Leopard Pleats

Dear Caitlin,

So this is a fairly new Forever21 find. I got it at the same time as my sheer leopard maxi and peach eyelet dress. Generally I don’t buy things at Forever21 too often because the clothes tend to shrink and not fit as soon as they’re washed, but the Love21 racks at Forever21 Union Square have been coughing up some good things lately. And Love21 is sized a little larger than the regular line.

This is a fun dress! Very swishy, and I like the hem.


Forever21 pleated leopard dress – similar | Cole Haan Air Tali wedges | B Makowsky Tess Satchel | Coach Sunglasses | vintage bangle | Ippolita Lollipop Station Bangle – similar | Ippolita Wicked quartz ring | by boe cubilete bracelet


    • says

      There have definitely been some great things at F21 lately. Last year around this time I think it was definitely more of a miss, but the spring and summer things they have now are much better!

  1. says

    You know what? I was thinking the same thing about Love 21. I have a really small F21 here, so I have to really look for Love 21 stuff mixed in with the normal stuff, and I tend to like them better, though I’m really trying not to buy any more F21! It’s just so hard especially when I see bloggers rock dresses as awesome as the one you’re wearing!

    • says

      Union Square is blessed with about 1/5 of the second floor being all Love21. But at the F21 near my parents in Pennsylvania it’s basically a huge free for all. Sometimes I check the website first and then go in and look for specific items, but the best Love21 stuff definitely tends to sell out fast!

  2. Carly says

    OMG..ADORE this dress. I love leopard when it is designed whimsically like this…with a ruffle or full skirt etc. You totally scored and it looks WAY more expensive than Forever 21. I rarely shop there but one of my fav new dress designers Rory Beca just collab’d with them and I feel like i have to check it out.

  3. says

    that is adorable, and you can never have enough leopard print. F21 might not last forever, but really, would you even want most of what you buy there to anyway?