Lipgloss and Lace
July 18th, 2016
Dress: H&M (love this & this ) | Heels: Steve Madden | Bracelets: c/o Charming Charlie | Clutch: old (similar) | Glasses: old (similar)
In the 2 years that I’ve been blogging now, I’ve created a cluster of looks in my head that rank up there asΒ my all-time favorites. Whether is be the location, or the outfit itself, I have those certain few that I look back on and think “Gosh, that was good”.
Today’s post is my latest addition to that “favorites” collection, because hello…THIS DRESS. Β What a seriously great find, and shockingly it’s from H&M! The color (whichΒ is more mint in person), the cut, the way it flows…all of it is just FAB, FAB, FAB.
For now, it sits in my closet waiting for that oh-so specialΒ occasion, but I doΒ take it out every once in a awhileΒ to swoon πŸ™‚
Do you guys have that special piece that justΒ meltsΒ your heartΒ too? I’dΒ love to hear! Thank you so much for reading, and have a great week! – XO

62 responses to “A Formal Affair”

  1. The says:

    This dress is so dreamy, love the color and the flow! And so good that it’s from H&M, couldn’t tell! Xx

  2. Kelly K says:

    This dress would have been PERFECTION for the wedding I’m going to this weekend! Blue looks STUNNING on you!

  3. This is beautiful!! Defiantly a top pick in my book too!


    Whitney & Blaire

    Peaches In A Pod

  4. Amy says:

    I can totally see why this is a favorite because I was thinking the same thing. Blue on you is gorgeous and this setting is amazing!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  5. Such a stunning dress on you, gorgeous color! I can definitely see why it’s one of your favorites! Cheers to a fabulous week <3
    Green Fashionista

  6. amy says:

    It is a gorgeous dress! I love the color and the flow of the fabric. Great photography too!

  7. It is THE DRESS!!! The cut, the color, the flow, dreamy I tell ya…dreamy! And you are STUNNING in it!! You’re gonna get “WOWS” when you wear this beautiful!

  8. Jackie says:

    You look stunning in this dress! I can see why it’s your favourite… It’s amazing from the colour to the way it flows on you. This might be one of my favourite looks on you.

    xo, Jackie

  9. Nina says:

    This dress looks stunning on you, love the color.

  10. Anaivilo says:

    That dress! So elegant and just perfect for a cool feminine Summer look! πŸ˜€

  11. Rachel says:

    Gorgeous dress, gorgeous pictures!! You are so right, the cut, the color, everything is just perfect. Can’t believe it’s from H&M, what a find!! Happy Monday, Shauna!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde’s Moment

  12. Darcy says:

    You look stunning in this color!!

  13. Ally Gradley says:

    Love this dress on you and that color is amazing too!

    xo, Ally

  14. Camila says:

    You are so gorgeous girl, I love that color on you and the place looks amazing!

    Happy Monday πŸ™‚

    My Vogue Style |

  15. Jalisa says:

    This dress looks absolutely gorgeous on you, girlie! Wow! I love how light and airy it looks and the effortless vibe it gives off, so pretty! Thanks so much for sharing, beauty, and I hope you have a wonderful Monday!



  16. Shannon says:

    This dress is stunning! I love the color on you!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  17. Tamara says:

    You look like Greek Goddess in this dress Shauna! Absolutely breathtaking!


    Tamara –

  18. Meagan says:

    You look beautiful in blue! I have a one-shoulder Grecian syle dress that’s bright cobalt and I also save that for special occasions! H&M has been SO good lately! One of my favorite stores.


  19. katelyn says:

    FAB is one excellent way to describe this dress!! You look like a Grecian Goddess!!

  20. Everything about this picture has me swooning! The location, the dress, seriously you don’t take a bad picture πŸ™‚ And yes I have something like that in my closet and I finally got to wear it to a wedding it went to recently!

  21. Megan says:

    That dress is gorgeous and so are you!

  22. molly says:

    Such a gorgeous formal look! Love it.


