what to wear in the summer

First Day of Summer 2020

First Day of Summer

First Day of Summer

Well 2020 has been, uh, fun… so far. I’m glad to welcome in summer though as today is the first day of Summer!!!  Not sure if I’ll get to do all my fav summer activities or take any summer trips but I do know there will be hot weather regardless!  And one thing I have learned is how to battle the hot 100 degree days we get here in Nor Cal, and that’s with a summer dress!

Bold and Bright for Summer

Bold and Bright for Summer

Dressing Up A Day Dress

Dressing Up A Day Dress

Summer dresses have to be easy to wear, a one and done item that is super versatile!  The Avon Tie-Dye Swing dress is exactly that.  Super fun summer colors with orange, coral, pink, white on a super easy to wear swing style, aka won’t stick and cling to you.  It is a very lightweight fabric, like a slinky t-shirt kind of feel.

Avon Tie Dye Swing Dress

Avon Tie Dye Swing Dress

Tie Dye Trend In A Summer Dress

Tie Dye Trend In A Summer Dress

This dress is SO versatile.  I mean its handsdown the perfect dress to pop over a swim suit as a cover up but it can also be worn as a darling day dress or for a hot summer night dinning al fresca!  

Avon Raffia Jewerly Collection

Avon Raffia Jewerly Collection

For the first day of summer I punched it up with even more color adding a coral denim jacket (Old Navy, old) coral heels (Shoedazzle) and coral jewelry (that same Avon Raffia Collection I’ve worn in my last 3 posts… obiv obsessed).  If you couldn’t tell I’ve also been color crushing on coral.  

Summer Swing Dress

Summer Swing Dress

Crushing of Coral

Crushing of Coral

Best thing about this dress is its only $29.99!  You can get this dress, my jewelry and alllll the makeup I used today to create this makeup look… also coral in theme… at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

The Face Shop Rouge Satin Lipstick in Cashmere Coral

The Face Shop Rouge Satin Lipstick in Cashmere Coral

Makeup details:  Anew Vitamin C Priming Lotion, Avon Magix Tinted Moisturizer, (bronzer and blush are limited edition Avon that’s no longer avail), Love at First Lash Mascara in Black, SuperExtend Liquid Eyeliner in Black, The Face Shop Mono Pop Eyeshadow Pallet in Coral (on backorder), Avon Glimmersticks in Gold (for highlighting), Avon Dazzle Drops (cheek highlight), Avon High Brow in Blonde, and The Faceshop Rouge Satin Moisture Lipstick in Cashmere Coral. — all available at my Avon eBoutique

Coral Summer Makeup

Coral Summer Makeup

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Summer Solstice

Happy first day of summer!  I couldn’t be more excited for long summer days.  I have myself a little dinner and a movie date night so why not wear a killer summer dress!  Summer dresses are my favorite, they’re easy breezy and go with any occasion, kinda like a summer day.

Summer Trends

Summer Trends

I hit a few trends with this black midi dress from Express; button front, ribbed and midi!  It’s appropriately called the Ribbed Button Front Midi Dress.  It actually was a spring item that went out of stock online.  When mom was out visiting we hit up the real legit mall and I was able to swoop it up  and it did not disappoint.  (Its back in stock online btw, and in 3 colors!)  I love it as a summer dress because its so light weight and easy to wear it will be the perfect thing for 100+ days we hit here in the summer.

Express Button Front Ribbed Midi Dress

Express Button Front Ribbed Midi Dress

Because it is such a thin material I felt more comfortable layering it over a strappy bra cami for work. I work in a causal office so summer dresses are allowed, however you could layer this over a white crew neck t-shirt for a 90’s look if you need more coverage.

Summer Obsess-ories!

Summer Obsess-ories!

Summer Solstice calls for summer accessories!  Boater Hat by LC Lauren Conrad and some raffia flatforms from Shoedazzle fit the bill.  My Avon Summer Sands jewelry collection was the perfect compliment on top for some more summer obsessories.

15% off at Express with ring code 8482

15% off at Express with ring code 8482

You can shop my summer dress at Express and be sure to use promo code 8482 for 15% off your purchase.  As an #Expresspartner this code is good though the end of the year but some exclusions apply.

Happy Summer My Friends!

Havana Vibes

Havana Vibes

Havana Vibes

This summer I’ve been feeling the Havana Vibes!  I’ve been living in the mark. Instant Vacation Havana Sol capsule collection from the fashion to the makeup they’ve been my go to.  You’ve already seen how I’ve been wearing it for my lake days (see here) and a few more times here, here and here, so why not another time!

Summer Style with mark. Instant Vacation Havana Sol Capsule Collection

Summer Style with mark. Instant Vacation Havana Sol Capsule Collection

mark. Isle Style Bag - My Summer Go-To

mark. Isle Style Bag – My Summer Go-To

mark. Back In Time Dress

mark. Back In Time Dress

Cut Out Shoulder Trend

Cut Out Shoulder Trend

mark. Show Stopping Earrings Set (mint pair)

mark. Show Stopping Earrings Set (mint pair)

Full Havana Look For A Summer Winery Stop (w/some mountains in the background!)

Full Havana Look For A Summer Winery Stop (w/some mountains in the background!)

Avon Enamel Watch

Avon Enamel Watch

Havana Vibes for Summer

Havana Vibes for Summer

Limited Edition So Shop Now!  http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Limited Edition So Shop Now! http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

The mark. Instant Vacation Havana capsule collection is a limited edition collection of fashion and beauty.  If you love any of the pieces you need to snatch them up now before they are gone.  You can shop the line at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger  The dress is basically sold out but I do have one is a size Large, comment or DM me if you want it. If you typically wear mediums from mark. I think you can pull off a large.  I’m wearing my typical size small but I could def wore a medium. Starting today you can also take advantage of this $10 deal with a $40 purchase at my eStore.

Let's Makeup Beauty Bundle $10 with a $40 order

Let’s Makeup Beauty Bundle $10 with a $40 order

Our latest beauty set in Campaign 17 (C19 TS)! The Let’s Makeup Beauty Set (product 086-485) includes two top eye products, plus a bright jelly beauty bag that will stylishly hold all your makeup must-haves. These hot items are just $10 ($33 value!) with any $40 brochure purchase. You’ll be sure to love this new eye-catching offer!

Beauty Set Includes:
• Avon True Color SuperExtend Lengthening Mascara
• Mega Effects Liquid Eye Liner (black)
• Let’s Makeup Beauty Bag (8″ L x 6″ H)