The Perfect Summer Dress

altard state brown perforated wedges and the perfect summer dress

Happy Monday! It is starting to feel like Summer is here and with it comes the easy, throw on dress. It gets very hot and humid here in the South and I usually combat that with a flowy dress and sandals. I’ll dress it up for work or down for a weekend of errands but either way this combination is what I will be living in for the next few months.

target gold aviator style sunglassespale blue swing dress with lace detailtarget nude crossbody saddle bag gold leaves dangle earringsThe Mint Julep Boutique Blue Swing DressDress: c/o The Mint Julep Boutique  (Under $40!)| Shoes: Altar’d State (similar style here) | Bag: Target | Sunglasses: Target | Rings: Forever 21 | Earrings: Old, similar option here | Lips: Mac ‘Flamingo’

I saw this dress on The Mint Julep Boutique website and knew I needed it for Summer. It is the perfect Summer dress! I love the light blue color and the lace detailing along the hem. It does run big and I definitely could have gone for an extra small if they had it. This would fit great for a lot of different body types because of the way the fabric lays. If you want it to show more shape you can throw on a simple belt and it will tuck in your waist beautifully.


  1. Abby Castro
    May 23, 2016 / 9:41 am

    Perfect is right! This dress is everything – love the crochet details around the hem and that color is so fresh!

    Abby | Life in the Fash Lane

  2. Mary
    May 23, 2016 / 9:53 am

    I love flowy dresses like this for summer! They are flattering on any body type and the lace detail on this one is beautiful!

  3. Jackie
    May 23, 2016 / 10:07 am

    That is such a pretty dress! The detailing on the bottom is just gorgeous.

    Something About That

  4. Danielle
    May 23, 2016 / 2:38 pm

    This is so pretty!! I love the color and the lace details at the bottom of the dress. It looks so flowy and comfortable yet very classic. The bag and earrings you chose are perfect!

    Keep Sparkling,


    Sparkling Southerner

  5. fashionistamomma
    May 23, 2016 / 6:44 pm

    Love the detail on the dress. Super cute and perfect for summer. xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

  6. karyl henry
    May 23, 2016 / 7:29 pm

    I love summer dresses! So light and easy to dress up or down.That blue looks really pretty on you!

  7. mummabstylish
    May 24, 2016 / 3:29 pm

    Such a cute look, the sandals are fab, needing some tan sandals in my life…going to start looking asap…Nice to see your blog Hun..Jacqui

  8. Alice Shiya
    May 25, 2016 / 11:20 am

    I absolutely love that pale blue shade on the dress, the hem details are so gorgeous as well! Amazing look.

    xo, alice / T Y P E N U

  9. Mother Daughter
    May 26, 2016 / 12:15 pm

    What a cute dress. You look so pretty and so cool. I to like dresses and sandals in the summer.

  10. Ruth Maldonado
    May 27, 2016 / 10:57 am

    I love the light blue dress! Your gold earrings are beautiful and pop against the blue!

  11. Karen R
    May 28, 2016 / 12:23 pm

    I love this dress!! The color and bottom details are perfect. It’s going to be a great summer dress.


  12. May 29, 2016 / 1:19 pm

    Hi Alicia
    I am in the South too, Charlotte and boy , it has been hot. LOve this baby blue color on you and the design on the detail is amazing!

    Thank you for linking up with Turning Heads Tueaday!

    jess xx

  13. May 30, 2016 / 10:41 pm

    Hey are a doll in that dress..I love it so perfect for summer!! I need to try Mint Julep!

  14. May 31, 2016 / 2:33 pm

    Gosh this dress couldn’t be more perfect!! Love the color and shape of it! wanted to drop in and say Thanks for linking up with me last week! Would love to see you at this week’s link up!
    xx, Chanda | Mommy & Me: Red, White & Blue + Link UP

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