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​Looking for the perfect Easter dress?

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You all probably remember that white Easter hat hidden in your closet growing up, for only one Sunday a year. Thankfully most of us don't have a white hat we wear on Easter, but generally you sill have to have somewhat of an Easter look.

Here are a few tips to finding the perfect Easter dress...

  • It must be pastel - obviously
  • Easter is your one chance to be unapologetically floral, so even if your dress isn't a floral print, add something floral...a cardigan, a necklace, cute floral socks, or yes - a headpiece.
  • Even though it's probably not warm enough to wear that super lightweight dress, it is kind of an unwritten rule that your Easter dress needs to be lightweight...so layer with a cardigan or my favorite trick layer a couple of cardis.
  • I don't usually feel comfortable wearing any sort of hat, but friends, Easter - apart from the Kentucky Derby - is the best time to pull off any sort of hat, headpiece, or even flower in your hair.
  • I think most important of all is to mention, you don't have to be uncomfortable on Easter! Find a dress with pockets, pick on easy fit dress, or even a knit t-shirt dress. You will look better if your are comfortable!
Our Breanna Dress is hand batik printed in Ghana and sewn by women entrepreneurs there! This is the perfect layer-able Easter dress! Wear it with a long sleeve grey or white T then add a long cardigan. Shop the Breanna Dress here.
Our June Dress is one of my favorites! It is super versatile, comfortable, and has pockets! Basically the perfect Easter Dress! Sewn by a small fair trade workshop in Cambodia and made from recycled chambray. Shop the June Dress here.
This is the most comfortable Easter Dress you will ever own! Made from recycled t-shirts and sewn by Mi Esperanza in Honduras, an organization that gives free education and job skills training to women living in poverty. The straight fit and stretchy fabric makes it easy to layer and super comfortable. Shop the Alana Dress here.
I know, I know this is technically not an Easter Dress, but because the Easter Cardigan is almost as important as the dress itself I thought I'd share one of my favorite cardigans. Our Cintya Cardigan is made from super soft, super warm alpaca and is hand knit by a small women's cooperative in the mountains of Bolivia. Plus, its only $68 right now! Shop the Cintya Cardigan here.

This weekend take an extra 35% off ALL our dresses with coupon code EASTER17 - also order before Tuesday at midnight and we will be sure to get it to you in time for Easter!

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