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Inspiration: Summer Dresses

My favorite part of summer are the dresses. I love the simplicity and the way a dress can make you look pulled together and fabulous even when it is miserably hot and you just got off of the beach. (Or sweating in your car at a traffic light while imagining you were at the beach, which is more so the case for me.)
My favorite summer dresses are the ones you wear out at night to go to a nice restaurant on vacation.
What is your favorite summer dress?
 
 
Here are a few great picks from our handmade friends on Etsy:
 
 
 

 

 

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