striped swing dress

Easy, casual dresses have always been a favorite of mine. If you find the right one, it can quickly become (in my opinion) even more valuable than the always-popular LBD (little black dress)! Because the perfect ECD (easy, casual dress) allows you to look put together with minimal effort and a lot of comfort. Two characteristics always high up on my priority list… :)

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That’s why I immediately fell in love with this striped swing dress! Not only does it meet all of the qualifications of the ECD, it’s darling off-the-shoulder neckline set it apart from the pack. And if there’s one thing I love, it’s a good off-the-shoulder neckline! (Evidenced here, here and here.)

I paired it with my new navy hunter boots and tossed a favorite gingham button down around my waist for a casual preppy flare, but there are truly a million and one ways to wear this. Try riding boots and a waterfall cape for the chilly days of January, and transition to sandals or wedges and a crossbody when warmer weather allows!

Definitely a piece that will give you a lot of wear during these upcoming months as we transition from winter to spring. Thanks so much for stopping by, y’all. Have a great day!

Love from Texas,


Photography by Dallastyle

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  1. Meaghan said:

    This dress is darling! You styled it so well with that cute gingham shirt :]

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  2. MARTINA said:

    Wow, great ensemble, you look fab !!!

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  3. Kathryn said:

    I love that you paired red stripes with blue gingham! So cute.

    xx Kathryn

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  4. I love that dress! And mixing the patterns and colors too. That dress would be perfect during the summer.

    xx Emily
    Post Grad and Gingham.

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  5. Love the boots!

    Sara | Lipstick, Lattes & Lunges

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  6. I love the dress and I love how you styled it with the gingham shirt.

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  7. such a cute Look Kate, I love that it is an off shoulder dress. I’m a sucker for off-shoulder pieces.

    xx Alexa |

    Published 1.20.16 · Reply
  8. Brooke said:

    Such a cute dress on you!!

    Brooke du jour

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  9. India H. said:

    Definitely one of my favorites from this blog!! I love this.

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  10. Aww Kate it’s lovely to see you wearing your Wellies you look gorgeous, I’ve been going to work with my Wellies on just lately they are really comfortable and they keep my Tights dry when it rains.

    Published 1.22.16 · Reply