Wicked Tulips Farm // Eliza J. white lace dress review

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Last spring I discovered this little Rhode Island farm, Wicked Tulips, via Instagram, but it was about a week too late. I made sure to mark it on my calendar for this year, since the blooming window is very short and subject to weather conditions! We finally made it out there and I was in complete flower heaven. The fields were so much bigger and more beautiful than I expected, and they provide these cute little baskets and buckets for picking your own tulips. Sadly they just sold their last tickets for this year, but I hope some of you were able to visit after my IG posts (and if not, definitely plan ahead for next April – May!).

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I’ve had this dress for a while now, but it’s one of those pieces that I fall a little more in love with each wear. It was sold out last year and then there was a similar version, so I’m thrilled the exact style is now back at Nordstrom in both white and navy (see it on me below)! This isn’t one of those pieces that sit in the back of my closet waiting for special occasions … I always find a reason to break it out, and have dressed it down a number of ways including with a denim jacket, an army green utility jacket (a surprisingly cute pairing), casual flats, or even rubber boots!

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And here’s my Eliza J lace dress in the navy option, in the original length. As shown in my previous review post, I had carefully trimmed off some length on my white one along a scalloped row (see picture below), and then did a basic hem job on the two layers of lining underneath. The lace hem is not prone to fraying, but if you’re concerned about that, you can dab anti-fray (from any craft store) along the cut edges to help seal them. Unfortunately Eliza J doesn’t make size 00p, so I did also take-in the waist on size 0P for a more fitted look.

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  1. Anonymous wrote:

    I like too much your dress and your rubber boots look wonderful with bare legs. Your feet remain clean and dry the whole day. A very nice choice! Only a little question: isn't it difficult to take these rain boots off when you put them without socks?
    Katie A.

    Posted 5.20.17 Reply
  2. Anne Yang wrote:

    Can you please recommned some Canadian available clothing brands for petite girls? Thank you!

    Posted 5.17.17 Reply
  3. I love all dress!
    Mariateresa Scotti
    Fashion secrets of a pretty girl

    Posted 5.16.17 Reply
  4. So pretty! I love all your dressing room reviews. Those dresses are stunning.
    Julia・Little Miss Haute Couture

    Posted 5.16.17 Reply
  5. Anonymous wrote:

    I look forward to your reviews so much! I buy so many clothes online just to try them in since we don't have many of these stores in my home state. Your posts always help me decide!
    Liz Sisson

    Posted 5.16.17 Reply
  6. Ellie O wrote:

    The white dress is gorgeous, I love how you've dressed it down. I also love the blue and yellow dresses, that yellow one fits you so well!

    Ellie x


    Posted 5.15.17 Reply
  7. Beautiful dress
    The Pink Pineapple
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  8. Sooo pretty! I wish we had a tulip farm near me! The perfect photo shoot location 🙂

    xo, Katie
    Willow and White

    Posted 5.15.17 Reply
  9. Such a cute outfit and lovely picture in tulip's field <3

    'Share' by August Harvest

    Posted 5.15.17 Reply
  10. Chichi wrote:

    the yellow and the lace one are just so gorgeous!

    Posted 5.15.17 Reply
  11. This dress is so pretty!


    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  12. Loving all these dresses!
    Mademoiselle Coconath

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  13. Kirsten wrote:

    I love that maxi dress!

    -Kirsten // http://www.porkandcookies.com

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  14. Jen wrote:

    So cool that you were in my neck of the woods! I loved visiting Wicked Tulips last year (unfortunately missed them this year). They seem to have expanded! Lovely photos, Jean. xx

    Jen | affecionada

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  16. Loving the beautiful white lace and the contrasting rain boots. The floral scene is sooo scenic! Love it all <3

    XOXO //

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  17. I love your dress! I love the white with all the beautiful tulips! Thanks for sharing these other dresses they are pretty as well!


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  18. The tulip fields look gorgeous and you look gorgeous wearing your lacy white Dress and Wellingtons.

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  19. All of these dresses are so lovely, I love the yellow one!


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  20. Mizeats wrote:

    Thank you for featuring this beautiful lace dress! You look stunning in it! The tulips look unreal and beautiful…something I thought only existed in Europe. Your trips within the US show us that we have amazing sights here.

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  21. Sasa Zoe wrote:

    So pretty:P

    Shall We Sasa

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  22. The two floral dresses are just so cute! Love your blog <3


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  23. Tynka. wrote:


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  24. Anonymous wrote:

    I love your cute white lace dress! And how you paired it with the cool boots!
    Fash 'n' fudge

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  25. Gorgeous outfits, Jean! The tulip fields look so much fun, and so pretty!

    I hope you have a lovely Sunday,

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  26. Wow, this dress is sooooo cute! And this tulip farm is definitely heaven on earth! Pure perfection! <3


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  27. I love the wellies you have paired with the gorgeous white dress. You are really a style icon for us petite women.

    Underayted Ray

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  28. Minau wrote:

    Love the first dress!

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  29. So many gorgeous dresses, this gets me so excited for summer!

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  30. mayu from Japan wrote:

    Hi, Jean!
    I've been following your blog post for a while now, and many of my clothes are from your blog.I love your recent posts pair clothes in store now with ones hanging in my closet.I really thank you showing me many ways to style them. As I see you style them differently in surprisingly cute way, I think of buying new clothes 🙂 Thank you as always!

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  31. La Bijoux Bella | by mia wrote:

    Beautiful looks … love the tulips field! 🙂

    What a cute cute cute look … and you look fabulous in it. Love the fun crop top and adorable gingham shorts. (I went to buy it, but they ran out of size 0). 🙁
    Absolutely beautiful look for the Summer days! 🙂

    ��LA BIJOUX BELLA ��| By Mia | A Creative Lifestyle Blog

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply
  32. You look stunning in the yellow floral dress! Love that you always choose the best fits for petites. 🙂

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

    Posted 5.14.17 Reply

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