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Jul 3, 2019

How to Dress Up Your Cover-Up for Cocktail Hour

After preaching the benefits of versatility for almost 8 years I finally get to show you why your travel/summer wardrobe should include at least a few of these chameleons. Case in point, the cover-up I am sporting in today’s post. I took it on a recent impromptu trip to Palm Springs, and it ended up being that one thing I wore the most. Why?

Well, it was just the perfect thing to throw over jeans and a bikini top during cocktail hour. To complete this look, I opted for nude heels (another super versatile item to have) and a straw bag. Chic, comfortable and stylish, I really love the relaxed yet polished vibe of a good maxi belted cover-up dress. Another way I love to wear it is with shorts & scrappy heels (kind of like what I did here).

Yet, it did just as well during the day paired with a net bag & a pair of woven sandals. Great thing to walk around in at the resort, I also took a similar one to a recent trip to Hawaii and ended up practically living in one. A quick style note: during day, I definitely like to opt for comfortable flat sandals (the ones I am wearing are sold out, but I found the cutest version here), but add just a bit of drama with statement earrings like the gorgeous oversized pearl hoops I am sporting in today’s post. They are actually my favorite at the moment, which is why you’ve been seeing them so much lately. Hope you don’t mind!

Arabella London The Modern Bustier Set (also love this, this, and this one) | We Are Leone Contrast Maxi Cardigan (also love this, this, and this one) | Agolde Remy High Rise Straight Jeans (also love these ones) | Jacquemus Le Petit Baci Bag (also love this and this one) | Stella McCartney Embellished Faux Leather Sandals (also love these, these, and these ones) | Earrings (similar herehere, and here)

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One Piece Sunflower Polka DotSame Swim

Bandeau TopSame

Contrast Maxi CardiganWe Are Leone

Remy High Rise Straight JeansAgolde

Pinch Waist High Rise KickAgolde

Le Petit Baci BagJacquemus

Le Baci Raffia BagJacquemus

Le Chiquito Mini Leather BagJacquemus

Les Bordighera SandalesJacquemus

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Embellished Faux Leather SandalsStella McCartney

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Soleil HeelsCult Gaia

Ark Heel Slide SandalsCult Gaia

Ally BagCult Gaia

Pietra Heel SandalsCult Gaia

Aurora BagNannacay

The Modern Bustier SetArabella London

Hampton BikiniKaohs

Java BikiniMikoh

Margot BikiniAgua Bendita

KimonoAgua Bendita

Willow Maxi RobeSpell & The Gypsy Collective

Rae Reversible RobeTularosa

Sunday Brunch RobeLovers + Friends

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Pearl Medium Loop EarringsDiana Broussard

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White Ivory Pearl Hoop EarringsSoDishi

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Pearl Hoop EarringsTommassiniJewelry

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