Happy Thursday, guys!!! I hope you're all having a great week so far! My week has been a little more peaceful than most and I fully welcome it because we are about to hit the ground running with social commitments this April from weddings to graduations to vacations (yay!) to family celebrations. My prayer this month has been that I can keep my peace and patience through it all!
With all the events we have coming up, I've had dresses on the brain. I try to have a couple go-to options stocked up that I can swap out for weddings, showers, or birthday celebrations. I've been eying this black lace midi dress (under $90) for weddings, this blush lace shift dress for Easter, and this off the shoulder shift dress for daytime gatherings.
The dress in today's post is one I picked up from Nordstrom with plans to wear it all throughout the summer. I plan on taking this dress to Italy with us this summer and wearing it to a family birthday celebration in a couple of weeks. What I like about this dress is that it's modest from the front, and has a trendy touch on the side with the cutouts. Typically I stray away from cutouts because I'm a young mom in my early 30s and because it's hard to wear a cutout top or dress when you have to wear a bra. However, this one actually works! I of course am wearing a backless bra, but am able to pull it off because of the wide strap on the sides that pulls this dress together.
I paired it with my favorite block heels - yes, I'm obsessed with this whole block heel trend, but can you blame me? It's cute, fashionable, and so incredibly comfy! I accessorized it with my go-to leopard clutch that I got from Jcrew several years ago, and good news! I finally found an identical clutch that doesn't break the bank. You can shop this one for only $45 if you've been looking for one, too! I carry mine all the time, through every season, and highly recommend investing in one!
my favorite lace dresses under $150:
photography: fort lion studio