In springtime we wear dresses

This is what I wore yesterday for Mother's Day. I have eight previous days of outfits to blog, but these photos couldn't wait. My beloved cherry blossom trees have finally burst into life, which meant taking outfit photos at my favorite spot, and I needed to wear something 'worthy' of them.

I mixed and matched no fewer than a dozen pieces trying to come up with the perfect outfit for the cherry blossoms, until I decided on a dress. I love separates and the endless possibilities they hold, but at my heart, I am a dress girl. They work the best with my figure, aren't nearly as fussy, and wearing them always makes me feel good.

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The Rundown
Chevron Dress Calypso St. Barth via Coco's similar
Sandals Franco Sarto via TJMaxx similar
Grayson Bar Bag Linea Pelle
Pave Hexagon Earrings Thrifted similar
Stingray Station Necklace House of Harlow c/o South Moon Under
Mini Punk Princess Bracelet CC Skye c/o Linger Rose
Gold Bracelets The Cavernous Jewelry Box
"Love" Bracelet Arlyn's Fine Accessories similar
Blue Ring c/o TJMaxx similar
Thin Gold Ring Etsy via Sweet Olive Jewelry
Crystal Bar Ring Upper Metal Class
Sunglasses Ray-Ban "Meteor" c/o TJMaxx
Nail Color "Claire" Julep

55 comments

  1. LOVE that dress!! So perfect for Spring and Summer! And the House of Harlow neckalce matches perfectly, looks like we both lucked out with that ;)
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  2. Wow, I love that dress! These photos are really, really lovely.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

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  3. I am also a dress girl! I prefer wearing dresses because they're simple and it relieves the stress of putting an outfit together. Great photos and beautiful dress.

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  4. Yes! There's really nothing better than a dress to wear around. It's only one piece and then you can go to the bathroom faster since you don't have to unzip anything. Priorities, dude!

    I love the neckline of that dress. It's so unique~ :) and yeah, those blooming flowers are gorgeous! I hope you had a fantastic mother's day.

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  5. The print on the dress is so pretty in the periwinkle blue! In the winter I tend to wear pants because I'm always cold but now that it's warm, I love to throw on a dress!

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  6. Such a great dress, you look beautiful!

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  7. We certainly wear dresses in the spring time! Loving the necklace and shoes too. I believe I have the nail color--gotta wear it this week for sure.

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  8. Loving this summery outfit! Warm weather is finally around the corner!

    Eleventh & Sixteenth

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  9. I prefer dresses because I just feel more comfortable in them. Although often in the spring and summer I am playing with children and that is NOT child friendly so I end up wearing shorts often. No Brittney accidents that way.

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  10. Hooray for cherry blossoms and pretty dresses! I love the chevron print on this one. I have found I'm a skirt girl mostly (cannot tell you how I've missed them so) but dresses are a close second for sure.

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  11. That dress is amazing and looks gorgeous with the background! I love that light blue on you and your ring is so perfect!

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  12. Oh wow , your shoes are dreamy sweetie ., want them so bad !!!
    you look beautiful in this post

    N@NY

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  13. Such a pretty dress- I love the color. Yay for gorgeous weather and pretty blooms!

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  14. This is such a pretty dress, you look ready for a vacation. If you get the chance, join my linkup today to share your amazing post.

    xo
    PinkSole

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  15. The pattern of this dress is so beautiful!

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  16. This dress is so adorable! I love the subtle peplum waist detail!

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  17. Cherry blossoms and a back log of photos are my two favourite things about spring and summer. When those pink trees bloom, my mood stays good for a week no matter what is going on. And I think they may every outfit look lovelier but if ever a garment were worthy of being photographed with cherry blossoms, it is this dress. I love the combination of soft white and blue, the colours are such a perfectly natural match for pink cherry blossoms. Just gorgeous.
    xox,
    Cee

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  18. Completely in love with the print of that dress, and the necklace looks beautiful with it!!

    Jessie at BlushandBlonde.com

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  19. Such a lovely pattern and colors in that dress. I've been into dresses lately too.

