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Aren’t dresses the best? When I don’t want to think too hard about what I’m wearing, I just throw on one of my favorites and head out the door. Now that the weather is slowly warming up, I’m happy to be able to wear my dresses sans tights. Today I wanted to share a few pretty spring dresses that caught my eye, along with the perfect nail polish to pair with them. Nails are an accessory too, you know!

Look 01. Botanical Woven Dress + Essie California Coral –  There are multiple colors in the pattern on this dress, giving you lots of options when it comes to your nail polish. I chose a bright, happy coral that I think is perfect for spring/summer. Wear this with tan sandals for an easy, breezy look.

Look 02. Sweatshirt Dress + Jin Soon Auspicious – This sweatshirt dress looks like the comfiest thing ever. I like the idea of pairing it with a cool gray nail polish and white sneakers for a casual weekend look.

Look 03. T-Shirt Textured Dress + Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Feathered – I’ve seen this powder blue color around a lot this season and I love it. I think this dress would be great with a bright white nail polish for a look that’s so fresh and so cleanclean.*

Look 04. Openwork Appliqué Dress + Sally Hansen Arm Candy – As you already know, the LBD can work for any season. I love this lightly layered version with delicate lace on the bust. Wear it with a pretty pink polish  and a leather jacket for an outfit that’s hard and soft all at the same time.

Tell me: Which look is your favorite? *Bonus points for knowing this reference!

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  1. Natalie wrote:

    I LOVE that blue dress!!! And lately I’ve been all about rocking white nails. Also adoring that LBD with the lace! Great post. Have a great weekend Nnenna!

    Posted 4.25.14 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Thank you Natalie! I think I want to paint my nails white soon- what color do you use?

      Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  2. Look 1. Hands down. That’s definitely my style! But I like the other nail colors you have here…I’m thinking Fiji by Essie might be my next color.

    Posted 4.25.14 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      I just looked that up- that’s such a pretty color!

      Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  3. This is a fun idea!! I never really think about nail polish going with dresses, so this is interesting! What a great black dress!

    Posted 4.25.14 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Thank you Sara! Glad you liked the post :)

      Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  4. Jessica wrote:

    Love this post. Your combos are so pretty and I want each of these dresses.

    Posted 4.25.14 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Thank you! I wouldn’t mind having all of these dresses in my closet either :)

      Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  5. I agree with you! Dresses are one of the most versatile pieces to own. I definitely want to add more to my wardrobe. =)


    Posted 4.25.14 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      I need a couple new dress too! It’s been quite a while since I bought a dress.

      Posted 4.28.14 Reply
  6. Kodi wrote:

    Cute post idea! #2 and #3 can find their way to my closet anytime. ;)

    Posted 4.26.14 Reply
  7. m wrote:

    great eye for pairing!

    how are you?

    let’s catch up soon?


    Posted 4.27.14 Reply
    • Nnenna wrote:

      Thanks Megan! I’m well- hope you are too! I’d love to catch up- when are you free?

      Posted 4.28.14 Reply