March 22, 2013 - Easy Outfits, Style

Payday Pretty | Spring Dressing

I don’t know about ya’ll but Easter crept up on  me way too fast this year.  This bunny needs to get her tail in gear or we’re going to have empty baskets and nuthin’ to wear to church.

Thank goodness eShakti sent me this dress a few weeks ago.  At least I’ll be presentable on Easter Sunday.

[Dress:  eShakti/Shoes:  Jessica Simpson]

Get Your Pretty Spring Dresses On

Today’s Payday Pretty features pretty, affordable spring frocks for church, brunch, weddings and everything in between.

[Merona Tulip Wrap Dress]

This versatile dress is perfect for just about everything.  Dress it up with heels and a bright cardigan or blazer.  Wear it on the weekend with sandals.  At only $19 you can’t go wrong!

[Soda Fountain Dress]

This dress is one of ModCloth’s top sellers and for good reason.  The color is spring perfection and the cut flatters all body types.

[JJ Basics Maxi Dress]

Nothing is easier than throwing on a maxi dress.  Update your collection with this stunner in spring’s “it” color.   This dress will be the best multi-tasker in your closet.  Pair it with wedges and a wrap for dressier occasions or flip flops for an easy weekend or vacation look.

[Floral Print Halter Dress]

This gorgeous frock perfectly marries two trends – mixed prints and a high-low hem.  Pair it with nude sandals and delicate jewelry for a fresh look.

If you’re still looking for that perfect pair of spring shoes, don’t worry, I’ve got that covered too.

[Seville Wedge Espadrille – $128]

 My J. Crew catalog arrived last week and I quickly fell in love with these pretty neutral wedges.  But I wasn’t too keen on forking out $128 on a pair of canvas shoes.

So imagine my sheer delight in spying this even cuter knock-off at Target for almost $100 less!

[Marguerite Wedge Espadrille – $29.99]

  Better  yet, shoes and handbags are buy one, get one 50% off through March 30th at!  Check out the sale HERE.

Get the wedges, then pick up this pretty floral tote for 50% off.

[Merona Floral Tote]

The Glam Grand $1000 Giveaway

How many new spring dresses, shoes and bags could you buy with $1000?  One lucky reader is going to find out.

 I’m collaborating with a group of fabulous bloggers to giveaway a $1000 Visa gift card.  For your chance to live glam with a grand, enter HERE!

Getting my pretty on with Friday’s Fancies, Six Sisters Stuff, Monday Mingle, Visible Monday, YOLO Monday, Monday Bloom, Monday Morning Gossip, Stylelixir

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  • Those Target wedges are FABULOUS! Great find!

  • I saw the wedges at Target! I may need to get there asap and snatch them up.

  • Gotta have those wedges! I see a Target visit in my future. And…wait, did you just say presentable? You look absolutely smashing in that dress!!

  • fra

    love this dress and also your blog! It’s so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad 😀

  • Love your pretty dress <3

  • You are so beautiful and that dress is gorgeous!!! Love that floral tote too!

  • That eShakti dress is GORGEOUS, such a great spring pick! Love all the others as well, and those Target wedges are an amazing find!
    xx, Emily

  • Loving that sea foam green maxi!! And Easter definitely is sneaking up on me too 🙂

  • That eShakti dress looks so cute on you!! Perfect for easter!

  • Beautiful look on you. Love this dress.

    If you get a sec, check out my latest post ‘Wrapped in Black and White’.

    Have a great weekend.


  • I just purchased the Merona cardigan in the navy floral and it is so cute and comfortable. Isn’t it a pretty pattern? Almost bought the wedge espadrilles they were so comfortable as well. Cute pics for Spring!!

  • What a gorgeous dress! Perfect for spring.

  • You are too cute!

    Love the green maxi!

  • I love spring dresses but winter is being very stubborn where I live!

  • Such a lovely dress! I agree – totally perfect for Easter. =) You look fabulous!

  • Pretty Spring dresses! I’m so happy to be a part of the #glamgrand giveaway with you! Now following you on Bloglovin 🙂

  • LOVE that yellow dress. I have a similar dress but in black. Maybe some red wedges would Spring it up a little? I don’t wanna be the girl in the black dress on Easter Sunday but…

  • That dress is so pretty on you! I love all the fun colors & great pattern.


  • Amy

    I found you through the big group giveaway & I’m so excited. I love finding other mom bloggers & I can’t wait to follow along.:) Now following you on Bloglovin’

  • Just when I put myself on a spending/shopping ban Target comes out with cute summer shoes. Ahh!

  • Ana

    You look darling. Love the dress.

  • Holy cow is that dress gorgeous on you and I need those espadrilles in my life!

  • Beautiful dress – you look wonderful! Thanks for sharing with Vis Monday.

  • That is a beautiful dress. I recently ordered something from Eshakti and I can’t wait until it gets here!!

  • You look so beautiful Alison!!! Love the floral print halter dress-perfect for summer! By the way, I have a little surprise for you on my blog, hope you like it!!!:)

  • You know I love a pretty dress. It is transformative. If I need to life my mood…a dress does the trick.

  • Love your eshakti dress and I’m a huge fan of Modcloth, too!

  • That’s really a gorgeous spring dress! I’ve been very happy with Eshakti’s products and service!

  • Seriously … cannot think of enough superlatives for that dress. It’s the prettiest I’ve seen this season … and I have been looking at a lot of dresses. I’m in dress-obsession mode.
    Oh, wait . Part of the reason why the dress is so gorgeous is that YOU’RE wearing it. No, the whole reason. You really make that dress look good, Our Alison.

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  • I am so ready for spring dresses! Unfortunately there is still snow on the ground here in KC so it might be a minute before I’ll actually get to put any of mine on!

  • Ani

    Alison, this dress is such a beautiful piece and totally emphazise your beauty. I just came across you blog though Elenas breathtaking illustration she made of you and your dress. Following you now via Bloglovin 🙂


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  • I love dresses when the weather is warm. Too bad it’s still cold here. This is such a lovely dress that you are wearing. You look happy!!

  • Adrienne

    Love your pic! The outfit is super cute!!

  • I was also lusting after those J. Crew wedges so finding those Target wedges made my day! I bought them in green and black. Considering buying red and tan, too….. I found you via the link up over at Style Elixir, and I’m so glad I did! I love your blog, and I’ll definitely be following along via Bloglovin!


  • Ann

    What a great dress and lovely photos! Well done blog!

  • elegant beautifu lady
    perfect pics