Shades of Pink

- Outfits


When I was contacted by eShakti to do a review on one of their products, I was thrilled! I have seen lots of blogger buddies posting outfits in their beautiful dresses, skirts, tops and jackets and couldn’t wait to try something out for myself.

Picking out something from eShakti was not an easy task though… there are tons of gorgeous options from staple jackets, to unique patterns and retro style dresses. Since the holidays were coming up, I opted for a dress that had an embellished bodice full of sparkle. This silver sparkle sheath dress  arrived at my apartment the day before a fancy dinner with my boyfriend’s boss, so I immediately decided to dazzle in this dress!


Unfortunately we didn’t get any pictures that night, so when taking pictures for the blog, I started thinking forward to Valentine’s Day! A little sparkle is always okay in my mind, especially during the winter months (it just makes you feel better) so I thought why not pair the dress with some shades of pink, including my raspberry-colored coat and my pink reflective pumps. I of course had to add a touch of MAC Love Forever to have an all around pink outfit. This would be a great choice for Valentine’s Day at work or date night!

A Review: I am very impressed with the quality of the dress. I have only lost a couple sequins and the lining on the inside is wonderful. The fit is amazing as well! The sparkles highlight the smallest part of the body and the length is perfect.  I usually wear dresses just above the knee, but the extra length really gives this dress a classy, fancy feel. I would certainly recommend this dress to you and eShakti as an online retailer if you are looking for a new place to shop! I will definitely be ordering from them in the future! You can pay a little extra for a custom fit by placing in your measurements too!




Silvered Touch Dress c/o eShakti (Available here) :: Coat, Victoria’s Secret (Similar here, Last seen here) :: Pumps, Rachel by Rachel Roy (Similar here and here Last seen here) :: Lipstick, MAC Pro Longwear in Love Forever! (Available here, Last seen here)

Disclosure: eShakti provided the dress seen in the photos free of charge.  I was not paid to write this post and all opinions are my own.

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    January 9, 2013 at 6:46 AM

    The dress is so cute! I got a blazer from them that will be up on the blog in a couple of weeks.

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    Laura @ Chaotic Domestic
    January 9, 2013 at 7:01 AM

    Gorgeous coat and dress. I love the sparkle at the waist of the dress!

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    January 9, 2013 at 7:20 AM

    This dress is amazing! You look so chic. Love it paired with pink.


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    Ashley Tarkington
    January 9, 2013 at 1:46 PM

    Love that dress and the way you styled it with pink!

    xo Ashley

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    January 9, 2013 at 7:51 AM

    Love that dress! The sparkly detailing is gorgeous 🙂

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    January 9, 2013 at 7:57 AM

    That is such a gorgeous dress with the sequin detail at the waist!

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    January 9, 2013 at 8:05 AM

    That dress looks stunning on you! Love it!

    xo Olivia
    This Looks Good On You

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    January 9, 2013 at 9:11 AM

    I love that coat–I recently picked up a J. Crew skirt in a similar color, and it’s such a lovely shade! Also, that dress is fab on you, you look gorgeous!

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    January 9, 2013 at 9:44 AM

    Love your coat.mi need to branch out with my coat colors.

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      January 9, 2013 at 9:46 AM

      Elle, I started branching out with coat colors my freshman year in college. Something about wearing a bright color made me feel better about walking across campus in below zero weather 😉

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    two birds
    January 9, 2013 at 9:46 AM

    it looks so pretty on you! i love the classic feel of it, and it really accentuates your beautiful curves!

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    January 9, 2013 at 9:52 AM

    love the sparkly waist (sooo flattering!) and all of the pink!

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    Bethie the Boo
    January 9, 2013 at 10:09 AM

    Great dress! I love the sparkle and the look of it paired with the pink. I have one dress from eShakti and I was pretty impressed with them.

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    January 9, 2013 at 10:13 AM

    I’m in love with everything about this outfit! The dress is beautiful and fits you wonderfully! I totally agree that the sequins highlight your waist nicely and paired with your hot pink coat and heels adds a little fun to the classy outfit! So pretty!

    xo jen

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    January 9, 2013 at 10:58 AM

    Love your pink jacket over that dress – so pretty!

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    January 9, 2013 at 11:27 AM

    That dress with that coat is perfection!

