A Dress A Day: Bridal Shower Dress (Day 2)

What to wear to a spring or summer bridal shower

Pink Ruffled Dress | Valentino Heels (lower heel version and slide version) | Prada Bag (old, but I’m loving this under $60 option with the tassel!) | Similar White Sunglasses ($12) | Pink Tassel Earrings | California Necklace | Lipstick in ‘Bright Raspberry’

If you’re in your 20s, you probably have a season of wedding festivities ahead of you. While partying with friends and celebrating love is thrilling, you also have to find outfits for all of those events. Since checking your budget is no one’s favorite task (except maybe an accountant’s), Day 2 of the A Dress A Day series is all about this ruffled pink dress! It’s affordable, pink, and absolutely perfect for a bridal shower.

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A Dress A Day: Date Night Dress (Day 1)

What to wear for date night in summer

Red Midi Dress (also found one in navy!) | Rockstud Heels (designer dupes here) | Black Tassel Bag (also found here) | Black Sunglasses | Pinata EarringsLipstick in ‘Bawse’

I am so excited to kick off a new series today! This series is all about my favorite thing: dresses. I originally wanted to post a dress a day for the entire month of May. However, Chicago’s weather had other plans. So, I’m starting today which is exactly halfway through the month!

Initially, I was really torn about not being able to start it on May 1. I had set a goal, did everything in my power to plan and prepare for it, and then Chicago suddenly became Seattle. Rain galore. But then I realized that this is my blog and for lack of a more original phrase, I’m the boss. Unlike in my day job, I get to make the decisions (except Mother Nature and I seem to be dueling for the CEO position right now). All that to say, I’m starting today because I feel like it. I’m going to try to do the full 30 days so make sure to check back daily. You can access all of these posts here or just look for anything titled “A Dress a Day”.

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Pink Flamingo Skirt and a Ruffled Crop Top + $500 Target Giveaway

Pink flamingo print skirt and a white ruffled crop top from ASOS

White Ruffled Crop Top ($43, similar for $31 if out of stock!) | Pink Flamingo Midi Skirt | White Valentino Heels | Prada Bag (loving these here and here) | White Sunglasses | Lipstick in ‘Raspberry’

I know people hear “crop top” and immediately think “oh I could never wear that”. However, crop tops are one of my favorite articles of clothing. They can be incredibly flattering if worn right. With the ability to draw the eye to your waist in a slimming way, it’s one of my go to tricks. If you’re reading this and your reaction is total disbelief, read on for my tips on how to make this style work for you!

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Floral Shimmer Shift Dress

Shimmer Floral Flounce Dress by LOFT in Miami Beach, Florida.

Shimmer Floral Flounce Dress (50% off right now!) | Blush Pink Rockstud Heels | Beige Trench Coat (my FAVORITE one I wear all the time!) | Dove Grey Bag (looks white!) | White Sunglasses | Pink Tassel Earrings | Lipstick in ‘Raspberry’

Matt really wanted me to start out this post with “sup ladies?” I couldn’t explain to him all the things that were wrong with that intro through my giggles. When people say “sup” it reminds me of high school. Specifically, instant messages on AIM in high school. No one uses that anymore! Except for the occasional creeper you meet at a bar that’s still living in the past.

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