Thursday Moda #16 and a Mosaic Bright Dress.

Welcome to another Thursday, another dress day featuring yet another bright-colored dress and of course it is linkup day so join my linkup below. Today's co-host is MONICA from Jersey Girl, Texan Heart. I have followed Monica's blog for a while now and I just love her blog. She was part of my Special Blog Birthday Party Post both last year and this year. Monica's style is fun, bold, creative and a little country. She is not afraid to try many different styles (as the collage on the bottom of this post, also shows) and she is even less afraid to try different hair-styles, hairdos and haircuts. Whether blonde, brunette or redhead, with long, medium-length or short hair Monica looks great. And she rocks a pair of Cowgirl Boots. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays she usually posts her outfits, Mondays it is all about nails - this girl's nails always look so fun, girly, bright and colorful, you should check out her tutorials - on Thursdays she shows different fun DIY's like one of her gorgeous decorative mason jars she also sells on Etsy, and on Fridays she recaps us with a list of favorites or what she is up to lately. Monica runs a fashion linkup on Wednesdays and a Weekend Favorites Linkup on Fridays. Make sure you follow her and linkup with her too. Not only is she beautiful and stylish, she is also very talented and artistic.

I just recently bought this cute+little Girly Mosaic Dress and I couldn't be happier. Flutter sleeves, ruffles, bell sleeves, bohemian styles and babydoll dresses are so IN this Summer and this dress intermixes them all. Plus I love the fun bright pattern. It is like a fun mosaic mixing a smaller pattern with a larger one. Of course the dress is bursting with pinks and purples but it also has white, orange, turquoise, black and navy on it. I decided to bring out the blues by pairing it with my Navy Panama Hat, Navy Crossbody Saddle Bag and a couple of Blue Enamel Bangles. But I also brought out the White by pairing it with Cream Sandals and my Pearl Earrings and Ivory Bangle. Since the dress reads Girly-Boho, I chose my New Studded Ivory Fringe Block-Heel Sandals and the Hat to capitalize on the Bohemian effect, head to toe. I got so many compliments that day, mostly on my dress but also on my shoes, hat and necklace. Do you own a bright dress in a fun mosaic or geometric pattern? How have you worn it this Summer?

The flowers have bloomed in our yard and the Pink and Lavender Flowers match the main colors of my dress, too.
Royal Blue/Navy Wool Panama Hat w/ Feather Decoration off the side: Target (New) (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal, love this), (very similar, big Splurge).
Bright Coral Pink+Crystal Silver "Jenna" Statement Necklace: Perry Street via Rockbox (New) (similar, Steal, love this), (similar w/ earrings, Great Deal, my favorite), (very similar).
Gold-Tone Crushed Ivory Pearl "Lauren" Statement Earrings: Kendra Scott via Rocksbox (identical), (very similar, Great Deal), (similar, Steal).
Gold-tone "Carine" Cuff: Gorjana via Rockbox (New) (identical, Splurge), (similar, Steal), (similar, Great Deal).
Gold-Tone Bangle w/ Soft Peach Enamel: The Limited (New) (similar set, Steal, love this), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Navy Enamel Bangle: The Limited (New) (similar, Steal, love this), (similar, Great Deal), (similar, small Splurge).
Serenity/Baby Blue Enamel Bangle w/ Navy+Crystal Cluster Stones in the middle: The Limited (similar, on Sale), (similar, Splurge, love this).
Off-White/Cream Faux Leather Sandals w/ Long Fringe Detail & Nude Block Heels: Betseyville by Betsey Johnson (New) (similar, Steal), (similar, on Sale, love these), (similar, Great Deal, my Favorite), (similar, Splurge).
 Use my special code to get a free month of Rocksbox jewelry delivered to your home: ADABFF39.

So many gorgeous outfits for Summer last week. All the 5 bloggers featured, have on my favorite outfits linked last week. While each outfit is very pretty, every outfit is also very different and unique. But I did see a few things in common that attracted me last week such as yellow, floppy hats, lace-up shoes, tulip skirts and silky scarves tied into bows.
This week's featured blogger is MARY from Mary Murane who linked up not one but two gorgeous looks with whom I fell in love. First this Crochet Yellow Floral Midi Dress is stunning and dreamy, especially paired with a classic woven floppy hat and nude laceup heels. Even the yellow floral trees behind her match the pretty dress. Secondly, a Monochromatic Blue Look features several trends like peplum, pom-poms and flat-form laceup sandals and is so modern and fresh. Mary is a woman of certain age with class and elegance from the tip of her toes to her gorgeous long blonde hair. She owns so many gorgeous clothes and every outfit is sophisticated while every photo shoot is beautifully curated. Make sure you stop by her blog if you haven't already. On top of being a fashionista, Mary is super sweet.

