Does anyone else have long debates with themself about what to wear to things like baby showers and bridal showers? I totally do. I’ve somehow inferred from magazines and whatnot that bridal showers are occasions you need to dress up for. A lot. You know, when you get your fancy on.
WELLLLL, that’s not usually the MO of most showers *I* attend. While they’re usually pretty darn casual, I don’t want to find myself in that awkward moment that oops, this one wasn’t that casual after all! So when I’m deciding on an outfit I inevitably enter the struggle of not wanting to be too overdressed or too underdressed. What to do, what to do?! Gotta love them first world problems. But, #thestruggleisreal!
So, I most often aim for a happy medium–fancy casual. Or casual with a touch of girly. Whatever you want to call it, it’s this outfit.
I paired a totally casual top half with a pretty little feminine skirt and pumps for a fancy casual look that I wore to a bridal shower a couple weekends ago. I’m excited to pair this skirt with other tees for more everyday looks (like the metallic dot tee I ended up keeping), and with some nicer blouses in case I ever do have dressier occasions!
*P.S. The skirt comes in 5 different colors, and you can get 25% off your order until 3/18 with code PMT25!
Anyone else a huge fan of fancy casual? It’s my safety zone!
Shop for the Look:
Tee: JCPenney (similar, similar, similar)
Jacket: Target (similar)
Skirt: c/o White Plum (exact–code PMT25 for 25% off until 3/18!)
Bag: Target (exact in other colors)
Shoes: H&M (exact)
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