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Fabulous Find of the Week: Walmart Royal Blue Dress


I’ve been really obsessed with royal blue lately. It’s a vibrant color that’s universally flattering – what more can you really ask for?

That’s why, when I saw this royal blue dress from Walmart for only $12, I was in HEAVEN. The ribbon belt is a little plain, but that’s an easy fix – swap it out for one of your favorites and style away! Here’s some fashion inspiration.

The Dress

Walmart cobalt blue dress
Knit Dress w/ Bow Ribbon Front – $12 at Walmart

Outfit Inspiration

Outfit 1

Walmart Blue Dress Outfit 1: Coral sandals, leopard belt, round sunglasses, gold cuff bracelet
Dress, Belt, Sandals, Sunglasses, Bracelet

This seems like the perfect spring outfit to me – a cute, flirty dress, a pop of color, and an awesome pair of sunnies. Sub the belt out for this awesome leopard print one. Then just add pretty sandals and a cool piece of statement jewelry and enjoy the beautiful spring weather!

Outfit 2

Walmart Blue Dress Outfit 2: Brown ankle boots, printed scarf, gold metallic skinny belt
Dress, Scarf, Booties, Belt

This look is a little more subdued, but equally cool and seasonally appropriate. Don’t put away those ankle boots just yet – throw them on with this dress and add an indie-inspired scarf for a cool, boho chic type of look. Finish it off with a fun belt, like this amazing gold metallic one. Rock this look on campus and you’re sure to be noticed!

Outfit 3

Walmart Blue Dress Outfit 3: Black blazer, black skinny belt, flatform sandals, statement necklace
Dress, Blazer, Belt, Shoes, Necklace

Royal blue SCREAMS sophistication to me – so that’s why this dress was so fun to dress up for a hot night on the town. For this look, I added a fitted black blazer and an awesome pair of black flatform sandals. A simple black leather belt cinches you in and an eye-popping statement necklace adds some color and interest to your otherwise classically chic look.

Your thoughts?

So there you have it: three ways to rock this amazingly simple, vibrant dress. Go get it now – I have a feeling it’s going to go fast!

Now I want to know what you think – how would YOU style this simple dress? Are you obsessed with cobalt blue? Do you usually swap the belts out on dresses that come with them? Tell us in the comments!

Posted on on March 26, 2012 / Filed Under: Shopping / Tags: , , , , ,

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10 Responses to “Fabulous Find of the Week: Walmart Royal Blue Dress”

  1. 1
    March 26th, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    The color and shape are lovely, but it looks so short :(

  2. 2
    March 26th, 2012 at 4:32 pm

    Love the royal blue color!! Definitely can be dressed up with a different belt. Yeah it does look short but tights can help.

  3. 3
    March 26th, 2012 at 4:46 pm

    Those flatforms at the last look really give an edginess to the outfit. It would be SO typical to wear your regular and basic pumps with the whole thing. But the flatforms just really add a funky, different, and awkward feel (in a good way!).

  4. 4
    March 26th, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    Agree with Wendan and Sarah – this does look really short – but at $12, nothing leggings or tights couldn’t fix?

  5. 5
    March 26th, 2012 at 7:32 pm

    You are so right about that color! To die for. I’m all for that first outfit. Looks great!

  6. 6
    March 26th, 2012 at 8:40 pm

    This dress is so cute! I have a maxi dress that’s the same color :) I would probably wear it with statement shoes and simple accessories. Great post!

  7. 7
    March 26th, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    The dress is totally lovely. I adore the first outfit! xoxo Demmy

  8. 8
    March 27th, 2012 at 12:29 am

    This dress is at Wal-Mart? How adorable, I would have never though! I would love to wear a dress like that!

  9. 9
    March 27th, 2012 at 6:49 am

    Too short :( my school’s dress code won’t allow…even with leggings :(

  10. 10
    March 27th, 2012 at 8:13 am

    royal blue is my favorite color..loved the outfit.

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