Monday, May 13, 2013

Printed Maxi Dresses


I wore this over the weekend for a late 30th birthday celebration.  You might remember me saying on Friday that I was going to an indoor trampoline park.  I wore this dress to the trampoline park of course.  It was hard not to flash people while doing flips, but I managed.  Ha.  Okay, obviously NOT, but I did wear it for tacos afterwards.  

I've wanted a printed maxi dress for a long, long time.  I had my eye on this one knowing it'd be perfect with basically every colored cardigan and belt I own, and I knew I could wear it for baby showers, bridal showers, and some summer beach/park weddings.  However, I could not swallow the price tag, so I just drooled over it from afar.  Then lucky me, my husband gave it to me for my birthday!  I still have to hem it, but I just threw on some wedges and wore it anyway because I was so excited about it.  It was a perfect weather kinda day, so it felt appropriate to pair it with a pink belt and a bright yellow cardi!  I think printed maxis are soooo fantastic in the spring and summer, so I'm very excited for this and very grateful to my husband.

There's a bunch of great options below that will be fantastic for summer and can be worn a number of different ways.  Also, another version of this dress without the slit can be found here.


Links to Shop:
one, version b (no slit)  |  two  |  three  |  four
five  |  six  |  seven



Shop for the Look:
Dress: Piperlime (exact, similar)
Belt: Forever 21
Cardigan: Old Navy (similar, similar)
Wedges: Target (similar, similar)

24 comments:

  1. That's a gorgeous dress! Love it!

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  2. Just one thing to say!... WOW!

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  3. jennifoundinmyclosetMonday, May 13, 2013

    You look gorgeous! Love this dress on you!
    Jenni
    www.foundinmycloset.blogspot.com

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  4. Since my wardrobe is going to need some adjusting this summer (eek!), a printed maxi is one of the must-haves that got added to my shopping list for events and dinners out and such... I adore the pattern you picked (and way to go, husband! Great gift) - it's so pretty on its own or with a lovely colored cardigan, and you know it's going to look super fab dressed down with a denim jacket.

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  5. oh my! this dress makes you look so tall! looks great :)

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  6. So pretty. I love Maxi dresses!!!! I really like the way you styled it.

    Agi:)

    vodkainfusedlemonade.com

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  7. Thanks, now I'm in love too. hahaha. Got to find a cheaper version since the Hubs just got me a Clarisonic I've been wanting. I can always count on your blog for inspiration :)

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  8. Beautiful dress! I have been trying to find one with a ton of colours in it as well.


    Pia
    pjmscloset.blogspot.ca

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  9. Wow! What a gorgeous dress, Audrey! I'm loving the bold colors :) I also have a printed maxi dress (from Old Navy a couple of years ago) and I absolutely love it. You're right that when they have so many colors in them, they're super easy to accessorize and vary the looks of!


    theoriginalbrynn.blogspot.com

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  10. What a beautiful print! Big points for the husband... :)

    Julia
    www.livingoninspiration.com

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  11. This is gorgeous on you!!! I want to see pictures from the trampoline park!! What!! -♥- Rachel (forthebirdsblog.net)

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  12. What a cute dress! I really need to get more prints in my life. I just picked up two cute (alas, solid) maxi dresses from Gap and Old Navy this morning. Where have they been all my life?

    http://stylishsass.blogspot.com

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  13. Fabulous dress - love the colors in the pattern. Can't wait to see how you remix it!

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  14. It is just gorgeous! Love the print and the colors!

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  15. chioma anosikeMonday, May 13, 2013

    gorgeous dress! :)

    ~Chioma

    C's Evolution of Style

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  16. Super-pretty! I really want to go to a trampoline park too!

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  17. Kerrie WilliamsMonday, May 13, 2013

    i LOVE this Audrey! It's so different and definitely gorgeous.

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  18. Lauren O'NeillMonday, May 13, 2013

    I love this dress on you! Looking at the model's picture from the link you provided, I wouldn't have even looked twice at it. Seeing it on you, paired PERFECTLY with your soft yellow cardigan and pink belt, I see it in a whole new light and would love a dress like that!! Very pretty birthday dress :)

    Lauren

    Exploring My Style

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  19. The print of your maxi is fabulous! I love the colors in it!

    www.kacieskloset.blogspot.com
    www.daisyraeboutique.com

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  20. This is a fab print! Happy belated birthday!

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  21. how lucky to have a hubby that spoils you! this dress is fab.


    -AJ
    FitTravelerAJ.com

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  22. LOVE LOVE that maxi dress!! the print and colors are soo fab!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

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  23. Debora @ Expression Thru StyleSaturday, May 18, 2013

    This dress looks beautiful on you! Such beautiful colours and so flattering on you!

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  24. Jessica McKernanFriday, July 05, 2013

    I absolutely love that dress. The print is so cute! I actually like all of the dresses you have on here. I just love the prints that are out this season. Every time I go to dress stores I see at least one dress that I like. I even like that they can be belted to show off your waist.

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