French Fields Gown

Moody floral dress

The family and I headed to Arizona last weekend for a wedding! Typically, I’d allow myself ample time to primp for such a momentous event, but our varying schedules meant I was running around town up until 15 minutes before I needed to leave the house. During the hustle, I googled ‘easy up-dos’ and found this braided up do tutorial which really helped save some time in the getting-ready department.

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Photos by Christa Scott

Outdoor weddings are generally less formal than the indoor variety, (Did you read about the black tie wedding I attended last year?) but I still opted for this floor length French Fields Gown. It can get chilly in Arizona at night, so the extra layer underneath was a life saver.  Here are some similar floral, maxi dresses that would be great for an outdoor wedding (or any other event this spring/summer):

The next wedding I’ll be a guest at is also outdoors and I’m thinking this dress may be on repeat. How many weddings are you attending this year and will you wear the same dress twice?

  • CarlinaL

    You are looking so fabulous in that gorgeous gown! I’m such a fan of the dramatic and this dress is perfect for a wedding! I would totally repeat a dress to a wedding especially if I won’t see the same people again- just switch up the hair, different makeup and maybe another bag..voila!

    xo Carlina

  • Anita

    That dress is beautiful! I wore a similar cut to a black tie event last year, and I loved that I could sneak flats on underneath. 😉 I wouldn’t blame you for wearing it twice!

    Always, Anita

  • Brooke

    You look stunning!! I LOVE what you did with your hair. Such a pretty braid and still simple enough that it doesn’t fight with your outfit. I love the pattern and bow of your dress. Such perfect wedding attire, for sure!

  • Jane Fitfabfun

    This dress is so beautiful! You look stunning!
    xo, Jane

  • Caity @ Moi Contre La Vie

    Beautiful updo, beautiful skirt. You look absolutely amazing! <3