Lookbook: Grimace

I’m back and I had such a lovely break! San Francisco was fabulous and I got to meet a couple of awesome readers (now friends!) and take pretty pictures of them and their families. I am so lucky to have this network of such great ladies and to be able to meet them on our trips! Being a blogger has brought so many amazing experiences to me and it really makes me appreciate you all more and more each day. THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for reading and following along with my little piece of the blogiverse. Enough with the mush, time for another lookbook!

Ever since Herve Leger dresses came back into the celebrity scene everyone has been so into bodycon dresses. Pretty right? I love the look but upon feeling a bit chubby lately I decided to buy the opposite of a bodycon dress…

with this batwing dress that shows no shape whatsoever. But, I love it. You don’t always have to show shape, especially if you are going to show lots of leg.

What I’m Wearing:
Dress: ASOS.com
Shoes: Jimmy Choo
Necklaces & Bangles: J. Crew
Ring: Kenneth Jay Lane

I didn’t want to belt this dress as I liked it loose and belting it would’ve made the entire dress too short for my taste. The only thing that I would do (will do as soon as I have some time) is to take it to my tailor and make it just slightly slimmer in the body. Other than that, I still plan on keeping it loose. I would rather add lots of pretty jewelry than a belt, which I did!

I love the touches of gold that my jewelry added so had to of course add my highest, strappy gold heels.

So the title of the lookbook? Because I do realize that I look a little bit like this guy. But, it’s okay, I always thought Grimace was cute. 🙂

p.s. Thank you, thank you for all the birthday wishes! I had a fabulous day and week (it’s still not over yet, we are continuing the birthday celebrations through the weekend!) and thank you all who wished me a happy birthday!

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  • Moomby
    October 1, 2009 at 4:29 pm

    love the purple! cute shoes btw!

  • Nina (Femme Rationale)
    October 1, 2009 at 4:33 pm

    SHOOT. Have I not properly wished you a happy birthday?!? How could I have not done this?? Happy Birthday, dear Tiff! Thank you for being an amazing woman and for all your love and support! I truly hope we get to meet one day! xoxox

  • kelly
    October 1, 2009 at 4:34 pm

    you are way cuter then grimce AND i think it looks great as is. i myself could not imagine myself in a herve leger dress so i would totally opt for a looser fitting dress..anyday!

    maybe for fall (i say that like we're still in summer) you could belt it and some leggings… i think that would be cute!!

    so welcome back! I'm glad you had a fabulous time in SF – i was telling a following reader that i need to go back asap…the W has the best cesear salad…can't wait to see more photos.

  • Lily G.
    October 1, 2009 at 4:41 pm

    Cute dress! Love the color!!

  • meraldia
    October 1, 2009 at 4:51 pm

    PERFECT shoes, wow!!

  • Fell 4 Fashion
    October 1, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    Those shoes are GORGEOUS!!!!!!

  • shannnybannny
    October 1, 2009 at 5:02 pm

    What camera do you use to take these pictures?

  • WendyB
    October 1, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    I LOVE purple. Great dress. Grimace wishes he looked so good.

  • Karolinka.cy
    October 1, 2009 at 5:05 pm

    This dress is lovely, looking amazing but I bet it's also very comfortable to wear. Regards from Karolinka.cy

  • TheRoddyBride
    October 1, 2009 at 5:21 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE it all! Thanks for sharing!

  • Nikki Cogg
    October 1, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    Pardon me while I wipe the drool from my keyboard because I am DYING FOR THOSE SHOES! Wow they're so cute!! I totally forgot what the rest of the post was even about, haha just kidding. Your dress is so cute, I'm having one of those days today where a little baggy seems to be just right. I'm also infatuated with Kim Kardashian's Herve Leger dress. TDF! Happy belated birthday, glad to hear you had a fab time in San Fran!

  • Arisha
    October 1, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    Looking good girl!!! Love the shoes and the fabulous jewlery that matches with it and that dress perfect for you!

  • Morgan
    October 1, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    You are FAR from chubby, oh my goodness! And that dress is truly adorable on you… I like going for the not-super-tight look sometimes. It's perfect for those bloated days (which, let's be honest… are about 90% of the time for me, haha).

  • Jaime
    October 1, 2009 at 5:25 pm

    VERY cute dress- love the color. And the shoes are fab 🙂

  • L.A. Daze
    October 1, 2009 at 5:32 pm

    I love those shoes! The dress is nice, but a bit too shapeless for my taste. It works on you though! I'd just look like a huge sack of potatoes.

    And you're not chubby!

  • Aritza, Goddess of ..
    October 1, 2009 at 5:33 pm

    This outfit is gorgeous, love the jewelry and LOVE the color of this dress 🙂 Not grimace at all. Also, I totally adore those shoes, they look great on you!
    I didn't realize it was your b-day, so happy belated b-day to you!!

  • Amy
    October 1, 2009 at 5:48 pm

    Gorgeous shoes!! Love this whole look. 🙂

  • Elizabeth Marie
    October 1, 2009 at 6:13 pm

    Tiff! My love! You look gorgeous and those bodycon dresses scare me…I love your alternative!!

    Um your shoes are amazing!
    Happy happy birthday my darling!!! I can't wait to see you on day SOON!

  • Manju
    October 1, 2009 at 6:14 pm

    the color looks great on u!

  • Hanako66
    October 1, 2009 at 6:17 pm

    well you look stunning!!!!!!! those shoes?!! oh my!

    so glad that you had a wonderful birthday…I hope that J gave you lots of awesome gifts!

  • carol_opiana
    October 1, 2009 at 6:21 pm

    happy belated birthday, tiffany!!

    we had a blast walking around gg park w/ you guys last sunday and can't wait to see the pics 🙂 thanks again for squeezing us into your vaca time (and putting up w/ our diva-to-be toddler).

