Bold colors are understandably a mainstay in summer fashion, but another hue has chicly slipped its way into warm-weather ensembles: navy. A close relative of black, the marine shade is super sexy to sport for wedding, date night, or any special event during these laid-back months. But no need to ditch the color at summer’s end; work these dresses in your fall wardrobe as well for a stylishly smooth transition.
The rhythm of wedding season has taken over, which means invites are likely landing in your mailbox left and right. The influx of chic stationary may evoke several questions, one pertaining to the wardrobe criteria. What’s the difference between beach formal and casual? Where does white tie fit in, and how does it compare to black? Is it ever ok to sport jeans? To clear any confusion, we’ve rounded up four potential “dress codes” you may face this season. So consider this your crash course in wedding wear, and prepare to pass with flying colors so you can RSVP to all upcoming nuptials with a resounding “yes!”
Sweltering temps and hair-raising humidity beg for minimal fabric that puts limbs on full display. ‘Tis the season for bare legs as short hemlines prevail over stuffy styles of month’s past. Show off your stems with sleek shorties suited for anything from an evening in the city to a holiday in the tropics. Whether you gravitate towards strapless or tanks, plain or patterned, these minis will keep you breezy for the season. So kick back, relax, and welcome warm climes in effortless fashion.
Many times in life, your favorite part of something ends up being something you never would have expected. One might think the back of a dress is the least important part simply because it is in the back and not the first thing people see. However, the back of a dress is one of the most interesting and intriguing parts of a dress, the back is often the area with beautiful detailing that holds the entire look together. The details that make people stop and stare at the unique beauty of the dress. (more…)