The abundance we saw in spring 2016 runway trends is easily reflected in fabulous print summer dresses. Whether you’re inside an air conditioned office or strolling by the beach, nothing says spring/summer 2016 like a cute print dress. Today I share
7 On Point Summer Print Dresses
Who could resist this floral wrap dress? Capture two summer trends with the large scale print in an sexy knit wrap. Yes, the dress is a bit short if you’re taller, but petites could probably wear this to the office or for a night out.
Did you notice that 2016 revives the halter dress trend? An abstract print covers this shoulder baring fit and flare knit dress. Add a cardi and you’re ready for work. Toss it in the back seat as you head out for a beach stroll after hours.
I adore the way this abstract print open back dress reminds me of waves and beaches covered in shells. Even the sweetheart neckline and peek a boo cut outs echo those undulating lines. If you’re looking for a great party dress or have a wedding reception on your calendar this summer, consider this black and white dress.
Catch the buttons on the back of this geometric print shift. The contrast of vertical lines with the lozenges makes this print flattering and fashion forward. What a great summer dress for under $75.
Versatile and fun, this navy shift with paisley hem looks great on vacation or at work. The spaghetti strap dress can be worn alone or as a base layer, adding a jacket, swingy cardigan or leather jacket.
So sophisticated, so swingy! This sleeveless print shift could be the one dress you could wear almost every day this summer. Bias cut chiffon printed with leaves on a colorwash background captures the themes of spring/summer abundance beautifully.
Not feeling those loose, swingy summer styles? Let classic combine with colorful print in a flattering princess line sheath.
No matter what your fashion style, adding a print dress to your wardrobe this summer is a budget friendly option that’s totally on point. Pair it with ballet flats, colorful boat shoes or heels depending on your destination this summer.Tags: dresses under $100, print dress, summer dress
The Black Entertainment Television Awards‘ red carpet boasted fabulous dresses that expressed the diverse personalities and styles in the industry. It wasn’t easy to pick the best dress, but Mayte Garcia‘s gorgeous open back mermaid gown topped my list. Lavishly embellished with appliquéd flowers from the neck to the long train this gown rocked so many fantastic details.
Want to capture the BET Mayte Garcia look in your next formal dress? Take a look at these
5 Embellished Mermaid Gowns
Sequins cover the bodice of a red lace mermaid dress. This dress shimmers luxuriously thanks to the sheer black overlays. The lace motif repeats itself on the sheer back for a dazzling formal look.
Who can resist the flowers that cascade down Jovani’s floral embroidered evening gown? This black evening gown has a short train and sheer fabric that gives you a coverage yet still shows a bit of skin.
I love the baroque appliqués that cover the back and godets of this red Jasz evening dress. The sheer fabric gives the impression of an open back. Built in bra cups makes this floor length gown easy to wear with maximum sophistication.
Looking for open back red lace mermaid dress that costs less than $100? Here you go. This long sleeve gown has an ivory lining that highlights the red lace. A large keyhole cut out gives the open back look, but the top closure and back zipper keep everything in place.
That same keyhole cut out is featured in this black and silver open back tulle dress. Lace appliqués embellish the flared mermaid skirt, giving this gown flashes of light as you walk. This lace and tulle gown embodies an elegant style.
Not everyone can claim the ties to Prince that Mayte can, but at least we can emulate her red carpet style with a gorgeous open back mermaid gown.Tags: BET, floral print dress, Mayte Garcia, mermaid gown, red carpet
June 24th, 2016Our Fashion Choice
Rompers are everywhere this summer. Do you want an easy to wear, short look with no worries about wild winds or creeps? The romper is a fabulous option. Slip it on like a dress, and Voila! Whether you are petite, tall or plus size, there’s a romper option for you.
5 On Trend Rompers
So unexpected in formal wear, this black sequin romper from Tony Bowls is sophisticated and totally on trend for Summer 2016. The blouson beaded top swings, shimmers and turns heads. Side pockets grace the black flowing shorts. Great details like built in bra cups make this formal romper a fabulous summer special occasion option.
Then again, do you love lace? Then check out this cream lace romper. A fully lined body with sheer shoulders and three quarter sleeves grants full coverage with a touch of romance. The pleated shorts make this romper an airy choice for summer receptions and nights out.
The graceful drape of this plus size romper is irresistible! Drop shoulders and short sleeves make this black romper a versatile option. Whether you need a great outfit for a road trip vacation or are just enjoying a night out with friends, basic black gives your loads of styling possibilities.
Adorable details play on the print pattern of this open back romper. An origami inspired front pleat captures the movement of the white and grey geometric print. Criss cross straps anchor the halter neckline. With bare shoulders and soft fabric, this romper is perfect for hot summer days.
Exquisite details formal black romper by La Femme. A black knit romper is topped with black polka dot organza. This long sleeve formal romper looks totally fashion forward with the sheer interfacing which flares the full bias cut short skirt. Part romper, part mini dress but all fabulous formal statement at summer receptions and semi formal dances.
Are you ready for the romper? This may be the summer you dress in this versatile fashion forward look.Tags: LaFemme, rompers, summer dresses, Tony Bowls
Black dresses have become a staple since Audrey Hepburn wandered down the streets of Manhattan in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. They say that every woman needs a little black dress. Whether for an internship, semi formal reception, night out or funeral, the black dress is always appropriate. Just ask the Europeans! Women in Milan, Paris and New York often live in black for its sleek, practical style.
Need a black dress in your budget? Today I share:
5 Little Black Dresses less than $100
Sleeveless and swingy, the A line black lace dress never goes out of style. Scattered sequins shimmer across this lace semi formal dress. A sweetheart lining adds an extra spin, offering covered shoulders with that touch of sheer skin.
Channel your best Audrey Hepburn with this scoop neck dress. A jersey knit, figure hugging black dress is a sexy layer that you can easily style for work, date night or cocktail receptions.
Faux pearls embellish the cuffs and neckline long sleeve chiffon shift. This elegant black dress has a lined dress body and sheer sleeves. Thanks to the beaded accents, you can slip on this lbd and a pair of heels to head out the door on your night out or special occasion.
A bateau neckline and short sleeves add a cosmopolitan touch to this black midi dress. Knit jersey and a slim profile combine for a comfortable yet figure hugging base layer to style as your occasion requires.
Want your lbd to be pretty, swingy and practical? Let me suggest this pleated halter dress with pockets. The halter neckline bares your shoulders. From the collar, pleats and a bias cut create a swingy dress with side seam pockets.
Believe it or not, all of these little black dresses cost less than $100. Which dress would you choose? Keep a cute lbd in your closet for instant fashion and style.