How To Style A White Summer Dress

Updated: Apr 2, 2019

Looking for a summer dress which works for every occasion? Look no further. This Shilla dress available at Lock and Key Clothing is wearable yet elegant and casual yet luxe. A wise person (just guessing, I don't know, I saw this quote on Pinterest...ha) once said "dress as though you are going somewhere better later" and if that quote doesn't define why I love this dress I don't know what does!

Why White? A white dress is the perfect blank canvas - it highlights a summer tan, creates a crisp and clean look, is appropriate for day and night and styles well with just about any accessory style/colour.

How to Style? Keep it simple and neutral when it comes to styling a white dress. Nude sandals are an ideal choice, the finer the straps the better. Add a beige or straw hat to get through those long summer days and mix in some fine gold or rose gold jewellery to play off the summer theme. Taking a more elegant dress into casual territory creates ease and simplicity so go for a less is more approach with flats and a simple tote. Less is more when it comes to a white dress, allow it to be the focus and keep everything else pared back including hair and makeup.

Details To Consider? Length and proportion are key here. A Maxi dress like this one is perfect for comfort and ease and lends itself to a jacket cover up like a cropped denim jacket or leather jacket if the location calls for it. When choosing a maxi dress opt for a streamlined style in a fabric which has a bit of weight to it, this will lengthen and create e beautiful flow. Also pay attention to how sheer the dress is,

Where To Shop? This dress by Shilla the Label can be found at Lock and Key Clothing. When it comes to a white dress, invest in a good one and it will last season after season.

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