Clothed with Grace: Summer Trends

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Summer Trends

I feel like I'm a lot less trending than I used to be. I tend to be drawn to more classic pieces. However, I quickly jumped on the lace-up flat trend this year, the reemergence of flare jeans being cool, and am now jumping on board with rompers....only two years after they made their reappearance in mainstream fashion.

I just recently got this romper from SheIn.  I decided this was a good way to give one a try after thinking this was a trend I would be skipping. Well, what do you know? I adore it.  The quality and fit of this is comparable to ones I've seen at Target. It does have spaghetti straps, though, so I'll always wear it with a layer like a cardigan or denim jacket.  It is actually really easy to take on and off too, since it's spaghetti straps.  I am wearing a cami underneath because it was a little low in the front for my liking, but does have adjustable straps, which is nice. If you'e looking to give the romper trend a try, this is a great one to start with, for reference I'm wearing a medium. *update, this shrunk like crazy and now it's off to Goodwill. : (

As for the other trend that is big right now: off the shoulder tops....I am not a fan. I've seen them all over blogland,  but not on a person in real life yet. I just can't get on board with having to wear a strapless bra and I keep thinking I'd have to readjust the shirt All Day Long. What do you think?



Jacket: The Limited
Romper: SheIn c/o same
Necklace: Lia Sophia similar
Earrings: Nickel and Suede 
Wedges: Target DV same


11 comments:

  1. You look adorable! I love it. I have an "off the shoulder top" right now but it really just I think it's considered a cold shoulder. I am still able to wear a regular bra, but the sleeves hang just right. Here is what it looks like because I am doing a pretty poor job of explaining. (it's not an affiliate link or anything). Anyways, I feel trendy in it, but not inconvenienced or worry things are going to fall out :)

    Cold Shoulder Top



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    1. I've been seeing these on blog land too, it's definitely a good option if you want the trend on an easier level!

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  2. So many of the SheIn rompers look too short, but this one isn't! Love the style too!

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  3. So cute! I have my first romper arriving any day!

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  4. Cute! I've avoided rompers because I'm thinking going to the bathroom would be a hassle.

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  5. The romper looks cute on you. I haven't tried an off the shoulder top yet but I like the look.

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  6. I don't feel comfortable with strapless either. Love your romper! I wish I could get with longer inseam for me. Love your fashion ideas! You are my first blog and now I'm addicted��

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  7. Very cute romper! It looks great with the denim jacket. I am not on board with rompers or off the shoulder! Haha! I'm too long waisted for rompers and end up with unflattering front wedgie. And I agree wabout strapless bras and adjusting the shoulders all day with off the shoulder tops!

    Shelbee
    www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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  8. You look A-mazing!! Unlike you, I cannot rock a romper but give me strapless or off the shoulder and day of the week. I really have to look at She-In more. I have heard that the quality isn't that great and the sizing is inconsistent yet you seem to have found some really cute stuff.

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