Summer Nights

Summer Nights Out - Dress Up, Chow Down

Remember when you had significantly more “going out” clothes as a 19-year old? Well, as a 23-year old myself, those days and those clothes are long-gone. So then what does a respectable lady such as yourself wear for adult cocktail hour or ladies night? Especially in the summer when it’s hot and kind of not?

I’ve got one option 🙂

Summer Nights Out - Dress Up, Chow Down

The most obvious answer to any, “What do I wear?” question for summer style is a dress. And aside from the fact that I only own something like 5 dresses, I’m not mad about that 😛

Summer dresses are usually breezy, with light, breathable fabrics so when you pair that with heat and sweat, it’s a pretty swell route to go. This dress was a surprising find at GUESS.

I love how flattering the material and cut of the neckline is for my small chest. (Shoutout to the small-chested ladies.) It’s also in an a-line style so it’s quite flattering for the bigger-thighed gals.

Summer Nights Out - Dress Up, Chow Down

Because I like a level of sophistication to my outfits, regardless of occasion, I paired this dress with this easy, white blazer – a staple colour for summer. I like how it contrasts nicely with the black and white dress. It’s also useful for when the breeze hits you at random times on these summer nights.

Summer Nights Out - Dress Up, Chow Down

Summer Nights Out - Dress Up, Chow Down

Finishing off the look, I’m wearing my favourite day-to-night watch from Daniel Wellington. I love the classic black leather band and the gold hardware against the white face. I also added this cognac bag – a colour I love for accessories – and these nude pumps to keep the summer vibes going.

We shot in Detroit’s Greektown because this outfit makes me think of large, lively crowds in small streets. I love the hanging lights and there’s a cute bakery I like to stop by whenever I’m in the area 🙂

What are some of your favourite outfits for summer nights?

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Blazer: Harlowe and Graham via Nordstrom Rack

Dress: GUESS (Similar)

Bag: DailyLook (Similar)

Shoes: ALDO (Similar)

Watch: Daniel Wellington

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Photography by Alora Rachelle

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