Summer Uniform.

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hat // dress // bag // sandals

Happy Monday! I fly back from London today. I have had the most wonderful stay and it felt so much longer than 4 nights!! To me, (especially if I am traveling alone), 4 nights (well, 5 if you count the redeye flight) is the perfect length for a trip. Long enough to do a lot and feel like you’ve gotten away… but not toooo long. As much as I love traveling alone I start to get a little lonely after that!

This is pretty much my ideal summer outfit. An easy white dress, great sunglasses, beachy accessories, and… my Cuyana Summer Hat. I am out of my mind happy/excited that Cuyana started sizing their hats. I’ve always admired them but I have a very large head so they never work for me. Not the case anymore. Now that I know their hats will fit me I’m also thinking about adding this Panama Hat (love the navy bow!) to my collection.

I have been snapping up little white dresses left and right. I know it’s bad as I already have so many, but there are so many cute ones right now! Currently crushing on this $45 off the shoulder midi-dress, this lacy midi (I’d wear it over a swimsuit), this super flattering blouson midi dress, this lacy off the shoulder dress which just went on sale, this handkerchief hem midi-dress, and this cute popover dress!!! The best part is that they are all under $100!

Outfit Details: Cuyana Hat (c/o) // Talbots Dress (c/o) // Celine Sunglasses // Cult Gaia Bag (less expensive version here – can’t personally vouch for the quality but it looks pretty good!) // Sam Edelman Sandals (last seen in this post – I’m obsessed!) // Monica Vinader Signature Bangles

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photography by Lydia Hudgens.


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  1. Yes, yes, yes – what a great summer outfit. I love white dresses during summer, and who could say no to the bag?

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

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  2. Ah such a gorgeous look for summer! White dresses are so pretty for this time of the year, and I adore those colourful sandals, they really finish the look. Your blog and photography is gorgeous! Also, travelling alone is really gutsy, you have inspired me! 🙂 xx

    Helen | Helen’s Fashion, Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

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  3. Natali:

    Wow! Couldn’t imagine better summertime uniform than this one! You’re looking gorgeous top to bottom!

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  4. obsessed with your hat- i’m so glad you found a big head source!

    xo, brittany
    16 summer dresses under $50 on my blog today!

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  5. Omg, those shoes! So fun and funky–great for summer. Can’t wait to hear more about your London trip!


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  6. This dress is just a perfect length — not QUITE a maxi, but longer than a midi, too. So pretty! I love it. I agree re: traveling alone. I’ve only ever done a weekend and while there are definite perks, you do start to get a little lonely. London is my favorite place on earth, glad you had a great time!!

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    • Yeah, it does get lonely! It’s nice getting to do whatever you want… but by the end I miss having company! Luckily I had a lot of friend time this trip but I’m happy to be back in New York now! xx

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  7. Cathleen:

    So pretty!

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  8. Love this dress on you! It looks so cool and comfortable for the heat, and the shape is so flattering. Perfect with the bag as well.

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  9. Absolutely adore this look, Grace! I’m way too into hats right now (as in most of my outfits I’ve shot lately have been with hats)! I need to check out Cuyana’s selection ASAP!

    Pink Champagne Problems

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  10. This dress is so pretty!

    Briana |

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