    LOVE the shoes 🙂

  • Jasmin
    October 1, 2009 at 6:41 pm

    OOohhh…I love this look on you! I always feel much prettier in a loose flowy dress than a form fitting one. The purple works really good with your skin tone too.

  • gigiofca
    October 1, 2009 at 6:52 pm

    I love your shoes!

  • Kellie
    October 1, 2009 at 7:28 pm

    LOVE your shoes! And I don't think you look like Grimace other than the color. But purple is so IN right now! Super cute!

  • Fashionista
    October 1, 2009 at 7:30 pm

    lovely dress and the color purple is my favorite!!!

  • ...love Maegan
    October 1, 2009 at 8:11 pm

    I agree ..lots o leg = shapeless dress! love it. you look so fab in bright colors! …and your shoes are killing me!

  • Allie
    October 1, 2009 at 9:58 pm

    Grimace reminds me of a gumdrop.

    Not that that has anything to do with you…wait, but your shoes are sweet so it is relevant!

    You'll be in Honolulu this month, yay! I'm sure you and J will be met with more adoring readers. Including myself!

  • miamichaela
    October 1, 2009 at 9:59 pm

    I fell in love with your shoes!!!!

    And happy birthday 🙂

  • MizzJ
    October 2, 2009 at 12:21 am

    hahah you're so funny! You look fab though in this outfit, although I agree, it's a bit too loose in the body.

  • Onada - Fashion and Photography
    October 2, 2009 at 12:40 am

    I want every single item in this post!!

  • TheBeautyFile
    October 2, 2009 at 1:24 am

    Oh, grimace!! You could never ever look like grimace! I love it, those shoes are gorg!!

  • lovelifelikefashion
    October 2, 2009 at 2:05 am

    I love the outfit! I have a couple of Herve Leger but i am feeling fat today too (despite that i was super sick the whole day yesterday) soo i should find a dress like yours as well. The shoes and the necklace are the items i love the most from this outfit! Very pretty~

    I used to live in San Fransico (well i went to school in berkeley and i am in SF almost everyday) So i miss it a lot. Did u have fun in union square? It's small for shopping but i just love going up and down the streets there

  • captivate me.
    October 2, 2009 at 2:28 am

    You would love gorgeous in just about anything! Love the purple on you 🙂

  • lilmisszolicious
    October 2, 2009 at 4:40 am

    so gorgeous, great shoes and necklace. Love the colours.

    xoxo zola


  • Chloe
    October 2, 2009 at 4:42 am


    You rock that dress and those shoes, oh my. I die!

  • Ela
    October 2, 2009 at 12:42 pm

    So glad you had a wonderful birthday and that the celebrations continue, you deserve them and I hope all your wishes come true 🙂

    You look fantastic, the dress, the jewelry the shoes…I love!

  • Fashion Frenzi
    October 2, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    I LOVE your outfit. It's one of my favorite outfits ever.
    I love the color combination. It's great and unique.
    The purple is so vibrant.
    And those Jimmy Choos are to die for. Oh my god.
    I'm obsessed.

    You really must have the sweetest husband if he celebrates your birthday for an entire week.
    Happy belated birthday!
    I'm a libra, too!

  • Inty swetha
    October 2, 2009 at 4:48 pm

    you are pretty again 🙂 and this time.. your heels attract me.. OMG they are really hot 🙂

  • Ladyee Boutique
    October 2, 2009 at 7:50 pm

    You look super cute and I love your shoes! Cute Cute!

  • ChicLeVogueish
    October 2, 2009 at 11:39 pm

    love the choos.

  • drollgirl
    October 3, 2009 at 12:03 am

    GAH!!!! i love your purple dress! i would wear your purple dress! i would NOT wear those body con numbers — HORRORS! i'd have lumps and bumps and i'd look awful unless maybe i had 14 layers of spanx on!

  • Christen
    October 3, 2009 at 1:32 am

    Yay for anti-body con dresses! You look amazing – and seriously the jewelry and shoes are bananas. Love love love! You look completely stunning. Happy belated birthday!

  • Midtown Girl
    October 3, 2009 at 9:48 pm

    you are too cute!! I think that dress is the perfect one to wear when it's not a "bodycon" day.

    And LOVE the shoes!


  • Soraya
    October 4, 2009 at 11:53 am

    Love your Outfit! Great colors 😉

  • Keith
    October 4, 2009 at 4:33 pm

    Hello there. Great post as usual. I really do enjoying seeing what you will post next. I hope you've had a wonderful weekend. Take care. Have a fantastic week ahead. Cheers!

  • Little Bow Prep
    October 4, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    Gorgeous color and jewelry!

  • Niks La Mode.
    October 4, 2009 at 10:56 pm

    Hi your shoes are amazing! :)!!! I am new to blogging and checked out ur blog from a link I saw on Onada's Lookbook ! I'll be back to check you out! …check out my blog as well …http://la-mode-at.blogspot.com/ very new though lol…cheers!

  • Niks La Mode.
    October 4, 2009 at 10:57 pm

    Oh I also love HERVE L dresses used to be a mgr at BCBG 🙂

  • Kristin
    October 5, 2009 at 2:05 am

    You should wear that color daily. Wow. And those shoes. So many things I would rock them with!

  • Beth
    October 5, 2009 at 3:24 pm

    Love your accessories, especially the Kenneth Jay Lane, who I love!
    And of course those to die for shoes!
    Great post and amazing photographs

  • Chessa!
    October 7, 2009 at 2:49 pm

    lol…I LOVE Grimace! and I think I need this dress. adore it!