How to Dress for a Swimming/BBQ Party

Updated on Jun 30, 2010
black Forever 21 belt - gold Anne Klein shoes
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snugglesbunnie2 's Thoughts:

I consider myself to be a stylish person, however, every time I have somewhere to go, I’m extremely indecisive as to what ensemble I’m going to create therefore, spending HOURS in and out of three closets (one for shoes, one for bottoms and one for tops) and it’s a terrible situation because I never leave my bathroom tidy!

On this particular day, my hubby and I were invited to a swimming slash bbq party and for Jeremy, it’s jeans, tshirt, converse, out the door! But for me it goes a bit scrambled like this-

Romper? Dress? Jeans or leggings….no..too hot…What kind of shoes? Heels or sandals? Open or closed toe…hmmm didn’t think stockings…no…okay romper!

I’m an unorganized mess I need order!

I never really know the “look” I’m going for in particular…..which is probably one of the main reasons it takes me forever to get ready….But anyway, I’ve digressed, if you were to ask me for advice as to what you should where to a particular somewhere I would be just as clueless, although if I’m extremely stuck, I’ll stick with basics, but never underdress…you can never really go wrong with something such as little black dress, however, you don’t want to opt for a black tee with blue jeans to you’re boyfriend’s mother’s soiree! You never want to feel as if you didn’t put enough effort into your look, it just sends off the message that you don’t really care, and that my girl is a no no :)

With this ensemble, I really wanted to wear this particular denim romper, it looks frumpy on the hanger, but once I tried it on it fit well and was really playful, I just needed to spice it up a bit. I wore a leopard print H&M bathing suit top as a bit of a peek-a-boo, a F21 black and rusted gold accented belt and threw on some gold t-strap Anne Klein sport sandals..oh, and to complete the look, I wore ripped black translucent stockings to give this “look” a bit of an edge. Overall, I thought, it was a playful, fun, edgy look..and then BAM! That’s how I’ll know how to dress for a certain occasion from now on. I’ll associate the occasion with an adjective. For an example, when you think wedding you may think pretty, lace, frilly, so I’d where maybe a flower printed, beige laced skirt, with a tucked in pastel pink silk blouse…pretty and laced :)

Well, this may not work well for you, I’ve actually tried to associate this technique in my “getting ready” routine and it works! Most people, including myself, dress according to they’re mood and the weather. But I’ve kind of discovered that dressing based on how I feel may have me ending up underdressed and appearing to be a hot mess because maybe I was in a bad mood or whatever. But in this technique I just discussed, you’re mindset isn’t biased and you’ll dress and look accordingly and appropriately in you’re own unique stylish way :)

Comments (14)

Texture on January 08
Very Sexy with that little bit of sheer Pantyhose flirting...! Incredible idea you had. You are a trend setter and surely not a follower. Keep up the great work!
KayaKoi on November 26
iamSHE on October 31
chic! :)
catiebeatty on August 07
so so awesome. I love all the details in this outfit
snugglesbunnie2 on August 01
thanx guys!! :) xoxo
Bennie52491 on July 31
Jaqueline on July 16
hot outfit
arievalentine on July 13
lol im the same way, i have all these clothes but i never know what to wear lol . but this outfit is sooo cutee, i love the romper !
jbugbutterfly on July 03
I love this!
FeathersandGlamour on July 01
sexy outfit!
ankacookie on July 01
verry niiice!!
angiekje on July 01
you look fab!! that romper is amazing!! definetly faved :)
_nonchalant on July 01
such an amazing denim romper, you look great!
GlammcouturE on June 30
love this! very chic :)
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