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Dressy shorts for summer

Dressy shorts for summer

At the end of last month I received an email from Nima of http://skatterbrainn.wix.com/skatterbrainn. She is so sweet and asked me if I would write a guest post for her blog. So we did a little bit of brainstorming. She hoped I could write something about basic essential summer wear. Something that probably everyone has in their closet and oh, by the way is both easy to style and sexy. Well I love a challenge and this one got me thinking and looking around at my wardrobe. Anyway, here is my answer to her request. I hope she (and you) will like it! 😉

pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts

As you can see from the post title and the photo above, my solution is A Pair of Dressy Shorts. They allow you to breath on even the hottest summer days and also add the polish you need for your outfit. The best part is you can dress them up or down. Here are some examples for wearing dressy shorts for summer.

fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
long top with shorts
long top with shorts
petite fashion-street style-keepsake floral top-yellow lace shorts-karl lagerfeld clutch
petite fashion-street style-keepsake floral top-yellow lace shorts-karl lagerfeld clutch
petite fashion-street style-hat in the summer-booties-shorts
petite fashion-street style-hat in the summer-booties-shorts
petite fashion-street style-black vest-green shorts
petite fashion-street style-black vest-green shorts
petite-street style-white off the shoulder top-red shorts
petite-street style-white off the shoulder top-red shorts
Petite street style-grey eyelet jacket-grey shorts-pink fringe bag
Petite street style-grey eyelet jacket-grey shorts-pink fringe bag
Petite fashion/women fashion/street style/blazer cape with shorts
Petite fashion/women fashion/street style/blazer cape with shorts

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Grey polka dots bow tie shirt with grey stripped shorts and yellow pumps
Grey polka dots bow tie shirt with grey stripped shorts and yellow pumps
buttercup fruit print top and lace shorts
buttercup fruit print top and lace shorts
buttercup lace shorts with black and white top
buttercup lace shorts with black and white top
blue off shoulder top and white lace shorts
blue off shoulder top and white lace shorts

I’m hoping I’ve just shown you enough examples to convince you to at least try it out! 😉 Dressy shorts honesty are my personal favorites for summer. Below are more photos that I took when I was in NYC a couple weeks ago on my vacation.

pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts
pink top with white lace shorts

Thanks again to Nima and all her followers! August may be flying by and the Back to School Sales may be in full swing but, dammit, summer’s not over till I say it’s over! And as long as I’m wearing shorts it’s still on! Now, who’s with me?

You still have time to enter this giveaway and maybe win this pair of very cool sunglasses with or without prescription! The posts about this giveaway and this pair of glasses are here and here. Good luck and have a great weekend! 🙂

giveaway polette eyewear
giveaway polette eyewear

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Winner is selected by Rafflecopter automatically and will be contacted via email, you must enter a valid email and must confirm receipt within 48 hours from the time and date emailed. This event is in no way administered, sponsored or endorsed by, or associated with Twitter, Facebook, Google, Pinterest or any other Social Media platform. No purchase is necessary to enter. Odds of winning are contingent on the number of entries received. You will have 48 hours to respond or prize is forfeited and a new winner will be selected. Void where prohibited by law. The SPONSER is responsible for shipping and delivery of the prize unless otherwise stated and the owners of Colorandgrace.com are not liable for prize delivery or receipt. You will hold colorandgrace.com harmless of all claims. All entries will be verified before winner is notified and any bad entries will be disqualified.

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Sunglasses :: Chloe [similar here. ]
Top :: Zara [Similar here. ]
Shorts ::Nordstrom Rack. [ Similar here.]
Bag :: Valentino [Sold out. Love this.]
Shoes ::DSW [Loving this. ]
Watch::Coach [Loving this. ]

