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!
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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