review | ruffled dress of the eva longoria collection

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ruffled dress of the eva longoria collection

If you are a regular at The Limited stores, you likely have come across the recently launched Eva Longoria collection. Being a lover of dresses, I had to take a look at some of those pieces and this red ruffled midi dress was one of the first ones that stood out.

I love the simple cut of this garment. It is classic and the skirt portion has a subtle bell design that makes the dress a flattering piece for curvy body types. The striking red hue is perfect for the holiday season plus it complements the clean design really well. I find the details on the shoulder different and interesting without taking away from the elegance of the full look. This dress transitions really well from your desk to your office holiday party. I think it is appropriate in a corporate environment paired with a blazer (or without it) and by just swapping out shoes and accessories, you can turn the same piece into an outstanding cocktail dress.

What I didn’t like about the dress was the fabric. I find it too thin for the season and there is too much polyester in it. These types of dresses need to be a lot more flexible and comfortable. The fabric has a subtle texture that I thought was interesting. The regular price point is at $139 which I find too high. I expect better fabric quality at that price. However, currently this dress is available at 60% off ($55.99), if you are interested in trying it on yourself.

Let me know what you think!

outfit details

dress – the limited
belt – ann taylor
pumps – m.gemi
watch – daniel wellington c/o

Photos by Rick Robillard

  • fashionistamomma

    This dress is so pretty. I love the shoulder detail. xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

  • Irene

    love the color and the details of the dress!

  • Edwige A.

    Such a stunning dress and it fits your figure so nicely!

    Edwige |

    • Red Reticule

      Thank you so much, Edwige! Hope you are having a great holiday season!

  • Konstantina Antoniadou

    That dress looks sooooo classy!
    Join the first Holiday Link up

  • Patti

    So pretty, and I love the true red. Thanks for linking, xo


  • jess

    A fabulous LRD, I prefer them over the LBD! Love this on you and the ruffle detail !
    Thanks for linking to Turning heads tuesday
    jess xx

    • Red Reticule

      Thank you Jess! It is a nice change to the LBD.

  • Kristin & Megan

    Standing O for that color…So vibrant. Total statement maker!

  • Lanae Bond

    You look stunning and I love this color on you!

  • Nicole Mölders

    Thanks for joining the Ageless Style linkup party. This little red dress is a stunner. You look awesome in it!

  • Sierra

    Oh my goodness, those shoulders look so sharp with your haircut, has anyone ever told you that you look so classy with it?! Absolutely love this look.

    -Sierra Harvey at

  • Michelle Orsi

    This dress looks amazing! Sad to hear the fabric wasn’t great! Quality is a game changer for me