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Stratford Festival—To see or not to see…

fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts

It was GREAT! Thanks for asking! Oh, wait, you didn’t ask! And why not? I told you all I was on vacation a couple weeks ago but no one asked how it was. Well to be fair, I was tweeting and posting the whole time but that’s no excuse! Oh well, it doesn’t really matter, I’m going to tell you all about it anyway. And don’t worry, I’m not going to set up the slideshow! So, as I said, our vacation was great. One of the better ones. You know, so good that you’re afraid to take the next one because you’re worried you used up all your good luck on this one! Really? You too? I mean it was a road trip but my favorite kind, I didn’t touch the steering wheel! If I was tired or bored, I took a nap while my chauffer/luggage porter/photographer/husband kept us going in the right direction. The hotels were good, the food was tasty, the weather was perfect and we saw some great stuff. One of the sort of unique things about living in Michigan is that it’s surrounded on 3 sides by water. If you drive in any direction except south you have to go on a bridge, ferry boat or in a tunnel to leave the state. And depending on where you are headed it may actually be a shorter drive to leave the country altogether! That’s how it was for us.

fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts

We started our trip by going downtown, through a tunnel under the Detroit River and into Ontario, Canada. I have lived near the border to Canada since I came to America over 8 years ago but never actually crossed over until last year. Since then we’ve gone several times but only to the city of Windsor just across the river. We’ve seen a couple concerts, eaten dinner and donated to the local Casino Charity! I like Canada. It’s a different country but it doesn’t feel different. You have to stop at the border and show your passport but maybe because you’re in your own car and can be there in under an hour from home, it just feels more comfortable. They have very strong ties with the UK still. The Queen is even on some of their money! And at least in the nearby areas of Ontario there are a lot of place names from the Olde Country. There’s a London, Windsor, Leamington and Stratford. That last one is the same name as the place some little known playwright was from. Shakestick. Rattlespeare. Shakespeare. Something like that. I don’t know, he was before my time. I think maybe my husband knew him!

fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts

Anyway every summer, this little town puts on all kinds of plays in the several theaters they have. We’d been hearing about the Stratford Festival for many years and decided we’d better stop and check it out. It was sort of on the way for our trip so we got tickets and saw the play “Taming of the Shrew” by that Billy or William Whatever. Not being a native English speaker I had a little trouble with some of the dialogue but probably got 75% of it. Like I said in my first line, it was GREAT! Very funny and well done. They even added some extra entertainment by having someone in the audience make a lot of trouble right in the beginning and being taken out by security. It was all part of the show and was particularly funny to me because the actor playing the member of the audience shouted out that he was a blogger and he would write a bad review! Well I’m a blogger and my review is two thumbs up! We decided we will definitely go back. So if you’re ever in that area and are looking for a nice little town to stop and spend some quality cultural time, you won’t be disappointed. And this was only our second day! We still had a LOT of vacation to go! Please come back to my blog and ride along!

fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts

Those photos were taken that day and the background is the little theater we went to. You still have time to enter this giveaway and maybe win this pair of very cool sunglasses with or without prescription! The posts about this giveaway and this pair of glasses are here and here. Good luck and have a great weekend! 🙂

giveaway polette eyewear
giveaway polette eyewear

Giveaway Terms and Conditions:
Winner is selected by Rafflecopter automatically and will be contacted via email, you must enter a valid email and must confirm receipt within 48 hours from the time and date emailed. This event is in no way administered, sponsored or endorsed by, or associated with Twitter, Facebook, Google, Pinterest or any other Social Media platform. No purchase is necessary to enter. Odds of winning are contingent on the number of entries received. You will have 48 hours to respond or prize is forfeited and a new winner will be selected. Void where prohibited by law. The SPONSER is responsible for shipping and delivery of the prize unless otherwise stated and the owners of Colorandgrace.com are not liable for prize delivery or receipt. You will hold colorandgrace.com harmless of all claims. All entries will be verified before winner is notified and any bad entries will be disqualified.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts
fringe top with yellow lace shorts

| Outfit Details |   

Sunglasses :: Chloe [similar here. ]
Top :: Nordstrom Rack [Similar here. ]
Shorts::Nordstrom Rack. [ Similar here.]
Bag :: Ifchic.com [Sold out. Love this.]
Bag Charm :: Karl Lagerfeld [Sold out. Similar this.]
Heels ::Aldo [Loving this. ]
Watch::Movado [Loving this. ]
Jacket::Vera Wang [Same here. ]
Shoes::Nordstrom Rack [Similar here. ]

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