Happy almost Friday, friends! How’s your week been so far? Today I’m excited to bring back my seasonal series, Summer of Style! My goal is always to inspire you, but also share ways to stretch your wardrobe. You’ve probably noticed that my style posts typically involve multiple styling options… but sometimes a girl just wants a simple outfit idea!
Especially in Summer, when the pace is slower, and style becomes a little simpler and more minimal. (At least in the Texas heat it does!) So Summer of Style is just that… simple outfits to (hopefully) inspire your Summer wardrobe! They’re easy-to-recreate combinations, that cover all aspects of your life… work, weekend, date night, and lazy pool/beach days. (See them all HERE.)
I’m kicking the series off this year with one of my favorite summertime colors… red, white and blue. I found the cutest pieces at Talbots… and bonus, they’re all 30-50% off as part of their Friends & Family Sale!
This fit-and-flare shirtdress buttons up the front with a scoop neck, and is my go-to flattering silhouette. It’s a super-soft 100% cotton, making it summer-ready, and I love how it moves and softly grazes the body. Texas humidity is no joke, so I’m very particular about my summer fabrics!
Talbots offers a full range of regular and petite sizing, and I find them true-to-size. The skirts and dresses are always a modest length.
Fit Tip: I’m 5’4″ and wearing a 2-petite.
The tie is removable, so you could easily change up the look by replacing it with a wide woven belt, or something fun like this one.
Scarfs are an easy way to add more style and personality to an outfit. I used this one to add a little color and pattern to the solid dress.
Now for the red and white… I was instantly smitten with this full skirt! It’s crisp and lightweight, and 100% breathable cotton. It zips up the side with a cute tie belt. I paired it a classic white shirt to allow the skirt to shine, and tucked it tight for a fit-and-flare silhouette.
Fit Tip: I’m wearing a 2-petite skirt and regular XS shirt. Both are available in regular, petite and plus… the shirt is even offered in plus-petite! I love Talbot’s size inclusivity!
The sleeveless shirt buttons up the front with a v-neck opening. It’s cotton with just a touch of stretch to give it an incredible fit. But even better, it’s completely no-iron and wrinkle-free!
Which look is more your style… the blue or red and white? Do you love this color combo for summer, too? I think it’s just so fresh.
*Photos by the darling and talented Audrie Dollins. This post is created in collaboration with Talbots and ShopStyle, but all product selections, styling, and summer-loving are my own. Thank you for supporting Hi Sugarplum sponsors!*