When the weather heats up, I reach for a dress since that is the coolest and most comfortable option. When purchasing a dress, I look for a fitted bodice or A-line style rather than a straight shift style. A blouse or dress that falls from the bust makes me look larger than I am. Lightweight fabrics including a minimum of colors and patterns are also priorities.
My daytime accessories included silver and pearl earrings, small silver bracelets, and nude sandals. The lip color is Orchid here.
We spent the day in Virginia on Saturday. In the afternoon, we enjoyed a lovely lunch on the deck at The Girl and The Raven in Abingdon.
Later in the day, we visited the Abingdon Vineyard located along the Holston River. A small band performed live music on the terrace, as several families enjoyed picnics on the grounds.
I changed my shoes and accessories for the evening. The same dress can serve many purposes with accessories of different attitudes. For example, I could wear this same dress with silver hoops, a denim jacket, and white sneakers for a very casual fall look.
The mesh nude pumps and orange straw bag dressed up my look, and the pearl necklace filled in the neckline without being too showy. I found the dress, the shoes, and the bag here last year. Another favorite source for discounted fashion and accessories is here. A similar style of dress is here. My lip color is Plum here.
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