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Summer Dress Lovin’

May 24, 2010

Filed Under : STYLE

Summer is slowing creeping upon us and I can’t wait for the sun to arrive in full force.  In preperation, I scoured my favorite online retailers, from ASOS to Need Supply Co., in search of the perfect summer dress.

As I started picking out my favorites, I noticed a trend with my choices.  They were either corset topped (or sweetheart neckline, if you prefer that terminology), striped (of course), or wildly printed.  So I narrowed it down to my favorite 3 in each of these categories:

The corset top dress is perfect for afternoon barbecues or picnics in the park with friends.  They’re so sweet and summery:

  1. Urban Renewal Striped Linen Bustier Dress, Urban Outfitters, $58
  2. Dahlia Net Layer Babydoll Dress, ASOS, $118.36
  3. Chambray Corset Dress, Victoria’s Secret, $39.99

These striped dresses can be worn during work hours or even on weekend beach trips.  They’re versatile and never go out of style:

  1. Dahlia Striped Full Belted Dress, ASOS, $93
  2. Striped Knit Dress, Need Supply Co., $48
  3. LnA Stripe Tee Dress, Revolve Clothing, $105

Even though the prints vary, they all pack a colorful punch – exactly what you need in the summer months!  I would wear the sweeter prints (like the florals and polka dots) during the day and the bolder prints (like the zig zag) for a night of cocktails with friends or on a date with my boyfriend:

  1. Contrast Pocket Dress, Need Supply Co., $48
  2. Dahlia Vintage Print Belted Dress, ASOS, $93
  3. Marc by Marc Jacobs Diamond Zigzag Dress, Shopbop, $258

[Images via ASOS, Urban Outfitters, Need Supply Co., Victoria’s Secret, Shopbop, Revolve]

Ideal Spring Outfit, No. 3: Coachella Edition

March 3, 2010

Filed Under : STYLE

Ideal Spring Outfit #3: Floral Dress and Open-Toe Booties

  1. UO Reformed Jungle Dress, Urban Outfitters, $88 [Image via Urban Outfitters]
  2. Forever 21 Straw Woven Hat, Forever 21, $6.50 [Image via Forever 21]
  3. Joie I Will Survive Suede Lace Up Booties, Shopbop, $325 [Image via Shopbop]
  4. Madewell Mini Fringe Cross Body Bag, Shopbop, $98 [Image via Shopbop]

On the Urban Outfitters website, I found this dress under the “Going Places?  Music Festival” section.  And you know what, it is a perfect music festival dress!  So I’m dubbing this outfit “Coachella Edition” because I want to wear it when I go to Coachella.

This flowy frock is not only the perfect material for the desert conditions of Indio (where Coachella is located), but the subtle floral pattern is perfect for spring.  I love the detailing on the back as well.

My Ideal Spring Outfit list would not be complete without a pair of lace-up, open-toe booties.  They remind me of Le Blog de Betty and you know how much I love her (Obsessions du Jour)!!  Therefore, must have.

Lastly, what better way to protect your face from harmful UVA rays than with this adorable straw hat?  Ahhh, I can’t wait for Coachella!