I'm Bicoastal—These Are the Easy Dresses I'll Wear for Spring and Summer
Style influencer Melissa Meyers has a bicoastal lifestyle at the moment. While she’s primarily based in Los Angeles, she’s been going back and forth to New York City, where her daughter currently lives. As a result, she relies on versatile and chic wardrobe staples that work on both coasts. One essential for her is an easy dress that she can just throw on and go. On that note, Meyers shared with us the simple yet forward dress silhouettes that she plans on wearing for her bicoastal life this spring and summer.
Below, you’ll find five dress trends that will be front-runners because they’re pretty and can be styled with a multitude of different shoes and accessories. Keep scrolling for more, including visual inspiration from Meyers and a range of shopping recommendations in case one of the silhouettes catches your eye as well.
On Meyers: White House Black Market dress
"I tend to lean toward neutrals, but there’s nothing quite like bright, bold colors to add some fun to your closet. Pair with your favorite neutral shoes and accessories for a fun, fresh look. I’ve been on a mission to add more brights into my wardrobe and will be wearing them out on the town on both coasts."
On Meyers: Neu Nomads dress; Alohas mules, Zara jacket, Prada bag
"Slip dresses are my go-to because they are a super versatile style and can be dressed up or down. Pair with sneakers and a crossbody bag for day, and put on a pair of heels and a leather jacket for night. I also like to wear a chunky sweater over them for cooler days."
On Meyers: Zara dress and shoes
"I am living for these dresses this season, and this one is so pretty in pink. The puffy sleeves add a perfect touch! I love this look for lunching on either coast."
On Meyers: Free People dress; Polène bag; Alohas mules
"Ruched styles are extremely flattering—I always love how this detail elevates even the simplest of dresses! I always feel super confident in this style."
On Meyers: Unsubscribed dress
"I love the comfort unstructured dresses provide. Plus, they are great for warmer days ahead. Worn alone or with an oversize cardi, it's the perfect easy, breezy look. Perfect to wear from lunch to the beach!"
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