Lace Trim Shift Dress

livvyland-blog-olivia-watson-dallas-texas-austin-fashion-blogger-the-joule-magnolia-hotel-park-mauve-lace-dress-dusty-rose-brahmin-duxbury-cava-handbag-prada-cateye-sunglasses-spring-outfit-4Hello there! Is it just me or did it absolutelyย feel like a Monday today? I was definitely not ready to get back in the swing of things and could have happily used another day to recover from the conference I attended over the weekend…kind of felt like I got hit by a bus all day, ha! Thinking that’s my body telling me I need to slow down and take a nap…fear not, my bed is calling my name shortly after I click publish on this post. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Alrighty, moving on! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Can y’all tell I’ve got a thing for shift dresses this season? Between my last few posts, it’s pretty clear that as soon as it got warmer out, I gave my jeans a break and decided to go all in on spring dresses! I snapped this look over the weekend at a nearby resting area across from our hotel in downtown Dallas. This dress was the perfect spring pick for a lovely stroll around the city while we killed some time between meetings – how pretty and feminine is the color, overall cut and lace trim details? Having some major swoon moments over this dress – definitely a color I tend to gravitate towards that’s still girly and bold but also muted and understated – my kind of color! Not to mention it’s just $58 & comes in 4 color options, not too shabby! ๐Ÿ˜‰ I paired the shift dress with peep toe booties, a fun chalcedony stone necklace by Kendra Scott, a stunning Brahmin handbag (can y’all tell I’m a big fan of this brand? LOVE their handbags!) and finally, my new Prada sunglasses. Ohh la la, Prada! ๐Ÿ˜‰ Kidding..Blake let me pick out a pair of sunglasses for my birthday and you knowwww I went all out.. I love the cateye and tortoise shell combination, so timeless and classic – Blake treated me very well on my birthday, such a sweetheart!

I hope you all had a fabulous start to your week! Time for me to put on my jim-jams (which is what we called ‘pajamas’ in our abode, ha) and get some sleep before another busy day tomorrow. I’ve linked to this look below and more of my favorite shift dresses for spring below!

Ps. The dress looks a lot more muted in the product image online but it’s definitely more of a “dusty rose” color like the photos in my post!

dress – ASTRย / shoes – TOMS / handbag – c.o. BRAHMIN / necklace – KENDRA SCOTT / ring – KENDRA SCOTT / watch – MICHAEL KORS / sunglasses – PRADA


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