Often times I find myself shying away from bold funky prints simply because I don’t feel every person can pull them off well. I am more a “playing it safe” kind of gal and prefer to mix solids with bright colored accessories to make a statement. But, there’s always exceptions to the rule right? Well I couldn’t help but fall head over heels in love with the Heartbreaker Monique Birdy Aqua Dress as it was just too damn cute to resist. As soon as JBR Clothing announced it’s arrival, I placed my order.
Available in sizes XS-2X in a variety of colors & prints ~ MSRP $80-96USD
I have to compliment Heartbreaker on their sizing consistency throughout their various styles, if you follow the size chart you are sure to get the right fit. Being my first Monique dress, I opted to order it in Medium based on my experience with the Beverly, Aimee, and so on. To my surprise, the bust was more snug due to the high bateau neckline and side zipper. I would highly recommend sizing up if you are considerably busty; go by your biggest measurements as the cotton has no stretch. Please bear in mind, my bust is 36″ which is the max for the size Medium. The Monique features the signature Heartbreaker A-line style, perfect for those days when you’re not feeling the wiggle or circle dresses. The matching tie belt is perfect to give the illusion of a nipped in waist. At 5′-4″ tall, the skirt length falls perfectly below the knee and pairs well with heels or flats.
What I adore the most goes without saying, the cute little bird print; you can’t not be happy while wearing this dress. I opt to wear mine on the days I feel lack luster getting ready for work as it always brightens my day. The Monique is very comfortable and suitable for many occasions. I truly enjoy the A-line styles as they are versatile for everyday wear. Of all the dresses in my closet, my Heartbreaker Aimee, Beverly and now Monique get the most love.
Accessorizing the Beverly is easy…pair it with your favorite pumps or flats and you’re ready to go. I find less is more when you’re wearing a bold print. A little hair flower will add a finishing touch and not take away from your ensemble. The Monique in Birdy Aqua looks fabulous with nude pumps and a little cardigan on those cooler nights. Two of my favorites colors are teal and orange, who knew they would look so perfect together!
If the bold prints are not your cup of tea, the Monique is also available in 30 different colors and prints! There is definitely something for everyone. Don’t be afraid to venture out of your comfort zone once in a while; you’ll never get the chance to fall in love with some of the most amazing fashions.