Stripes & Slides

black and white stripe maxi dress

Holy moly, you guys. TWO MORE DAYS. The moving company came on Friday to pick up all of my things and I’ve been living out a suitcase and sleeping on an air mattress since then. Today and Tuesday are going to be kind of a whirlwind tying up loose ends and scrambling to see everyone I want to see before I leave, and then I’m flying out on Wednesday morning!

I wore this dress for a Friday night out in Brooklyn a few weeks ago, as well as out for dinner one night in Palm Springs. (And I’ve got it packed in my suitcase to wear again in Chicago sometime over the next week!) I bought it at full-price (with a promo code), but it’s currently on sale and then an extra 60% off!! If you do the math, it comes out to $37.95. If you like it, I’d say you have pretty much every excuse to buy it! ๐Ÿ˜‰

lele sadoughi necklace

The striped maxi is versatile enough to wear with your Jack Rogers by the beach, or with a strappy pair of sandals for a night out on the town. When I wore it in Brooklyn, I went with a pair of black leather cut-out slides. Have you tried the slip-on trend yet? (Kind of hard to believe mulesย are back on the market, isn’t it? I remember wearing “clogs” back in middle school!)

loft black and white striped maxi dress

loft black and white vertical stripe maxi dress

loft maxi dress - brooklyn bridge nyc

slip on mules

tassel maxi dress

vertical stripe maxi dress - brooklyn bridge park nyc

LOFT Dress (on major sale — only $38!)
Guess Slides c/o (also on sale here!)
borrowed Lele Sadoughi Necklaceย (similar tassel version, too!)
Vera Bradley Clutch
Michael Kors Watch
Ralph Lauren Braceletย (on sale!)
Lele Sadoughi Pearl Cuff (also love this one!)

Lydia Hudgens Photography

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  1. 6.29.15
    Preeti said:

    you look gorg!!! good luck with the move!

    xoxo, Preeti

  2. 6.29.15
    Emma said:

    I’ve been looking for a cute striped maxi, I love this one from loft!

  3. 6.29.15
    Kimberly said:

    You look gorgeous! I have this same dress, but of course I paid full price for it because I was so afraid it was going to sell out in my size…oops!

  4. 6.29.15
    Nikki said:

    Love this dress. Looks great on you!

    Nikki Ann Blog

  5. 6.29.15
    Natali said:

    Wonderful maxi dress! You look so beautiful. ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. 6.29.15

    This dress is beautiful, love the pattern, it is more of a subtle stripe than the classic. Love that you kept it monochrome with your clutch and shoes, but great because you can always change those up and re-invent the outfit ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. 6.29.15

    I NEED this dress is my life!!

  8. 6.29.15

    Love this dress! So pretty. So exciting about your move…enjoy the rest of your time in NYC!

  9. 6.29.15

    I love that last picture of you! And those shoes are gorgeous!

    Her Heartland Soul

  10. 6.29.15

    Great dress!

    Liz @

  11. 6.29.15
    Lauren said:

    This is so, so pretty! I love the little tassel detail on the dress, and Loft has so many good/can’t pass up items right now!


  12. 6.29.15
    Liv said:

    Perfection from head to toe.


  13. 6.29.15

    Gorgeous ensemble! I love the color scheme, as well as the fluidity of the dress.

    Happy Monday

  14. 6.29.15
    Maddy said:

    Love LOFT! They are crushing it lately. They’re dresses are so cute and I’m obsessed with their new patterns. Got a jumpsuit from their recent release that I don’t want to stop wearing, except it’s a pretty obvious print so I don’t want to look like I only have one outfit now! ๐Ÿ˜‰

  15. 6.29.15
    Maddy said:

    *their dresses. Wow, grammar. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  16. 6.29.15
    Justine said:

    I love this look on you! Plus that red lip is PERFECT. Good luck with your move!

  17. 6.29.15
    melissa said:

    Looks gorgeous!

  18. 6.29.15
    Kate said:

    Love the shot of your shoes! Good luck on your move!

  19. 6.29.15
    Amanda said:

    I absolutely LOVE this dress! Quick question though – How tall are you? I just want to make sure this dress is long enough for me (at 5’9″). Thanks!

  20. 6.30.15
    Tonya said:

    Welcome back to Chicago!

  21. 6.30.15
    Jamie said:

    Such a pretty dress! Good luck with the move ๐Ÿ™‚


  22. 7.5.15
    Meliza said:

    I went into Loft and saw that dress! It’s beautiful. I loved the way you styled it, especially with those heels. Gorgeous back drop, too!