Having such a fun and busy birthday weekend, that I’m finally getting around to posting my birthday outfit–this really pretty Free People-style boho lace dress.

I scrambled online at the last minute to find a dress to wear to my birthday dinner. I checked ASOS (my usual go-to for petite-sized dresses), but I didn’t see anything that I liked. So I turned to the best place for a large selection of dresses, and the fastest shipping–Amazon.

Birthday outfit Boho lace dress r.vivimos

A while ago I saw a lady’s Instagram post that said something like, “Women over 30 should not wear mini-skirts.” That’s utter hogwash to me. I seriously was so happy to find a dress short enough to show some leg on my short 5’1″ frame.

Birthday outfit Boho lace dress r.vivimos

Just recently I started opening up to wearing more boho-style trends. And I have to say I love the flowiness and the feminine free spirit of the style.

I love the details on this boho lace dress. The upper part of the dress is all lace, so I wore a black bralette for appropriate coverage. There’s also lace at the upper part of the skirt at the waist, so I wore black slip-shorts underneath the dress. It looks purplish in the photos, but the color I selected and received is brown. It also comes in black, orange, pink, and white…and they all look beautiful. Especially for $24.99!

Free People style boho lace dress r.vivimons

My favorite detail on the dress is the choker neckline.

lace sleeve and chloe marcie bag

Also love the pretty bell sleeves.

boho lace dress

It feels crazy weird and also pretty darn great to turn 40. As I mentioned on IG, I felt as though I needed to hide my real age when I first started style blogging. But after a while, you realize there’s no point in it if you can’t show your true self. So yes, I’m totally embracing the start of this new decade. And thanks to all who left me the sweetest comments and compliments (and if you weren’t pulling my leg about wanting “beauty secrets”…I have none…but I do have a Beauty page.) ☺️

boho lace dress

Thanks so much for reading!

Boho lace dress :: R.Vivimos
Bralette :: Similar here
Bag :: Chloe (Budget-savvy choice here)
Shoes :: Givenchy
(Or shop preowned Givenchy sandals and save big!)
Slip shorts :: Similar here

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So glad you had a great birthday!! I LOVE this dress and it’s such a steal! You look gorgeous!
xo Kathryn


Loving this outfit and such a cute bag! The comment about women over 30 is total ridiculousness. Hope your birthday was amazing! Have a wonderful week, babe!

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Andrea Tiffany

Okay hold up first off HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY!! Also, holy crap you’re 40?! FR WHAT IS YOUR BEAUTY SECRET? What kind of elixir are you drinking, and can I have some? You look so gorgeous and you are always glowing!
That dress is so pretty, I love that high neck and lace.

~Andrea Tiffany~


Love that cute lace dress! Is so romantic! I love anything lacy and purple …… Hope you had an amazing birthday, lady!

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I agree with the ‘utter hogwash’! You look stunningT