Living in Linen


Happy Memorial Day Weekend, babes! My apologies for being absent on the blog – we have been super swamped moving into our new house this month. Hopefully, we will get back in our usual groove soon! In the meantime, I wanted to share this cute linen dress I found at Marshalls recently. It’s perfect for this weekend’s festivities and beyond, especially in the summer!

Wearing linen is a chic way to stay cool in the heat without sacrificing style. I’ll definitely be adding more linen pieces to my wardrobe before the extreme temps really start to hit us! I’m particularly loving the nautical stripes for summer. This number can be effortlessly worn to the beach as a cover-up, a girls’ brunch, and even to an outdoor movie date. It’s extremely breathable and lightweight – I barely feel like I’m wearing anything! Since it’s loose, I can easily get away with a bralette underneath. I’m always all for clothing where bras are optional πŸ˜‰ Just by tossing on a straw hat, beach bag, sunnies, and a comfortable pair of sandals, wedges, or heels — I’m ready to tackle a hot summer day!

I have been eyeing a few linen jumpsuits and mini dresses lately. When it’s warm out, the last thing I want to think about is what to wear. Less is more, really! If I’m able to quickly put on a dress or romper, I’ll just throw on some simple accessories and be out the door in a jiffy. πŸ™‚ Shop my favorite linen staples below!

What are your thoughts on linen? Would you wear it this summer?

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  1. Yessss to linen! I’m wearing a linen crop top today and it’s perfect for the warm weather we have out right now. Love that dress on you! Great find at Marshalls ☺️

    1. Haha yayyy! I love linen crop tops too! Need more of them in my life for sure. It’s going to get back into the hundreds starting on Monday over here, so I’ll definitely be living in linen!

  2. I love a good linen dress too! Looks like you found a cute one πŸ™‚ I’m loving your picks especially that lavender mini! Have a great MDW xoxo

    1. Omg YES I’ve been eyeing that lavender mini for a while now lol. Might just bite the bullet and get it! Thanks for the love, Stella. Have a fun weekend xx

  3. Aww! Your pictures are so cute! The dress looks perfect on you and is best for this warm season. Would be worth a try!

  4. First of all, these photos are gorgeous. and second, its amazing how you turned a mini dress from Marshalls into something so classy. I don’t have any linen in my wardrobe, but from the way you describe it, it sounds so airy– I definitely need to find where they sell some good linen stuff.

    1. Aww thank you Batsheva! You’re just the sweetest. I definitely recommend investing in some linen pieces this summer, especially if it gets really hot where you are! It helps me stay cooler in the desert haha πŸ™‚

  5. Oh SO much yes to this dress, girlfriend! I love the linen material and the beautiful and casual style to it!

  6. Such a cute dress and find. Love this look and Marshalls is amazing for finding some great items. I’m loving the linen trend since i own a few linen pieces that i wear every year. They’re so perfect for the hot weather!! Have a geeat weleerk Sharon!!


    1. Hehe thanks Miki! Linen is just the best this time of year especially where we live it gets so hot in the summer lol. Humidity over there for you probably doesn’t help!

  7. And you’re apologizing for that brief absence… as for myself I’ve been gone since… like forever, haha. Jokes aside, moving is tough and I’m glad you’re somewhat done with that and getting back to your usual groove. I’ve missed you and your blog ever so much, but am glad that I’m back on track following what’s happening in your life! I truly enjoy the linen and it must be a true fashion statement in the desert, when you basically cannot wear anything heavier than that.
    Thomas xx

    1. Lol! Thanks Thomas! I am glad to hear that you’re also on board with the linen trend this summer. You’re so right — it’s hard to wear anything heavier than linen this time of year living in the desert LOL

  8. This summer linen dress really suits you! I recently added something similar to my wardrobe and I can’t wear it to parties and events because it’s versatile enough to dress up or down πŸ™‚
    xo Samantha

    1. Thanks Samantha! I’m so glad that you were able to snag something similar that’s versatile enough for you to wear on multiple occasions! πŸ™‚ xx

    1. Yes girl! You’re so right — linen is perfect for hot and humid temperatures. Surprisingly it does get humid some days in the desert too. I hope you’re able to find linen pieces you love this season! x

  9. What lovely photos! This linen dress is so pretty and perfect for summer! I actually don’t own anything linen but definitely need to!

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