Perhaps one of the most difficult challenges of the summertime is trying to stay cool when it's sweltering outside. Unless you're indoors getting a blast of A/C, for the most part you're trying to avoid those annoying side effects of hot weather, such as sweaty pits, thigh chafing, and sticky skin. For those outdoorsy gals who can't stand the thought of melting into your clothes, we tracked down 10 trendy casual dresses that'll help you beat the heat while looking chic. Whether you're out at a tiki bar with some friends or taking a stroll in the park, there's no sacrificing style for comfort here with these top picks.
While our inner Carrie Bradshaw is dying to strut the streets of New York in some Manolo Blahniks, the idea of standing in six-inch heels all day long seems quite painful. Luckily, you don't have to sacrifice style or comfort, thanks to platform sandals. Not only does the chunky platform lengthen your legs, it also adds some height underneath the toe area to alleviate pressure. Whether you're looking for shoes that are easy to walk in or need a stylish pair to rock with your flowy maxi dress, these 10 platform sandals will soon become your sole-mates.
As the heat turns up and the layers come off, the mission to find the best pieces for keeping cool — figuratively and literally — takes the lead. Beat the hot weather, even in the dog days of summer, with the an ever useful wrap dress.
A personal favorite of mine, the wrap dress is a summertime clothing chameleon. Wear it as a cover-up to the beach, a special occasion dress, or to work! Though this style is truly year round, I've found 12 of the best summer wrap dresses full of floral prints, lightweight fabrics, and bright colorways made for twirling in sunshine.
Duck boots have had their fun, and while Ugg boots are warm and fuzzy, they're not quite office appropriate—it's time snow boots got a chic update. As a recently new New Yorker, I've been on the hunt for equal parts stylish and super warm cold weather boots for my morning commute. And guess what? I found the best winter boots for women without sacrificing my sartorial splendor. Whether it's date night, an important meeting, or your daily schelp to work, these snow boots will keep your toes cozy through the snowy season.
2019 has given us a trip down memory lane with several '90s fashion trends. First, we got to relive our childhood with those fun scrunchies and hair accessories we used to rock as kids. The resurgence of platforms also brought us joy, especially when Steve Madden released a shoe collection inspired by the footwear style. Now, smocked dresses are the latest trend giving us pure '90s nostalgia. While we first saw the scrunched up fabric in off-the-shoulder tops, smock dresses are now helping us release our inner child. Whether you're looking for a long dress for those chillier summer nights or want to show some skin with a leg-baring piece, these are the hottest smocked dresses of the season. Scroll through to see our top picks.
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A streamlined silhouette and denim define the modern versatility of this chic shift from Lauren Ralph Lauren.
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Spend a day soaking up the sun in the Lulus x LUSH Palm Tree Breeze Olive Green Ribbed Midi Dress! This lightweight dress is shape...d from soft ribbed knit that sweeps from a surplice bodice into a flowy midi skirt, with decorative side button details... read more
Alex Evenings Cold Shoulder Sheath Gown - A figure-elongating gown of shimmering mesh frames your radiant face with an elegantly d...raped neckline and twisted straps highlighting the shoulders. Waist-nipping pleating at the side releases to a cascading... read more
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Alex Evenings Embellished Illusion Gown - Spectacular beading sparkles and shines at the sheer illusion neckline on this gown from... Alex Evenings. Approx. Model height is 5'10" and she is wearing a size 6. Approx. 56-3/4" long from center back neck to... read more
Alex Evenings Plus Size Embellished Off-the-shoulder Gown - A bejewelled embellishment accents the waist on this plus size gown fr...om Alex Evenings, styled with a shoulder-baring neckline and a cascading overlay at the skirt for added coverage. Approx.... read more
Alex Evenings Embellished Lace Gown - Scattered sequins sparkle among the soutache rosettes and stunning lace of this graceful gow...n that's gradually flared by princess seams. read more
Alex Evenings Off-the-shoulder Embellished Gown - Alex Evenings' gorgeous column gown evokes Old Hollywood-era glamour with a chic... off-the-shoulder neckline and rhinestone embellishments. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Hits at floor.... read more
Alex Evenings Embellished Pleat Gown - A beaded leaf ornament draws attention to the slim waist of a timeless and enchanting gown ...of pleated chiffon shaped with a faux-wrap front and a ruched back. read more
Alex Evenings Embellished A-line Gown - Face-brightening beads and waist-whittling ruching will make this regal evening gown a sur...e-fire winner. read more
Simply stunning, Alex Evenings' sleek gown features floral-inspired sequins for elegant shine.
Flatter your figure in this shimmery gown styled with sleek cold-shoulder sleeves and shapely ruching along one side. Style Name: ...Alex Evenings Cold Shoulder Chiffon Gown (Regular & Petite). Style Number: 5619585 3. Available in stores. read more