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23 July 2009

Blake Lively Cavalli Dress

Blake Lively Cavalli Dress 2

Blake Lively Cavalli Dress Back

Breathtakingly s t u n n i n g .

I must say that I am fairly impressed with Miss Lively. The Cavalli dress was an unbelievable choice, the styling absolutely impeccable. Wavy, signature blonde locks, smokey eyes, a pinky-nude lip accessorized with a touch of jewelry and platform sandals. Exactly how I would have worn it (should I ever own the to-die-for dress), save the blonde locks. Do substitute the dark brown hair, darlings.

And might I add that I am head-over-heels in love with this dress. In a sea of cutout and/or mesh dresses, this Cavalli number is truly the classiest of them all. The front implements quite the sophisticated, if not conservative cut: three-quarter length sleeves and a just-above-the-knee length are my favorites (and most flattering on yours truly). The black mesh inserts at the waist in triangular cutouts are most sensual in the best way possible, accentuating the wearer’s hourglass figure and adding a touch of modernity with edginess.

Then turn around, dahling. First the profile makes for a lovely peek at skin. Then the entire back is revealed. This, my loves, is my dream freakum dress. Indisputably sophisticated, utterly sexy.

(Roberto, darling, do send one my way.)


La C.

55 Comments leave one →
  1. 23 July 2009 10:05 pm

    mm agreed! I’m totally digging the sheer cut outs, lately. I await the day that I can wear something like that and the day I can get my hands on it!

  2. 23 July 2009 10:22 pm

    Great photos. She is so gorgeous. Very stylish. I love these. Thanks for posting them. Have a wonderful Friday and weekend. Cheers!

  3. 23 July 2009 10:35 pm

    really stunning! love the mesh detail of the back. Have a great Friday!

  4. 23 July 2009 10:42 pm

    I couldn’t agree with you more on this one!

  5. 23 July 2009 10:46 pm

    realllly nice. i love your description…all of a sudden you made me a believer! 🙂

  6. 23 July 2009 10:47 pm

    TOTALLY a Freakum dress! 🙂

  7. 23 July 2009 11:05 pm

    Blake Lively would look divine in a paper bag; though this dress is stunning – I think I’m in love. 🙂

  8. 23 July 2009 11:27 pm

    Gorgeous look! I love white dresses – they’re always oh-so-chic and make even those who are quite pale appear at least slightly tan!

  9. 23 July 2009 11:39 pm

    I NEED this dress , too. It’s perfection!

  10. 24 July 2009 12:42 am

    OMG! Blake solely makes this fab dress come alive as you do with your incredibly fab description ! ! !

  11. 24 July 2009 12:49 am

    She most definitely makes more right moves than wrong. Love the simple necklace. Very well played.

  12. 24 July 2009 12:59 am

    I adore Blake Lively – her fashion choices are always on point, as proven by this beautiful choice in attire! I am absolutely drooling over this dress. Monsieur Cavalli est tres magnifique! 😉

  13. 24 July 2009 1:57 am

    obvi i agree.i posted this look a few days ago. i really believe miss lively’s been picking great stuff lately. i love the pink micheal kors she wore to the cfda’s too.

    as for my ysl ring, that’s what made me buy it. i saw that net-a-porter only had a few sizes, i freaked and made the impulse buy. i didn’t want to wait, it sellout and then i pine over it forever like the tie dye suede miu miu bag and the fringed mulberry i’m always searching for on ebay. you could always try a department store.

    • 24 July 2009 1:58 am

      Allison: Agreeeeed!

      cindy: I do too! As of late her red carpet looks have been amazing! And I totally missed when Net-a-porter restocked it! I’m still on the hunt for it – I refuse to give up!

  14. 24 July 2009 3:23 am

    Agreed. The world would be a better place if you (oh and me too) owned this dress. Absolutely beautiful. I recently cut up one of my black dresses in an attempt to recreate a similar cutout. Doesn’t even come close. Damn you Blake! 🙂

    • 24 July 2009 3:24 am

      Krystal Bick: Hahahah the world would be a better place if you and I owned the dress! (: And agreed. Damn you Blake. (;

  15. 24 July 2009 3:48 am

    Great choices, BUT I must admit that when I first saw the pictures I was mostly impressed by the shoes! They’re very feminine but at the same time rock and a little edgy! Perfection!

  16. 24 July 2009 4:17 am

    Such a beautiful!


  17. 24 July 2009 4:43 am

    Wow amazing dress indeed!

  18. 24 July 2009 6:06 am

    Stunning, both shoes and dress!

