LC Lauren Conrad Runway Collection 2016

For any fans of Lauren Conrad’s clothing line, you know to expect three things: great quality, timeless looks, and feminine details. Last year’s runway collection was no exception. Each piece was made with exceptional quality. So when Lauren Conrad announced earlier this year that a new collection was in the works, I was waiting with much anticipation. After a recent online purchase, here are the pieces that I am keeping and the ones that I am sending back:

Flutter-Sleeve Top in River Springs Black

First of all, I am so glad that bell sleeves are back in style. Based on everything I saw online on NYFW, this trend is not going anywhere! The top is very light and features a modest floral pattern. For my petite frame,  I chose to pair this look with a pair of black high waisted pants. For work, this shirt is easy to tuck in a skirt or work pants. This was a shirt I chose to keep because of the style and its versatility.

Top: LC Lauren Conrad | Bracelets: Boho Betty and Fitbit Alta


Embroidered Cold-Shoulder Top in Marshmallow

This is a stunning top from both the photo online and in person. The embroidered flowers on it are made to perfection. I did chose to send this top back online because I felt that this top did not flatter my short petite frame. Nonetheless, I wish it did. It is a stunning piece that is great for a date night look.

Top and Pants: LC Lauren Conrad | Bracelets: Boho Betty (Use code TIMELESSOPTIMIST to get 20% :D)

Floral Crop Wide Leg Pants in Wine

I chose to pair the embroidered top with these stunning wide leg pants. I will stay that there pants run a little bit smaller that LC Lauren Conrad’s usual measurements. Normally for pants from LC Lauren Conrad, I will get them in a size 2. These wide leg pants where a little too tight at my waist despite the fact that I ordered them in a size 2. Keep this in mind if you are purchasing these pants online. I loved the pattern and the style of these pants but I did chose to send them back. The hemlines were a bit too long for my petite frame. If the pants were high waisted, I would have elected to get them tailored.



Floral Lace Maxi Dress in Winetasting

Talk about a stunning dress that is absolutely timeless! I purchased this dress in a size 2. Normally a size 2 fits well without any issues. The top of this dress did have a smaller fit to it. In order to wear this dress, I did have to wear a bralette. This dress did end up being a purchase that I kept. I am getting it tailored as far as the length of the dress is concerned. It is a little long for my petite frame but not something that can’t be fixed!

Dress: LC Lauren Conrad | Bracelets: Boho Betty




Ruffle Romper in Black

Nothing beats finding a great romper. Lauren Conrad has blown me away with these beautiful ruffled details in this romper. I knew from the moment I tried it on, I knew this would be a piece for date night. The ruffles on this romper add a beautiful feminine touch that is not overbearing. A keeper for sure!

Romper: LC Lauren Conrad 



Floral High-Low Hem Dress in Moonbeam

I have tried on my high-low dresses that can be a pain to wear when you have a petite frame. Thankfully, this was one dress that I did not have problems with! The pink floral pattern is beautifully designed. The sleeves of this dress are amazing because they are adjustable. I also cannot get enough of the lace detailing. There is just the right amount of lace without taking away from the dress’ floral pattern. I am so happy to be adding this piece to my closet.

Dress: LC Lauren Conrad


Dress: LC Lauren Conrad | Bracelet: Boho Betty


Have you had a chance to try on any pieces from LC Lauren Conrad’s collection yourself? Let me know what you think. Happy shopping!


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Timeless Optimist is a petite fashion, beauty & lifestyle blog by Cristina Medina. This page focuses on creative storytelling, photography and positivity.

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