Vibrant Print

A friend of mine got married this past weekend in Napa Valley.  She had a beautiful Indian wedding ceremony and a lot of the female guests (outside of the immediate family) were dressed in saris.  To emulate the same festive and colorful feeling, I wore this maxi skirt in a mustard yellow and royal blue pattern.  It was a random find I discovered during a weekend stroll through Eastern Market.  I loved the vibrant print and volume and thought it would be perfect for the occasion. Continue reading “Vibrant Print”

High Low Party Dress


June means the start of wedding season and it’s a great reason to stock up on party dresses. A summer wedding means an opportunity to wear bright colors and to bring out your bold and festive side. I have been eyeing this silk cocktail dress by Kate Spade in all its glory and voluminous skirt. Continue reading “High Low Party Dress”

Garden Party


A late afternoon wedding in a vineyard calls for garden party attire. This phrase generates thoughts of bright colors, prints, and patterns. I wasn’t planning on going literal but this Ted Baker dress captures the essence of the term. Continue reading “Garden Party”

Casual Glitz

What does one wear to a 3PM wedding? I have been trying to find an excuse to wear sequins lately and wanted to wear my new sequins skirt to our friend’s wedding. Given it was an afternoon wedding and mostly outdoors, I dressed it down with a blue dress shirt and wore shoes with a chunky acrylic heel to give me steady footing on grass. Continue reading “Casual Glitz”