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What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats Diamonds

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots + Weekend Sales

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats DiamondsSurprise! You get a bonus outfit post on the eve of Christmas Weekend! I thought it’d be fun to share with you what I wore to my first ballet show, after-the-show shenanigans and alert you on some weekend sales!

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats DiamondsWhen Katie over at Avant Chamber Ballet reached out to me and asked if I’d like to attend a ballet show and bring some of my friends, I totally agreed for three reasons. First, I have never been to a ballet before, especially one at Christmas. Second, as a former dancer, I wanted to nerd out, haha! And lastly, I wanted my friends to experience the world of dance with me!

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats DiamondsRachie, me, Kimmy and Tori during intermission! We had to stand up because we were sitting for awhile and wanted to stretch our legs. I mean, why not use that as an opportunity for a selfie?

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats DiamondsAnd thus, an after-the-show selfie with Christmas lights behind us!

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats DiamondsAnd since Rach had the camera, she just kept clicking away.

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats DiamondsOh and apparently, after a “planned” silly photo, Tori keeps making different faces until the camera stops clicking, haha! She said that it’s her personal selfie rules, lol!

 

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats Diamonds

I hadn’t planned on taking an outfit photo, but Rachie wanted me to since all the lights were so pretty. Definitely couldn’t deny that, haha! We tried to wait awhile as a blogger was doing her own shoot.

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats Diamonds

Well, she was taking forever and Rachie was dying, haha! So Tori and Kimmy got to witness my fashion blogging shoots in-person. They were shocked at how fast Rachel and I were and made me laugh so much!

In the end, I’m happy Rachie made me take photos of what I wore to the ballet! Oh and the girl was still there shooting when we got done!

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats DiamondsJust an upclose of my makeup from the evening! Makeup details below! 😉

What I Wore to the Ballet: Floral Dress & OTK Boots | She Sweats DiamondsOutfit: Floral Dress (purchased before The Limited closed and reopened; loveee this similar dress) | Overcoat (old; similar black overcoat) | OTK Boots (affordable and very similar OTK boots) | Lace Clutch: Jason Wu x Target (old; similar lace clutch) | Elle Earrings

Makeup: Foundation for oily skin (my absolute favorite and worth the splurge! I’m shade 7!) | Undereye Concealer (quickly becoming my favorite! I’m shade Ginger) | Eyeshadow Palette (I used Elated, Chipper and Sincere) | Liquid Eyeliner (this does NOT budge!) | Eyebrow Pencil (been using this for about four years!) | Nude Lipstick in Intense Nude (one of my favorite nude lipsticks under $30; creamy and isn’t drying!) – I use all of these products daily!

Fun fact: The blogger was still shooting and she was directly behind me in these shots! Yep, Rachie is that good. We make a great team, haha! Sorry for the blurry night photos, but gotta make do with what you got, right? I can’t imagine what my photos will look like once I get my awesome camera for blogging and vlogging!

Now, onto more fun stuff for you! Here are some awesome weekend sales that are already here or are coming…FAST! Take advantage and don’t be like me where Christmas snuck up on you and you’re scrambling last minute! In my defense, I actually thought I had two weeks left. Start a gift closet NOW and thank me later!


Weekend Sales: 

NET-A-PORTER 

Offer: Up to 70% off sale; limited time only and no code necessary!

Not going to lie. I’m going to get myself another pair of APLs and nab this blue APL pair for my gift closet. Yeah, that’ll motivate me to keep working out, haha! Sidenote, my exact APL sneakers are marked down even further! Hurry, there’s only a few sizes left!

BLOOMINGDALE’S

Offer: Extra 15% off (no code necessary); promotion ends December 24th

How about some beautiful blush velvet booties as a gift for yourself a job for well done this Christmas season?

LOFT

Offer: Extra 50% off with code WRAPITUP; promotion ends December 22nd

Hardcore eyeing this star sweater! Don’t be surprised if it shows up in an outfit post in the future!

MADEWELL 

Offer: Extra 30% off with code LATEBIRD; promotion ends December 24th

Golden Goose-inspired sneakers, but for $130 rather than $400+? Yes, please!

KATE SPADE

Offer: Up to 30% off select items with code EXTRATREAT; promotion ends January 3rd 

A sleek wallet that will fit into the smallest crossbody bags. The rose gold color is perfect for all year round!

POTTERY BARN

Offer: Up to 70% off; limited time only and no code necessary!

A super soft faux fur blanket for the gift closet or since winter is coming or both!

WEST ELM

Offer: Extra 60% off; limited time only and no code necessary!

Beautiful stone and brass bookends for the bookworm in your life? Just under $60/set, these will look extremely expensive on anybody’s bookcase. You’ll get brownie points for sure!

WILLIAMS-SONOMA

Offer: Up to 75% off select items; limited time only and no code necessary! 

Marble and copper cheese board with knife for the hostesses in your life? Yep, I said hostesses because these are under $40/set!

Happy Friday and Christmas Weekend! 

A big thanks to Katie over at Avant Chamber Ballet for gifting tickets to her A Ballet Christmas Carol show! As always, thank you for supporting my partnerships! 

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