One of the best parts about summer weather is how easy it is to get dressed. A dress, sandals and in this case a scarf and I'm out the door. I saw this dress on the Nordstrom site a few weeks ago, and initially it didn't do much for me and honestly seemed a bit boring. Then after taking a look at all the patterned dresses I have in my closet, I felt it would be a welcome change to get something in a solid color. I initially wanted to get the black one, but knew that I needed to push myself to get something brighter for the summer. I love wearing this peach shade on my cheeks and lips, so why not in a dress?!
The fabric is quite thin and flimsy so I was concerned it may require a slip or spanx - which is never fun in the summer. Who wants to wear more layers when it's sweltering out? Not me. Surprisingly though, it is not as see-through as I imagined and just wearing regular seamless underwear (TMI I know, but we need to discuss these things and FYI these are my favorite) did the job. And to top it all off, this dress is the epitome of comfort. I suppose you could belt it if needed, but I love the billowy effect and on the day that these pictures were taken, it was 85 degrees and I felt nice and cool. It may not be a dress that lasts me for the next 10 years, but I can justify an affordable option that lasts me a few seasons. Not everything has to be an investment piece (though I do like the core of my closet to be things that stand the test of time - can't be buying a whole new wardrobe every season *insert money flying away emoji*).
Stan and I are embarking on our 30 day road trip this weekend, so stay tuned for lots of fun upcoming posts on that! I'm a bit nervous to be gone for so long (I'm such a homebody), but this is such a once in a lifetime experience that I am excited to share it with him and to celebrate his 40th! Any recommendations for Nashville, New Orleans, Savannah or Charleston, please let me know.
Dress - Leith at Nordstrom (comes in a ton of different colors!) | Scarf - Club Monaco (similar here) | Shoes - Schutz (also love this color) | Bag - Sophie Hulme (old but similar here) | Sunglasses - Fendi
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