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There’s nothing quite like a light and airy summer dress! If you get a little creative with your styling, you can wear them all year long. It’s barely Spring here in Chicago, so I styled the tiered baby doll dress with light layers. It’s the perfect loose-fitting cut that allows you to layer over or under to achieve a unique look no matter what the season. I chose a floral button down shirt that I wore loosely over the dress so that it looked like a casual jacket and mossy green sandals in a similar shade of the dress. I also paired it with a peachy-nude clutch and floppy fedora hat to tie in other shades from the blouse. I completed the look with a chunky gold watch and bracelets and tortoise sunglasses. You can use your silky button down shirts to quickly make strappy dresses Spring-ready!

It was so wonderful to have a sunny day last weekend and I’m really looking forward to more. I’m leaving for Dallas next week and am headed to the Reward Style conference, which I’m SO excited for! At the end of the weekend I’ll be seeing my little nephew, sister and brother-in-law and I’m most excited about that. I hope you guys have a great weekend!

Don’t forget to check out how Blair and Jess styled their looks too on the American Eagle blog! Which is your favorite?

SHOP THE LOOK

Dress / American Eagle tiered babydoll dress (c/o, size S)  •  Blouse / Zara floral blouse (worn as a jacket, similar)  • Shoes / Dolce Vita ‘Niro’ sandal in olive  •  Clutch / Shiraleah Vegan leather clutch (from Green Goddess Boutique)  • Hat / Topshop hat  •  Watch / The Limited watch (c/o)  •  Bracelets / Marrin Costello ‘Natasha’ bracelet (c/o), Green Goddess (gifted), and Anthropologie bracelets  •  Sunglasses / Urban Outfitters sunglasses (similar)

Photos by Melanie Neuhaus

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13 Comments

  • Reply What I pinned Wednesday | DonzWebb

    […] love how Christine from The View From 5 ft. 2 styled this tiered baby doll […]

    April 30, 2014 at 2:37 pm
  • Reply shaheen

    i’m UH-BSESSED with this. you look amazing & the styling is so on point! xox

    April 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm
  • Reply Debbie

    The floral blouse was a perfect choice…I did think it was a jacket/blazer at first. And those sandals are gorgeous!
    Debbie
    http://www.fashionfairydust.blogspot.com

    April 18, 2014 at 7:39 pm
    • Reply cpetric

      Thanks Debbie! I tricked ya :) haha.. have a great day!

      April 23, 2014 at 11:43 am
  • Reply Donna

    Hi Christine!

    This look really suits you. That floral blouse from Zara works beautifully as a jacket.:) And I’m a huge fan of baby doll dresses. I can’t wait for summer. P.S. I stepped into Zara yesterday and I wanted everything. Their fluted skirts are the cutest!

    Happy Easter! xo

    April 18, 2014 at 5:58 pm
    • Reply cpetric

      I can’t stop.. I want it all! :)

      April 23, 2014 at 11:43 am
      • Reply Donna

        Haha:) Yesterday I stepped into Forever 21 just to look around (yeh right…who am I kidding?!) I walked out with two rompers. That place is a trap! I absolutely love ‘em and can’t wait for it to get warmer out!

        April 24, 2014 at 12:10 pm
  • Reply Monica

    Love this look! The floral shirt is a great addition to the dress, makes it look so dressed up.

    xoxo,
    Monica

    April 18, 2014 at 11:07 am
    • Reply cpetric

      Thank you lady! Can’t wait to see you again soon!

      April 23, 2014 at 11:44 am
  • Reply Lacey

    This styling was SO clever. I LOVE that you used that Zara top as a jacket. Brilliant!

    xo
    Lacey
    http://alaceyperspective.com

    April 18, 2014 at 10:37 am
    • Reply cpetric

      Thank you Lacey! :) xoxo

      April 23, 2014 at 11:44 am
  • Reply Brittani and Katie

    Love this look on you!

    Xo
    Brittani and Katie
    http://www.pleasantlypetite.com

    April 18, 2014 at 10:36 am
    • Reply cpetric

      Thanks ladies! Hope to see you again soon :)

      April 23, 2014 at 11:44 am

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