Make a splash

In an effort to cram more summer into my summer, this past weekend I attended a local Oyster Festival, spent time at the beach, rode a tandem bicycle, consumed lots of ice cream, watched the sunset, and wore printed sun dresses.

I have a slight addiction to printed dresses. It's possible you will notice this should you flip back through my last few posts. I feel I should wear them all at least once per summer, so I still have about a dozen more to get through in these next few weeks. Some can transition into fall, which is great, but purple tie dye is strictly summer in my mind.

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The Rundown
Tie Dye Dress c/o London Times
White Sandals Ferragamo via Coco's
Earrings c/o Lucky Fabb
Crystal Flower Statement Necklace eBay similar exact
White and Rose Gold Link Bracelet c/o Jeweshop
Thin Gold Ring Etsy via Sweet Olive Jewelry
Nail Color "Bikini So Teeny" Essie

Linking up with Pink Sole's How I Summer
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  1. This dress is perfection on you, I love the print!

  2. Wow, you braved the Oyster fest? Wayyyy too crowded for me, haha. Such a cute dress, definitely a Summer piece, but a good one

  3. Super cute dress! Beautiful!


  4. Printed dresses are one of my favorites too. I just love the cut and color on you!

  5. These photos are so beautiful, Lydia! I guess it is late afternoon?
    And your dress is gorgeous, the colours and prints are definitely summery and you should wear it as long as you can and the temperatures are so nice for you!
    It is cold here...

    Annette | Lady of Style

  6. You looks so pretty.
    I love your dress and the necklace!
    Teresa Quiroga Blog

  7. What a great dress--the fit on you is amazing and that print is ahhmazing!


  8. Sounds like an absolutely fabulous weekend! This dress is definitely screaming summer, the print and color are gorgeous.

    Clothes & Quotes

  9. I'm loving the tie dye dress, so chic. You're keeping busy. We have our last summer vacay coming up and looking forward to it.

  10. What a lovely dress, the colors and pattern are stunning!

  11. That sounds like quite the summer weekend! You have a great collection of dresses...I'm jealous!
    Jeans and a Teacup

  12. Damn, I want to go to an Oyster fest! And I love this dress on you - it's so cute!

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

  13. The color and pattern of that dress are so pretty--love it! And wow, you had a whole summer in a weekend! I definitely was with you on the ice cream consumption :)

  14. You know, you look super great in blue! LOVE this dress

    Tiffany Ima
    Style Honestly

  15. You are rocking this beautiful dress!! The scenery behind you looks amazing too.

    XO Chelsea

  16. That sounds like an amazing weekend. I love oysters. This dress is so pretty and looks great on you!

    Nicole to the Nines

  17. That print definitely screams summer! The color is gorgeous on you!

  18. Your weekend sounds like it was something out of a Martha Stewart magazine! What a perfect way to close out the summer. I'm with you - I love fall clothes but I always get a little sad when people give up their summer clothes early. It's still hot outside so let's enjoy it! And the dress is gorgeous!

  19. No wonder you love them...this one especially looks fab on you!!!

  20. Yeah, you look WAY amazing in this! You can tell you love the way you look by your smile! Brilliant!
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  21. AAAHHH my favorite color, you are beautiful and this dress so pretty dear, like it.
    See you soon

  22. That dress is seriously amazing! I love the tie dye, and it fits you perfectly!


  23. I have to agree, purple tie dye is strictly summer, but that's part of what's so fabulous about it. The dress just screams summer, especially with the sun setting over the water in the background. I feel like I would be more enthusiastic about summer, somehow, if my summer was set somewhere as pretty as yours seems to be :)

  24. I love the cut and print of that dress. I wish I had more printed sundresses for summer!

  25. The print of that dress is so pretty and the fit is super flattering on you.


  26. You look so ladylike! I've been cycling through a handful of favorite dresses this summer. I should really give a few of my unworn frocks some love before it gets too chilly.

    Bedknobs & Baubles

  27. I want to cram more summer in with you! Sounds divine. :)

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  28. I love printed dresses in the summer! Sounds like you had a blast!

  29. We have an oyster fest in New Orleans and it's so good. You look fabulous in prints!!! That dress is gorgeous.

  30. Lovely outfit and photographs! Your blog is darling. Xoxo
    Breakfast at Lizzie's.

  31. That tie dye dress is flawless on you! So gorgeous and love the scenery!

    <3 Shannon

  32. Gorgeous dress! Great pattern and color!

    xo, Megan Ann

  33. Wow, you look great. I love the colors of your dress - and that necklace!!! - so gorgeous :)

  34. Well this dress looks AMAZING on you and I love the pattern. Very pretty. I feel like I want to cram all of the summer I can into the next few weekends too. But school already started here just today so I feel a little more of the "no more summer blues".

  35. What a fun dress! Great idea to cram as much summer activities & clothes as you can. Fall will be here before you know it.


  36. oh, my sounds like you're having wonderful summer. Would love to be there and have all these experiences as well.

    I have soft spot for printed sun dress. Over weekend noticed one in shop window, still thinking about it, yet not sure should I get it, weather is getting cooler.

    You look stunning in this gorgeous tie dye sundress. I'm sure you turned many heads on the street.

    xoxo Ra

  37. What a swoonworthy dress:) You look beautiful, darling. xo

  38. You look awesome babe
    I really love your dress
    Maggie D.
    The Indian Savage diary

  39. Love this dress on you! Absolutely gorgeous!

    <3, Pamela

  40. This is such a beautiful dress, love the colors are print! The location is lovely as well. :)

    prosecco in the park

  41. Oysters, YUM.
    And this dress is gorgeous- that print! Stunner. :)


  42. I love your style and you are beautiful :) I love your blog and I have followed you with Bloglovin, if you ever get a chance to check out my blog I would be delighted, thanks! Best wishes.

    Camille xo

  43. Its such a pretty hue on you - and I am glad to hear that you are getting to wear all of your dresses :)
    Seems like you've got more reasons now with the BF :)

  44. Wow, this dress takes the cake. You are a showstopper in this, I am sure all eyes were on you in this dress.

  45. This dress is beautiful!! It sounds like you had a wonderfully summery weekend!