Wednesday, 6 August 2014

FLORAL SWING DRESS for simple summer style

 One of the things i truly love about summer (when we actually get it here in the UK that is) is simple style. The fact you can just throw a dress and some heels on and call it an outfit. Winter becomes a little more complicated in the fact of its, hats, scarves, coats, tights, boots, and well you get my point.
Here is the perfect example of lovely summer easiness..
Dress+Heels+Statement Necklace= DONE!
Easy huh! Summer simplicity.  This is probably the reason i have A LOT of dresses... that and well, you know, you can never have too many dresses, right?

This Milanoo swing dress is so comfy.. i've also established this summer i love a swing dress.. this i did not know previously. They're just so pretty and comfy and can hide a food baby like no other!
I think after wearing maternity wear, which was all 'swing' style or rather more like a giant tent covering in my case (have i ever mentioned, i was the size of a whale when i was pregnant.. an 8lb9oz baby will make me look like a sea mammal apparently, i didn't have a pretty little bump i carried that baby everywhere!!! totes worth it of course..) I was kind of put off for a long time on the style, but nope i am loving the easy going style.
Apparently i am all about the easy-going nature of things lately... can you tell i'm tired.. easy seems to be my life line right now. I'm one step away from walking outside in pj's it seems.
Least swing dresses look like i made the effort and for that i will be eternally grateful.

Shoes: Dorothy Perkins
Dress:c/o Milanoo

Do you have a simpler summer style? 
Or is summer your favourite time to pull out all the accessories?



  1. I am so with you on this, I LOVE swing dresses. I kept away from them for a while, thinking they'd just make me look big .. I was so wrong, they're so flattering and hide all the lumps and bumps :) This one is lovely!

    Chloe x

  2. Such a gorgeous print!!!! you look so cool in it on such a sunny day, love the pink pop too xx

  3. This is just a lovely summer dress for a lovely lady like you! Very nice and nothing can beat that! I just enjoy to slip into a dress, shoes and jewellery ...done fast and easy plus sunglasses and no need for much makeup.

  4. That is too pretty! Love it teamed with the pink x

  5. Love this dress & how you styled it. You look adorable!

    Stilettos & Sequins

  6. So cute! I love those pink shoes too!

    Come link up with me at Whatcha Wearing Wednesday!

  7. Such a pretty look! Love the pattern and it paired with your pink accessories!


  8. I love your dress with the pink accessories! Perfect. I totally agree about dresses being the best thing about summer. One piece and you're done!

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  9. Hello Lovely
    I love this dress, I need more dresses, as everytime I see yours I love them. THey do have an ease of putting an outfit together. I am in love with the color and style of the heels. You also have that cute head tilt thing I do! It looks better you doing it.. Love the jewerly as well Rachael!
    from the link up
    please stop by, jess

  10. Swing dresses scare me. I just don't have the shape for them.

  11. That dress looks so fab on you!

  12. those shoes, I am not even sure if I noticed the dress ( actually I did and it is so cute). I am a dress girl in the summer no question

  13. I am loving the pops of pink in this look. Those shoes are soooooo cute! I love wearing dresses in the Summer.

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

  14. This dress is stunning on you love!

  15. This look is perfect right down to your shoes! I love your hair, too! So stunning!

  16. The shoes and the necklace really tie the dress together- you look so effortless!

    Understated Classics

  17. Love the shape of the dress Rachel & those shoes oh my just stunning.
    Jane xx
    My Midlife Fashion

  18. So cute on you! Love the A-line swingy mini dress with those fab pink shoes and statement necklace!
    Dawn Lucy

  19. I really love the colour contrast on this outfit and the shoes are stunning. What an amazing colour!

    X x

  20. That dress and those shoes are gorgeous. I love the two paired together. =)

  21. Adorable and so perfectly coordinated. I came here to get your link up but I is too early. That is fine I'll catch it in the morning prior to leaving for chemo 6. But this post was a welcomed treat! Soooo adorable!

  22. Love those shoes!! Too cute :)


  23. this dress is so cute Rachel! you look amazing! :)

    C's Evolution of Style

  24. I love the detail at the back & it goes perfect with the pink accessories too! Looking lovely Rachel! Ax

  25. Love this - simple and chic, and oh so pretty! x


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