A pretty white (or any light color) dress, floppy hat, and sandles combo is a perfect summer look. The key is getting the right silouhette. This look on super model Alek Wek was so lovely, but I especially love the frugal find version from the LA Times fashion blog. The frugal look is just as pretty, flirty and fun as the designer version, plus its perfect for mama pocket books :). After all, with those dirty and sticky fingers grabbing at us, that light color dress will likely only see a few good days, so why spend a fortune? The look for less (under $100!):
These great pieces come from places like Zara.com and Piperlime.com. Check out the full article here for more info on prices as where to get them.