Bridal Luncheon Dress

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| dress: here, here & here | earrings | clutch | heels | curling iron |

This dress makes me happy! The bright colors, the ruffles and the puff sleeves are details I’m drawn to when shopping, and this dress has them all. I linked it above at a few different retailers that have it in varying sizes and price points.

I wore this outfit Friday for a dear friend’s bridal luncheon. A delicious meal at Al Biernat’s was the perfect way to kick off her wedding weekend! If only we could do it all over again!!

Thanks for stopping by! I’ll be sharing my rehearsal dinner dress soon. XO, MS

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Red Ruffled Midi Dress

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| dress others: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | headband others: 1, 2, 3 | espadrilles | lips |

You know I love ruffles, so the fact that I love this dress shouldn’t surprise you! It just makes me happy. It also allowed me to eat lots of yummy food on vacation! No tight clothes here!!

Henry and I spent the week in Colorado with his family, and we had a blast. The fact that we could walk outside and not instantly sweat was life giving. We hiked, rode horses and enjoyed the delicious food and adorable restaurants in Aspen. I can’t wait to go back!

Thanks for stopping by! XO, MS

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Dress + Sneakers

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| dress similar: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 | sneakers: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 | earrings | sunglasses |

A dress and sneakers: one of my favorite combinations. I love the mix of femininity with a sporty edge. Of course, sneakers make every outfit more comfortable too. Since I’m on my feet almost all day at work, I try to wear sneakers as much as possible. Style one of your favorite dresses with sneakers, and see how you like the combo! You may never look back.

Recreate my look by clicking the links above! I’m sure you’ll see this dress again this spring paired with a heel or espadrille, too.

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White Eyelet Midi Dress

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| similar dresses: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 | headband | espadrilles |

One of my coworkers told me I was channeling my inner Laura Ingalls Wilder with this look, and you know, I’m not mad about it. I wouldn’t mind running through a field of lush grass with a basket in tow.

I love the special details on this dress from the eyelet embroidery, ribbon cinched waist and the scalloped trim. You can’t get more feminine than this! Unfortunately, this dress isn’t online anymore, so I linked some of my other favorite white midi dresses with similar detailing. If you want to see what other pieces this brand is offering, click HERE.

I hope you have a great Wednesday!!

XO, MS

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Summer Midi Dresses

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| clutch | loafers | earrings |

I love a bright colored midi dress for summer! They are great for brunches with friends, backyard cookouts and happy hours on the patio. I got this one a few weeks ago from Zara, but of course, it looks like it has already sold out. I’ve linked some of my other favorites below, and guess what?? They’re all below $200!

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Floral Midi Dress

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| dress | jacket | sandals | similar crossbody: 1, 2, 3 |

I love midi dresses!!! Why? I don’t really know. Maybe because a midi allows for more dress detail while still showing off your shoes?! My mom calls me Laura Ingalls Wilder when I show up in a long dress, and honestly, sometimes I wish I was frolicking through a field. You can shop this dress on sale by clicking the link above!!

Thanks for stopping by!

XO, MS

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Smocked

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| dress | vest | espadrilles | bag |

Did your mom make you wear smocked dresses when you were little? Oh mine did! I even wore dresses that my grandmother smocked. I remember hating them when I would play on the playground and trip on my long dress. I wish I had appreciated them then because I’m definitely dressing my future children this way.

Things have officially come full circle as I am back to wearing long smocked dresses. I could’ve guessed this would happen because mom is usually right.

Get this dress by shopping the links above!