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Personal Shopper: Easy Summer Dresses for Marietta

Marietta writes: "Outblush editors! I love your blog! And I love one of the dresses you posted ... so here is my request. I'm looking for a summer dress that is easy to wear. I absolutely LOVE the Virginia Johnson dress you gals posted but it's not in my budget! I love how it's cute & comfortable but a bit modest/conservative too. I definitely want something that hits the knee or just above (max. 2-3 inches above -- I'm 5'4"). Short sleeves or cap sleeves are preferable, but sleeveless would be ok. Scoop neck is nice. Basically that dress, or variations of that dress, but more affordable, under $60 per dress. Ideally it would be casual enough that I could wear it to the beach, but be able to throw on a cardigan for dinner with my grandmother. Thanks! I appreciate any help I can get! Marietta"

Hi Marietta, I'm Found of You. There are plenty of dresses out there for you that are much more budget friendly than the lovely yet wallet busting Virginia Johnson number we posted. I hope you like one of these! Remember, the dresses will be longer on you than they are on a 5'10" model.

1 - The Original: Victoria Johnson Fish Pink Scoop Neck Dress ($280)
2 - J. Crew Whisper Gauze Beach Dress ($48, in four colors)
3 - Calvin Klein Gateway Drawstring Tencel Dress ($50)
4 - Glamorous Graduate Dress ($45)
5 - Merona Easy Care Easy Wear Dress ($25)
6 - Forever21 Casual Floral Dress ($20)
7 - Oh My Ganache Dress ($50)
8 - Plaid Romance Dress ($50)
9 - Forever 21 Belted Print Dress ($23)
10 - Sunday Errands Dress ($43)
11 - Cutout Floral Dress ($19, in two colors)

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Posted on 06.17.11 at 10:55 AM

I just bought this one from Old Navy! Very similar!


Posted on 06.18.11 at 8:30 PM

Wow, Outblush & Found of You. Not only are you awesome, but you're fast. Thanks so much! Can't wait to go shopping!

Found of You

Posted on 06.20.11 at 2:54 PM

Super glad you love it, Marietta!

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