Fashion Over Reason: Summer Affair

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Summer Affair

I only have a single shot of this outfit so it'll be just a quick one today. I know a lot of you can be at a loss for what to wear when it comes to a casual-yet-still-make-an-effort affair, am I right? You don't want to be too laid-back but feeling overdressed can be a little uncomfortable for most people. My rule of thumb in those instances is go with a skirt and flats and no one can accuse you of any sort of faux-pas.

I wore this to an in-law family gathering where the focus was showing off a very adorable baby. It could also work for a casual date, meeting the parents, a summer soirée and could be kicked up for any other occasion if you swap the cork slides for a pair of heels.

Ann Taylor fluttery skirt, midi floaty skirt, h&m slip-on slides sandals, J.Crew carrie cami, Bottega Veneta intrecciato crossbody bag, Ray-Ban wayfarers, baby party outfit, summer dressy casual look
Cami - J.Crew
Skirt - Ann Taylor (this one is really great)
Sandals - H&M (THESE are far better!)
Bag - Bottega Veneta
Sunglasses - Ray-Ban

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Coco said...

Laidback chic, lovely Helene!
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Jeanne said...

Perfect look and proportions!

It's About L.A said...

Great look, this skirt is amazing!


taislany said...

aw thats a really cute look!


sepatuholig-Grace Njio said...

Love the skirt!

Ann Grigorieva said...

Hello :) You have a beautiful blog!

Maybe we can follow each other?

I will be glad if you visit my blog))

welcome :)

Magda Carvalho said...

Nice look :)

*new follower in the blog

Silvana Zivkovic said...

Beautiful skirt! I hope that your stay in Europe will be interesting and nice! Also next time, you'll put Croatia in your itinerary!!
Wish you nice weekend,

Kim Alston said...

Your top and skirt looks beautiful on you!

Allison Weeks said...

Gorgeous! <3

Sweet Madame Blue