Maximize the smallest part of you

image (2)Let’s not talk about those last 10lbs I’m still fighting with. It’s clear they came to battle and will not go away without me bringing my “A” game…Pilates on South Beach, that means you. I’ve already mentioned my love for circle/skater skirts and the same love goes for the fit and flair style dress. Luckily for me, both styles are readily available from almost every designer at any budget level. I bought this dress the same time I bought my drop waist dress at Armani Exchange. I absolutely love the fit and cut of this dress…AND it actually has a bodice built in…so it definitely does the trick in highlighting the smallest part of my waist and hiding everything else. I wore this look to the Style Bloggers of Color conference here in Miami last week and I felt it represented me perfectly. It’s definitely Princessy, girly and black and white…well, that’s just always plain old chic ;)


I’m wearing:
Armani Exchange Printed Fit and Flare dress
Ippolita silver oval drop earrings c/o Saks (similar style here)
Christian Louboutin Miss Boxe patent wedge heels
YSL Belle du Jour clutch (check out the sparkly version here)


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Lastly, when a fellow blogger asked me if this dress was an Alaïa, I knew I had made the right decision in purchasing this number. Like I said, dresses in this style are found in every end of the budget spectrum.


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Miami Beach fashion blogger, Martha Dominguez, shares her insight on fashion, art, music, travel and lifestyle.
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13 Responses to Maximize the smallest part of you

  1. Rachelle says:

    I have an obsession with full/skater skirts as well, you look gorgeous lady. That dress is perfect.
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  2. Loulou says:

    The dress is very nice on you pretty lady. xo
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  3. Lisa says:

    You always look so well put together! Oh, and can we talk about those wedges?? ;)
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  4. Lovely print!
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  5. fleurani says:

    Full skater skirts and Dresses make wonders. That Dress Looks absolutely beautiful on you Martha. And what 10 Pounds are you talking about? On your lil toe? ;-) the patter is so fun and flirty I bet princess Mia loves looking at her pretty mom as well :-9


  6. So happy to bump into you yesterday. And…you look AMAZE and yes, the last 10 pounds are a b&tch! I’m still fighting that fight and my son is almost 4! Ha!
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  7. June says:

    The dress fits you amazingly! And trust me, those ten pounds barely show!!

  8. Jenn says:

    Super chic, I love it! The black piping on the seams really brings the dress to another level and as you said, is super slimming as well :)

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  9. Take it easy with the last 10 cuz you look great as it is Martha…..that dress truly hugs your curves in all the right places & I can’t take my eyes off those wedges!!!!

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  10. Janice says:

    Great tips from such a beautiful lady!

    Just uploaded a new post so let me know what you think Girl :D
    Have a great day :D

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    Right time for the last sun beam!

  11. Marisa says:

    Love this dress. You definitely are rocking the heck out of it. Such a great design :)
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  12. I love this dress on you. It fits like a dream! You look beautiful. xo
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  13. This dress looks beautiful on you!! xx
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