OOTD/The Look for Less: “The Stella McCartney Saskia Dress”
As a curvy fashionista I’m always on the lookout for top-designer runway looks for us plus-size ladies and even more, finding those looks on an everyday budget. Well that’s why when I recently came across this Rockin My Curves BodyCon Floor Length Dress from Chic and Curvy Boutique I literally jumped up on my feet. It so hits the look of the Stella McCartney Saskia Belted Colorblock Gown ($5,365) on the head. Celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow have been seen wearing this gown on the red-carpet and other events since it hit the runway last year. Only thing really different is that the Stella McCartney gown is sleeveless but both dresses have the illusion look and give you curves in all the right places. Plus the Chic and Curvy Dress is only $49, that’s right, you can save thousands with this look for less. Chic and Curvy even offers this dress starting in a size Small-3X. That’s right, all my ladies can get in on this one. Plus, I found a belt on the Asos website similar to the one that comes with the Stella McCartney Gown.
Now mind you I got my dress in the mail just yesterday and had just seen the gold-plated belt on the Asos website on Monday but now it’s gone. That’s one thing about Asos, when you see items that you like you betta grab them then. So being as though I can’t order the plain gold-plated belt that I wanted to get the Stella McCartney look, I added this gold and spike detail belt ($13) instead. (Please try to ignore the spikes on the belt. I tried to hide them in the pics but you get the point I’m sure). Anyway this gown is so well made with a soft jersey cotton you would really believe that you paid more than just $49 for it. Plus it also comes in the color pattern of the season black & white and also black & khaki. I’m 5’9 and wore 6 inch heels and the dress was still floor length so this is a great pick for my tall sisters. So here’s my take on the Stella McCartney re-creation…..oh and please excuse the spots on my pictures, it started sleeting when I was shooting the pics but that didn’t stop me, lol.
UPDATE: 2/26/13- The belt that I recommend from Asos to wear with this dress is now back in stock. Here’s the link here. It’s $20.
Checkout how gorgeous this model looks below in the black & khaki color:
And fashion stylist and sister to gospel group Mary Mary, Goo Goo, wearing the red & black dress like mine. This dress looks great on her curves:
you look beautiful i that dress. my prom is coming up and i would love love to wear this dress ! so would you mind to telling me the site, the site above say’s it not available.
please please i am in desperate need..
can you please tell me if there are any other stores that offer this dress… they no longer carry it on the site you have listed…thank you so much
You can also purchase the dress here: http://curvaceousboutique.3dcartstores.com/Red-Two-Shade-Maxi-Dress_p_1027.html
I just purchased this dress and was wondering do you think it fits true to size?
Yes it does. It has good stretch in the material too.
Give that dress a hug, because it’s obvious it Loves your Curves! With those hoops, belt and cuff … Perfection! 🙂
Thanks Desheca, miss you girlie
The dress is lovely and you look stunning in it. I like the way Mary, Mary’s sister looks as well. All three of you (the lady in the black/white version) are rocking it!!!!
Where did you find this dress?
The link to purchase the dress is in the blog post above
Girl U know you gonna break some necks in that!!! Sexy momma!!!