Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Summer of Dresses | Bridal Shower #1

Happy Tuesday! If you follow me on Facebook, you may have read that I played dress-up in my closet last Thursday to plan out the dresses I would wear to the eight wedding-related events I have on the calendar the next three weeks. This past Lord's Day we attended a bridal shower for our friend, Renee. She has the loveliest things on her registry! It all matched and is going to look so cute in the renovated Air-stream camper she and her husband will live in as they build their apartment. 

As soon as we saw that she had this fox-shaped cookie jar on her list, we had to get it!

Since the shower was in the afternoon after church, I chose a dress I could wear to both. For services, I wore this Antonio Melani with heels, a jacket, and a black hat, and for the shower I removed the hat and jacket and swapped to black pleather flip flops. I got a lot of compliments on the dress, so I guess it worked well! 

I might have curled or straightened my hair if I had time, but as it was I only started getting ready as my family was leaving for the prayer service, since I hadn't been feeling well. Instead, I blasted it with cold air from my hair dryer to smooth and make it shine. Still made it there only 5 minutes late, though! 

(These pictures don't reflect that smooth-- forgot to take pictures Sunday and had to take these Monday morning, so my hair is a mess.)

// outfit details //
Jacket: Handmedown
Pearl Set: Gift 

These shoes are so comfortable! 

I hope y'all have a wonderful rest of your day. What sort of outfit do you usually wear to a bridal shower?


13 comments :

  1. Beautiful outfit! You look lovely!

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  2. I typically wear a dress to showers, but for the last shower I attended I did something different: trouser jeans, lace top, statement necklace, and a fun coral blazer.

    ~Ashley
    Bramblewood Fashion

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  3. That's a pretty dress! You look very classy.
    This post was fun for me because we know Renee; we met her at Beka Castille's wedding. We were happy to hear about her impending marriage. :)

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  4. When in a rush use dry shampoo rather than blow drying. Works awesome!!!

    Katherine

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  5. It's a beautiful dress and your hair looks great. :)

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  6. Lovely outfit, Olivia! Can't wait to see more of them.
    I don't own a lot of dresses, so I usually wear a skirt and a nice top (sometimes layers, depending on the weather) to a bridal or baby shower.
    God bless!
    ~Abby

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  7. This outfit is so pretty! I love the pattern on the dress. I really hope that you will please post pictures of all the other outfits that you will be wearing to those other 8 events!!! I would love to see them.

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  8. What a classy dress and look!

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  9. Your hair is a mess? That's what mine looks like on a great day! LOL! Anyway, your outfit is adorable and you look lovely!
    -Marianne
    http://lettersfromelinorandmarianne.blogspot.com/

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  10. I love the design on the dress, it looks so unique and different. Your hair looks gorgeous it's getting so long!

    ~Esther of Oz

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  11. Gorgeous dress - very feminine.

    Victoria

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  12. Where can you buy nice, long, well-made skirt?


    thanks,
    Rebekah

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