Velvet Crush #FVontheRoad

Velvet Crush #FVontheRoad

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This color, this texture, this cut!! This Satlwater Luxe crushed velvet dress is just everything my fall velvet dreams are made of.  I recently found out about this brand after I stumbled into a local boutique (Mimi and Red)  and I loved their cute boho dresses.
John and I read about this epic ghost town on the border of Arizona. Naturally we packed up all our camping gear into the car (including my overflowing messy closet and way more shoes than I needed on a roadtrip) and headed out to check it out. I always love being alone on the road with him.  Some of my best memories are from being in the middle of a long stretch of road listening to nostalgic music. What we ended up finding in Arizona was a weird time warp wild west ghost town that was made into a museum. Complete with rooms, jails, banks, shops, bars, a hotel and a school. It was surprisingly big and there was NO ONE there when us crazies showed up… probably because it was almost 100 degrees out! To say I was melting in this velvet dress is an understatement! But how could I resist a backdrop like this?
You might have caught glimpses of our adventure wandering through this ghost town on my snapchat (@francescafelix) from earlier last month. We took so many photos I still haven’t even gone through them. Promise to share soon! xx
Wearing: Saltwater Luxe crushed velvet dress, Sunday Somewhere sunglasses, Indigo Road boots. 
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31 Comments

  1. Marcy on November 10, 2016 at 6:25 am

    Wow absolutely love this dress babe! It’s funny I like it to see it in beautiful people like you but some how doesn’t look great on me hahaha funny!

  2. Jenn Hanft on November 10, 2016 at 6:26 am

    Omg I can see why you have a crush on this dress because it is absolutely stunning!!! I seriously love the velvet trend and need to find myself the perfect dress to get in. And LOL it’s so great you two can go on fun adventures like that! I think I’d be scared to go.
    XO Jenn
    https://jennsemble.com/

  3. Stephanie on November 10, 2016 at 7:06 am

    This looks like such a fun spot to explore – and sounds like you enjoyed it too despite the heat! You look incredible in that velvet (quite possibly my favorite material on you) and I love your boots!
    Stephanie // SheSawStyle.com

  4. Deddeh Howard on November 10, 2016 at 8:43 am

    Nobody can rock this dress better than you. Love the color and cut on you. You look hotttt beautiful ?

  5. Christine Kong on November 10, 2016 at 9:18 am

    Omg, just wow! I love this crushed velvet dress and the boots are perfect with it! This location is beautiful and I love the vibe. You find the best places to travel babe! xoxo, Christine
    http://dailykongfidence.com/

  6. diana on November 10, 2016 at 9:45 am

    Beautiful dress!!
    || D I A N A ||
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  7. Helen Chik on November 10, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    WOWOWOW!! I wish we had these here in Sydney!! I need to check this place out when I’m back in the states.
    You look so amazing in the velvet doll!
    Helen xx
    https://ch1k.com/finding-your-perfect-summer-party-outfit

    • Francesca Felix on November 11, 2016 at 5:18 pm

      They really are super cool feels like you got lost in time somewhere! Thanks for the love!

  8. Miki on November 10, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    Loving velvets so much this season. You look fab!
    Xo,
    Miki
    http://mikialamode.com

  9. Jo on November 10, 2016 at 5:48 pm

    Wow you look amazing in this velvet dress! I may need to steal this look :). Love those boots as well.
    xo,
    Jo
    http://www.glamfashionbook.com

  10. Jo on November 10, 2016 at 6:18 pm

    Wow that sounds so awesome! And what a great backdrop for your shoot! You look absolutely stunning in that dress.
    xo, Jo
    http://www.cutandchic.com

  11. Sharon Wu on November 10, 2016 at 7:08 pm

    Omggggggg these photos are SWOON WORTHY girl!!!! You are killing it. I am loving velvet this season and this dress needs to be in my closet ASAP. Thanks for sharing! xo, sharon
    http://www.stylelullaby.com/personal/the-business-tip-need-grow-business/

    • Francesca Felix on November 11, 2016 at 5:17 pm

      it would look killer on youu! Thanks for the love girl xxx

  12. Samantha Mariko on November 10, 2016 at 8:53 pm

    This is such a cool little location and omg I want that dress!! I love velvet !

