Monday Mingle: Summer Style


For me, summer hasn’t really arrived until I am wearing a maxi dress and wedges.  It is just the epitome of summertime style, no?  I love the classic stripes and easy fit of this one featured below.  Adding in the braided belt, wedges and fedora really give it some personal style…which is key for me…finding ways to make the simple look my own.  Are maxis a favorite for you as well?  How would you style the one featured below?

#MondayMingle time again….the stylish collaboration between myself, Kristin of BonBon Rose Girls and Nicole of MomTrends.   I hope you will join in the linkup below….we love seeing what everyone is wearing.  Hope you find some outfit inspiration and make it a great week!


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Dress MattyM available via The Box Service, Belt c/o Hearts, Hat c/o Sole Society, Shoes Stuart Weitzman, Necklaces c/o Chloe and Isabel and Stella and Dot

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Posted by Carly Walko

65 responses to “Monday Mingle: Summer Style”

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  2. April says:

    That maxi looks perfect on you, Carly! And yay for adding your own personal style to it! I usually reach for dresses with thicker straps…strapless bras are not my friend! lol!

    • carly says:

      I hate strapless too..I am going braless…I know I know…not many women can…but my bust is so works! hahaha.

  3. Amy Ann says:

    Okay I love this dress on you! It is very flattering because it fits so well. The belt and shoes are the perfect accessories!

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  4. Lauren says:

    You can never go wrong with a maxi and wedges for summertime style!! Definitely need a pair of those wedges!

  5. Super cute. I adore those sandals!

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  7. LOVE this!! I have a similar maxi in grey and black and can’t get enough if it!! You look radiant!!

  8. Marta says:

    I love this dress & actually I have the exact same one. It’s one of my favourite’s for summer and looks fab on you!! Love how you styled it & thanks for hosting the link-up!

  9. Glamamom says:

    Your body is just ridiculous! You look so fit and sun kissed! Love the dress and accessories. They highlight all of your goddess like goodness! SMOOCH

  10. I tackled stripes today too! Of course, now I want YOUR dress! What an amazing maxi! xo

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  12. ADA says:

    Carly, your B+W Maxi Dress is gorgeous. I am in search of a similar striped maxi myself. Love the 2 necklaces and though they are different they work together.

    I am also linking up a Maxi today. I am hosting a link-up on my blog every day this week and today Monday July 14th is all about a Summer Maxi. I’d love for you to join me and link up. Thanks, Ada. =)

  13. Lovely dress; I have a maxi skirt that looks similar. The accessories really make this outfit special. The belt and the shoes give it a resort-wear vibe and the fedora is just cool! You’ve inspired me to restyle my maxi skirt this week 😉


  14. dude mom says:

    It looks perfect on you! I literally never wear maxi dresses. Too short, even in wedges they tend to drag on me.

  15. I am LOVING black and white with metallics this summer — so chic! 🙂

  16. This looks great on you and I love your wedges!

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  18. This maxi dress looks amazing on you! It’s so slimming and the belt and wedges finish the look perfectly. ~Cynthia

  19. Mo says:

    The dress looks great on you! Bonus points for it being black and white. 🙂

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  21. Girl… you are working that maxi! I really like the statement belt and how you paired it!

  22. Loving that maxi. Long live summer.

  23. Great dress! Thanks for hosting the link up!

  24. Carly that dress is so beautiful on you – simple and utterly stylish. You’re soooo gorgeous!! Major Monday girl crush going on over here!

    Thank you for hosting your fab link up as always 🙂

    Catherine cx

  25. What a gorgeous dress & I love the necklaces too! Thanx for the linky! <3 Ax

  26. Love this – it’s perfect for summer! I’d style it for work too by pairing it with a bright blazer but would still go with wedges. 🙂

  27. Love this pretty chevron dress and styled so perfectly for summer.


  28. […] I’m linking with these fabulous ladies: Visible Monday,Manic Monday with On the Daily Express and More Pieces of Me, Mix It Monday, How I Summer Link  Up, Monday Mingle and #AllAboutYou. […]

  29. Lyddiegal says:

    The chevron maxi looks so gorgeous on you, and I love your layered necklaces.

  30. You look smashing. Love the chevron striped dress.

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  32. Love the statement necklace! I have one similar and it makes me feel like a million bucks every time I wear it.

  33. Angela Saver says:

    This dress looks great on you, & I also LOVE those wedges!

  34. Lisa says:

    Love the accessories!

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