  19. 24 July 2009 8:05 am

    The dress is nice and fits her (I remeber her look at MET Gala, totally wrong). Maybe I would have opted for a different shoe.
    Lucy =)

    • 24 July 2009 8:06 am

      Lucy: Oo, I do remember that as well – the fit was hardly flattering on her! I perhaps would have opted for a different shoe as well, but it doesn’t clash too horribly!

  20. 24 July 2009 8:36 am

    She’s so stylish!

  21. 24 July 2009 9:31 am

    Love the dress also!! She looks gorgeous in it~ 😀

  22. 24 July 2009 11:21 am

    This dress is so alluring!

  23. 24 July 2009 11:45 am

    It looks absolutely amazing!

  24. 24 July 2009 11:54 am

    Sexy white dress! Love the sheer cuts, too.

  25. 24 July 2009 12:27 pm

    I adore cut-out dresses, I think I need one in my life! =D And I really like Blake’s look here, she always looks lovely!


  26. 24 July 2009 12:27 pm

    she got it right this time! love the whole look!


  27. 24 July 2009 1:00 pm

    The dress is stunning! I also love the way you placed the photos; the way you first see the front and later the back.
    There’s one thing I don’t like; the little necklace. I think her outfit looked better without.

  28. 24 July 2009 1:13 pm

    She looks absolutely.. DROP DEAD GORGEOUS!!!! That little sheer bit is SO sexy!!!

  29. jessica permalink
    24 July 2009 1:15 pm

    I am a big fan of her. She is a natural beauty. Doesn’t have to try too hard and I love that. These photos are fantastic and so are her shoes :p


  30. 24 July 2009 1:25 pm

    she’s beautiful! even better with that tan!!

  31. 24 July 2009 1:33 pm

    She has lovely legs. Lovely hands, too. 🙂

  32. 24 July 2009 1:42 pm

    Amazing! I love how elegant and at the same time sexy it is! The back is almost completely open but still it’s not tacky or vulgar ^^ I wish I could afford Cavalli dresses ^^

  33. 24 July 2009 2:18 pm

    ive been loving anything with cuts outs lately, this is a gorgeous dress

  34. 24 July 2009 2:29 pm

    Wow! She looks totally perfect in this dress! LOve her shoes as well:)

  35. kingpinseo permalink
    24 July 2009 2:48 pm

    Cavalli is a genius! That dress is stunning! ♥

  36. 24 July 2009 4:49 pm

    wow gorgeous, and you’re right…perfectly styled!

  37. 24 July 2009 5:06 pm

    Ooooh I love Blake Lively! She is so amazing! Looks so effortless, like she slipped into the dress + shoes, shake her head and was ready within ten minutes at all…..
    ENVIOUS! 😉 No – *drool*
    Have a great weekend, sweetie!!
    Much love, S.

  38. 24 July 2009 11:37 pm

    love this as well, its an amazingly well made and designed dress:) and thanks for linkinh dear, adding you now!


  39. 25 July 2009 4:24 am

    I love blake ♥

  40. 25 July 2009 1:50 pm

    OMG she wears it really well.

  41. 25 July 2009 5:41 pm

    Holy cow, I can’t believe I almost missed this one. Her dress is too hot for words!

  42. 25 July 2009 6:32 pm

    LOVE her dress! She looks beautiful !

  43. 25 July 2009 7:30 pm

    This is the best I’ve seen her look yet! So effortless and beautiful! x

  44. 25 July 2009 10:55 pm

    Fierce! Blake owns that dress!

  45. 26 July 2009 12:34 am

    Wow, I’m not usually a fan of Blake Lively but she is looking edgy and classy at the same time in that dress!

    Thanks for your lovely comments btw =)

  46. 26 July 2009 12:37 pm

    gorgeous! exactly my kind of dress – modest in the front, sexy and fun in the back.

  47. 26 July 2009 2:50 pm

    Even if it’s Cavalli and I’m allergic to Cavalli this is so well done ! Blake manages to make white making her look thinner ! Stunning and sexy !

    p.s: for the giveaway I’ll try tomorrow or the day after x)

  48. 27 July 2009 12:59 am

    Another perfect look from Blake…seriously can she do any wrong?! Love it!

  49. 27 July 2009 7:09 am

    It’s an awesome dress indeed, she looks lovely once again. I hope Roberto got your message 🙂

    • 27 July 2009 7:10 am

      la flore et la faune: It is a wonderful idea! (:

      anywhere I lay my head: I wish I had that shade of hair color! It’s the prettiest brown-red!

      Dexter: I do hope he got my message too … (;

  50. 28 July 2009 8:29 pm

    I don’t know what it is about her but it always looks like the clothes are wearing her!

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