Cold Shoulder Ruffle Sleeve Maxi Dress + Linkup

June 14, 2017

I feel like I should have titled this post, “embracing the wind” because in Oklahoma that’s just what you have to do sometimes. Seriously though, the wind was insane the day we shot these photos!

Instead I went with Cold Shoulder Ruffle Sleeve Maxi Dress to more aptly describe this amazing dress. I love the pattern, ruffle detail, and versatility of a piece like this. It would be so perfect for summer weddings, showers, date nights, etc. It would work equally well dressed down with flat sandals for more casual events. I paired it with a belt, fringe clutch, and my favorite classic heels for a dressier look. The nice thing about this dress is that you can also wear the sleeves down and make it sleeveless if you want.

I was excited to join Banana Republic for their sophisticated summer campaign, and I feel like this dress makes it so easy. One piece that embodies sophistication!

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Cold Shoulder Ruffle Sleeve Maxi Dress

Thank you to Banana Republic for sponsoring this post.

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69 Comments

  • Reply Pamela June 14, 2017 at 7:52 am

    I love the pattern on this dress and the fun ruffle sleeves! The wind always makes it challenging for pics but these turned out great! <3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

  • Reply Britney Crawley June 14, 2017 at 7:30 am

    I think the wind is annoying when shooting photos (always makes my hair look so crazy!) but it works here and shows the movement of the dress, which is so pretty! I love the deep blue color on you and I think it’s brilliant to add a belt.

  • Reply Laura June 14, 2017 at 7:29 am

    That dress is absolutely beautiful! I love the color on you! I know what you mean by embracing the wind. Living off the lake it seems like it is always windy!

  • Reply Jodie Filogomo June 14, 2017 at 7:23 am

    We have wind quite a bit too–and that’s my feeling that the maxi can be beneficial. Because then at least you don’t get exposed when the wind takes over like with a normal length dress!!
    This color looks fabulous on you Amy!
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  • Reply Natali June 14, 2017 at 7:11 am

    You always keep on impressing me my dear! Your maxi dress suits you beautifully!

    https://lartoffashion.com/how-to-get-back-into-balance/

  • Reply Raindrops of Sapphire June 14, 2017 at 6:54 am

    This is gorgeous! I love the dress on you!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

  • Reply Jill June 14, 2017 at 6:21 am

    That is such a pretty shade of blue! I love the ruffles and addition of the belt!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

  • Reply Kelly Kalinkewicz June 14, 2017 at 6:19 am

    Such a chic look! I love the blue paired with the black accessories! Just shows how versatile this type of dress can be to style!!

    Rosy Outlook

  • Reply Lisa @ Daily Style Finds June 14, 2017 at 6:08 am

    Cute dress! We have insane wind, too.

    Lisa
    Daily Style Finds

  • Reply Mary June 14, 2017 at 5:53 am

    So so gorgeous babe! this dress is everything! Hugs, Mary

    http://www.marypolka.com

  • Reply Biana Perez June 14, 2017 at 5:46 am

    I love this dress on you -you get the benefit of showing your shoulders off and still being able to move your arms ๐Ÿ™‚ xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

  • Reply Living on Cloud Nine June 14, 2017 at 5:25 am

    Oh Amy, this is so very classy!! I really like that shade of blue on you!!! So so pretty you gorgeous lady!!

  • Reply Pam Armstrong Greer June 14, 2017 at 5:22 am

    Love that dress!

  • Reply Marta C June 14, 2017 at 5:22 am

    You look so stunning & love this elegant dress! The fun fringe clutch is perfect with it too!
    Marta
    http://www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

  • Reply Blaire Bingham June 14, 2017 at 5:22 am

    This is such a pretty dress. That color of blue looks amazing on you!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

  • Reply Rachelle June 14, 2017 at 4:39 am

    you look gorgeus, love that dress on you and that cute GG belt.

    xo
    Pinksole

  • Reply Alyssa June 14, 2017 at 4:14 am

    That is a lovely dress, you look stunning ๐Ÿ™‚

    โค Alyssa // STYLE VANITY

  • Reply fashionistha June 14, 2017 at 4:06 am

    Hey Amy, such a pretty dress and love how elegantly you are carrying it.
    Love
    Nistha
    https://www.fashionistha.com/little-black-dress/

  • Reply Tina Phan June 14, 2017 at 2:54 am

    How is it that your hair stayed so bouncy and curly even with that much wind? Either way, the wind definitely was in your favor since I love seeing the movement of your cute dress!

    Tina
    http://www.justatinabit.com

  • Reply Meagan Brandon June 14, 2017 at 2:10 am

    You are the queen of pretty dresses and I just love this color! I’m definitely on a dress kick now with my growing baby bump ๐Ÿ™‚ Love how you added a statement belt, too.

    Meagan
    http://www.meagansmoda.com

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