Outfit Of The Day For July 17, 2013: Heat Wave Dress

July 17, 2013 • Fashion Blog, Outfit Of The Day

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Lauren picked up this Derek Lam for Kohl’s dress for me and we both thought it would be perfect for “those really hot days” since it is so light…and we were right. Those days are here! There’s a heat wave in Chicago and across the nation. This dress is made of very lightweight cotton jersey, and yet still covers me up. I like the detailed shirring at the waist and back. With a dress like this all you need are a few easy accessories and, of course, a pair of shades.

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Dress: Derek Lam for DesigNation Solid Smocked Midi Dress, Now $24

Sunglasses: JC Penney, no longer available, but see these Nicole by Nicole Miller(R) Wave Inn Sunglasses, now $13.99 from JC Penney, or get these Gucci Oversized Transparent Rounded Square Black Sunglasses, $325

Necklace: JC Penney, no longer available. See this Ippolita ‘Glamazon – Bastille’ Sterling Silver Link Necklace Silver, $895 or this more affordable Touch of Silver Silver-Plated Brass Necklace, Double Open Circle Link Necklace, $70

Cuff: Susan Hanover, similar to this Susan Hanover hematite polished 3″ cuff with clear quartz and swarovsky crystals, $225
or you may like this Salvatore Ferragamo Gancini Cuff Bracelet, $280

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Handbag: Summer Thompkins, no longer available. See this Rafe New York Slowey Patterened Sisal Market Shopper, $224.99 or this Global Elements Bamboo Tree Handbag, $30.99

Sandals: Rocahs Suede Wedge, no longer available. See these Rochas Criss-Cross Platform Sandal, now $269

Hair Cut & Color: Courtesy of Sassoon Chicago

– Carol Calacci

Photos: Barry Weiss

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