The Best of the 2017 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is possibly my favorite clothing, shoes, jewelry, and cosmetics sale of the year!  I worked on the sales floor at Nordstrom for a year and got…

Statement Blouse, Ruffle top, ruffle blouse

Statement Blouses: Ruffles, Patterns + Colors, Oh My!

The other week, I wrote about my surprise when all of the sudden, I couldn’t get enough of the color yellow.  Well, just when I thought my surprise was over,…

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100th Blog Post: A Look Back

I can’t believe I am writing my 100th blog post today! I moved from Montana to Seattle in September 2014 and started Hot Dress Hot Mess with no idea how…

Seattle Influencers Fashion, Summer outfits for women

25 Lessons I Learned in 25 Years

Last week I turned 25…ah, I swear I just had my 21st birthday. But, I’ve come a long way since then. My 21st kicked off at 9pm in a tight…

Seattle Fashion Bloggers and Influencers

Brunching with Seattle Blogger Babes at Mr. West

Eight fashion bloggers walk into a brunch cafe…. What might sound like the start to a weird joke, is what happened on a Saturday at Mr. West in Seattle. While…