Floral Sleeveless Shift Dress

Well, friends. Yesterday was a rough one, wasn’t it? I was horrified and sickened to hear the news coming out of Orlando when I got out of church yesterday. I feel like this is becoming our new normal, and it’s frightening and sad.

I always feel awkward writing about fashion and other frivolous topics immediately after a mass tragedy like this, although I know people are suffering in a myriad of ways every day, and life goes on. But I also can’t pretend like nothing happened. My heart hurts for our country. I know this side of heaven, evil people will sometimes have their way, but I long for the day when truth and justice will reign forever and ever. I can only pray that some good will come out of this latest tragedy.

Today is Day 9 of my 22 Days of Summer Fashion style collab with Cyndi Spivey, and as they say, the show must go on.

This bright coral and white floral sleeveless shift dress with crochet lace detail is a summer classic. Dress it up with wedge sandals or down with flats.

This sleeveless shift dress came from Trunk Club, and as soon as I pulled it out of the box, I knew I was going to love it. The bright coral and white floral pattern with crochet lace detail on this shift is classic and summery and reminds me a Lily Pulitzer piece, but at a fraction of the cost. Unfortunately, it went on sale during the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale and promptly sold out. Womp. Womp.

It is, however, available in green and blue, and both of those are super pretty too. In fact, I almost like the green better than the orange.

eliza j print woven shift dress

As pretty as it is, I feel like the dress would be more flattering if I had it taken in a little bit in the waist area. I have a call into a tailor that who has worked on my curtains before, but she has a wait list so… I wait.

This bright coral and white floral sleeveless shift dress with crochet lace detail is a summer classic. Dress it up with wedge sandals or down with flats.

I considered wearing my white dress sandals, but I ended up with these neutral chunky wedge sandals because the style and weight of the dress is more on the casual side. Those are almost sold out, but a few other options for neutral wedge sandals are here and here. This dress would also be cute with a strappy flat sandal like the Sam Edelman Gigi or Tory Burch Miller Flip Flop.

tory burch lexington wedge sandals

We took these pictures when we were at the Hyatt Chesapeake a few weeks ago. (See my review here. If you’re looking for summer vacation recommendations in the mid-Atlantic region, I highly recommend it.)

This bright coral and white floral sleeveless shift dress with crochet lace detail is a summer classic.

There are so many scenic spots, we had a hard time choosing just one.

This bright coral and white floral sleeveless shift dress with crochet lace detail is a summer classic. Perfect with nude wedge sandals!

Sunset in Adirondack Chairs

I kept the accessories minimal because the print on the dress is so busy. I just added gold chandelier earrings and a cuff bracelet.

This bright coral and white floral sleeveless shift dress with crochet lace detail is a summer classic. Dress it up with wedge sandals or down with flats.

This Tory Burch saddlebag is my favorite summer bag. I am so glad I got it in ivory and not brown. It goes with absolutely everything in my closet. It’s on the small side, but it holds the essentials.

This Tory Burch Serif T Saddlebag is my favorite summer bag. It goes with absolutely everything in my closet.

If you have a bridal or baby shower, graduation party, or another summer event coming up, this is a great dress for those types of occasions.

This bright coral and white floral sleeveless shift dress with crochet lace detail is a summer classic. Dress it up with wedge sandals or down with flats.

floral shift dress in green and blue // Tory Burch Lexington Wedge Sandals (alternatives here and here) // Tory Burch Serif T Saddlebag // Lawson Cuff c/o Kendra Scott // Lace Chandelier Earrings

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Be sure to visit Cyndi and see the summer outfit she’s styling today, and come back tomorrow for my next summer outfit!

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