I have the spring blues but my blues are of the wardrobe variety and in no way sad! I love the color blue, always have, and I have been particularly drawn blue shades lately, adding some new blue pieces to my closet.
While the weather in Northern California is rain, rain and more rain – thank goodness – we had a long stretch of warm, dry days recently and I was able to wear some of my spring blues. Today I am sharing three of my favorite casual blue looks for spring.
I was hesitant about ordering this dress from Gap. The wrap-tie front was my main concern. Would it add unwanted volume and attention to my mid-section? Would the tie cause the dress to ride up when I walked? I decided to give it try, guessing it would go right back to Gap.
Instead, I fell in love with it and decided to buy it in the dark blue color too! It does not ride up and the wrap tie, while it might draw attention to my mid-section, it is in no way form-fitting. The tie does a nice job of blousing the dress.
I carried a cognac Mulberry Bayswater bag, wore my new Apple Watch Hermès (a Valentine’s Day gift from my husband) and blue cowboy-style booties from Sole Society. I also wore my favorite hat, a taupe Australian Outback hat from Montecristi Panama Hats of Napa Valley.
It’s a good thing I added the hat, which is water-resistant!
It started raining midway through our photo taking!
Another blue outfit features a striped poncho I bought on sale at Perle, a darling boutique in Sonoma, during a recent getaway, which I will be telling you about soon.
I love the shades of blue in this long, lightweight poncho. It was rather warm that particular day so I wore a simple bamboo tank underneath rather than a long sleeved top, which I would do on a cool day.
I love this bag! It’s not only stylish but it easily holds all the stuff I like to bring with me: my camera, a journal, makeup bag, sunglasses, iPad and even a coloring book and markers if I know I’ll be waiting for an appointment.
For a very casual and comfortable blue look, I wore a new-for-spring Gap blouse in dark blue. It’s so sweet with its embroidered details and bell sleeves. It will be an ideal lightweight top for spring and summer.
I wore it with straight gray jeans and my blue booties. And I carried my Geneva Sophia tote.
This is an outfit I wore to run errands Sunday with my husband. I love how comfortable I feel in this outfit. The jeans have the right amount of stretch to them without bagging out and the top is so soft against my skin.
Are you wearing lots of blue this season too?
Make it a rich day!
*The Geneva Sophia Tote, which comes in navy and two other colors, is 20% off right now and includes free monogramming. Just use code Sophia20 at checkout. This offer is good until these fantastic totes are sold out. Visit my new shop, The Rich Life, to see more pieces from the Toss Designs collection.