easy linen dress


[halves]J.McLaughlin Riviera Linen Dress | The Style Scribe

J.McLaughlin Riviera Linen Dress | The Style Scribe[/halves]

J.McLaughlin Riviera Linen Dress | The Style Scribe

Still on a linen kick! In case you missed Wednesday’s post talking about my short suit obsession, linen is one of my favorite fabrics for summertime. It’s so breezy, casual and effortless, don’t you think? If you recognize this linen dress, it’s probably because I already own it in white! It’s such a great everyday staple – the longer hem makes it appropriate for all kinds of things, and it can easily be belted for more of a fitted look. Since we’d already been eating a bunch on this trip, I decided to opt out of the belted look for this day walking around Kyoto.

We walked around Gion, re-visited Nishiki Market for lunch and sauntered down Philosopher’s Path (stopping for wine, naturally) before heading back to the AirBnB to freshen up before dinner. We’d figured out by this time that spring in Japan means chilly mornings, pretty hot afternoons and back to cool evenings. That’s why I paired my linen dress with this ecru denim jacket – it was the perfect outfit for a day of exploring! For reference, I’m wearing an XS in the dress.

Don’t miss these other gems from J.McLaughlin’s current collection – so many comfortable classics and a few fab pops of color!


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