  13. Sangyay Chen on November 10, 2016 at 11:46 pm

    Omg girl I’m obsessed with your velvet dress! It’s so figure flattering and elegant and a bit rustic and glam at the same time. My fav!
    Xoxo,
    Sangyay
    http://www.sangyayc.com/blog/2016/11/10/flaming-in-blue

    • Francesca Felix on November 11, 2016 at 5:17 pm

      Yes its a bit vintagy yet edgy and glam at same time haha I just love how unique it is!! Thanks for stopping by babe

  14. Linh Dao on November 11, 2016 at 12:35 am

    Wow his dress looks so amazing on you! I love he velvet! I need a dress like this in my closet 🙂 thanks for sharing!
    Linh
    http://xcapewithlinh.com/youruntheworld/

  15. Josie on November 11, 2016 at 2:51 am

    Love that dress! It looks so luxurious and the colour is amazing!
    Bisous, Josie
    http://www.petiteandbold.com

  16. Thomas Falkenstedt on November 11, 2016 at 4:39 am

    Ok, seriously babe, that place sounds too good to be true!!! I definitely need to go there as I love places like that and I don’t care if it’s a 120 degrees, but you’ve got to show it to me, haha 😀
    Apart from that your outfit is amazing and fits well into the somewhat scary location as well.
    Have a great weekend!
    xoxo
    Thomas
    http://www.thomasfalkenstedt.com/2016/11/11/pit-stop-london/

    • Francesca Felix on November 11, 2016 at 5:16 pm

      You should go! It’s soooo cool. Super far but a fun roadtrip location. thanks boo!

  17. Lily on November 11, 2016 at 8:52 am

    Omg this is beyond BEAUTIFUL! LOVE the dress, and that location omg!!! Unreal! <3

  18. Kusum on November 11, 2016 at 11:09 am

    That is such a stunning velvet dress, love the color and you look gorg love!
    xx, Kusum | http://www.sveeteskapes.com

  19. Caprice bianca on November 11, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    I love these images of you! This looks like such a fabulous location. You look stunning and I adore your address ??

  20. Bernice on November 12, 2016 at 4:28 am

    The colour is very beautiful on you and velvet dresses have an amazing texture in photos! You look amazing babe!!
    http://www.bunnybernice.com/single-post/2016/11/12/Exploring-the-Domain-with-Delphine

  21. Atsuna Matsui on November 12, 2016 at 10:22 pm

    You look so stunning in this velvet dress babe! I actually really love styling velvet materials since I think it’s so unique and it’s always been hard for me to find velvet material clothing out there (especially in LA).
    xoxo
    http://www.atsunamatsui.com

  22. Yasmin on November 14, 2016 at 3:02 pm

    I have been dreaming of getting a dress like this. And the setting for these photos is beautiful! Love this spread girl!!!
    xx Yasmin
    http://banglesandbungalows.com

  23. Fe Samaia on November 15, 2016 at 12:12 pm

    Oh MY this dress is absolute perfection! I love it so much babe WOW. The background of these photos is also amazing!!!
    xoxo
    Fe
    http://www.fesamaia.com/best-faux-fur-jackets-under-200/

  24. Hadasah Love | Style To Love on November 15, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    Love it
    xx,
    Hadasah Love | http://www.styletolove.com

  25. Jessi Malay on November 17, 2016 at 2:27 pm

    You look gorgeous babe!! Loving this crushed velvet on you and the shoot location goes perfectly with the look!! <3
    XO, Jessi
    http://www.mywhitet.com/how-to-style-your-joggers-to-look-more-feminine/

  26. Yuena on November 24, 2016 at 12:00 am

    LOVE the vintage look! You totally rock it!
    With Love,
    Yuena
    http://simplyyue.wordpress.com

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