Red Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress + Friday the 13th Meaning

Happy Friday the 13th!  It feels so weird to say that out loud.  I grew up in a very superstitious Asian family and with our Western culture considering this an unlucky day – my kids and I were feeling anxious about this jinxed day earlier this week. Well, I am here to tell you today has been a very blessed day!

What we believe in ourselves and in the world around us literally creates the kind of energy and experiences that surround us. I choose today to feel gratitude and joy. Happiness  for God in my life, my precious family, the beautiful area I live in, and the opportunity to wake up every day to serve those I love passionately. And… lucky I am to have a job where I create inspiring content for you everyday as a lifestyle blogger!

Life is GOOD!

Red Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress



Red Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress

Red Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress

Red Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress

Red Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress

Red Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress

Red Bell Sleeve Sheath Dress

c/o DRESS  |  c/o PURSE  |  SHOES (old, love this one)  |  EARRINGS  |  LIPSTICK (Pinch Me Matte)

Photography by Bleudogfotography

Speaking of luck, isn’t this red bell sleeve sheath dress absolutely charming!?! It is only for $79 and available in sizes 2 – 10, I am wearing a size 6. The bell sleeves are so elegant and I love the energy it gives off when I move my arms!  I feel like a beautiful butterfly. The zipper detail along the length of the sleeve adds an urban flair that is edgy and chic.




The asymmetrical hemline at the front of the dress gives you a little bit of sexiness without taking away the sophisticated style of this dress. Thank you StyleWe for this beauty!

You would think I would of selected neutral colored accessories to offset this bold colored dress? But, no I did not. I chose an equally compelling color – yellow to amp up this look. Yellow is vibrantly shown in my beautiful floral drop sequined earrings that are both unique and feminine from Amazon.

The elegant yellow python leather clutch purse from Mel Boteri ties this look all together. I love that the clasp incorporates a detachable jeweled brooch!  Oh, the details!

My gorgeous khaki suede stilettos heels with rhinestone accents is an oldie from Missguided that I am still obsessed with and feel ultra sassy wearing (it’s sold out, but see here for another great option)! Don’t shy away from stilettos heels – you mamas out there!


I think this outfit is perfect to celebrate Friday the 13th because as I continued to research this “unlucky” day and the color psychology behind red and yellow I learned that the Chinese consider red and yellow to be very auspicious colors and endowed with favorable meaning!  So, here’s to conquering this bewitching day with the power of yellow and red!

Wishing you all a wonderful weekend and see you next week! xoxo



  1. Len Dela Peña Parent
    October 14, 2017 / 2:47 pm

    Absolutely stunning in Red, Momma Debbie! Love the entire look. You look amazing!
    Great styling as always!
    Have a fabulous weekend!
    Much love, Len

  2. Allie Mackin
    October 14, 2017 / 4:35 pm

    Hahaha I was laid off the day before so maybe it is bad luck! Though that dress is amazing and looks like the bomb on you.Perfection!

    Allie of ALLIENYC

  3. Jamie Lynn
    October 14, 2017 / 7:10 pm

    That dress is a STEAL at $79!!! Wish I could get it my size!. I agree with you about the hem line, it shows just enough skin. I am really loving those Mikini earrings you picked out.

  4. Ally
    October 14, 2017 / 9:40 pm

    This dress is stunning on you lady!!

  5. October 15, 2017 / 12:11 am

    You look amazing Debbie!
    I am not American, so I honestly did not know anything about the Friday the 13th thing until the movies. Even worse, I did not know it was an actually “jinxed” day until recently. Oh well- as you said, I choose joy! Yesterday was actually a great day!

  6. Meaghan Gonzalez
    October 15, 2017 / 4:50 pm

    This color looks gorgeous on you! I love the zipper detailing on the sleeves, it brings a bit of edge to this lovely, classy look.

    Meaghan xx

  7. Melanie Stratton
    October 15, 2017 / 5:35 pm

    Absolutely love this look ! You great. Especially lovin’ the heels <3 Great Post!

  8. Ashley Hargrove
    October 15, 2017 / 5:43 pm

    You look so stunning in red!! And can we talk about those shoes!? So cute!

  9. Christina Boyer
    October 15, 2017 / 6:36 pm

    Red looks divine on you!

  10. October 15, 2017 / 11:29 pm

    You look amazing in this red dress and I’m loving the Bell sleeves XOXO

  11. Patricia Lora
    October 16, 2017 / 6:27 am

    Such a pretty outfit! I love the mix of the colors and such cute sleeves.

    xo, Patty

  12. Saskia Ciliberto
    October 16, 2017 / 6:38 am

    Love the sleeves <3 You look amazing

  13. Nicole Leffew
    October 18, 2017 / 4:01 am

    You look so gorgeous in this dress Debbie! I love it!

  14. October 20, 2017 / 6:39 am

    I am i loveeeeeeeeeeeeeee with red this season! It looks so so good one everyone! Loving this look on you Debbie! xoxo

  15. November 1, 2017 / 3:31 pm

    Each time I visit your blog, I fall in love with your style a bit more. I’m absolutely loving the bell sleeve and zip detail on the dress.

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