Casual Summer Cocktail Dress

Hello fashionista mamas! Back with another post shot in Barcelona earlier this summer. I love looking at the photos and remembering the fun days we spent there.

Casual Cocktail Dress

If you like being dressed in black, summer cocktail attire poses a challenge. Black is sophisticated, but it can look to heavy and ominous for summer. This Sandro tight-fitting jersey dress struck the right balance by adding white and beige stripes in a fun pattern, giving the dress some rays of light. Another way to handle black for summer is to pair it with beige or white shoes and a light-colored bag. Since we were headed to a rooftop restaurant, I also added a light beige shawl.

I love the original twist on the classic “little black dress.”

What do you all wear for a summer night out? Comment below and enter our $100 Sandro giveaway!casual cocktail dressdressed in blackI was so happy about stepping out that I didn’t notice the colored garbage bins on our little street. Oops!casual cocktailAfter a short drive, we met up with some good friends for dinner. Here’s the view from our restaurant.beautiful viewI miss our lovely Barcelona friends and evenings like this spent overlooking the rooftops, enjoying yummy wine, and feeling good and easy about life. Sigh! Thanks to my sweetie aka Marc for snapping this shot.summer cocktail attireThanks for reading and make sure to enter our giveaway below.


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  • Tiff

    Any outfit that involves a skirt, a dressy top plus a comfortable pair of wedges is what I wear for a Summer night out.

    • Sounds lovely, Tiff! Love me a cute pair of wedges!

  • shannon fowler

    I love this dress. We live in Florida, so for summer nights out I need something very light weight. I tend to go for maxi dresses or skirts. Anything tight fitting makes it seem hotter to me.

    • I completely agree! Love maxi dresses and skirts for summer!

  • nicole b

    Super cute and breezy dress!

  • Cheryl Chervitz

    Maxi dresses are my favorite for summer. Very nice dress, you look very pretty.

  • Debra Holloway

    These dresses remind me of the ones I wore years ago only more trendy.

  • Pat F

    Love maxi dresses so classy and don’t show my legs!

  • Melanie Corning

    love the look…..super cute. I love it is versatile too…could do work or night out depending on styling

  • Anita

    love the dress it looks amazing on you

  • Jerry Marquardt

    The dresses look so chic and adorable! Thanks for sharing this outstanding line of clothing.

  • Nickole Heim

    love that dress. perfect for a date night or a girls night out

  • Grace

    Very pretty dress, love your shoes too!

  • honeypie411

    This dress would be great for our anniversary party.

  • kathypease

    This dress is just gorgeous I would love to add that to my closet 🙂

  • slehan

    They have some beautiful clothes.
    Thanks for the contest.
    slehan at juno dot com

  • Brandy Schwartz

    Very cute for summer! (I think I actually like this one better than the white/cream one with the lace/ruffles).

  • E J Boyce

    I would wear a cute casual dress with a jacket. i love this! <3

  • Shane A

    What a nice dress!

  • Leela

    What a cute dress.

  • Buddy Garrett

    I love these fashions. For nights out I dress casual with slacks and a short sleeve shirt.

  • aekz2

    That is a gorgeous dress! I want one.

  • Jerry Marquardt

    I would like to thank you so much for your involvement in this fine giveaway. Thanks for giving a chance for us to win.