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  20. Ooh I love the dress! I can definitely see why you felt like you had to share it! It looks so pretty against those cherry blossoms!

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  21. Amazing look
    Your pics are perfect <3

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  22. Oh wow! Love that dress so much and the necklace is perfection with it :)

    www.fasihonistastyle1.blogspot.com

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  23. That is a beautiful dress. The color is wonderful and I love how you accessorized it. The bag is gorgeous as well.

    -Vogue&Heels
    www.vogueandheels.com

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  24. It's a very pretty dress. I love the waist details and necklace. Happy Mother's Day to your mom.
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  25. Lovely dress!
    xo,
    Yaudy
    http://yaudycristinafashionista.blogspot.com/2014/05/staples.html

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  26. I love cherry blossoms! We don't really have them around here, which bums me out :( I love your chevron dress. The color and shape are really pretty!

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  27. This dress is perfect for Spring and Summer. It's adorable.

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  28. Love, love, love the print of your dress....and the tree is amazing!

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  29. How cute is this dress?
    Love the print and the color
    Brett

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  30. All I can say is wow! I love the dress and wish it were mine! The cherry blossoms are so incredible.

    Gorgeous!

    Aesthetic Lounge

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  31. Love this dress! It is gorgeous on you!
    xo,
    Jacqueline
    stylininstlouis.com

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  32. Gorgeous dress and gorgeous scenery! Love this look! I am a dress girl too.

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

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  33. I love that dress so much! It is the perfect pattern and color combo for a warm day! That bag is gorgeous and I love the minimalist sandals! You look fab! :)

    Maggie
    www.PolishedClosets.com

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  34. Lovely dress and accessories! Such a great spring look. So glad I found your blog! :)

    xo, Bekka
    Palm and Peachtree, A Fashion and Lifestyle Blog
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  35. absolutely loving this dress and the accessories! so classy and perfect for a spring day!

    kileen | cute & little

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  36. What a lovely print that dress is! It definitely evokes springtime!

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  37. I'm seriously so happy that it's dress season! Love the one you picked out for Mother's Day!

    xo Jen
    Skirt The Rules

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  38. What a cute, summery dress!

    Xo!
    Stella
    www.stelladorothy.com

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  39. Great photos! And what a gorgeous cherry blossom tree! I feel the same way about dresses and this one is stunning on you.

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

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  40. That is a lovely dress, such a nice chevron print! I really like your necklace too :)

    Hope you had a great weekend and a lovely Mother's Day :)

    Away From Blue

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  41. I LOVE this dress! The print is great and I love the detail at the waist.

    Amy

    Fashion and Beauty Finds
    How Gorgeous Jewelry

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  42. Yay for chevrons! I'm beginning to think that we like all the same patterns and prints!

    dash dot dotty

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  43. This is an absolutely beautiful combination. I love that lavender colour, and in spring and summer it just makes me happy to wear long maxis or colourful printed dresses.
    Fashion Tales and Italian Soles

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  44. I love this dress soooooo much!

    Tiffany Ima
    Style Honestly

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  45. love all the accessories in this outfit. they complement that dress so perfectly.

    xoxo…beth
    www.fashiondotnow.com

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  46. Love your dress and your mani!
    Xo,
    Rachel Ashley
    http://fashionablyliving.com

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  47. I love the soft lines of this dress. You look great!
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  48. Oh you are so lucky! cherry blossoms !
    and i think you wore the perfect dress for the special moment-

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  49. I love a good dress! This looks great on you!

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  50. WOW that dress is gorgeous and all the pretty jewelry is so wonderful with it. Perfect for Spring and the beautiful cherry blossoms. One of your loveliest looks ever, Lydia. =)

    This week I have been all about dresses too because I am a dress girl at heart. I showed 3 of them including the one I wore on Mother's Day. Would love for you to check them out. =)

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  51. summer is definitely the season of the dress for me! Love this easy print and you have styled it perfectly!!!
    C

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