These photos (credit: Fairley Foto) are from my own shower in Youngstown in May. My beautiful bridesmaids dressed impeccably for the shower! A dress and heels or wedges is an excellent choice for attending a spring shower.
The gorgeous Jamie-- the other half of Fairley Foto!
I loved every option my bridesmaids chose for the shower. I loved the opportunity to wear my white Lilly Pulitzer shift dress as the bride.
One more with my beautiful mom!
Courtney and Caitlin!
Courtney's dress (navy): similar here from Boden.
Caitlin's dress (pink): similar here by Lovers + Friends.
Mandy's Anthropologie dress: similar here in Emerald (check out that back!).
I love the idea of a pastel or jewel-toned dress with a statement necklace like my cousin Ashley and sister chose.
Dawn (far left) layered with a drapey cardigan (similar here)-- very smart for air conditioned venues in the spring and summertime!
Ashley's dress, lavender: similar here by DVF.
This photo is from my sister's shower.
Anna is in Lilly P. and I am in a Banana Republic dress.
Anna (old Lilly): similar in pink here.
Me (old Banana): I adore this alternative.
My sister's beautiful bridesmaids opted for silk/textured/patterned dresses. I love what they chose!
Polka dots here or here like Jackie's; silk and ruffles here like Meg's; mint like Ashley's here; and belted red like Julie's here--are great starting points.
For Anna's shower in Chicago, I planned a Breakfast at Tiffany's themed event.
Of course, if there is a theme, dress to match it! We wore our LBDs and pearls!
With my mom, Anna and myself.
3/4 sleeved dress on my mom: love the ruffle bottom here.
J.Crew Factory multi-strand necklace: always a standout.
For Ashley's (middle) shower in late July, Courtney and I chose lightweight dresses for the occasion.
Courtney's (old J. Crew): similar here.
Mine (old Lilly Pulitzer): similar here.
The beauty of Court's and my dresses is that you could add a cardigan and tights with either dress to transition it for winter showers.
Fran's lovely wedding shower was also in the summertime, so I went with another Lilly shift dress.
My Lilly dress (far right) is old, but here is a similar option.
Okay, and I can't talk wedding showers without talking about the time Taylor Swift came to my family friend, Gena's, wedding shower! OMG!!! Amazing.
Ashley's navy lace dress: similar here (in navy).
Taylor's mint eyelet dress: similar here.
Seriously, though, how cute is my girl Gena? And Taylor!
One more with Dawn!!! Taylor!
Julie's wedding shower was in the summer months, as well. I went for another Lilly option. It, too, is a few seasons old, but here's a nice alternative.
Me, Libby, Jackie and Kate all went Lilly Pulitzer for Julie's wedding shower. I love how Kate adds a cardigan to her strapless dress.
Libby's dress (navy and pink): similar here.
Jackie's maxi dress (white and navy stripes): similar here.
On the other hand, I went to my sweet cousin Jackie's baby shower in the coldest months of Illinois winter. I opted for a geometrical striped sweater and statement necklace to combat the negative wind chills! (My Goddaughter in my arms as a little one!).
I am heading to my dear friend Lauren's wedding shower on Saturday this weekend, so I will update you all on what I choose for a winter wedding shower! (Also, shout out to Lauren for the idea for this post! I LOVE suggestions from friends for blogging! Keep 'em coming!).
Just ordered this for my sister's baby shower in a couple weekends! I hope it fits!
What's your go-to look for a wedding or baby shower?