So every year I always do a HUGE post with my favorite leggings and TONS OF TUNICS! Well, I’ve gotta be honest. I’m having lots of trouble finding tunics I love this year. I’m still trying really hard (I have 3 on their way to me right now, so fingers crossed!), but so far I’ve only found 1 that I really love and think will be universally liked by lots of you ladies.
And here’s the thing. It’s a dress. But it’s a REALLY SHORT dress, and even at 5’4″ there is no way I’d be able to wear it without leggings. But great news! It’s a perfect tunic length for leggings! And more great news, it appears to be fully stocked, and it comes in 5 additional colors/patterns!
I think the v-neck is feminine (and not too low), the bell sleeves are a nice feature (but they aren’t too big or distracting), and the overall fit is really great! I think it’s very flattering! Throw it on with leggings, and you can head out the door, but feel like you are in pajamas. THAT’S A WIN IN MY BOOK. For size reference, I’m wearing a small in both the dress and the leggings. The size chart for the dress says a small is a 3-5 (and I’m not normally a 3-5 in dresses), so I thought I was going to need a medium, but a medium was definitely too big.
Let’s look at all angles of the dress, because it’s seriously cute from every angle. It’s a bit longer in the back, and look at the keyhole detailing and the pleats! Again…I’m almost 5’4″, and although it’s PLENTY long for leggings, I personally would not wear this dress without leggings. Important info: I put a pic of the dress on facebook last night for a sneak peek, and I did have a reader comment that this is definitely dry clean only. She owns other LUSH items (and washes those), but she washed this one and it shrunk. So, please keep that in mind!
And here, I added a great bag. It’s realllllllly pretty in person. It’s nicer than the bags found in the junior’s section, and to be honest, if I would have found it among the “real bags”, I wouldn’t have thought it looked out of place. The whip-stitching is lovely, and the hardware on it is antique and rustic. I just love the overall look. It’s a great size too. I find many cross body bags to be too small for my liking, but this one is a nice medium size.
They only had grey in the store, I didn’t get to see the sable in person, but it looks gorgeous online! And the storage is great! There is an outside pocket (right under the magnetic/snap closure), there is 1 zippered pocket inside, and then there are two other pockets (without zippers) inside as well that are perfect for keys and a phone!
Get The Entire Look For Yourself Here:
Now, let’s talk about the leggings for a second. Even though I have them in both grey and black, it’s the grey that I always reach for! Over the years, my black leggings have faded a bit, but not the grey. I’ve had these leggings for 3 years now, and they are still in AMAZING shape! And the ultra wide waistband really is a game changer, ladies. These leggings suck you in, they smooth you out, and the ultra wide waistband won’t roll down on you!!!! All this, and they still manage to be stupid comfortable.
And check it out! The exact shift dress I’m wearing in today’s post comes in all of these patterns and colors!
And since I don’t have any other new tunics to talk about (yet!), I thought I would go ahead and highlight a picture from last year with a tunic that is still available! It’s one of our much beloved MUST HAVE (tunic length) shirts! This exact color is no longer available, but there are other great colors. I’m wearing a small in the tunic. If wearing with leggings, I would go with your regular size. If planning on just wearing the top with jeans, I would size down. Also, I dry clean mine, but tons of readers have shared they just wash, dry for a bit, and then hang to dry the rest of the way!
And THIS DRESS is now 40% OFF, and I think it would look awesome with leggings! I tried it, and it didn’t work for me, but I’m hoping it will for some of you at this amazing price! With dresses I sometimes have the issue that when I get it big enough to not pull across the chest, then it’s just too big all over….and that was the case with this dress. I wish it would have worked though, because I loved the look of it! So pretty and feminine!
Oh, one more thing. If you follow me on facebook and instagram, you already saw this. THIS PEA COAT is back in stock…and not just in this gorgeous green color, but also in black and camel (I adore the camel). And the oxblood one is 40% OFF! Now remember, size up 2 sizes. That’s right, TWO SIZES. I’m wearing the Large. Look at the collar and the detailing on the sleeves! DARLING!
Here are the other colors available:
See you ladies back here for Friday Favorites, where a giveaway with Smallwood Home will just be one of my favorite things!!!!