Often—and especially with dresses—one beauty decision can make the same piece look totally cool, or cheesy. This simple, end-of-summer dress walks that line, and in styling it, I was careful to keep it from looking like a potential prom outfit. Where a sleek updo could have had the aforementioned effect, super messy hair made the vibe effortless—and far from anything I'd have considered for a high school dance (unfortunately for my high school self).
Each summer I set out to find a dress that can work for a variety of occasions, from garden parties and bridal showers to date nights and weddings. Most of my closet is dedicated to neutral classics, so I like to mix it up with something that feels fresh. In this case, a pretty ...read more