I’m not a fashionista, and if you ever follow along with my What I Wore Wednesday posts, you already know that. I’m just a work-at-home and from-home mom who ends up in yoga pants way too many days of the week.
When it comes to fashion, I have learned something about myself. I will gladly shed the yoga pants if my outfit is both easy to wear and comfortable.
If you’re a What Not to Wear fan, you know that Stacey and Clinton constantly tell woman that they can look put-together and feel comfortable too. I think that’s a balance many of us would love to find.
In the summer, my go-to outfit is a dress. They help me feel comfortable and stylish.
Here’s why I love them and you might too.
Dresses are Comfortable
Many dresses are just plain comfortable. Now, more than ever, you can find simple dresses in comfortable lightweight fabrics that move with you and not against you. Find a fit that flatters your shape and a fabric that reminds you of your favorite yoga pants. Then, you’ll be sure to love your dress.
Dresses are Not Fussy
Now some of you may be thinking that dresses are the fussiest of all outfits, but dresses for everyday don’t have to be fancy or fussy. Many casual dresses are void of zippers. Some even come with drawstring or elastic waistbands. My friends, that is far less fussy than any pair of jeans I own.
Dresses are Affordable
No matter your price range, you can find affordable dresses that fit your budget. From the Walmart to Nordstrom, designers are showcasing fun, modern dresses that you can afford.
Another great place to find dresses on a budget is a thrift store or consignment shop.
Dresses are Easy for Busy Women
If you’re like me, you don’t have a lot of time in the morning to put together pieces of an outfit that not only work together, but are also comfortable and appropriate for all the places I need to go in a day. With a dress, there’s not much thought. Just grab it and go.
Most dresses can be dresses up with a scarf, necklace, or a stack of bracelets. Trade out the flip-flops for a pretty pair of sandals and you’re ready for occasions that require a little fancier outfit. For everyday, most dresses can be paired with flip-flops, ballet flats, or casual sandals.
Even if you skipped all jewelry, you would still look nice.
Below are a variety of dresses in various price-points and styles.
This is not a sponsored post and none of these companies know I am featuring their dresses. I simply wanted to pique your interest in summer dresses.
Women’s Cross-Front Jersey Maxi Dress from Old Navy
Printed V-Neck Dress from The Gap
Striped Halter Dress from White House Black Market
Denim Shirt Dress from Walmart
Do you enjoy wearing dresses?
Maybe dresses are out of your comfort zone. I would encourage you to try one or two. You may just find they are easy, breezy, and perfect for summer fun.
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