There’s something so fresh about a blue and white print summer dress on a hot summer day. It looks crisp and cool, especially in a light woven fabric. Slip on a pair of slides, grab a straw tote, add some shiny earrings and you’re good to go. Summer dressing is so easy, especially when you start with the perfect dress.
Blue and White Print Summer Dress High Or Low
Everyone needs a summer dress and a blue and white print one will always be in style and worth the investment. I adore this Xirenaq Lyta Dress in a blue and white floral and paisley print for $329. It is not terribly expensive, but I was also able to find the look for less. In fact, I put together my dream accessories to wear with the dress, and then a much a less expensive version of the entire outfit. You can wear it either way or mix up the pieces. Here’s how to wear a blue and white print summer dress high or low.
The Blue and White Dress
This print dress from Xirenaq is ideal for women over 50 because is has sleeves, a longer, midi length, and it is full at the hips. The neckline is flattering and not too revealing. You can belt it snugly, loosely or go without the sash. The print is gorgeous too. It is worth the investment of $329. However, you can save a lot of cash with this Topshop tiered shirring midi dress in blue floral. It does not offer optional ways to wear it and the print is not-as-gorgeous, but it is only $74!
YES! I LOOK FORWARD TO #GROWINGYOUNGER
PLEASE SUBSCRIBE ME TO YOUR MAILING LIST.
The Slide Shoes
These Valentino Garavani Roman Stud point-toe mules for $970 are a must if you are a designer shoe collector. You can wear them with this dress, or with other pants and skirts now and into the fall. But if you don’t spend a lot on shoes, these Nine West Dua Pointed Toe Flats are twins (at a quick glance) for only $89.
The Straw Basket Bag
As long as you have Valentino shoes you may as well carry a Valentino bag. This Valentino Garavani VLogo Small Wicker Basket Bag is the perfect size and has all the right details, but will set you back $2,190. A much less expansive option is to go with this Tory Burch Ella Mini Straw Basket Bag for $358.
The Drop Earrings
When it comes to summer dressing, I think it’s best to keep it simple. Get a stunning pair of blue earrings like these Temple St. Clair Iolite & Diamond Drop Earrings for $1,950. They are a pair you will cherish forever! But you can save $1,885 and get these dazzling blue Kendra Scott Lee Small Drop Earrings for $65.
Shop The Summer Dress Outfit High Or Low
Xirena Lyta Dress, $329
Total high price outfit: $5,439
Total low price outfit: $586
How would you wear this blue and white summer dress? Would you wear it high, low or a mix of the two?
You may also like to read Wonderful White Dresses for Spring and Summer: Splurge vs Steal! and How To Style A Fabulous Swimsuit and Coverup Outfit High and Low.
This post contains affiliate links which may give us a commission at no additional cost to you.
Are you following Fountain Of 30 on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest? We’ve got lots going on, so join in on the fun! Subscribe to our newsletter here. You don’t want to miss a post and promise not to bug you to death. We also started a Facebook Group called Growing Younger for women to discuss everything good and bad about being over 40. Additionally Lauren now hosts a podcast called Beauty is a Bitch! and a weekly Instagram Live series called “Growing Younger Gabfest with Lauren.”