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TOP: SELF PORTRAIT LACE TOP (I ALSO LOVE THIS DRESS VERSION)  |  SKIRT: BLUSH PLEATED MAXI SKIRT (I LOVE THIS BLUSH PLEATED MIDI SKIRT + THIS PLEATED SILK CREPE SKIRT)  |  SHOES: MIU MIU (SIMILAR PATENT NUDE HEELS)  |  BAG: YSL MONOGRAM PURSE  |  EARRINGS: DIOR (SIMILAR PEARL EARRINGS)  |  SUNGLASSES: RAY-BAN ORIGINAL AVIATORS

You guys, I can't even begin to describe how excited I am to share with you the newly, much-improved Dash of Darling website design. As a lot of you know, I have been dreaming up this fancy face lift and re-brand for over a year now... and it is finally here - thanks to the input of those of you who contributed by filling out my design survey, and the oh-so-talented and lovely Hanna of Gadabout Creative. It's been a long time coming and I am so happy with the results.

To give you a little bit of background, Dash of Darling was created in October of 2012, and with only one website design under it's belt, it was time for a major makeover. I made the jump from Blogger to WordPress, and am excited to debut so many incredibly cool new functions, features and ways to easily shop the latest and greatest.

The purpose of Dash of Darling is to provide you with inspiration - from outfits to the darling-girl essentials to fabulous travel destinations and ways to improve your beauty regimen. Now, you will be able to easily find all of those things right at your fingertips.

What I personally wanted to achieve with this new design, and as a lot of you had expressed you wanted as well in the survey I conducted, was a high concept, yet simple layout that is focused on the content - no sidebar, no frills, just an easy-to-navigate site without the need for any extra clicks of a button. And I feel that is exactly what we have achieved here.

You will be able to find what you are looking for so much easier, and I really do hope you love the new site as much as I do... late nights, long phone calls and everything else in-between went into creating this beautiful, feminine-yet-simple design.

So please, click around and explore. Take your time and play with the new features - it's fun! From style break-downs to popular posts, travel musts and beyond, there is so much more to enjoy!

And to accompany this beautiful new design I thought I would share with you a beautiful new outfit. I feel a little bit like a pilgrim in this feminine ensemble, but it combines all of my loves into one - from blush to lace and bohemian hair, to pearl earrings and a twirly skirt... it's the epitome of a "darling" ensemble.