Friday, July 9, 2010

The Look for Nearly Nothing: Pink Minidress a la Elizabeth Hurley

Having been rather obsessed with pink lately, and always on the lookout for cute summer dresses, I found Elizabeth  Hurley's outfit at Valentino quite divine:

(Just a word to the wise, though; if you're not Elizabeth Hurley, bubble hems and ruffles on enormous boobs will probably not do you any favors.)

In different light the dress looks purple, but this orchid-y hot pink interpretation was the picture I was working on. So, for your clearance shopping pleasure (most are on final sale!) here are the very cutest, cheapest little pink minidresses out there:

Aren't they stunning? And soooo cheap.Sweet.

Liz paired her lovely floaty dress with some (vaguely metallic) leopard-print platforms. Leopard goes with everything and is a fantastic counterpoint to the brightly-hued dress. Check out these inexpensive (under-$35) versions (also mostly on clearance so limited sizing is an issue):

I kind of love those slutty ankle-strap ones, from a site I've never heard of called MakeMeChic... They are  'coincidentally' only still available in my size (6.5). It's like a sign, right??

I trust you can find your own clutch or use one you own (I have a leopard pony one with optional chain that I picked up at a church yard sale) but in case you want some inspiration, some of the options reminiscent of Liz's nude exotic-skin clutch, all under $40:

Enjoy these picks & let me know if you end up purchasing any of them!

Happy shopping for the look for less!


  1. Make Me Chic is a great site for finding knock-offs of the current trendy shoes. They had a nearly identical copy of Zanotti's $1,500 zipper booties for less than $50.

    I am definitely a fan of girly, feminine Barbie pink paired with an edgy leopard print. It's a fun combination. :)

  2. Hey I love this. I feel like a I have a personal "I'll-find-it-for-you-less" shopper. ^_^

  3. Those purpley leopard heels are fannnntastic!

  4. Great selection of alternatives! I can't even decide what versions I like most.

    Enter to win a $60 gift certificate from CSN!

  5. These dress are so fun! You have some wonderful looks here... I want them all! There is nothing wrong with a closet full of hot pink dresses, right? ;)


  6. these are great picks (and so reasonably priced!)

  7. SO great, and your "word to the wise" true! :)

  8. I love the leopard pumps! They can be so versatile.

  9. Ohhh I love that $15 pink dress on the bottom right corner! So cute! :)


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