Sometimes, you just have to put aside your prejudices. Sometimes, a blogger just has to let go.
See, we’re very much on the record (over and over and over again) as people who don’t love over-the-shoulder “mermaid” hair and flat out hate almost every instance of an extended sheer hem on a skirt. But dammit, she looks really cute and kinda fabulous here. Maybe it’s because we’re also on record as people who are total suckers for a black-and-gold combo.
Are the birds and stars a bit too much? They might be, on a different wearer. But on Hailee, they take on a whimsical tone that suits her age while the dress overall allows her to be sophisticated. We don’t think we like the sleeves all that much, though.
[Photo Credit: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images, IMAXtree]