Mint To Be

Hey there! Told you I’d be back today…bet you didn’t believe me huh?! This was my look for the wedding I attended last weekend. I fell in love with this dress the moment I laid eyes on it! It didn’t exactly fit at the time but I just couldn’t pass it up. Plus it was only $11…yes, I said $11. I was determined to make it work and 7 weeks later, I did!! 

Dress: Ross ~ Shoes : Betsy Johnson

Accessories : Forever 21 ~ Hair : RPG Show

This was my first time rocking a ‘Peter Pan Collar’ as well as this color and I must say that I’m a fan of both. I was really feeling myself if you couldn’t tell, lol. It’s been so long since I’ve dressed up that I almost forgot what it felt like. Maybe I should find some more weddings to attend 😉

Would you buy a dress in the wrong size for the right price or am I the only one who does that?!

Enjoy your day!




  1. June 12, 2013 / 15:01

    OMG! I am loving this dress. That color looks great on you. I asked you on youtube a while back about the distance you were from Nashville because I was there a couple of weeks ago and I would have love to have meet you. I have family in Nashville. I have been watching your vlogs for a long time or since you've been vlogging and we have so much in common till it's crazy. You are such a great person and I pray that God continues to bless you and your family.


    • June 18, 2013 / 15:34

      Aww, thank you! We're only about 2 hours from Nashville…I hope you enjoyed your time there 😉 Thank you so much for watching, we really appreciate it 😉

  2. June 12, 2013 / 15:06

    Gabe it is really cute on you and I buy wrong sized dresses all the time…Hey you can always tweak something. Love the color.

    • June 18, 2013 / 15:34

      Good to know I'm not the only one, lol.

  3. June 12, 2013 / 20:47

    Yes ma'am, Gabe! You are working that dress, mommy. Let me tell you that you've always been gorgeous but it seems like you've taken it up even more. I aint mad! LOL.

    Yes I buy things in the wrong size quite often, especially when the price is right.. I will make it work some kind of way 🙂

    • June 18, 2013 / 15:36

      Hey Mandi! Thank you, that is the sweetest thing. I'm trying to step it up a little bit – LOL 😉

  4. June 12, 2013 / 21:21

    Love the title. It totally fits the story behind it.
    I've never been a fan of anything too close to my neck but it looks great on you. And this color is "mint" for darker skin tones.:-) Its such a great accent color against brown!

    Yes, the smart ones will… It worked out great. As always you look beautiful! Enjoy seeing your style combos! <3

  5. June 12, 2013 / 21:59

    Gorgeous color on you! And your legs look great!

  6. June 12, 2013 / 23:55

    You look amazing. And I love the way the black looks against that blue.

  7. June 13, 2013 / 23:52

    That dress color looks fab on you!

  8. Anonymous
    June 14, 2013 / 03:22

    Love the entire look! What is the name of the VS lipgloss that you use?

    • June 18, 2013 / 15:37

      Thanks! I only wear the clear lipgloss from VS. It's mint something in a white tube.

  9. CinderellaSpa
    June 14, 2013 / 05:18

    Gabe LOVE LOVE the dress n color looks great on you. My only suggestion would have been to have worn a thin blk belt to accentuate your waist line even better. you know how they have those thin belt's with a tiny bow on the front? But you are looking gorgeous DOLL:)

    • June 18, 2013 / 15:39

      Ooh that would have been pretty cute! 'm usually all about wearing belts around the waist but I didn't even think about one with this dress. I'll have to remember that for the next time. Thanks for the suggestion 😉

  10. June 18, 2013 / 00:03

    I loooove Peter Pan collars. The look is so classic to me. Love it and love the color! I was looking forward to you wearing this after you mentioned in your haul video you were planning to wear it to the wedding! Glad it worked out!

  11. June 29, 2013 / 22:36

    You look gorgeous! Love your dress!

    It depends. If I know it's a matter of a few pounds here and there but if it's going to take a lot of work to wear it then I wouldn't buy it. It completely worked for you though. Great find!

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