Having an amazing wardrobe is not about having a million dresses to step into at your whimsy. Having an amazing wardrobe is about having some classic pieces and some fabulous accessories. Since summer is here you should know just how to turn your ordinary strapless little black dress into a statement maker. When you head out to your next summer barbeque be ready to turn heads with these tips.
How a Basic Dress Can Make a Summer Statement: Pins: Take a page out of your Grandmothers playbook and don a pin this summer. You can choose to wear anything from a small pearl hair pin to a big bright Carrie Bradshaw inspired flower. You can find pins at any local store, head to a vintage shop for special flair or get crafty and make one yourself. A great find that keeps popping up at accessory stores are pins that are also fit to be necklaces when the right chain is attached. A pin will dress up your basic dress and turn it into a summer statement saying look at me.
How a Basic Dress Can Make a Summer Statement: Necklaces: Speaking of necklaces a great chunky necklace can take your basic summer dress from fine to fabulous. Play up colors this season. A hot pink or turquoise necklace looks great against the black of your strapless little black dress and can highlight carefully tanned collarbones.
How a Basic Dress Can Make a Summer Statement: Scarves: During the day it may be too hot to go out and do anything other than sit on the beach. However, at night you will want to go out and make a splash. Try adding a scarf to your little black dress. The scarf look is very bohemian and reminiscent of all the hippies at Bonnaroo and other festivals this summer. If you are headed to a sheik restaurant then you may want to opt for a thin sparkly scarf to catch the light. If you are headed to a party on the water then a fuller yet thin and gauzy deep blue scarf can be opened up to keep your shoulders warm while keeping you looking fabulous.
How a Basic Dress Can Make a Summer Statement: Belts: A belt is a great accessory to keep around this summer to dress up a basic summer dress. Many summer dresses are cut to hang from the shoulders and be basic cover alls for bathing suits. A belt can pull your dress in at the waist and accent all the ab work you have been doing. A white or red belt looks great with a little black dress.
How a Basic Dress Can Make a Summer Statement: Conclusion:This summer buy one or two dresses that are classics and can take your from day to night. Let your accessories make you fabulous without stretching out your wallet.
Source: My Dear Sweet Wife