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Spring Dresses – Madewell, Topshop and Gap

It’s already been warming up quite a bit here, and I’ve started packing away some of my jeans and leggings. I wear casual dresses almost everyday in the spring summer – they’re so easy to pop on, and I always feel more put together.

I usually add a few dresses each summer, but last year I opted out due to being super pregnant. So now I’ve been doing some shopping for some more dresses which are a) casual and easy to wear, and b) machine washable. That last part is oh so very important, by the way. Here are some of my favorites!

This checked shirtdress from Madewell is super soft and comfortable. I’d seen this dress in person at the Madewell store, by the styling made it seem really short, like it could only be worn with leggings. The length (36”) given by Nordstrom seemed doable however, so I ordered it and the length was great – very wearable, even belted.

The fabric is really comfortable, and the dress even has pockets. It’s a very versatile item which I think could be worn with tights in the winter, or with bare legs for summer.

I used an old rope belt I had on this day as I was feeling particularly lazy, however I think this dress would look great and more polished with this equestrian belt. Continue Reading


Favorites Under $60

Last month when I shared my review of the Mansur Gavriel bucket bag, I shared some photos of it on yours truly. That day I happened to have been wearing one of my favorite “kick around” dresses – a terry…


Summer Purchase List

As temperatures reach into the 90’s this week, I’ve been starting to compile my seasonal list of “what to buy”. Here are the top items on my summer purchase list – I’d love to hear yours! 1. Dressy sandals.…