Whenever I'm looking for a one-and-done piece that's polished but not as feminine or formal as a dress, rompers are what I reach for. This piece from my summer collection has a graphic diamond ikat print that can be worn during the day with a nude sandal and simple jewelry, or dressed up for evenings with a long vest, clutch, and sleek heel. My favorite part about this playsuit is the way it gathers at the neck, where it ties into a sweet, small bow above the split back. The tiered shape also gives the illusion of a two-piece set without the effort.
More often than not, two piece sets involve crisp or fitted pieces (see here). I liked the relaxed feel of this billowy, patterned top-and-skirt situation, which has a bit of an Ulla Johnson look. It actually isn't styled or sold as a set, per se, but I enjoy the dress-like ...read more