The Dress I’ll Be Wearing All Summer

Another great weekend in the books, guys. People say Chicago summers are the best thing ever, and with only a couple of weeks under my belt, I must say that I agree! I think I’m in for a whirlwind for these next two months!

My girlfriends from college were in town during the week, and we hit up a few great spots in Lincoln Park and along the river (which is my favorite), and it was wonderful seeing them again! On Friday, I hit up the happy hour at LuxBar and needless to say I downed more than enough of their $5 glasses of wine LOL. They also have a gorgeous patio which is a must-see! Then on Saturday a couple of my friends and I got drinks at Howells & Hood (totally recommend the Mayan Mule, which is made with tequila!), and then headed over to the Chicago Blues Festival in Millennium Park! Loved the Blues Festival, but also wish I had tried the Old Town Arts Festival and the Rib Fest. Did any of you?

It was nearly 95 degrees the past two days and I’ve mentioned it before, but during the warmer seasons I’m immediately drawn to cute sundresses that can easily be thrown on, but still make you look put together. Enter this pretty sundress from Tobi that I’ll be wearing all summer long! I love the baby doll style of this dress, as well as how flowy it is – but my favorite part is the cute little cutouts at the top! I love pieces that can be worn out to dinner, for running errands around town or for a stroll along the lake. The good news is that it’s currently on sale & comes in a pretty mint color and black!

I also mentioned in this post that Tobi has been a longtime love of mine (since my freshman year of college, to be exact), and I love how they have such a versatile selection for extremely affordable prices! Ballin’ on a budget, remember?

I picked up these Steve Madden Jaylen wedges a while back, and they’re so awesome! I’m sure you guys have seen the Marc Fisher version, but these look exactly the same for $100 cheaper. They’re super easy to walk in, and my feet don’t hurt after an extended period of time like most of my other shoes. No brainer, right?!

Dress: c/o Tobi // Jacket: Levi’s // Shoes: Steve Madden // Purse: Old Navy (old, identical) // Earrings: Ann Taylor (old)

Thank you to Tobi for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own.Photos by Julie Kennedy

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14 Comments

  1. Tina wrote:

    This is such a perfect summer outfit that I could see myself wearing as well! My bf was in Chicago last week for work and I wanted to go with him so badly!

    Tina
    http://www.justatinabit.com

    Posted 6.14.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Tina! I actually pulled it out again this weekend cause it was so hot! And if you ever visit you’ll definitely have to let me know!

      Posted 6.19.17 Reply
  2. This is such a cute summer dress! And super jealous you got those espadrilles!! I seriously can’t find them in my size anywhere.

    Xx Taylor
    http://lightscameracatwalk.com/

    Posted 6.12.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thank you so much, Taylor! And no way?! What size are you!? I’ll be on the lookout and let you know if I find them!

      Posted 6.13.17 Reply
  3. Posted 6.12.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks a lot, Poppy!!

      Posted 6.12.17 Reply
  4. Chloe wrote:

    Yess! I love this outfit! My Summer go-to looks exactly like this too! 🙂 I’m always down for a white summer dress and denim jacket foor when it gets chillier! ! 🙂

    xo, Chloe // http://funinthecloset.com/tobi-summer-dress/

    Posted 6.12.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks a ton, Chloe! So glad you like it! And me too! I think it makes getting dressed so much easier when you have that go-to outfit!

      Posted 6.12.17 Reply
  5. Carolyn wrote:

    this is totally the perfect uniform for summer!

    heyprettything.com

    Posted 6.12.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Carolyn!!

      Posted 6.14.17 Reply
  6. Kendall wrote:

    Your smile is contagious. I love love love seeing bloggers smile 🙂

    Posted 6.12.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Wow – you’re so sweet, Kendall! Thank you so much… you totally made my day!

      Posted 6.12.17 Reply
  7. Katie wrote:

    Super cute dress on you!! 🙂

    xo, Katie
    Willow and White

    Posted 6.12.17 Reply
    • Lauren O. wrote:

      Thanks so much, Katie!!

      Posted 6.12.17 Reply

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