrote on 11 February 2012 - 07:01 AM:

    That's a very different dress, haha.

    Well, shoes-wise I'd guess that wedges would be the best companion, you can wear silver bracelets/necklace/hoop earrings as accessories. Pick maybe 1/2 out of them all, because you don't want to look chunky? You can choose to wear a hat as an accessory, with loose wavy curls for your hair.

    Makeup, I guess the best bet is to go with a natural look, maybe with a orangey kind of blush and colors? I think you can try matching the colors of your dress to the makeup. :D

    I'm no expert though, still, good luck for the competition~


    IKR? -,- im trying to talk to her about the dress but she insists on this one -,- imma try again tomorrow because the dress ( for me) Does not look like a summer outfit :/ Its more like party outfit XD
  • xkatxrinaxxkatxrinax Posts: 136Member, New Member

    ROOKIE

    aigoo20 wrote on 11 February 2012 - 07:57 AM:

    IKR? -,- im trying to talk to her about the dress but she insists on this one -,- imma try again tomorrow because the dress ( for me) Does not look like a summer outfit :/ Its more like party outfit XD


    I agree it's not very summery, a maxi dress would have a much more summery look, and they're easy to accessorize and style. Hope you can persuade her laugh.gif. At the end of the day it is your fashion show . happy.gif
  • xkatxrinaxxkatxrinax Posts: 136Member, New Member

    ROOKIE

    Personally I really like these dresses, My link , My link. These two are slightly more expensive than your budget but only a little, but they're really nice :  My linkMy link
    Also be careful with maxi dresses from these sites because the length can be short sometimes so make sure to look at measurements properly smile.gif
  • aigoo20aigoo20 Posts: 46Member
    xkatxrinax wrote on 11 February 2012 - 08:47 AM:

    Personally I really like these dresses, My link , My link. These two are slightly more expensive than your budget but only a little, but they're really nice :  My linkMy link
    Also be careful with maxi dresses from these sites because the length can be short sometimes so make sure to look at measurements properly *quoted image*


    I actually bought one instead at the mall XD Ill post pics tomorrow and the i need advice on the  accessories and stuff :o BTW, ITs ORANGE ( the dress, Because my friend and sis said it looks summery) XD
  • xkatxrinaxxkatxrinax Posts: 136Member, New Member

    ROOKIE

    aigoo20 wrote on 12 February 2012 - 07:20 AM:

    I actually bought one instead at the mall XD Ill post pics tomorrow and the i need advice on the  accessories and stuff :o BTW, ITs ORANGE ( the dress, Because my friend and sis said it looks summery) XD


    Looking forward to seeing your choice :)
  • aigoo20aigoo20 Posts: 46Member
    xkatxrinax wrote on 14 February 2012 - 06:37 AM:

    Looking forward to seeing your choice :)


    SLR ( sorry for the late reply ), I FINALLY get to photograph the dress XD And some of it with the accessories im gonna be wearing ( except for the hat, not so sure if im wearing that one, I might buy another )
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    Sorry, Its not the best quality T.T had to shrink it XD So, is it ok? :)
    What make up should i go for? Is the accessories ok? what bracelets should i get? AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, HOW DO I WALK??!! @.@
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  • hot-chocolatehot-chocolate FrancePosts: 311Member

    ROOKIE

    edited February 2012
    Summer can get quite chilly here in France sometimes so I kept a very thin longsleeves with my attire.

    This is the one attire I'll be swearing by when summer comes, I think high waist short shorts with a belt and a matching tucked in shirt is nice.
    I don't really accessorize during summer since it can get quite loaded and just over done with all the really bright colors coming out, but I guess a lot of people get away with proper accessirizing (: I'm just a very simple girl when it comes to dressing up.

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    Sorry for the stupid pose on the photo, but it's the only one I have with this look.

    As for shoes, this would look well with derbies, I tried it out once and got approvement.
    I think this is the type of look that can fit just about any body, especially when you slightly curvy since high waist shorts/pants can really complement the body shape.
    Hopefully you do find a summer outfit you'll like! Personally I think when summer comes, the simpler you look the prettier it is.
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  • xkatxrinaxxkatxrinax Posts: 136Member, New Member

    ROOKIE

    I think the dress you got is really nice, the colours suit you :) and i'm loving the sunglasses! not so sure on the hat though, I dunno it doesn't quite look right but I don't know why laugh.gif
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