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Chic at Every Age // Ruffle Wrap Dress + Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2018 Catalog Picks!



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style at any age in ruffle wrap dress

It’s that time again… CHIC AT EVERY AGE.  This week, we’re styling this cutest ruffle wrap dress that you’ve seen everywhere!

For those of you that have just tuned in, this fab collab is exactly how it sounds… a chic chick in her 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s shows you how to style a piece in their own way. I’m working with some of my FAVORITE gals in Dallas!!

The 20-something // Natalie of The Fashion Hour

The 30-something // ME!

The 40-something // Heather of So Heather

The 50-something // Cathy of The Middle Page

Photography // Becca of Beckley & Co

chic at every age in ruffle wrap dress style of sam in white ruffle wrap dress studded espadrilles style of sam with bamboo arc bag studded espadrilles So many designers have a version of this ruffle wrap dress, and I’m not sure why it took us so long to style one!  You know how I feel about dresses and jumpsuits, right? They are my favorite because they’re ONE and DONE! It requires minimal effort to throw on a dress and look fabulous!

What I LOVE about this particular cut and style of dress is that it’s flattering on ALL body shapes from thin to curvy. It’s $55 and comes in 4 different colors. I ordered two sizes and chose the larger size because it offered more material on the wrap making it less low-cut. {I’m wearing size 6 for reference.} It’s definitely a mini-dress so I would need to wear shorts if I was handling the littles, but it’s a perfect date night dress!

THE STYLE Rx: Looking for an easy-to-wear trend for Summer? The Wrap Dress +/- Ruffles has got you covered. It’s flattering for all. Just add accessories and go!

To keep it Summery, I wore layered necklaces and white earrings. Those fabulous fringe earrings are from the Summer Box of Style (seen styled here and here). A bamboo or straw bag is a Summer staple and adds a vacation vibe to any outfit. Last but not least are those white flatform espadrilles that I’ve been wearing NON-stop! BTW, they are 60% off right now.

Okay so now for my beautiful friends… Don’t they look SO great in this dress? Cathy was so clever to wear the dress with a lace camisole and over white jeans to make it more “age appropriate”! I’ve been wanting to try the dress over jeans trend for a while now! Heather looks stunning in that pink dress with her metallic accessories! I’d tried to be Summer Chic with light accessories. Natalie looks so beautiful in that baby blue dress and white statement earrings.

So… DO YOU OWN A RUFFLE WRAP DRESS? How would YOU wear it?

dress TOPSHOP {wearing size 6} | earrings RACHEL ZOE BOX OF STYLE [get 25% off with code CHIC25] choker & necklace RACHEL ZOE BOX OF STYLE [past Spring box] – seen here
bracelets JULIE VOS, JULIE VOS c/o
sunglasses FREE PEOPLE | bag SIMILAR | sandals MARC FISHER {60% off}

Happy Friday Y’all! I thought things were supposed to slow down in Summer but it’s still busy on my home front! It was work, work, then Little M doctor appointment, day to catch up, and now today! We have Franklin’s follow up appointment today, and he gets his stitches removed. Then I’m heading over to Dallas for a Chic at Every Age shoot. I am SO EXCITED that it’s the weekend!  What are YOU up this weekend?


For my sale loving friends, it’s almost time for one of the biggest sales of the season! I go crazy during this sale and stock up on everything for the kids, home, and all things beauty and style. Sometimes, Mr. S will take advantage of it but he is really picky about his clothes and shoes. ;)

Some quick dates & details about the sale:

Shop the sale early if you have a Nordstrom card. You can apply here.
July 11 //  Level 4 cardmembers get to pre-shop the sale in stores only.
July 12-19 // All cardmembers get to shop Early Access in stores and online.
July 20-August 5 // Sale opens to the public.

Here is the link for the catalog sneak peek!

There are so many things that I love that I broke it into two sections – clothes + shoes (duh)!
nordstrom anniversary sale 2018 catalog picks

You know I am a shoe addict so I am going a bit nuts right now. I’m going to take inventory of my closet to see what’s really needed and just a want. Here are my top pics for shoes, beauty, and accessories:

ONE // Jeffrey Campbell Coma Stretch Bootie in Plaid – $82.90 (after $124.95)
TWO // Beauty BioScience GLOPRO Microneedling Device Face & Eye Set – $169 (after sale $269)
THREE // J Crew Cluster Drop Stone Earrings – $37.90 (after sale $58)
FOUR // Marc Fisher White Miggi Bootie – $124.90 (after sale $188.95)
FIVE // Diptyque 5 Candle Set – $55 (after sale $75)
SIX // Vince Camuto Movinta Bootie – $99.90 (after sale $149.95)
SEVEN // Louise et Cie Cela Bow Slide – $84.90 (after sale $129.95)
EIGHT // BP Tonya Open Toe Mule – $49.90 (after sale $79.95)
NINE // Rag & Bone Aviator Sunglasses – $129.90 (after sale $195)
TEN // Sam Edelman Helen Ankle Strap Pump – $99.90 (after sale $149.95)

nordstrom anniversary sale 2018 catalog picks

Oh my gosh! So many cute things and I’m so obsessed with “teddy bear” type jackets! Every year, I get a pair of Frame denim at the sale too! I really want to invest in that full length gorgeous cashmere sweater (number one)! And Number TEN comes in a gorgeous Lavender color too!

ONE // Leith Lavender Knit Midi Dress – $42.90 (after sale $65) + Halogen Blouson Sleeve Cashmere Cardigan – $199.90 (after sale $299)
TWO // RAILS Collins Military Jacket – $149.90 (after sale $228)
THREE // Halogen Tweed Midi Skirt – $58.90 (after sale $89)
FOUR // Eliza J Fringe Hem A-line Dress – $104.90 (after sale $158)
FIVE // Topshop Striped Jumpsuit – $79.90 (after sale $130)
SIX // Halogen Boucle Coat – $132.90 (after sale $199)
SEVEN // Frame Le High Straight Asymmetric Hem Jeans – $166.90 (after sale $250)
EIGHT // Caslon Faux Shearling Jacket – $85.90 (after sale $129)
NINE // Topshop Popper Crew Sweater – $25.90 (after sale $40)
TEN // Badgley Mischka Double Face Wool Wrap Front Coat – $229.90 (after sale $349)

Follow along because I’ll be updating with another Dressing Room Diaries soon! If you have any questions about the sale, then don’t hesitate to reach out! It’s all about strategy to get pieces before they sell out! ;)

You may want to check out these past posts for more about the sale!

Dressing Room Diaries // 2017 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
Best of Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 (Top 5 by Category)

Dressing Room Diaries // 2016 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale
Best of Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2016

Thank you so much for stopping by and supporting SOS! I truly appreciate it!



Rxoxo, Sam

Read the Comments +

  1. Mica says:

    That’s such a cute dress, and no surprise you chose it in white Sam! You wear it so well!

    So many great sales on at the moment, it’s a shame that they are changing the rules here in Australia as of tomorrow and you need to pay money on anything you order from overseas!

    Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend so far! :) Sounds like it will be a busy one for you :)
    Mica recently posted…What I Bought In June & How I’ve Worn It: Shopping Haul & Try On VideoMy Profile

    • Sam says:

      Oh man Mica! That’s such a bummer about the new rule!

      Hope you are having a lovely week so far!

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