Today's Everyday Fashion: Gas Station Gingham

 
Gingham retro dress
Gingham retro dress
 
Gingham dress
Gingham dress at Danny's All American Diner
 
Gingham retro dress at Danny's All American Diner
 
gingham retro dress
Gingham dress
 
Gingham dress at Danny's All American Diner - Tampa
Gingham dress
 

It all started when I overheard Guy Fieri talking about Danny's All-American Diner on the Food Network. It looked like a great spot for photos + delicious burgers so we made plans to stop there on our next trip to Tampa. Long story short: we had lunch, food was good, snapped a couple pics, but then a mural at a nearby gas station wound up being an even better spot for photos. (And that's how your dress earns the nickname gas station gingham! πŸ˜œ) But really, the retro vibe of this dress is SO CUTE that I've already worn it twice. And I love how the long length balances the cut-out details on top. (The top also converts for more coverage.) I rounded up more gingham dresses in case you dig this vibe but prefer something work-friendly or in a different shape, check it out below!

Dress: Lord & Taylor, $69 (same, same)
Shoes: Saks Off 5th, $70 (similar, similarsimilarsimilar)
Purse: Stella & Dot, old (similar, similarsimilarsimilar)
Hat: Mud Pie, $19 (similar)
Earrings: Amazon c/o, $8
Sunglasses: Francesca's, $10 (similar)
Red straw: Amazon
Approx. dates: Shoes, purse, hat are 2 years ago. Dress is new.

 
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The top of my dress is convertible!
The middle part unties, and then you can simply tuck the strings behind the panel for a new look.

Gingham dresses on a budget

Macy's (or here) /  Macy's  /  Ann Taylor   /  Macy's (or here)  /  Revolve
Nordstrom  /  Hautelook  /  Nordstrom (plus)  /  Superdry  /  Nordstrom Rack
Express  /  Zappos  /  Boohoo  /  Nordstrom (plus) /  TJ Maxx