What I Wear to Sunday Brunch

Anyone else already wishing it were Friday?! Just kidding – we need to enjoy every second of every day! And that was certainly my motto the past few days. In fact, starting last Wednesday until today, the earliest I got home was at 10pm. You know how everyone is saying summertime in Chicago is just amazing? Well, it’s true.

Wednesday my friend and I headed to Caffé Oliva on Ohio Street Beach for a beautiful water-side dinner before catching the fireworks at Navy Pier, Thursday another friend and I checked out Brown Bag Seafood where we could hear the concert in Millennium Park, Friday I enjoyed gorgeous rooftop views (which you might have seen if you’re following me on Instagram) followed by dinner and drinks, Saturday I headed to a nearby jazz club for some amazing music with more dinner and drinks, and to top it off (drumroll, please!)… I ventured up to Lakeview for the Pride Parade! The parade was an adventure, guys – that’s all I’ll say.

Needless to say, I’m exhausted LOL!! I need a week-long vacation by the beach, with endless piña coladas and delicious brunches! Speaking of which, how perfect is this floral print dress for brunch?! It’s another amazing dress from Tobi (you can see the other two here and here), and I’m in love! The blue and white floral print is the best (one of my favorite combos), and I think the crisscross hem adds that extra bit of sass!

It’s also such a flattering dress for all body types, and I love how easy it is throw on. Just add some cute heels, and fun accessories, and you’re all set to go! Not only is it perfect for brunch with your girlfriends, but it’s totally an amazing dress for date night, too! Plus, the material is super light and won’t make you overheat during those warm summer nights. The best part, however, is that it’s currently 50% and on sale for just $34! Run, don’t walk!

Dress: c/o Tobi // Heels: Dolce Vita (identical) // Purse: Kate Spade // Sunglasses: Nordstrom (only $12!) // Earrings: Ann Taylor (old)

Thanks to Tobi for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.

Photos by Julie Kennedy 

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  1. Jessica wrote:

    That is such a pretty floral dress. And I love that it’s a wrapped dress too – sultry in a subtle way 🙂

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

    Posted 7.21.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Jess! And I completely agree! LOL I’ve been trying to step outside of my comfort zone a bit more!

      Posted 7.22.17 Reply
  2. marissa wrote:

    this is the perfect brunch look! enjoy!


    Posted 7.6.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thank you very much, Marissa! And I agree – I just love how light the dress is (perfect for tons of food 😉 )!

      Posted 7.14.17 Reply
  3. I am loving that dress and sandal combo! Looking gorgeous!

    Xx Taylor

    Posted 7.6.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks a ton, Taylor! It’s one of my favorites lately!

      Posted 7.14.17 Reply
  4. Kelsey wrote:

    This dress is so gorgeous and so perfect for brunch!
    Xo, Kelsey | http://www.petiteinherpearls.com

    Posted 6.28.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks a lot, Kelsey! So glad you think so… I just love it!

      Posted 6.28.17 Reply
  5. marissa wrote:

    I’m always a sucker for two things: cute outfits and brunch with the girls. Seems like both are a ritual to the prefect day!


    Posted 6.28.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      You and me both, Marissa! Brunch is probably (too much) of my favorite thing!! LOL

      Posted 6.28.17 Reply
  6. Denise wrote:

    This look is so perfect! It looks amazing for summer, as it looks like it would be so light in this awful humidity! I love the shape on you, so perfect for brunch!

    Denise | Fashion Love Letters

    Posted 6.27.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Denise!! And I know, right?! I’ll wear anything that will keep me cool in this horrid humidity!

      Posted 6.27.17 Reply
  7. Amy Arnold wrote:

    You look gorgeous! This dress is perfect for brunch! I love the pattern and fit on you.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

    Posted 6.27.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Amy Ann! You’re too sweet! And the pattern is my absolute favorite! 🙂

      Posted 6.27.17 Reply


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