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Retrolicious Umbrella Dress: Fall Styling

We are officially in the last days of summer!!  Fall starts later this week but for many parts of the country it'll stay warm throughout the first few weeks of autumn.  Here is a dress with umbrellas all over it from Retrolicious.  Admittedly it's probably more appropriate for spring, but the navy and red in the dress were dying to be styled for fall.  

One of the easiest tricks for "autumn-izing" (yes, we're making up new words now here on Grace Rock Kelly Roll) sundresses is to just add boots to the look.  As as it gets chillier you can add a cardigan or light blazer/jacket to the dress with the boots to bundle up more without ditching the dresses.

Above you will see that this is a button down the back dress.  They can be tricky when dressing by yourself!  My trick?  Turn the dress so the back is in the front and button all the way up to the second  to last or  last button (whichever is easiest) and then turn the dress to it's proper place.  From there button the last button or two from behind as they will be easier to reach. Voila! 
Details:
Gilligan's Island Brooch: Atomic Lucite
Necklace: Punky Pins
Shoes: Nine West

How was everyone's weekend?  Mine was busy with getting some stuff done.  Check out my Insta story today for a very silly preview of what's immediately next for me in comedy world!  (I was editing said project a lot this weekend!)  Check back tomorrow for the first installment all about my trip to New York earlier this month!
XOXO
Lauren-Blair Donovan



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