Tuesday, July 17, 2012

New York Cat-Walking

Salut mes amis! I'm cat-walking on top of the world (or at least on top of NYC) to present my first ever style post in collaboration with RackStyles.com* -- a brand new online clothing retailer dedicated to delivering quality designs for less, straight to your door!

Come with me to read more!

RackStyles.com specializes in dresses, tops, bottoms, shoes and even accessories for your every day needs, as well as cocktail attire for the after-hours. The website also offers tons of perks and rewards to make your shopping experience extra special.
  • Take advantage of the RackStyles "refer-a-friend" program and earn a $10 store credit every time your friend spends over $19.99 -- register today and start earning towards your next purchase
  • Earn "points" every time you shop and redeem them for credit to be used in your next purchase
  • Participate in one of RackStyle's weekly giveaways to score your own shopping spree
  • Best part: All RackStyles merchandise is 30-90% off

And now, on to the fun part!!
I'm wearing the Violetta Band-Aid Dress -- a perfect summer staple for any fun-loving (NY) city-dweller. I have to admit, because of my physique, I MUST try things on before purchasing, so I hardly ever shop online. I'm petite (5 ft 2 in) but curvy, and since most clothes are made to fit a standard figure, I often experience a hard time finding clothing, especially dresses. With this RackStyles dress, however, I am officially a believer -- it fits impeccably and is really well-made. I couldn't be more pleased with the outcome!

Bandage (Band-Aid) Dresses have been made famous by popular celebs like Blake Lively, Katy Perry, Sofia Vergara and of course, the Kardashians. The original Hervé Léger bandage dresses run into the thousands, but the dress I'm wearing is under $30, can you believe it?! 
I particularly love the playful back opening, and though it requires a backless bra or none at all, the tightly woven material of this dress gives plenty of support even for the larger busts.
Because of their tight elastic fit and excellent support capabilities, bandage dresses are ideal for curvier figures. I love the fact that this dress is form-fitting without being skimpy. It shows off some skin, but does it in a nice, delicate sort of way, so I feel totally comfortable wearing it around town.
To cover up for the evening or even take this dress into the fall season, I'm wearing a cropped three-quarter sleeve jacket (my own). This look almost has a sexy business casual effect... like I'm about to take you to an open house! lol

Shoes: Zara
Jacket: H&M
Bracelet: Banana Republic
Watch: Lacoste
Couldn't leave y'all without a couple of good ol' candids!!
Check out RackStyles.com and join me in the bandage dress parade!

I appreciate your comments and welcome all questions <3


Maryam Maquillage

Photos by: Le Var (merci!)


*The products in this post were provided by said company for my consideration and use. This is a sponsored post.

Maryam Maquillage © 2012. www.maryammaquillage.com
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