Monday, June 25, 2012

eShakti Floral Maxi Dress and "Bed Bugs"

Besides playing dress up and doing dance shows,
Princess Sparkles and Pigtails really like to play with bugs.
They like to dig them up and keep them as "pets."
They even use leaves to "put them to bed."
This is not my favorite activity but as long as it keeps them busy
(and they keep them OUTSIDE)
then I'm happy they're happy.


FLORAL MAXI DRESS - c/o eShakti
LACE JACKET, BELT, SHOES - Forever 21
BRACELET - Jewelry by Cynde Daniels
PEARL CLUSTER RING - Heavenly Treasures




Today's "Inspiration Monday" from Two Birds is Michelle Trachtenberg in a maxi dress and denim jacket.  I was thrilled since I just got a new maxi dress from eShakti.  Still being in "post pregnancy" form, I decided to go with a stretchy one.  As soon as I saw this one-shoulder floral maxi, I knew this is the one I wanted!  It's the perfect length and oh so cute.  The only issue I had is it's a tad big.  I did take my measurements, but because the fabric is stretchy I could've sized down.  However, with the help of a belt, I was able to fix the situation! 

Some gorgeous dresses I'm eyeing from eShakti:






eShakti is a great online store with plenty to choose from.  What makes eShakti so special is they customize their clothing - length, sleeves, even necklines!!!  They have so many cute fabrics and styles, something for every size and shape.  I really appreciated that they asked me my height for this maxi dress and then made it accordingly!  And they're so affordable, especially right now while they're having an amazing 4th of July sale!

Pigtails and Princess Sparkles put their bugs to bed

It's so hard to find a maxi dress just the right length so it's really exciting when you find a store that will customize it for you!  Because while some little princesses like to collect bugs, I have an affinity for maxi dresses!





35 comments:

Keely said...

Gorgeous maxi! Love the bright print.

tammy Silverstyle said...

Maxi yeah! Bugs yuck!
I'm glad you are doing well and the maxi looks great you you!

Patti said...

That's a gorgeous maxi dress. And I love the pic of your girls putting the bugs to bed : >

Punctuation Mark said...

That dress is adorable!!! Love the print!

Gracey at Fashion for Giants said...

The maxi is beautiful and I LOVE that lace jacket. What a great piece!

Terri said...

But, do the bugs stay in bed?

Your maxi is simply gorgeous! Beautiful fabric.

Megan, The Frugalista Diaries said...

love the maxi on you

Xo Megan

Rebecca said...

I guess it's good that they're not afraid of bugs! That dress is really pretty.

two birds said...

That dress is so pretty! I love the bright print. You look amazing. My daughter loves bugs, too and it totally grosses me out! But I try to stay strong around her since I am happy they don't scare her as much as they do me!

ROMA AGSALUD said...

I love maxi dresses as well claire!!! :) Btw, email me :) My contact details are on my blog sidebar! :) I want to send you a tassel necklace! I believe it will look great on you!!!

LyddieGal said...

what a pretty floral maxi, love it with the blazer!
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Frannie Pantz said...

Aw! I love eShakti so much! Such a great company to work with and their clothes are such high quality! I love love LOVE this floral maxi on you Claire! You look splendid! My daughter is the opposite with bugs--she is scared of anything that moves!

Maiken said...

I definitely haven't been a fan of maxi dresses (I only own one :P) but after seeing a couple of floral ones like yours, I'm slightly changing my mind.. you look stunning! the dress really fits you and how lovely is the cute little jacket!

Maiken,
Maikeni blogi - part of me

Dear Girl Wallflower said...

wow!!!!! the dress is so elegant, i wanna have one too!

Shea said...

That is too funny--I don't think I could participate in that activity either! I love that dress though--the floral print is so pretty!

Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

Claire, that dress looks awesome on you. Its the first thing I noticed when I came upon your post in reader. eShakti always had nice dresses, but they have really upped their game with their newest collection. LOL regarding the bugs! ewwww hahaha
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Amy Fashion Blog said...

cute dress. When I saw the title of this post. I was like oh no but once I start to read the post. I find it to be cute.

Shon said...

Very lovely!! So glad to see you post. I forgot the long dress and jean part to the outfit this week! LOL I managed the floral though!

Happy Hump Day!

aki! said...

I love that your girls like bugs. That was totally me when I was little. Also, post pregnancy... what? I was gonna mention that you look beautiful in that dress. Even better than the inspiration picture.

Mugdha said...

I loooove all three of your guys' dresses! So cute! And that's crazy about the college thing! Fellow Tritons, woo!

oomph. said...

ok, this is an eshakti dress or print that i have never seen before, and i LIKE it! really pretty with the lace. i like that your girls are not afraid to get down and dirty with the bugs!

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Shannon Olson said...

I love the flower pattern, cute dress!

Whitney said...

oh! how i love a good maxi!

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

That's an adorable story! My sister and I would save worms after the rain and dig holes in the dirt for their new home relocation! LOVE this maxi it is just phenomenal- the colours are so vibrant!

Joss said...

Claire!!! I haven't been into the blogging world for long and i really missed all this stuff! i missed your blog!!!

i promise i'll be here more often! I just reopened a new blog, if you have time, please do check it out!

joss
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Pratishtha Durga said...

What a lovely maxi!!! Love that picture of the Princesses putting the bugs to bed. precious!!!

Kashaya said...

Great outfit, I love your dress. It's amazing.=)

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Teddi said...

looking feminine & romantic dear claire, in another winning outfit. the picture of your girls is a keeper. i wish the bugs would stay outside, here in nasty heat texas. i so want to visit the beach in california. sigh

Teddi said...

looking feminine & romantic dear claire, in another winning outfit. the picture of your girls is a keeper. i wish the bugs would stay outside, here in nasty heat texas. i so want to visit the beach in california. sigh

xoxo Kellz* said...

love these!!!

Rosy (of Raindrops on Rosy) said...

Wow your dress is awesome! You look so happy too :)

trishie said...

You look great in the maxi dress!

Mary Ann said...

Wow, I love this maxi dress - the print is great and you look fabulous! Thank you so much for taking a moment to stop by and say hello! ;-) Following you back, too!

Mrs. J said...

I love, want and need that maxi dress!! It looks great on you!! :)

Jumpo London said...

little baby girls very sweet in maxi dress that is wonderful to see theme.......
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