What To Wear To A Summer Wedding + A Giveaway!








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Hello, Monday! 

I hope it's okay, but I decided to do an extra Wear It Wednesday this week. I guess we can call it Merchandise Monday. I couldn't wait to share this look we shot this past weekend because I've had several questions recently about what to wear to summer weddings. It's always a challenge because you want to dress appropriately for a nice occasion while staying cool. A lot of summer weddings are outside or near water and the last thing you want is to melt before making it into the reception. You'll be looking for a cold cocktail in no time! Justin and I have several weddings to attend this year in all different locations. California, North Carolina, and Costa Rica (we might be making this one into a week vacation lol). For all of these, I'm in the same boat as many of you who want to look cute, more dressed up than usual, and comfort is also key as weddings are several hours long and involve lots of eating, drinking, and dancing. 

I found this blush floral off the shoulder dress online last week and couldn't believe it's under $50. I was even more surprised when it arrived and it was incredibly comfortable to wear. I love the off the shoulder details and the fact you don't have to pull or tug at it all night long like some deep v-neck or off the shoulder options. Then, while shopping Nordstrom triple points, I stumbled upon these amazing embellished nude sandals. Again, I couldn't believe how reasonably priced these are for the detail, and they are incredibly versatile. Not only can you wear them with a pretty dress, you can even pair them with cropped white pants or jeans and a cute blouse or simple tee. A while back, I owned a similar version of these shoes but in the taller thinner-heeled version...and oh. my. gosh were they uncomfortable! It's a popular style and I'm convinced all the bloggers wear them because they match so many outfits but everyone thinks the comfort level stinks. These, on the other hand, thanks to the lower heel, are very comfy! Thank goodness! I also have a thin, shallow foot and don't have issues wallowing around. I even got the half sole pads to put in the front so my feet don't slide forward (FYI most shoe stores will give these to you for free with a purchase)

Another fabulous find was this pair of tortoise sunglasses. I love my designer sunnies because the quality and comfort level is high. But sometimes on vacations or beach trips, I don't want my $200+ shades to come long in case they get damaged or lost in transit. These, on the other hand, look like $200 (I think) and only cost $24! $24 you guys! Funny story...While trying these on and loving them but trying to convince myself I didn't need another pair of tortoise sunnies, I looked up from the mirror and a lady said: "girl, you better buy those, they look awesome on you." Game over haha! So obviously they made their way home with me and I'm quite glad! 

I hope all of you had a great weekend and have a fantastic start to your week. Below you'll find a super cute giveaway for a gorgeous tee I'm giving away with Lexi's Loft. You can find out how to enter below and the winner will be announced on Friday! Lexi's Loft has been kind enough to also extend a 15% discount off any Eyelashes & Lips Tee to all of my followers with the code WHATAMANDAWORE.




17 comments

  1. I'd wear it with my denim cut offs all Summer long.

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  2. I'd love to wear it with crisp white jeans and my new adidas!

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  3. Loving your outfit from head to toe. The tee is adorable. I'd want to wear it with my destroyed jeans, converse with a ponytail and some pearl earrings.

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  4. Switching up the outfit location....love it!
    Kate || KATE KOUTURES

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  5. I would wear it with distressed jeans or jean shorts!

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  6. i would totally wear it either with distressed cut offs or distressed boyfriends and a cute pair of heels and a choker.

    adoruhs@gmail.com

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  7. Would definitely wear with jean shorts and espadrilles!

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  8. This tee is so cute! I picture it with an easy breezy maxi skirt and cute sandals or distressed denim and some cute Nike's! Love love love it- thanks for the giveaway!

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  9. Such a versatile shirt! I would wear it a jean skirt, black distressed shirt and/or pleated pink skirt!

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  10. Such a versatile shirt! I would wear it with a jean skirt, black distressed shorts or pink pleated skirt.

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  11. Hi Amanda!

    I would wear this tucked into a shirt with cute summer wedges and a pink crossbody!

    Have a good week :)

    Hanna

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  12. I would wear the top with skinny jeans, black heels & a cute clutch! A jean jacket would be cute over it in the fall too!

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  13. I love graphic tees and this one is so cute for makeup lovers! I think I would wear it with boyfriend jeans and some strappy shoes.
    -Kristin
    countdowntofridayblog.com

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  14. Just bought a new high waisted faux leather skirt and this would look adorable paired with it! Also some jean shorts or distressed denim jeans!

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  15. Love this tee! It's so easy to dress it up or dress it down...

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  16. Such a cute tee! I would totally wear this with some adorable ripped jeans and my sam edelman sandals!

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