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Floral Off the Shoulder Romper and Trendspin Linkup

red floral off the shoulder romper

Red Floral Off the Shoulder Romper (also comes in a top, a skirt, and a maxi dress!) | Blue Statement Earrings (only $22) | Gold Bar Necklace | Henri Bendel Modern Icon Satchel | Tortoise Sunglasses | Wedges | Lipstick in ‘Bawse’

Being tall has its challenges. Sometimes no matter how hard you want to rock a trend, your body is just going to answer with a resounding NO. It’s not going to work. But every now and then, you might find an exception to the rule. For me, it was this red floral off the shoulder romper.

PS. it’s from Nordstrom. And as if every other blogger isn’t posting about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale right now, here’s everything you need to know about the NSale and 5 tips for shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale like a pro (hint: there’s also a $1,000 giveaway)! Bear with me y’all, it’s a marathon. And I’m sorry in advance for all the posts about this sale!

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A Dress A Day: Day To Night Dress (Day 28) and $500 Target Giveaway

soprano floral dress and a levi's jean jacket

Day Look: Floral Dress | Pink Suede Sandals | Similar Tassel Tote | Denim Jacket | Tortoise Sunglasses | Lipstick in ‘Babe Alert’ | California Necklace

Night Look: Floral Dress | Pink Suede Heels | Bamboo Bag (just got this and wore it with 5 different outfits in Mexico!) | White Sunglasses | Similar Statement Cuff | Lipstick in ‘Bawse’ | White Earrings

Now that we don’t have a car (we sold both of ours once we moved to Chicago last fall), I find myself having to carry a lot more with me. While my shoulders are getting stronger from toting around all my stuff, I’m all about packing as light as I can. I don’t need to look like The Hulk. So many of the dresses in this A Dress A Day series have been about versatility. Today, I’m making it obvious as I take a dress from day to night! I even challenged Leah from Eat Pray Wear Love to do the same!

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A Dress A Day: Picnic in the Park Dress (Day 7)

Yellow floral Billabong maxi dress with paprika sandals

Yellow Floral Maxi Dress | Flat Sandals in Paprika | White Crossbody Bag | Sunglasses | Gold Necklace | Bracelet Stack (been wearing this, this, and this together all the time lately!) | Lipstick in ‘Babe Alert’

Hello yellow! When is the last time you went on a picnic in a park? Or even at the beach? It’s not often that Matt and I make time for picnics. And as I talked about on Saturday, there aren’t a whole love of patches of grass living in a big city. Sure, LA was a big city but there were definitely more parks in our neighborhood. I remember Matt and I doing a date night in one of our local spots once during the summer. It was so fun to switch things up a bit. Saying pass to our usual dinner spots and getting outside was refreshing!

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A Dress A Day: Garden Party Dress (Day 5)

Show Me Your Mumu Off the Shoulder floral dress in light blue.

Blue Floral Off the Shoulder Maxi Dress | Grey Vanity Crossbody Bag (also love this coral color!)| Fringe Wedges (3 colors!) | Similar White Sunglasses | Gold Choker | White Tassel Earrings | Lipstick in ‘Bright Raspberry’

Sooo, there aren’t many gardens in downtown Chicago. However, there are a lot of patios! At some point during the year, the city decides that it’s time to bring the patios out. Overnight, you see outdoor seating and flower filled planters pop up. Literally, overnight. Coming from Southern California, this is something that makes sense in hindsight but was a little weird for me the first day I saw all these lounge areas coming out of nowhere. These are like big cities’ versions of gardens. So, I broke out this gorgeous off the shoulder maxi dress!

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