Dr.LTC
Newport Beach, California
My Style: Classic, , Cali Chic Mixed w/Alluring Uptown Style
Reviews: 204
Average Rating: 4.5
REVIEWS & RATINGS
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Posted January 06, 2012
Alluring
Because of the cost, I tried this on at a local boutique before buying it on Shopbop. Once you slip it on, you won't want to take it off. The tailoring and fit is perfection realized. I ordered this dress in yellow and I literally feel like I'm wearing a ray of the sun. The length of the skirt is demure which off-sets the more revealing top; it hugs every curve without being exposing. A major head-turner, it's feminine, sexy, and oh so lovely: This dress defines what it means to have a woman's body.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted January 06, 2012
Simply Sexy Tank
This is my second tank from this line and the silky, slinky fit -- plus the longer length which is a major bonus if you're tall -- makes it a must-have. Wear it alone or layered. The material takes an ordinary tank and makes it super glam. It's VERY body-hugging through the shoulder, bust, and waist so sizing up makes it much more wearable.
Sizing: Smaller than Expected
 
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Blow-You-Away Flattering
I wanted a super bright piece to add to my early Spring wardrobe and this skirt fit the bill. I've never bought from this line so I was relieved to find out that it runs true to size. Don't be off-put when you first unfold the skirt and see that the last few inches above the hem on the back has some seemingly strange ruching. It looks totally out-of-place and I have no idea how exactly it works, but wow! It turned an otherwise grand fit into nothing short of fabulous. It looks so good on it will make you want to walk backward into a room because of how it shapes the backside. And the midnight-colored waistband makes the skirt more versatile than if it had been one endless shot of hot pink. This skirt praises your body!
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted January 06, 2012
Complimentary Clementine
I love the clementine color of this blouse; just looking at it makes the day seem warmer. I'm honey blonde with a very fair complexion and shades of orange aren't usually my "go-to" palette, but this hue is so complimentary. I'm normally a 6 or 8 in DVF tops, but ordered a 10 because it looked short-waisted on the model in the photo. And as it turned out sizing up perfected the length and it also made it more "blousy" and flattering. This color looks great with the sporty brights that are staples for the coming Spring and Summer seasons, and neutrals like beige and white. The front half-zipper is a modern addition that ALC has featured on a couple of their tops and it looks great on this piece. The material is soft, but not wrinkle-prone; yea! As of now I've only tried it on, but I'm looking forward to styling it in a multitude of ways.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted December 24, 2011
Resort Ready
Fits like a glove! I love mini-dresses, but always worry about the "scooch-up" that can happen as you move. No scooching with this dress. Love the pops of purple contrasted with the very, very light gray (this dress looks a lot whiter in the picture than it does in-person). I thought the mesh might be snag-prone, but the material is a lot sturdier than the term "mesh" suggests. Just wish the zipper was hidden; I'm more than ready to see the exposed zipper fad fade away.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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That Certain Something
These jeans definitely have that certain "something." I bought them at a local boutique after reading the conflicting reviews on this site. I tried my usual, plus a size up and a size down, and ended up going with my regular (28). The reviews are ALL true: These are just deconstructed enough (the minimal shredding, rips, and holes hit all the right places) and they are perfect for those of us who are tall, but also correct is that the waist doesn't have the standard stretch that Joe's typically features and because the denim is so incredibly soft, these definitely bag out a bit in the seat (but not overly so). If you want to minimize the potential of stretch-out, order a size down and get the waist tailored; if you can't stand a tight fit around the waist (like me), order true to size and get the seat tailored. I just returned from Miami and 1980s-esque shredded jeans were everywhere. I can't wait to add a pair of those to my closet, but these are a crazy good start.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted December 21, 2011
Ethereal
These culottes with layers of the sheerest cotton that are the perfect (non-stark) white, drape and move beautifully. At 5'10 with four inches of heels, the hems were still nearly grazing the floor.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Sheer Perfection
Sheer pants are my favorite new look and after splurging on a similar pair of Theysken's Theory pants (that were nearly twice as much and the only difference between those and this new pair was a second layer of material and a slightly gauzier fabric), I knew I wanted these. I wore them out and about all day and later, switched tops to take them to a more evening look. They are so comfortable, wrinkle-resistant, and unexpectedly slimming. Super flattering. The pattern goes well with a breadth of colors. If you're going to add sheer pants to your wardrobe invest in these or another pair from this brand.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted December 17, 2011
Lovely
I got this same style in the cream and red pattern and I love the fit. I ordered a medium (the large was already sold-out), but it was perfect. It's long enough to leave untucked over a pair of jeans and silky enough to be up-styled with suiting or dressy wide-leg pants. I gave it four instead of five stars because if left buttoned, the 3/4 sleeve is like a tourniquet. Unbuttoned, the sleeve hangs well or you can do a casual above-elbow push-up.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Crazy Flattering
I ordered the lighter Bette over the summer so when I saw them in the darker rinse it wasn't even a question. These make me look 10 pounds thinner. They are magic! When I ordered my first pair, I didn't heed the warnings of the other reviewers who said to size down because these are not only larger than expected, but also stretch. With this pair, I ordered one size smaller and after wearing them for a few hours, I wondered if I should have gone two sizes down. Regardless, I'll wear them a ton.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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