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    January 9, 2013 at 1:11 PM

    Beautiful! Love the pink! xo, Julie

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    Always Maylee
    January 9, 2013 at 2:19 PM

    What a pretty dress and it looks perfect on you! And I have a coat that is almost identical to yours! 🙂

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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    Ani Na
    January 9, 2013 at 8:40 PM

    Rachel, you look more and more beautiful everytime I look at your post, o enjoyable and inspiring. That dress is made for you and you so feminine and sophiticated in that embellished shift dress. The pink coat gives it the perfect pop of colour, Hope you have a wonderful 2013, cant wait to see more pots of you.

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    A's Fashion Files
    January 9, 2013 at 2:43 PM

    I think the dress you picked out is really lovely! And that pink coat goes really nicely with it.

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    January 9, 2013 at 4:05 PM

    Rachel, I love the sparkle on the dress, and how it’s placed on the dress. Very unique:)

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    January 9, 2013 at 9:08 PM

    love the coat!!! xO!

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    January 9, 2013 at 9:35 PM

    Did you do the thing where they make it to your measurements or is this a standard size? cause the fit is fab on you.

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    January 9, 2013 at 10:40 PM

    Stunning dress and LOVE the colour of your jacket. Matching shoes are fantastic as well.
    x Kirsty

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    molly @ still being molly
    January 9, 2013 at 10:59 PM

    rachel that dress is really stunning on you. seriously. and the pops of pink are perfect!

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    January 10, 2013 at 1:56 AM

    Hi Rachel! That dress is gorgeous! It has the right amount of sparkle:)! Thank you so much for visiting my blog! Would you like to follow each other on bloglovin and facebook?

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    Antonella C'est moi
    January 10, 2013 at 3:29 AM

    amazing dress and you’re fab!!kisses

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    laura @ twelve by six
    January 10, 2013 at 8:42 AM

    That dress is absolutely gorgeous on you, and that coat (!!) – love this whole look!

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    January 10, 2013 at 9:26 AM

    Super pretty and I love your pink coat!

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    January 10, 2013 at 10:40 AM

    So pretty Rachel!! Love the jacket and the sparkles.

    Red Soles and Red Wine

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    January 10, 2013 at 2:44 PM

    What a gorgeous dress! It fits you like a glove and I just love the added sparkle! I’ve never ordered from eShakti but I will definitely check it out. GORGEOUS coat too. I just bought a bright pink one and want to wear it everyday because the colour is so pretty!

    xo Jenny

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    Jacquelyn Giardina
    January 11, 2013 at 8:10 PM

    you look gorg in that dress! & love the pink accessories!

    xo Jackie
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    January 11, 2013 at 5:25 PM

    Amazing post!! 🙂


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    January 11, 2013 at 8:45 PM

    Amazing color palette! you look super elegant and chic!
    Kisses from Miami,

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    Megan, The Frugalista Diaries
    January 12, 2013 at 9:34 AM

    love the pink
    Xo Megan,

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    January 12, 2013 at 6:51 PM

    dang girl, that dress fits you like a glove!

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    January 12, 2013 at 8:05 PM

    This dress is so fantastically beautiful! You really worked it girl!



    Southern (California) Belle

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    January 12, 2013 at 9:29 PM

    beautiful look and love the pop of pink in this outfit

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    Tasia of Ruffles & Sequins
    January 13, 2013 at 8:22 AM

    Gorgeous coat, Rachel! That color is so flattering on you 🙂

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    Jenna @ Demure in Diamonds
    January 13, 2013 at 6:03 PM

    OMGG I love this gorgeous color on you!! It looks beautiful against your hair color and skin tone!! The pink coat is just perfect with it. Loveee!

    XO Jenna

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    January 13, 2013 at 6:21 PM

    I love this dress!! The longer length really does give a classy touch and it would be so perfect for a romantic Valentines at a nice restaurant 🙂

    xoxo Alison

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    January 14, 2013 at 2:36 PM

    Love your dress. So pretty!!


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    January 15, 2013 at 2:35 PM

    Such a cute dress!

    XO Nat
    Nat in Love

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    Mary Claire Cook
    January 15, 2013 at 10:24 PM

    cute girl! that lipstick looks amazing on you@ Thanks for stopping by my blog, I would love to follow each other if you are interested 🙂

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    barefoot duchess
    January 18, 2013 at 1:21 PM

    Love it! All of it!! The coat is AWESOME

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    January 19, 2013 at 6:11 PM

    Loving your blog! So simple and colorful! Love your pup too! She's adorable!

    Love Amie x.

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    Love Is A Little Number
    January 20, 2013 at 10:19 PM

    I was offered a dress from eshakti as well, and now I wish I would have gotten this one! you look gorgeous in it. also, I found your blog via LC. 🙂 now following you on bloglovin, twitter, and FB!


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