Transforming the Sun Dress

October 14, 2015

dressing-for-fall-could-i-have-thatSea dress (similar), Coach bag, shoes and scarf, Gladys Tamez hat, Jennifer Fisher burnished cuff and cylinder cuff,

I have no will power when it comes to finding pretty white sun dresses. I’m a sucker for dainty details, eyelet patterns and embroidered touches. Because of my weak spot for pretty little shifts, a good chunk of my wardrobe is now made up of them. While I most definitely find myself reaching for them year-round, there are some days, seasons, months that require my feminine favorites to play a different part. Here’s how I work the white dress…

Side note: Shopbop is having a Friends & Family Sale, which means 25% off your entire order when you use the code: INTHEFAM25. Ends tomorrow so don’t miss out!

dressing-for-fall-could-i-have-that-6Dig into your accessories. A hat can instantly change the overall mood. Something about this Gladys Tamez hat (a similar find here) has always felt cool, boyish and tough to me. Add a scarf to the mix for a more updated fall feel.

dressing-for-fall-could-i-have-that-2The shoes. It’s all about what shoes you choose. That’s one of the things I love about a white dress, it’s like a blank canvas that can pretty much go a number of ways depending on what you stye with it. A pair of black loafers can instantly change things up. I can’t seem to get enough pointy toe black loafers this year. There’s an edge to them that mixes perfectly with something sweet and feminine.

dressing-for-fall-could-i-have-that-3 dressing-for-fall-could-i-have-that-7Another way to change things up for fall, switch out the handbag. I always find myself loving a style that says, “back to business”. Leather satchels, suede fringe, chain details and earthy tones usually get the job done.

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Photography by Arna Bee

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