This $25 Floral T-Shirt Dress Is the Best Thing I've Bought All Summer

By Celebrity News Wire on June 30, 2020

I'm someone who loves spending time outside. Whether I'm chatting with neighbors or walking my dog, I love a good healthy dose of vitamin D when I can schedule it in. Now that it's consistently hot outside, I realized I needed to find more warm-weather outfits that were easy to put together. Sure I could go for denim shorts or my biker shorts, but I always feel like I have to put a lot of effort into styling; I wanted to find something more turnkey. I set out to find the perfect Summer dress and set a few rules before I started shopping: the dress had to have a fun print (prints just make me happy), it couldn't hug my waist (nothing more uncomfortable than being hot in a dress that's also tight), and it had to be machine washable (dry cleaning is for the birds). It didn't take long before I found it: the Old Navy Jersey Swing Dress ($25) checked all my boxes.

I took a look at the fabric before ordering (a mix of rayon and spandex) and decided to actually order down a size, which sounds crazy considering I wanted to find an easy-going and roomy dress, but it ended up being the right move. The dress fits exactly like a t-shirt up top and is relaxed through the body with a flared hem that swings out as you walk, so there is a ton of space to move around. I also didn't want it to be too long because I knew I'd want to wear the dress with socks and sneakers; I like when dresses hit a few inches up above the knee.

This dress has been my absolute favorite purchase this Summer. I plan on wrapping a denim shirt around my waist when I wear it for the Fourth of July, and down the line I can wear it with sandals and a straw bag.

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