rStheCon River Island Cocktail Party | Black Pleated Maxi

Yesterday I shared the outfit I wore for day time meetings and networking. Today I am back sharing the outfit I wore for the River Island cocktail party. After a busy day, I was definitely ready to kick back with friends and hang out! The weather had been a little iffy all day, but come time for the party Dallas really decided to get crazy. It down poured harder than I have ever seen. But, we were all ready to have some fun, so we took the risk and ran (in heels and dresses, no less) across the street to the event under umbrellas to make it happen! 
Unfortunately, it was raining and lightening so much we had to be moved back across the street to The Joule Hotel. Imagine 200 girls in heels and dresses running through a river (basically…) to get back to the hotel. It was all in good fun and we all couldn’t stop laughing about it. A few of us continued the party and grabbed dinner and drinks together and hung out! Even though the cocktail party didn’t work out as planned, it was still wonderful to be in the company of so many bloggers and to continue to catch up and have fun.
Anyways, I absolutely love this black pleated maxi. It’s a little different than any of the other maxi dresses I own. It flows so beautifully when walking and most importantly it’s comfortable (and has pockets…bonus!) I threw on a chunky statement necklace to add a little pop of color. P.S. Happy Cinco de Mayo! Anyone have any big plans? I plan on grabbing a margarita (or two) and mexican with a friend today to celebrate. 
You can see my other #rStheCon looks here: Pool party, Day one. More to come this week! Thanks for stopping by. xx

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  1. Nothing better than a good maxi! This one is so fun – love it with the shoes. Happy Cinco!!!


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  2. That dress is gorgeous!


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  3. This is a gorgeous dress and I love it with the bright jewelry!


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  4. Natali wrote:

    You look absolutely enchanting in this maxi dress! This whole outfit is so elegant and ethereal!

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  5. I know exactly the day you are talking about in Dallas! It was torrential! You looked fab though! 🙂

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  6. Hanna Lei wrote:

    The shoe and dress combo are perfect! –Hanna Lei

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