Last night, I went to a party at my friend's house, and I decided to try and once again squeeze into my favorite dress. I purchased it at Topshop in 2004 while studying abroad in Dublin, Ireland. I have always loved shirtdresses, and this struck me as perhaps the best I've ever laid eyes on. After a year or two of feeling like it didn't fit, I tried it on and was surprised to find that it worked just great!
This dress always reminds me of my boyfriend Robert, pictured, because I was wearing it a lot during the time I met him and when we started dating. This dress holds many fond memories: two unforgettable nights dancing out on the town in Dublin, senior year festivities in college, a kick-ass Stephen Malkmus show, and a trip to the UFO museum in Roswell, New Mexico. What a dress!
I paired it with an old belt from American Eagle and these mary janes from modcloth: