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Life of a Bridesmaid: Finding My Dress

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As I’ve stated before here, I’ll be standing by my boyfriend’s sister, Megan, while she says “I do” to her fiancee, Brian. I’m so stoked since it’ll be the first time I’ll be a bridesmaid in a wedding!

All of the bridesmaids will be wearing a short, black dress of their choice with gold glitter heels. It’s really awesome and stressful that I’ll have the option of what I wear. Black dresses are a staple piece in every female’s wardrobe. The problem is that I want all of the dresses! Luckily, I managed to find the perfect heel and got it during Black Friday sale week at Betsey Johnson. The shoes are perfect and fit so well. I knew going into my shopping adventure that having the shoes and trying to find a dress that matched would be a lot easier than finding the dress and struggling to find shoes that matched.

My overall budget for the entire outfit (including an accessories I might need) is $200. It might seem like a lot, but I wanted to make sure I left myself plenty of wiggle room. My grand total for my shoes (with shipping and tax included) came up to $49.93, leaving me $150.07 to work with. My goal is to find a dress under $100.

I’ve known for a while now that my dress will be purchased through Modcloth.com. I love the styles of their dresses and I know their pieces will work really well for me. Also, they currently have the best black fit & flare dresses I can find that would work for this event.

Now all that’s left for me to do is decide which one of these pretties will be coming home to me!