Happy Hour: Blush and Bashful, with Sake


Truth be told, I don’t drink much sake.  But you put lemongrass, grapefruit and ginger in a cocktail and I am so there.  This cocktail from The Bojon Gourmet is a perfectly crisp, warm-weather cocktail.


Pim + Larkin Poppy Textured Dress ($79)

I have a wedding to attend in Texas next week, and I’m thinking pink.  No idea why.  I just feel like pink.

This dress from Pim + Larkin is simple and easy with a bright color and a bit of texture.  Need a v-neck?  Try this very similar dress from I. Madeleine.  Piperlime also had this dress from Rhyme that has a flirty drop waist.

Prefer a paler pink?  Try this Glorious Guest Dress from Modcloth or this medium pink v-neck from Gilt that could also be worn to work.  I also dig this lace coral-pink dress from Adrianna Papell.

Plus-size? Try this dark pink v-neck dress from Anne Klein.  I also like this shell pink Gathering Gals dress from Modcloth.  Petite?  Check out this cap-sleeve fit and flare from Limited.  Tall?  This pale pink drop waist dress from Asos is sublime.

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8 Comment

  1. Reply
    May 16, 2014 at 2:24 pm

    Belle, What do you wear to bachelorette parties? I’m struggling to find something that is fun, yet late 20s age appropriate.

  2. Reply
    May 16, 2014 at 3:53 pm

    Thanks for the v-neck options! Crew necks make me look like a square…and like I have really big boobs, but not in a good way.

  3. Reply
    May 16, 2014 at 4:26 pm

    For a wedding or bridal shower, how would you accessorize the v-neck? I’m not big on necklaces with a v-neck, but would simple earrings be too boring?

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      May 19, 2014 at 9:50 am

      I would wear a fun/interesting bracelet or stack of bracelets and earrings.

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    May 16, 2014 at 4:53 pm

    This cocktail looks delicious and I love the dress. Great posts this week, Belle! Thank you for keeping up with CHS while you have so much going on with the move, etc. Oh, and I hadn’t said “congrats” on transitioning to law school etc. So – congrats and good luck!

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    May 17, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Thanks for the cocktail share! Love these pink dresses.

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    Willfully Elegant
    May 19, 2014 at 9:51 am

    I have loaded up on pink this season, very unlike me, but oh well. Love the Adrianna Papell one! Lace and pink, rock together!!

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    May 19, 2014 at 10:41 am

    Pink dresses for the win! They’re pretty much a staple for me.

    Style by Joules

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