Cut It Out

This week we’ve had a long-sleeved sequin shift dress, a shimmery v-neck fit & flare dress, and now a dress with a bit more edge — a peek-a-boo dress from Allison Collection. This dress is perfect for showing a little bit of skin, but not going overboard like the sea of scantily clad ladies you always see on New Year’s Eve. Admittedly, this dress looks way better sans tights, but it was just too effing cold to try and shoot photos without!

Allison Collection Dress c/o | J.Crew Tights | Sam Edelman Booties | Capwell + Co Star Necklace, Earrings, Ring, Bracelets (one, two, three)

Photos by Lydia Hudgens

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  1. 12.27.13
    Jenna commented:

    The color of this dress is gorgeous! Also, points for not looking like you are freezing in this pictures, I know how tortuous it is to pretend it’s all nice and warm for outfit pictures in the winter – the worst!

  2. 12.27.13
    Rachelle commented:

    Love that dress and the black trims, you look gorgeous.


  3. 12.27.13
    Jessica commented:

    Sexy! I love that little peek-a-boo detail.

  4. 12.27.13
    Kimberly commented:

    LOVE the cutouts on this dress – and bravo to you for wearing it without a coat! You look gorgeous!!

  5. 12.27.13
    Katie Albury commented:

    This is gorgeous, you look stunning!

    Katie x

  6. 12.27.13
    Lauren commented:

    The hint of skin is perfect! I love you in this color too. It really suits you!

  7. 12.27.13
    Christina Storm commented:

    Wow that dress looks amazing on you!! I love how you styled it too with the booties and the statement necklace! Gorgeous!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

  8. 12.27.13
    Kristin commented:

    Love the color of this dress! You look beautiful!

  9. 12.27.13
    Meagan commented:

    This dress is too cute and so perfect for NYE!! Can’t wait to see which dress you end up wearing to ring in the new year!

  10. 12.27.13

    Love this dress, especially the cut outs! I wanted to go sans tights on Christmas because my dress looked better, but it was just way too cold!


  11. 12.27.13

    I like it with the tights! Blue and black are so nice together. I love the cutouts, perfect way of showing a little skin without going overboard, as you said. So pretty.

  12. 12.27.13
    Danielle commented:

    You look fab! Love that color blue on you!


  13. 12.27.13
    Zoe commented:

    Love, love, love this cutout dress! Great outfit.


  14. 12.27.13
    Tiffany Elam commented:

    Fab dress, Jess! Those boots are KILLER!


  15. 12.27.13
    Stylelista commented:

    That color is absolutely gorgeous on you!! LOVE IT!
    xo stylelista

  16. 12.27.13
    Vicki commented:

    Good for you for shooting these photos outside, it’s so cold out right now! Love the cutouts, just a perfect hint of skin.

    <3 Vicki

  17. 12.27.13
    Holly commented:

    absolutely love your Sam Edelman booties!

  18. 12.27.13
    Mel commented:

    The blue looks so pretty on you! I love the cut of that dress. Super cute and so stylish!

    xo Mel
    turquoise blonde

  19. 12.27.13

    Love the cutouts! That color looks fab on you <3

    xo Megan, Lush to Blush

  20. 12.28.13
    Kat commented:

    Love the cutouts, very flattering! Ohhh I like the outfit with the tights, helps with the cold and it looks super cozy!

    Ivy and Cedar


  21. 12.29.13
    Sorcha commented:

    Beautiful! I love the colour and how classy the cut outs are, just a peek-a-boo not huge plains of flesh on show! You look amazing.

  22. 12.29.13
    FatFreeFashion commented:

    Love those boots and kudos to you for not suffering without tights! Still looks fab.

  23. 12.29.13
    Abby commented:

    Such a pretty dress and that shade of blue is amazing

    xoxo One Stiletto At a Time fashion and beauty blog

  24. 12.30.13

    Love this, Jessica! You look gorgeous in cobalt! Hope you have a wonderful New Year’s! :)



  25. 12.30.13
    Ashleigh commented:

    Such a gorgeous color on you! Love it with the booties!
    ~Ashleigh {Dazzle by Day}