Wearing My Fall Dress in Summer

Summer Floral Dress

This dress is one that I bought with fall in mind. It’s a darker floral, a sort of warm synthetic fabric, and it’s kind of short. The kind of short I usually reserve for my tights-only outfits. But it’s the summer of skin around here these days, and who am I to label? I decided I can go shorter thanks to my somewhat effective self-tanner (Nivea, thanks) and I threw a thinnish belt over the elastic seam which is always a giveaway that the dress was pretty inexpensive. In fall the elastic seam can be easily hidden by a cardigan, and the pale legs by colored tights and boots, but there’s no hiding this summer, folks. I’m gonna wear whatever I can get away with! Oops, I just noticed that my seam is showing. Try not to judge.

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Summer Floral Dress

Summer Floral Dress

Dress: Tucker for Target, Shoes: Worishofer, Belt: Zara, Earrings: KS

Summer Floral Dress

June 27, 2011

16 Responses to Wearing My Fall Dress in Summer

  1. Tanvi says:

    That’s a super cute dress! Love the print!!

    ♡ from © tanvii.com

  2. laura says:

    I love pieces that I can wear all year round. This dress would also look amazing paired with tights for the winter! :)

  3. Elissa says:

    That dress looks great on you, and I love how you paired it with yellow shoes. So fun! I agree that it would look great layered with tights and a cardi in winter. Seasonless clothes are the best.

  4. while elastic seams might be a giveaway for a cheap dress, i really like the way they look and feel. i don’t like feeling bound in at the stomach and these dresses are the perfect solution.

  5. Lyddiegal says:

    I don’t think you have any problem pulling off this dress without fall layering – and yes, it is super hot out, people are leaving the house in a lot less!

  6. Sophi says:

    Oh, I really love your shoes! A bunch of the ladies in the office have them since we sell them on the site, but we only have ’em in cherry and navy. And I am FEELING yellow shoes this summer. You have awesome legs, so show ’em off, I say! And who needs a tan? Tan, schman. Damn the tan man. Okay, I’m done. 😉

  7. The floral print is divine! I love the belt too! Be sure to enter my £100 ASOS giveaway!

    Lost in the Haze

  8. its a supercute dress! I’m all for wearing clothes out of season, but I always struggle to make the crssover.

  9. Lydia says:

    Love how you’ve summer-ized this dress! Usually it’s the other way around (layering up a summer dress for fall). That print is gorgeous and the shoes bring it right into summer.

    I always have the elastic-waist-showing problem with outfits like this…well, in my blog pics, anyway. Have convinced myself that it is caused by posing with hands on hips, which is something I don’t do in real life (right?).

    Lydia x

  10. Sarah Holman says:

    Tell me more about this self-tanner b/c I’ve never seen you look so perfectly golden.

    • It’s Nivea! One is called “Beautiful Radiant Legs” and the other is “Radiant Skin” and it’s cheaper. I started using that when I ran out of the legs stuff….Also it helps to live in Texas, where you get a tan watering the plants…

  11. CharisaB says:

    So lovely! The dress really works with your bod. Great find <3

  12. This dress is way to cute to save for Fall! And I love how you paired it with those yellow shoes for that extra pop of color.

    And congrats on your launching The Style Intro! x

  13. jahn says:

    u look so adorable!! nice print :)

  14. Kate says:

    I say screw clothes being limited to certain seasons only (unless we are talking a heavy wool sweater in the middle of the summer)! Sure the colors may speak fall, but I think it works absolutely wonderfully for the summer.

    Honestly, I am too poor for having a different wardrobe for each season, so I am all about wearing clothes all year round.

    P.S. Your look gorgeous as always. Those sandals look ridiculously comfortable.

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