Little Mai Sunshine: Summer Whites
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Friday, August 16, 2013

Summer Whites






 Sweater (Brandy Melville via thrifted), maxi dress (mom's closet), floral headband (ModCloth), watch (Audemars Piguet via gifted), sandals (Target)
Photography by my sister


Finally getting some R&R time before the school term begins which means I'll be vacationing on the other side of the country in California for two weeks and I can't be any more excited! If I was just a little more spontaneous and detached from my hometown, I would so move out there by now because of its beautiful year-round weather, tons of adventurous activities, the unbelievable dance opportunities, etc. Anyways, I'll still update my blog so to all my loyal readers, don't you worry! But if you'd like to follow me on my California trip, follow my instagram @maisunshine55.

The beauty of maxi dresses is that it's perfect for those breezy summer days. I found this unique white number in my mom's closet and really liked the sheer pattern showing some leg but still a maxi dress. And I try to take advantage of the light colors as much as possible in the summer because once fall comes around, it's all about darker combos so I threw on a loose tan sweater. It isn't heavy or thick so it works in the summer because it's light enough to bear the gentle breeze. But to add some colors to the tan/white combo, I wore a floral headband with light tones to keep the summery vibe. I got this headband for free when I bought my 21st bday dress from ModCloth and thought it was so cute to wear. It also adds a bohemian look to the overall outfit, which I'm always a fan of. My silver watch was just a simple accessory I thought I could add as subtle jewelry that went with the whole color scheme.

Peace and love from Cali,
Mai Sunshine

Style tip: Only throw on a loose, big sweater over a form-fitting, straigh maxi skirt or dress to contrast shapes without looking too bulky and heavy

6 comments

  1. Love the look! Also, contrasting the bulky sweater with a straight maxi skirt is a great idea!! ALSO I've nominated you for the Liebster award! (:
    Come check out my blog to see what it's all about! :p I would love to get to know you better through this! xx

    www.joojoo-blog.blogspot.com

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    1. oh thank you so much! and yes, i shall support your blog as well :)

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  2. You look amazing :) I love your hair
    Meg xx

    peachpips.blogspot.com

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  3. a few things:
    1) love your style tip!
    2) your headband is so gorgeous, love this laid back breezy look.
    3) can't wait for your california adventures andddd....
    4) i am now following you on gfc!

    just had to get that out there :)
    ciao!
    bloganticipation.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
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    1. awww you're too sweet! thank you so much for the kind compliments :) I'll be sure to follow back as well!

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Summer Whites






 Sweater (Brandy Melville via thrifted), maxi dress (mom's closet), floral headband (ModCloth), watch (Audemars Piguet via gifted), sandals (Target)
Photography by my sister


Finally getting some R&R time before the school term begins which means I'll be vacationing on the other side of the country in California for two weeks and I can't be any more excited! If I was just a little more spontaneous and detached from my hometown, I would so move out there by now because of its beautiful year-round weather, tons of adventurous activities, the unbelievable dance opportunities, etc. Anyways, I'll still update my blog so to all my loyal readers, don't you worry! But if you'd like to follow me on my California trip, follow my instagram @maisunshine55.

The beauty of maxi dresses is that it's perfect for those breezy summer days. I found this unique white number in my mom's closet and really liked the sheer pattern showing some leg but still a maxi dress. And I try to take advantage of the light colors as much as possible in the summer because once fall comes around, it's all about darker combos so I threw on a loose tan sweater. It isn't heavy or thick so it works in the summer because it's light enough to bear the gentle breeze. But to add some colors to the tan/white combo, I wore a floral headband with light tones to keep the summery vibe. I got this headband for free when I bought my 21st bday dress from ModCloth and thought it was so cute to wear. It also adds a bohemian look to the overall outfit, which I'm always a fan of. My silver watch was just a simple accessory I thought I could add as subtle jewelry that went with the whole color scheme.

Peace and love from Cali,
Mai Sunshine

Style tip: Only throw on a loose, big sweater over a form-fitting, straigh maxi skirt or dress to contrast shapes without looking too bulky and heavy

6 comments

  1. Love the look! Also, contrasting the bulky sweater with a straight maxi skirt is a great idea!! ALSO I've nominated you for the Liebster award! (:
    Come check out my blog to see what it's all about! :p I would love to get to know you better through this! xx

    www.joojoo-blog.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. oh thank you so much! and yes, i shall support your blog as well :)

      Delete
  2. You look amazing :) I love your hair
    Meg xx

    peachpips.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  3. a few things:
    1) love your style tip!
    2) your headband is so gorgeous, love this laid back breezy look.
    3) can't wait for your california adventures andddd....
    4) i am now following you on gfc!

    just had to get that out there :)
    ciao!
    bloganticipation.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. awww you're too sweet! thank you so much for the kind compliments :) I'll be sure to follow back as well!

      Delete