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Bold Prints for Summer

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If you know me in real life, you know I’m such a prints girl. The bolder the print is the better in my book…Unfortunately, thanks to my extra curves, which I’ll spare you the details on as I’ve shared my struggle with a thyroid condition before, I haven’t been pulling out my favorite prints lately. Needless to say, I’m still working on losing the pounds being pregnant with the lil’ lady bean brought me, and that’s why I haven’t been rockin’ as many bold prints as I did in summers past.

Well, I  have decided that I can only do what I can do. I can continue working on my healthy lifestyle and, while it might take me longer to lose weight than takes some others, that’s ok. I am going to be happy with me and rock my favorite prints curves and all!

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On that note…On our trip to Myrtle Beach, I picked up a gorgeous off the shoulder print dress that I can’t get enough of. Yes…I’m sharing ANOTHER off the shoulder look. Hahahaha! What can I say? I’m obsessed! The off the shoulder silhouette…the fringe…the uber bright hues…I love everything about this dress! And it makes such a statement on its own, I barely needed to accessorize it.  I simply added a tassel pendant necklace (which you may remember from this off the shoulder post) and cognac sandals.

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So, how do you feel about bold prints lovelies? Do you love them as much as I do or are they too much for you? I can’t wait to hear your thoughts! And now that you’ve seen my latest look, head over to Momtrends and Thirty Something Fashion for their style thoughts. You’ll find both color and neutrals…The best of both worlds! Also, you can link up your own posts over at Thirty Something Fashion this week!

Makeup by Annelis Diaz, Photography by Marissa Stratton Photography

  • Karissa

    This dress is too fun. It is full of color and you look great!

    July 20, 2015 at 6:26 pm Reply
  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    I think my mom wore a dress like that to Woodstock! Very cute.

    July 20, 2015 at 6:34 pm Reply
  • angie

    now that is what I call fashion. I love the super colors and patterns very stylish

    July 20, 2015 at 6:54 pm Reply
  • Heather lawrence

    LOVE how bright and colorful this outfit is!
    Perfect for a summer day… kinda reminds me of the fashion pieces from the 70s ( not that I actually remember…)

    July 20, 2015 at 6:58 pm Reply
  • Jeanine

    You look amazing. I love your dress and those shoes. Wowza! Wish I could pull this look off!

    July 20, 2015 at 8:10 pm Reply
  • Seattle Travel Blogger

    That dress is GORGEOUS! I always love bold prints. The fringe on the sleeves are a super cute addition!

    July 20, 2015 at 8:21 pm Reply
  • Tamara

    It’s gorgeous! I’m such a prints girl myself. I love vivid colors and prints, and often vivid prints!

    July 20, 2015 at 8:24 pm Reply
  • Lorane

    I love this! Your outfits are always so effortlessly chic. I think the colours complimented your skin tone really well

    July 20, 2015 at 8:33 pm Reply
  • Saidah

    Those pinks and blues a very pretty are you anf complement your skin color. I love the tassel necklace.

    July 20, 2015 at 9:13 pm Reply
  • Jessica Harlow

    I love this dress! The bold, vibrant colors and prints are eye-catching and I love the off-the-shoulder look with wide, roomy sleeves too! I really would wear this all the time! lol
    P.S. You look stunning, post-baby and all. 🙂

    July 20, 2015 at 9:23 pm Reply
  • Shea

    What a pretty dress–I love that funky print and sleeves!

    July 20, 2015 at 10:28 pm Reply
  • Lois Alter Mark

    What a great dress! And I love the tassel pendant with it!

    July 20, 2015 at 10:36 pm Reply
  • Carol Bryant

    You have a great sense of style and I love these choices!

    July 21, 2015 at 12:18 am Reply
  • Lexie Lane

    I love the colors! You wear it really nicely. I love those shoes!

    July 21, 2015 at 1:54 am Reply
  • Laura funk

    You really look great in prints.

    July 21, 2015 at 2:01 am Reply
  • Rosey

    that’s a great looking outfit. What I liked absolutely best though, wast he very happy smile!

    July 21, 2015 at 5:58 am Reply
  • Mama to 5 BLessings

    Love the colors of this dress! Definitely bright and cheery! Would look cute with a pair of leggings underneath too!

    July 21, 2015 at 7:56 am Reply
  • Maryann

    Super cute dress and those shoes are lovely!

    July 21, 2015 at 11:53 am Reply
  • NYCTechMommy

    LOVE prints for summer!!! Especially any prints that include blue since its my favorite color. That dress is super cute and perfect for summer 🙂

    July 21, 2015 at 1:26 pm Reply
  • Melissa

    LOVE this dress!

    July 21, 2015 at 2:22 pm Reply
  • Kimberly Dickerson

    The colors in that dress are absolutely gorgeous. You look great in it!

    July 21, 2015 at 4:04 pm Reply
  • Debbie Denny

    Looks great on you. I don’t think I can pull that ne off tho.

    July 21, 2015 at 8:44 pm Reply

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