I also tried it with a higher-heeled knee-high boot, but wasn't convinced, perhaps because there was just too much covering-up bulk overall. I'd wear the dress, though, with my pair of high-heeled almond-toed black Mary Janes, either with black tights or with these or a cherry pair.
Yarn, pattern, needle size details all posted on Ravelry.
As I often do on Mondays, I'm linking up to the crew over at Visible Monday. Check out the array of visibility Patti's hosting over there.
And you, how's your Monday -- your whole week, indeed -- shaping up for you after the weekend?