  23. Anne says:

    The color of that dress is plain perfection! | Bloglovin’ | Instagram

  24. Deena says:

    I agree- this is one of the best you have featured. I want this whole look

  25. Laura says:

    Such a luxurious blue dress, you look wonderful.

    It flows beautifully, and its light and airy feel is a great choice for those hot Summer months!


  26. Cielo says:

    How absolutely stunning!!! I so love this gorgeous dress! =)

    – Cielo
    Mermaid in Heels

  27. Lindsey says:

    Great photos. You look beautiful!

    Love, Lindsey

  28. Jenessa says:

    Shauna! you nailed this post! The dress with the water! oh my gosh this shoot is beautiful and you look stunning!

  29. Brooke says:

    Hello gorgeous! These photos are STUNNING!

    Pumps and Push-Ups

  30. Jennifer says:

    You are a vision in this gorgeous dress! So so beautiful!

    xo, Jennifer

  31. Katie says:

    This dress is stunning! I love your photos too. You found the perfect backdrop for such a romantic dress!


  32. Katya says:

    OMG! That dress is everything! So perfect for a special occasion!

  33. Melissa says:

    I definitely have faves but yet to find one that melts my heart :0 Great dress!!

  34. Abby says:

    I think you can never go wrong with mint. This dress is amazing on you!

    Abby | Life in the Fash Lane

  35. Tina says:

    This dress flows beautifully and is such a pretty color on you!


  36. mahryska says:

    kisses from dubai ❀️

  37. Ashley says:

    Soooo gorgeous- and love that it’s an H&M find!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  38. Samantha says:

    Such a cute outfit! Love that color on you!

  39. rakhshanda says:

    You look so beautiful <3 Love the colour of your dress!!

  40. Elise says:

    This is one of my favorite looks you have ever had! Gorgeous! I can’t believe that is from H&M. just stunning Shauna!

    xx, Elise

  41. Stunning colour of the dress and all photos, too!
    They are so fluid and make me relaxed πŸ™‚

  42. Rachel says:

    Wow I didn’t know H&M made dresses this good and formal looking, very chic and lovely!
    Thanks for linking up to “Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me” today

    Rachel xo

  43. Ada says:

    In a year that I have been following and admiring your blog Shauna, this is (also) one of my favorite looks you have ever done. That baby blue maxi dress is dreamy and I love that you shot the pictures by water because it is the perfect match. I wish this dress could be found at H&M currently. Is it current?

  44. Gil Zetbase says:

    Very cool!!!

    Have a nice evening!
    Photographer Gil Zetbase

  45. VERA says:

    What a beautiful dress, you look stunning!!

    Blonde in Cashmere

  46. laura says:

    Of course this is one of your favorite because why wouldn’t it be?! Stunning all around!

  47. This dress is amazingly fabulous, Shauna! I thought the color was powder blue at first, but mint! Gorgeous!

    Luci’s Morsels | fashion. food. frivolity.

  48. This dress is so gorgeous! I’m in love with the colour and it suits you so well. You look amazing! πŸ™‚

  49. Wow you look absolutely divine. Gorgeous dress

  50. cvetybaby says:

    Wow this dress is beyond beautiful! You are such a stunner!

  51. Sheree says:

    I’m totally dying over this dress, you look like a goddess!! Gorgeous! I’d love to see you share this look on my Midweek Inspo Linkup!

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  52. Rose says:

    This dress is so beautiful and flowy!I love it.

  53. Shelly says:

    Absolutely stunning! You just rock a great flowy look flawlessly.

    Shelly||The Queen in Between

  54. michelle says:

    What a gorgeous dress & photos. I am getting Rachel Zoe vibes from this look!

  55. Yuliya says:

    This colour suits you so well x
    Yukova Blog

  56. Shaunacey says:

    H&M?!?!?! for real??? it’s STUNNING!!! I love everything about this post – the dress, the accessories, the location… you’re simply stunning!

  57. Mai says:

    I like this. Thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

    x Mai | Ohiamiht

  58. MC says:

    Gosh you are gorgeous!!! I love this dress – the color, the silhouette, everything is so pretty!

  59. The dress, the location, the pictures are all just perfect!

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!


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