Finally – more vacation photos! I’ve been so excited to get these photos back because I not only loved my shooting location of the SLS Baha Mar, but my outfits! I went for bright and fun on this trip, and this dress is my FAVOURITE!
I think one of the major factors in what helped me decide to start a blog was – believe it or not – my vacation wardrobe! Every year for our trips I would spend months planning what I would wear. I had a rule that I would either find a new outfit for every day, or put away something so it seemed new for my trip. Every trip I went on included a day outfit or a bikini and cover up plus an evening outfit, and I would make my poor husband take photos of it all! I just loved finding looks for a week away and sharing them online. Clearly it was an indication that I wanted to move into style blogging. I have to admit things have escalated a bit with my vacation wardrobe – like booking time to photograph all of my outfits – but I have so much fun putting everything together and taking shots!
Before my trip I went looking for a palm print dress, and I was pretty excited to find one for under $20! I sort of felt like I was blending in with the scenery, and I received lots of complements when I wore it. What says vacay more than a palm print?
I thought I would add these drop earrings from Charming Charlie, and then I thought any of my colourful clutches would work, but this Ciao one had the perfect pop to contrast with the dress. These sandals were on my feet all last summer – they are so comfortable, and toned down my look a bit. My other options for footwear were colourful sandals, but I didn’t want to look like a Boca Raton retiree. I tend to go in that style direction with all of my pom poms and colours!
My holiday wardrobe for sunny destinations tend to be much less expensive than things I would usually buy because of the wear and tear on them. Sun, sand, and Pina Coladas tend to get thrown around on vacation, so I usually buy things that are easy, comfortable, and are ok to see some wear and tear when I travel.
What do you think of this dress? I may be biased, but I just think it’s the cutest!
Photos by Gaby Rodriguez Photography
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