Ralph Lauren Striped Poplin ShirtdressI've been on a mission lately to find the perfect shirtdress.  Considering I've set myself this challenge many times before, I was completely surprised to actually... find it!  There's something gorgeously preppy and American about a crisp white shirt dress, and even better if it's striped.  I found this beauty online at Ralph Lauren, and noticed they describe it as a Riviera-inspired dress. Personally, I can't shake the idea of it being well-suited to a regatta - and so I've been flip-flopping between the two ideas ever since!  

Halcyon Days White Enamel Bangle
Riviera Regatta Blog Summer Styling

Belt - Ralph Lauren

Watch - Daniel Wellington Classic Black Sheffield

Bangle - Halcyon Days | Shoes - Lost Ink

Lost Ink Black Elastic Stiletto Heels
Ralph Lauren Black and Silver Circle Loop Belt
Regatta and Riviera Summer Blogger Styling
I'll admit, I'm wearing tights.  It's not quite warm enough to brave bare legs, though it's always a good time to bring out the stiletto heels!  I had completely forgotten about these Lost Ink heels since buying them earlier in the year.  One thing is for sure, they're the most comfortable heels I've worn in a long time, thanks to the elastic straps keeping the feet in place.  Speaking of things forgotten, I discovered this Ralph Lauren belt in a box of belts I thought I'd lost - such a nice surprise!  The logo-embellished loop adds a stylish touch to the look, and one I can see myself always pairing with this dress from now on!
Ralph Lauren Blue White Stripe Shirt Dress
Navy Blue Valentino Lock Stud Medium Bag
So, which keyword does this look bring to the forefront of your mind - Riviera or Regatta?  Looking forward to reading your thoughts!

With love,

Gabrielle x