Summer and shift dresses. They are THE perfect match. Easy to style, easy to pack and easy to wear. I talked a little about shift dresses in this post here and thought I would style one for you guys last weekend while we were in Bodega Bay. The best part about shift dresses is that they are super comfortable and perfect for casual summer days. I chose to wear gladiator sandals with this embroidered shift dress because we were walking a lot that day. You could easily pick a fun little wedge to wear with it if you wanted to dress it up.
Since this dress has the gorgeous detailed embroidery on the front with the tassel ties, I went with delicate short layered jewels and a pair of fun hoops. I didn’t pick a longer necklace because I didn’t want it interfering with the detail of the dress in the front. Since I chose small delicate necklaces, it was ok to go with a bigger hoop earring.
I’ve gotten a couple of messages about mixing brown with black and I’ve said this before; if you think it works, then rock the look. You can definitely mix browns and blacks, just like you can mix silver and gold jewels. Rules smules. I don’t believe in them. I wanted to carry this gorgeous Madwell tote all weekend so I chose brown colored sunnies to tie the brown colors together. I think it totally worked.
This embroidered dress also comes in a gorgeous chambray denim style that would also look great with black gladiator sandals. These other shift dresses here, here and here are also perfect looks for a family summer bbq or a fun summer weekend getaway.
Shift dresses are everywhere this season so it’s definitely a summer must have piece for your closet.
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