Butterfly

9 Aug

New York City Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Printed maxi dress, patent leather clutch, leopard mules
New York Fashion and Personal Style Blog: Printed maxi dress, patent leather clutch, leopard mules

Loose, lightweight dresses (like this one and this one) have definitely become go-to’s for me in learning to cope with temperatures upward of 75 degrees. I love it when you can put on one piece and basically call it a day. Or, if you so desire, take your look a step further with some happy pattern play! Randomly incorporating a little leopard might be my favorite way to throw things off.

*head to toe: SEE sunglasses, Line & Dot silk midi dress, Pour La Victoire Napoli clutch, Alexander Wang leopard mules

Photos by Lydia Hudgens

43 Lovely Comments on “Butterfly”

  1. Adeola Naomi 16. Aug, 2012 at 11:32 am #

    Great dress!!!

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  2. Mara 15. Aug, 2012 at 4:57 pm #

    you look so pretty laura! I love the dress and your hair is always so perfect :)

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  3. Tieka, Selective Potential 13. Aug, 2012 at 8:54 pm #

    You always look amazing, Laura! I’m loving the pattern-mixing!

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  4. Jennifer Rand 13. Aug, 2012 at 10:53 am #

    Seriously loving this dress! Awesome print! :)

    xo
    Jen

    http://belledecouture.com

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  5. Courtney 13. Aug, 2012 at 6:13 am #

    Love that dress!

    girlavantgarde.com

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  6. Mira 12. Aug, 2012 at 5:45 am #

    Love that dress. You look great in it :D
    xo

    GIVEAWAY ON MY BLOG

    glamDevils

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  7. Nic 11. Aug, 2012 at 11:11 am #

    I agree. A “onesie” ;) is great in the summer heat. This dress has a cool 70’s vibe to it and the shoes are the perfect addition!

    xo
    nic
    mymannersandmoxie.com

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  8. Freya - Fashionable People 11. Aug, 2012 at 9:19 am #

    Gorgeous combination of prints, with the dress and mules! Love the shape of the dress :)

    http://www.fashionablepeople.co.uk

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  9. mes bijoux 10. Aug, 2012 at 7:21 am #

    I completely agree with you! nothing more confy that a light dress for summer (and quite easy to combine). Yours is really beautiful!
    kisses from Barcelona!

    http://www.emesbijoux.blogspot.com

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  10. The Marcy Stop 10. Aug, 2012 at 6:44 am #

    The dress and those shoes make for such a cool print combo. Not to mention the flower beds behind you. Stunning!
    xL

    The Marcy Stop
    Check out our 80%20 Shoe Giveaway!

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  11. Jocelyn @ Peace Love Nutrition 10. Aug, 2012 at 5:58 am #

    Love those shoes!

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  12. THE STEL STYLE 10. Aug, 2012 at 3:07 am #

    love your dress!!!

    http://thestelstyle.com/

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  13. Raspberry & Rouge 10. Aug, 2012 at 12:31 am #

    I love the dress! You look fab! XO Rebecca

    http://raspberry-rouge.com

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  14. Jennifer 09. Aug, 2012 at 8:25 pm #

    Love the slight print mixing!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  15. Taylor 09. Aug, 2012 at 6:56 pm #

    I love this look, especially paired with those leapard shoes and tourtise shell glasses. Gorgeous!

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  16. Charlotte 09. Aug, 2012 at 3:56 pm #

    great dress

    chocolatefashioncoffee.blogspot.com

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  17. Meelena 09. Aug, 2012 at 2:51 pm #

    beautiful!

    xx
    Meelena

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  18. tanya 09. Aug, 2012 at 2:32 pm #

    Looks so rad on you! My #1 from the collection – and the leopard A Wangs ain’t bad either.

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    Laura Reply:

    Thanks, Tanya!! I loooove their stuff, so glad you guys introduced me to the brand. <3

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  19. Shermineh 09. Aug, 2012 at 2:28 pm #

    I’ve been obsessed with your shoes since the first time I saw them, and they only accent this gorgeous dress so amazingly!!!

    xo,
    Shermineh

    http://www.postgradchic.blogspot.com

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  20. camilla 09. Aug, 2012 at 12:53 pm #

    wow i love that dress

    xo Camilla

    Into The Fold

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  21. bloo90fashion 09. Aug, 2012 at 12:38 pm #

    Like this look. Really nice !!

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    bloo90fashion

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  22. Susie Dickson 09. Aug, 2012 at 11:56 am #

    Floaty dresses are SO key for dealing with the East Coast heat – this summer has been absurd! I love the pattern of this one – looks sort of retro-garden party.

    Sea and Swank

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    Laura Reply:

    Thanks! And SO key! I don’t know what I would do without them in this heat. :)

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  23. Rachel 09. Aug, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    You look beautiful!!! Miss you and Mr. Blake! Can’t wait to see you two in NYC xo

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  24. Michelle 09. Aug, 2012 at 11:37 am #

    That is a stunning dress!

    Michelle
    http://www.michelleesque.com

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  25. ewa 09. Aug, 2012 at 11:07 am #

    beautiful dress, so romantic!

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  26. Vida 09. Aug, 2012 at 11:02 am #

    I love the setting with the black-eyed Susan’s in the background! Looks so pretty with that dress!

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  27. Landon 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:56 am #

    LOVE the print Laura!! Looks so good on you! xx

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    Laura Reply:

    Thank you, Landon! For the comment and for introducing me to Line & Dot! xoxo

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  28. vasilieva 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:53 am #

    loving the mix of that printed dress with a pair of leopard heels

    http://www.vasilievablog.com/
    x

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  29. The Fancy Teacup 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:47 am #

    Such a wondrous dress! Perfect for the summer.

    http://www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  30. Rory 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:38 am #

    That dress is amazing! I love it with the shoes :)
    Rory
    http://www.WearAboutsBlog.com
    INTERNATIONAL GIVEAWAY: Enter to win an item of your choice from TSJ!!!

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  31. megan, the frugalista diaries 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:36 am #

    love the print on that dress
    Xo Megan

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  32. monkeyshines 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:24 am #

    lovely dress!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

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    Laura Reply:

    Thanks so much! I hope you are having a wonderful week. x

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  33. Soulofashopper 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:14 am #

    Love the combo with those shoes!!!! xo, Alma
    http://www.soulofashopper.com

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  34. tamara 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:07 am #

    dress is cute :)
    love your outfit and style :)

    I follow your blog on bloglovin now :)

    visit my blog

    tamaritza.blogspot.com

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    Laura Reply:

    Thanks so much, Tamara, visiting now! Have a lovely day! x

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  35. allie 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:04 am #

    YOU. ARE. SO. PRETTY. Stop it! Love the dress, especially with the pop of your lip color! Swoon.

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  36. Margot 09. Aug, 2012 at 10:01 am #

    You look lovely Laura! And your lipstick color is to DIE FOR! love this look

    xo
    M

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  37. Natali 09. Aug, 2012 at 9:30 am #

    Fabulous maxi dress!!

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

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  38. Grace@HauteCouture 09. Aug, 2012 at 9:29 am #

    Adore your sunnies! That is such a fun printed summer dress!

    xo
    http://hautecouture3.blogspot.com

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