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Fashion Fundamentals

WHAT TO WEAR TO A WEDDING | 3 DRESSES THAT ARE READY TO PARTY

Start with something you can wear again. Here are 3 dresses 3 ways you’ll love forever. Don’t worry about what to wear to a wedding again.

1. SLIP DRESS

In the article the Nordstrom 6 contributed to Who What Wear we all collectively shared our love of the slip dress. For the most flattering fit look for one with adjustable straps and cut on the bias.

A slip dress is super sexy for a summer wedding especially with updated styling staples.

DRESS | NUDE SANDALS | NEUTRAL CROSS BODY BAG | BLAZER | GUCCI HAIR BARETTE

WEAR WITH A TINY TEE

DRESS | T-SHIRT | NECKLACE | PURSE | SANDALS

WEAR WITH A CARDIGAN

DRESS| CARDIGAN | SNEAKERS | BAG| HOOPS

Stylist Tip- Cropped Cardigans are a great layering piece over dresses because they hit at the smallest part of your body and narrow your waist while elongating your legs.

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2. LITTLE BLACK DRESS

From a formal wedding to a nautical nuptial, a little black dress works every time. Do you want to know what to wear to a wedding destination just about anywhere? A little black dress. This one has pockets and comes in white too.

DRESS | PURSE | BLOUSE | HEADBAND | SANDALS

WEAR WITH A REVERSIBLE PULLOVER

DRESS | PULLOVER | PURSE | SANDALS | HOOPS

WEAR WITH A PRINTED CARDIGAN

DRESS | CARDIGAN | PURSE | SANDALS | EARRINGS | SUNNIES

Style Tip – Choose a versatile tank style with stretch and you’ll be able to change up the look so easily you can wear it twice on the same trip.

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3. FLIRTY FROCK

Finally and excuse to celebrate love and and your feminine side. Get inspired to #getdressed in one of these flirty frocks. Don’t worry the prints won’t even be recognizable when you restyle the dresses I picked with my styling tips.

DRESS | BLAZER | HOOPS | PURSE | SUNNIES | SANDALS

WEAR WITH A FITTED BLAZER

DRESS | BLAZER | PURSE | PUMPS | HAT

WEAR WITH A BELT

DRESS | BELT | SANDALS | TOTE | DENIM JACKET | HOOPS

Stylist Tip- A buttoned up blazer can transform a dress into a skirt and top in an instant.

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If you’re still looking for some more inspiration check out my recent blog post Spring Dresses Instant Outfit.

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STYLISH SWEATS AND COOL COATS | A HAUTE MAMA FAVORITE ON A COLD DAY

In the winter I tend to play favorites with my comfy outfit formulas which almost always include stylish sweats and a cool coat. After my recent refresh, I decided to share the best high-low sources so you can be haute on a cold day too. Start with a soft and stylish sweatsuit, and bundle up in a cool coat before you head out the door. When you have all the pieces deciding what to wear is child's play.

Unique Gift Ideas from a Seasoned Shopper | 2022 Gift Guide Someone Has Actually Tried.

Since I shop every day, it just wouldn't be right not to share some of the best deals and unique gifts I find. You can put down your car keys and grab a cup of coffee instead. Your holiday shopping just got simpler. This is the best high-low unique gift mix all in one spot. Also, it's OK to add extra to your cart to reward yourself for being such a smart shopper this holiday season.

4 Ways To Style a Silky Slip Dress this Winter That Works With Any “Dress” Code

A silky slip dress delivers every time and is the ultimate wardrobe workhorse when you want to wear a dress this winter.

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