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What I Packed for 2 Days in Northern California

Plus the outfits I put together!

It feels like the summer of the long white dress, doesn’t it? I am seeing them everywhere on Instagram, and I personally added one to my wardrobe because it feels like a nightgown around the house, but is acceptable to wear in public when I have to run an errand. While it’s definitely “on trend” right now, a white dress is far from “trendy”—it’s a classic wardrobe item that will never go out of style.

My exact dress is c/o Jenni Kayne and I ended up sizing down. They only have a few sizes available right now, so I’ll also link some alternatives for you at the end with a similar look if you’re looking to add a piece like this into your wardrobe. If you do end up going for the Jenni Kayne dress, don’t forget to use Natalie20 at checkout for 20% off. The necklaces I’m wearing are from my shop and will be available again soon!

This style session really challenged me because I’m really not typically a dress person. And when I do wear a dress, it’s usually in the most obvious way: with sandals or sneakers. In today’s post I’m sharing six ways to wear a long white dress to prove to myself (and to you) that it can be worn more than just a couple ways!

This truly is an outfit I have never thought of, but I love how it turned out! I love how light and neutral it is, with lots of texture to keep it interesting. This is a perfect way to transition a breezy white dress into cooler fall months.

Sweater (c/o, use code Natalie20 for 20% off) / oxfords / similar bag (same but bigger) / hat

Here’s my “go to” way to wear this dress and other similar dresses in the summertime. So easy!

Similar bag (also similar) / sandals (and similar)

This is another look that surprised me. It’s different, for sure! But I weirdly really love it. The  more structured stripes paired with the tiered and flowy bottom of the dress is a fun contrast.

Similar top (also similar) / similar sandals / bag

I love that the denim jacket can serve as either a classic layer for warmth on a chilly night, or as a belt of sorts to define the waist.

Jacket / sandals (c/o, use code Natalie20 for 20% off), similar bag (same but bigger)

I considered a few options for this layered look but the linen shell was a clear winner because it holds its shape more and doesn’t look bunchy when you layer it over something.

Linen shell / similar bag (also similar) / sandals

Lastly, here’s another transition outfit for fall. The snakeskin mules add pattern and bring the colors together.

Sweater (use code Natalie20 for 20% off) / Bag / Mules (also similar and similar)

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Hi, I'm Natalie

I am a believer in owning your personal style, saying what you mean, asking for what you want, living authentically and the power of simplicity — in fashion, and in life.

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