Dress Smart. Dress Barn Haul

The last time I went to Dress Barn….. I was in HIGH SCHOOL! Back in the day, it was a go-to place for my mom and aunt to find quality items for special events, work, or church! Dress Barn opened its first store in 1962 and is a size inclusive store offering sizes 2-24! They aim to not only dress women for work, but for life!


When Dress Barn reached out to me to collaborate, I had no idea that I would find such cute items!  They were so generous to me and sent me five items for me to try! Of course, I picked out a variety of items that can be worn on the weekend, to work, and even DATE NIGHT! Dress Barn has a great collection of both Plus and Straight sized items! After checking the size chart, I realized that I could wear some both straight and plus-sized items!


Because I love floral and stripes,  I had to pick out items that fit my style!


First Look!


I chose an off the shoulder tassel floral print dress, this dress screams summer date night! Winery tour, or event outside on a patio sipping a margarita! It’s comfortable and not form fitting! I got this dress in a size XL and it fits perfectly! I paired this dress with the tan strappy sandals and beaded pink and green earrings to make the outfit pop!



Second Look


I LOVE wearing dresses year around, but in the summer it is truly my GO TO LOOK! I love an easy going dress that can be dressed up or down to fit the occasion! This Pointe Bell Sleeve Striped dress is the perfect look on the weekend that can be worn with sneakers and can be dressed up and paired with a wedge or chunky heel sandal! I decided to pair this dress with my hot pink pointy toe flats and hot pink crossbody Michael Kors purse! This look is perfect for your next vacation where you are sightseeing, but still want to be stylish! I got this look in a size XL.



Third Look!


The last look is the perfect dress that you can wear to a nice dinner or night out at a theater or concert! This Embroidered-Sleeve Knit Dress is more form fitting and is made of a wrinkle-free material, which makes it the PERFECT thing to back for vacay! As you can tell I love floral and a good bell-sleeve look! This look I paired with my pink tassel earrings, and pink pom-pom strappy sandals! Adding these accessories took my look to the next level! I got this dress in a size XL.



I have two more items to share with you all! Stay tuned for PART 2 of my Dress Barn Haul!

These items sure have changed my views on Dress Barn!  How do you feel? Do you or would you shop there? #dressbarn #dresssmart


Until next time!




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