The Eyelet Dresses That Are Perfect For Your Summer Fetes

Yesterday, I attended Carambola White Sands in St. Kitts. It’s a huge white party on the beach. Attendees go all out for the fete. It’s usually sizzling hot in St. Kitts at this time of year, so when I thought about choosing an outfit, I knew I wanted something regal but breezy. And, the lacy details of an eyelet dress meet both requirements. I knew I found THE ONE when I first saw today’s featured dress–the Lilly Pulitzer Melody Maxi Dress.

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What I’m wearing:

Lilly Pulitzer Melody Maxi Dress c/o | Sunglasses (similar)| Sandals | Lip

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I love the feminine silhouette and the striking tiered skirt on this dress. It moves beautifully, and in turn, makes your every move look graceful.

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The strappy dress has see-through lace at the waist, which adds a subtly sexy touch to the maxi dress.

Of course, there’s nothing more lovely than an all-over eyelet dress. This one has lightweight fabric that kept me cool throughout the party.

Need something similar? I highly recommend this number. By the way, this dress fits true to size. I’m wearing a size 4.

Be sure to check out all the eyelet dresses at the end of this post. There’s surely an option for your next summer fete in there.

Location: Park Hyatt, St. Kitts

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Get Glam in These Non-Boring, All-Black Outfits

Yes, I wear black sometimes. When I do, I have so much fun with it. All-black outfits need not be boring. And, the moment I saw this Topshop Tufty jumpsuit, I knew it would be the perfect, non-boring, black number to add to my wardrobe. I actually wore it a few weeks ago to catch Ledisi performing with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra at Powell Hall.

all-black outfits

What I’m wearing:

Topshop romper (sold out, option, option) | Sandals | Lip

all-black outfits

Would you believe I found this Topshop Tufty Playsuit on sale for $30!?! Unfortunately, it sold out online before I could share the good news with you.

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Party. New Year’s Eve celebrations. I envisioned this number being easy to grab for any occasion that demands an instant glam. The tufty detailing at the top and sleeves takes this romper to soaring style heights.

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I’m wearing the romper with my go-to clear sandals. These barely-there sandals complement so much. Want proof? See them worn here, here, and here.

The fabulous thing about statement-making, all-black outfits is that they don’t require much in terms of accessorizing. Toss one on and go. I’m here for that, so I rounded up a few options at the end of this post. We all need reliable wardrobe staples like these, right?

Location: Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

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Affordable All White Outfits For All Occasions

All-white party in your near future? I got you. Today’s post will round up some fabulous all white outfits that’ll be perfect for any occasion this summer. First, I’m sharing a jumpsuit that I simply had to grab for myself. Then, at the end, the widget shares a curated list of all-white party options.

All White Outfits

What I’m wearing:

Jumpsuit c/o | Sandals | Bag c/o | Sunglasses (similar) | Lip

All White Outfits

When the occasion calls for all white, I always opt for a one piece wonder. And, y’all, when I saw this jumpsuit with all its dramatic ruffles, I had to have it. And, I know, it looks expensive. But, it’s not! This beauty retails for only $54.

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This jumpsuit is my first item from Red Dress. I relied heavily on the size chart to determine my size. I’m glad I did, too, because I’d often just order a small, but I definitely needed a medium.

I was immediately smitten by the ruffles on the bodice of this dress. 2019 is the year to be a little extra with your style, and this jumpsuit gets that.

I’m always here for a sexy plunging neckline as well. The jumpsuits gives us a double v-neckline. It dips in the back too.

Location: Washington University in St. Louis

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