A little black dress is one of the most versatile pieces you can have in your wardrobe. Every lady has one, or she should. Black can feel a bit heavy in the summertime, but styling a LBD for summer is fun and easier than you might think. HINT: It’s all about the accessories. Sometimes I like to style a LBD for summer with metallics. Pastels are always a good option, or a bright color palette is fun too.
My husband and I went out to dinner last night to celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary, and I wore this simple black dress. I had just treated myself to a mani/pedi (thank you, Mom, for giving me a spa G.C. for my birthday last month!!) and I painted my nails a bright orangey-red, so I decided to go with accessories in those tones and my new leopard wedge sandals. I love leopard with orange or red. It creates such a great contrast.
Outfit Details: Toad & Co. Samba Wave Tank Dress | Sam Edelman Reid Wedge Sandal | Stella & Dot Sardinia Bracelet | Tory Burch FitBit Bracelet | Stella & Dot Reverie Chandelier Earrings | S&D Maylee Ring | 3-disc necklace via Stitch Fix | red envelope clutch (old; similar)
For size reference, I’m about 5’5″ and 140 lbs, and I’m wearing the dress in medium. I’d say it runs pretty true to size. The leopard sandals run small, so I sized up to an 8, and I probably could have even taken an 8½.
Hope y’all have a lovely weekend!
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