Lookbook: Butter by Nadia

Following up from this post, I debuted my Butter by Nadia dress on Valentines Day. I had been sick in bed for the past 3 days and the only thing that got me out that day were the pretty flowers and presents that my very sweet husband got for me. I felt bad that my husband had to put up with nasty sickly me, so decided to get dressed up and put on some makeup so I could at least look a bit normal for him.

What I’m Wearing:
Dress: Butter by Nadia
Tights: DKNY
Shoes: Christian Louboutin

So, do you like how I ended up styling it? I went online to check out the very handy videos on the Butter by Nadia website and picked this one because I liked that it was shortened and had sleeves. Most of the ways they style the dress is like this.

Which ends up being a bit long on me. I was still a bit self conscious because of the way it wraps, you can’t wear a bra, so to prevent any terrible wardrobe malfunctions I put on a very tight tube dress underneath to strap my boobies in. I felt much better having something underneath.

My sweetie got me the prettiest baby roses. Baby roses are something that goes way back in our relationship as the very first flowers he ever bought for me was a plant of baby roses. They are actually pretty hard to find around here so it’s always nice when he finds them and brings them home to me.


We had a very low-key Valentines day since I was sick but I didn’t mind. We’re not big on celebrating Valentine’s day but I have to admit that it’s definitely nice that he still spoils me!

P.S. Did you know it is Barbie’s 50th Anniversary? Go here to read my post on all the fun events going on to celebrate Barbie!

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  • kay*
    February 18, 2009 at 6:10 pm

    i absolutely love your dress & your flowers are beautiful.

    hope you feel better soon.

  • Diane
    February 18, 2009 at 6:11 pm

    the dress looks so great on you!!!

  • freeTEYme
    February 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm

    I would not have thought it was a Butter dress. Specially from the sleeves! Gorgeous! and your shoes are to die for!

  • ktran535
    February 18, 2009 at 6:19 pm

    cute dress! i didnt even know you had a style-ish review! do you think you could put a little link thing on the side…like your look book..shoe collection..etc?

    i hope you feel better!!

  • Cait
    February 18, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    I loved the way you wrapped your dress…you look great for someone being sick! keep up the good work!

  • Hanako66
    February 18, 2009 at 6:38 pm

    awwww, I love the way you styled the dress!! I’m glad you guys had a nice v-day:) Oh and you had asked about LBP on my blog…Little Big Planet is an adorable PS3 game…you would love it, you play around with a little sack creature that reminds me of your crochet creations! I also wanted to tell you that thanks to you, I am seriously considering getting a digital perm in the next few weeks…I’ll keep you posted!

  • tiffany2stylish
    February 18, 2009 at 7:08 pm

    Thanks all! I’m feeling much better now. 🙂

    ktran – thanks for the suggestion! I’m working on adding a couple more links to the side so will add the reviews too.

    hanako – oooh, exciting! I can’t wait to see it. I’m thinking about getting mine re-permed again.

  • captivateme.wordpress
    February 18, 2009 at 7:31 pm

    oooh, i like that it has sleeves–you look great in it! I would have carried around those gorgeous fuchsia roses while wearing the dress all day long 🙂

  • tam pham
    February 18, 2009 at 7:38 pm

    so freaking cute!!! i, too, love baby roses!

  • JGeb
    February 18, 2009 at 7:40 pm

    I love the concept of this dress and the way you styled! I’m intrigued … I could get the one shoulder look and many others out of one dress!

    The roses are beautiful, too 🙂

  • Rachel
    February 18, 2009 at 8:31 pm

    It looks fantastic on you; I like the way you wore it better than the other ways!!!

    Beautiful roses…so sorry you were sick 🙁

  • ...love Maegan
    February 18, 2009 at 8:32 pm

    omg TIFFANY!!! I love this one …definitely the BEST choice and I love how you styled it!!!! so versatile!!!! You’re so freaking cute I want to eat you up!!!! 🙂

  • Jennifer Lee
    February 18, 2009 at 9:45 pm

    hope you’re feeling better.

    the dress is great and the flowers, so beautiful.

  • Cupcakes and Cashmere
    February 18, 2009 at 10:01 pm

    you look way too beautiful to have just been sick! love this dress on you.

  • angel
    February 18, 2009 at 11:01 pm

    gorgeous!! you look absolutely perfect. xoxo

  • Insanity Mind
    February 19, 2009 at 4:27 am

    you look absolutely stunning!! 🙂

  • goodfinking.com
    February 19, 2009 at 4:50 am

    You make plaid look positively CHIC.

  • .reese.
    February 19, 2009 at 4:57 am

    omg!! love love love it! how cute are you!

    i had just purchased an infinite dress (similar to your butter by nadia dress) before your last post and was feeling the same way…not really knowing how to wear it. mine is plain though…i totally wish it had a pattern now!

    you look beeeeautiful!

  • Emily Jonas
    February 19, 2009 at 5:30 am

    I hope you will get better soon. I hate being sick. Those roses are so pretty, your husband does spoil you rotten.

  • HoneyBunny
    February 19, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    you look gorgeous! I love the dress<3

  • we wear things
    February 19, 2009 at 4:22 pm

    LOVE the dress!!

  • Nina (femme rationale)
    February 20, 2009 at 3:01 am

    i am seriously loving this dress! and it fits you like a glove. i’m gonna have to get me one of these, i think.

  • cj
    February 20, 2009 at 7:44 am

    So fashionable, stunning and sophisticated wedding dress! The best ever!

  • Tiger Tem
    February 20, 2009 at 7:55 am

    Great dress. I’ll have to take a closer look at Butter by Nadia…what a great name too!

  • WendyB
    February 21, 2009 at 12:47 am

    Adorable dress.

  • Shar
    July 2, 2010 at 2:24 pm

    I just stumbled upon your blog. You seem to be the only one who actually blogged about styling the Butter By Nadia dress. Have you worn it since this post? Can you post other ways to style it?

    You look lovely!

  • tiffany2stylish
    July 2, 2010 at 5:42 pm

    Hi Shar – I haven't worn it since this post and I sold it. It just didn't fit right. I think it was just too much fabric for a petite person like me. Wearing it styled like the above was the only way I could pull it off, the other ways just looked really bad on me.