New Year's Eve 2

New Year's Eve 2

Dress and Necklace- Forever 21 // Tights- Target
Wedges- Love Label c/o Very.com // Lipstick- MAC Ruby Woo

New Year's Eve 3

New Year's Eve 1


There’s always a lot of pressure to find the perfect outfit to wear on New Year’s Eve. I tried on many sparkly and sequined options, but none of them were a hit for me. Then I veered off in a completely different direction with this mint green lace minidress. I absolutely love the color and although it’s far too short for me to wear to work, I can see myself wearing this again for a party or an event.

I was also thrilled to have my friend Wambura visiting the city for NYE. She looked fantastic in her sparkly black peplum top and sleek back pants (I especially loved the studded detail on the pockets). In the last photo we of course had to snap a quick roommate picture since Kiet was looking rather dapper as well.

Tell me: What did you wear on New Year’s Eve?

  • Looking gorge, love the lace dress


  • I love lace…and i love this dress. And i like how you added a bit of sparkle to it with the necklace. Your hair looks beautiful as well.


    • Thanks so much Heather! I knew I wanted to wear this necklace so I kind of kept that in mind while I was shopping :)

  • Love this dress! It’s not the typical NYE outfit but you still got some sparkle in there ;)

    • Thanks Kim! Haha, yes, had to throw a little sparkle in! :)

  • Definitely a fresh look for NYE! Glad you had a good one. I just stayed in, as per usual.

  • fun dress. Love the color!
    Happy 2013!



    • Thank you Nancy! Happy 2013 to you too!

  • Double lace! Damn your place was fashionable on NYE!

    • Haha, you’re right- double lace! :)

  • Jessica

    I love your mint lace dress. It is unexpected but I think that makes it even better. And I love your friend’s peplum top.

    Tracy @
    Sunny Days and Starry Nights

    • Thank you Tracy! And I love my friend’s peplum top too- I totally want to steal it from her! ;)

  • You look so fancy! I have stopped in Forever 21 recently but didn’t really shop. I need a shopping day there soon!

    • When I bought this dress I hadn’t been to a Forever 21 in months and the one in my hometown is huge, so I think I spent a grand total of about 4 hours in there! There were having a major sale though so I walked away with a lot of good deals :)

  • krystal/www.avillagetown.com

    happy new year to you!! we stayed with some friends and played games all night, so fun! no outfit pressure there :)

    • That sounds like an awesome night! Happy New Year to you and your family Krystal! :)

  • tia_cherie

    Gorgeous dress and you’re hair looks incredible.


    • Aww, thank you Imogen!

  • I love that pretty lace dress on you – and from F21?! What a score!

    • Yep, from Forever 21! I love when I find something there that looks more luxe than it really is :)

  • Katherine

    The mint dress is gorgeous on you :) Loving mint this season!


    • Thanks Kat! Me too- I can’t get enough of mint. I also bought a mint cardigan on the same trip!