Marilyn Moment // Summer Stripes

Happy Friday everyone!! I’ve been feeling abnormally tired this week and I’m not entirely sure why! Maybe my body is catching up on all the sleep I missed last week- guess I’ll never know. I’ve been sleeping at 10:30pm the latest every night which is a pretty good time for waking up at 6am every morning but boy has it been hard to get myself out of bed.

Anyways, I decided to go for a walk in the park the other day after running a few errands so I wasn’t exactly dressed for exercise. However, I do have to admit it was a gorgeous location to take pictures at! I will definitely have to go back another day…for nature of course.

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I’ve been loving this zara dress because it’s so lightweight! I also have an unhealthy with any sort of blue stripes so obviously, I just HAD to get it! One day I’m going to look into my closet and everything is just going to be a sea of blue stripes…or to be honest, it’s already kind of like that.

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One dilemma I had with this dress is that the leg slit was actually just a tad higher than I’m comfortable with so I ended up using my very limited sewing skills -a big thank you to my middle school home economics teacher who taught me how to sew a pillow, it ended up being very handy. I closed off the slit right above my knee which I thought was a very good place to stop- not too conservative, but still a little bit adventurous.

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AND BOY was I glad! I was hit with a massive gust of wind just as I was posing for a few pictures and in my moment I thanked myself for thinking ahead. Needless to say, I think I had a very…”Marilyn moment” right there, thank God I didn’t flash anyone.

What I love about this dress is the sash! I think it gives me more control over how tight I tie it around my waist! If you think about it, it’s incredibly convenient because if you gain weight, just loosen it and vice versa! I purchased one size bigger for the sole purpose of achieving the effortless baggy look and anything that feels too tight on my body during the summer gets me extra irritated. I also paired this look with a cute white lace bandeau to add a little feminine flare to the whole look!

 

XOXO, SINDY SPENCER

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  1. SassyTeacherChic
    July 7, 2017 / 8:06 am

    Very cute dress for summer. You can dress it up or down. I’m glad you enjoyed your Marilyn moment without flashing anyone.

    • sindy spencer
      July 7, 2017 / 8:36 am

      hahaha thank you so much!!! I would’ve been pretty damn embrassed if I did flash someone! Thank you for commenting girl!! <3

  2. July 7, 2017 / 12:43 pm

    This is such a pretty dress! Looks so comfy, too!

    Emily
    withstyleandgrace.net

    • sindy spencer
      July 10, 2017 / 12:50 am

      It’s such a comfortable dress!!! Perfect for the heat!!!

    • sindy spencer
      July 10, 2017 / 12:51 am

      The slit makes it so fun!! But definitely happy I sewed it up a bit!!

    • sindy spencer
      July 10, 2017 / 6:33 am

      thank you so much babe!!!! <3

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