How I'd Wear It: Long Velvet Dress

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The great thing about this dress is that you can either keep it formal or go in a completely different direction and go full on goth or grunge with it. I guess I kind of landed somewhere in the middle with the dangly silver earrings and combat boots! The funny thing is that this is exactly the kind of dress I would've worn to a formal dance when I was in high school. One of my prom dresses had a sheer mesh panel across the front and another dress I wore had a velvet top cut exactly like this one. Maybe that's why I was so drawn to this dress. What do you think? Would you keep it classy or grunge it up?

Vintage Dress: Fiery Finish Vintage / Earrings: Maureen Gallagher (I don't think she makes these anymore) / Bracelet: Target / Boots: Shoe Carnival