Eclectically feminine style by Mary Gui

Black Midi Dress & Unique Valentine’s Day Accessories

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If you’re tired of the traditional Valentine’s Day outfit of pink and red, consider a romantic black midi dress instead. I loved this shoot and kind of felt like a black widow in this dress, and there were so many good pictures it was hard to choose (hence the more photos than usual in this post). I definitely had a vision to shoot this sheer dress by the rocks on the water, and I’m so happy that it came out just the way I wanted. This black dress is from the Who What Wear x Target collection and is only $36.99 Yup, it’s hard to believe isn’t it?! All the details make this dress so special, from the sheer polka dot print to the ruffle sleeve detail. It’s just the right mix of romantic and classic, and is perfect for the girl who wants to stand out on Valentine’s Day.

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Like the dress, I chose super affordable, yet unconventional Valentine’s Day accessories to complete the look. This outfit is actually really all about the accessories in terms of everything coming together as a “look.” I chose a quaint novelty handbag from Shop LC that has a bohemian vibe to it, and the best part is the bag is only $9.99. No joke you guys, this unique handbag is the price of a sandwich in NY! I love how small the bag is, giving any outfit a dainty and ladylike feel. For a touch of sparkle, I also went with rose gold earrings, which are $19.99 from Shop LC. If you’re wondering what this Shop LC site is, it is essentially a home shopping site like HSN, but with way more affordable pieces. I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the pieces, as well as the unique designs. Lucky for you, you can use the coupon code “layersofchic30” to get 30% off your entire purchase until 2/28.
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To add an additional boho chic vibe, I layered two necklaces, one with celestial charms, and the other a rose gold initial necklace. I added my evil eye ring in black that just goes so perfectly with the dress, as well as a white marble bracelet from Gamarrow. I completed the outfit with vintage-inspired oxfords to keep with the delicate, feminine vibe. LayersofChic Black Midi Dress beach style LayersofChic Black Midi Dress valentine's day accessories shop LC LayersofChic Black Midi Dress under $50 outfitLayersofChic Black Midi Dress feminine fashion blog

Shop the Look:

Dress: Who What Wear x Target
Bag: Shop LC (30% off with code layersofchic30)
Shoes: Royal Vintage
Earrings: Shop LC (30% off with code layersofchic30)

Thanks for reading,

*This post is in collaboration with Shop LC. As always, all views and opinions expressed are my own.


15 comments so far.

15 responses to “Black Midi Dress & Unique Valentine’s Day Accessories”

  1. Molly says:

    I LOVE midi-length dresses and I can’t get over how cute this black one is!

  2. Tiia says:

    Really cute midi dress ! 🙂 Thank you for sharing these accessories, tips.. 🙂

  3. I usually hate midi-length dresses, but on you it looks gorgeous! Love the polka dot sleeves, too!

  4. Fantastic dress… I cannot get over that it’s from Target!

  5. Kasey says:

    Wow I am OBSESSED with this midi dress and bag. You are killing it with this look! Need to buy both things now.


  6. Madison says:

    I usually am not a fan of mid length either, but you seriously just inspired me. Already have my online shopping carts full.

  7. Arunas says:

    Black is magic. You look amazing!

  8. What a gorgeous shoot location and such a fun dress!!

  9. Cat Chiang says:

    These photos are gorgeous, and so is your outfit! I especially love your shoes.

  10. Sara Nichols says:

    This dress is beautiful! Would be perfect for spring weddings as well!

  11. Jenny says:

    Wow, this dress is so pretty on you!

  12. This just made me realize that I have no idea what I’m wearing for Valentines day. That bag is so special!

  13. Sara says:

    That bag is adorable, and I love your shoes, too!

  14. Loving this look! Those sheer sleeves!!!

  15. Such a pretty dress! I love the mesh lace!

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