Chioma does Red, White and Blue (with a pop of Yellow) her own way by mixing an 'Eyelet Top + Head-Wrap' - I just love that big bow scarf wrapped pretty on top of her hair.
Kathrine is 'Wrapped Up in Black and White' in the prettiest, easy-breezy Hi-Lo Maxi. I love her hat - which was a steal - and her sandals, too.
Osy always wears 'Wraps and Prints' beautifully. Her Silver+Lavender Brocade Tulip Midi Skirt is the most stunning skirt there is.
Meagan shows her 'French Style' in the most elegant way. The crops with a blazer have never looked better and the addition of the kerchief neck scarf is modern.

Thursday Moda Co-Host: Jersey Girl, Texan Heart.
Here are a few of my co host's recent looks which I love. I told you she rocks Cowgirl Boots and she looks great in white. Speaking of shoes, she DIY-ed those Adorable Pom Pom Sandals.
From Monica's Mouth:
"Hey Y'all!  My name is Monica and I blog over at Jersey Girl, Texan Heart.  I write a little bit about everything, but for today's post I'm talking about how to style your hair with NO HEAT!  Yes, you read that right.  I have thin hair so unfortunately if I straighten it once you can tell.  So, since it's summer and I just recently cut my hair I wanted to show a way to style hair without heat.  Thank you Ada for letting me co-host with you! Instagram Twitter Facebook"

P.S. Linking up with Adri + Jessica, Alice, Ana Luiza with Michelle, Annie, Brooke with Erica, Carrie with Jill, Christie, Claire, Dawn, Grace, Elle with Jacqueline, Heather, Jalynn,
Also linking with the ladies of The Blended Blog  for "Create 28".

Now, join the linkup! 
Thursday Moda with Elegance and Mommyhood


  1. That is a beautiful dress, what a cute print! It's really nice with the cobalt accessories too :)

    Thank you for the link up!

  2. Gorgeous dress! I love the pattern and the colors. Thanks for hosting Ada!

  3. Lovely dress #Thursdaysfavouritethings

  4. Super cute dress & fringe shoes!! Thanks for hosting and hope you are having a great week Ada:)

  5. This has to be one of my most favorite outfits on you! That dress is adorable! Love the print and colors! I'm also obsessed with those fringe shoes!

    Doused In Pink

  6. That really is a fabulous dress! I love the print and colors! And Monica is amazing, isn't she!?! I have been following her for a while now and I love her style and DIY posts! Come check out the debut of my On the Edge of the Week Link Up tomorrow!


  7. Thanks so much for the feature Ada! I am honored. Love this printed dress and dying over your hat. This is the perfect boho chic look!

  8. This dress is the cutest! Love the colors and fun print! Those fringe shoes are fabulous too!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  9. Beautiful dress with a great print - I love the colors!

    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

  10. Those shoes are just adorable! Loving the hat too.
    xo, Lee

  11. Love the boho vibes of this dress!

    Come check out how I wore ruffles for work & play at the blog - Happy Thursday!


  12. That dress is perfect with your fringe shoes!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  13. Love this dress! Such pretty color and pattern!

  14. Ada---those sandals are fabulous!!
    thanks so much for hosting!

  15. I love that dress Ada--the colors and print are SO pretty! And those fringe shoes are so fun. I am living in dresses in skirts right now, I think I need to find one in a fun geometric print like this!

  16. Super cute, Ada! You look ready to attend a festival. :) I really like your mosaic dress, very cool.

  17. I love the colors and pattern of this dress! It is perfect for summer!

  18. I love this bright mosaic dress on you! Such a perfect boho look with the cross body bag and fringe sandals!

  19. Love love LOVE your hat, Ada, such a bright, bold blue :) and your heels. Super sassy and fun, and I think that speaks volumes of who you are as a person xoxo

  20. Cute outfit and love the bright blue hat as accent! Those fringe heels are so fierce too. Thanks for stopping by my blog with your nice comments. I am really excited to show case my inspirations linkup too.

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  21. The print on this dress is so pretty, Ada! Love it!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  22. I absolutely love your shoes! They are so cute! :)

    Simply Rachel Nicole

  23. Love that dress!!! And the shoes.

  24. Love your outfit and those sandals are amazing XO. #LINKUPWITLISA @

  25. I think the hat is the perfect accessory Ada - beautiful.

  26. That is such a beautiful dress! Loving the print all over it, especially combined with the fringed heels. Super pretty!

    Raindrops of Sapphire

  27. This dress is SO pretty on you, Ada! I love the pattern and that blue hat really looks nice with it, too. Those sandals are super fun and we have the same earrings from Rocksbox (Kendra Scott), but mine are a pale pink.


  28. Love the colours of that dress - so perfect for Spring and Summer!

  29. What a pretty dress on you and love the hat!

    Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!


    Hope to see you for TBT Fashion link up.

  30. What a lovely Summer look! Love the shoes. Hope to see you at Fancy Friday linkup on

  31. I love this look and that print dress is fab. Looking beautiful x

  32. What a super fun dress! And you totally nailed the fringe trend with those shoes!

  33. Thanks for inviting me back to the link-up! I'll be sure to do so tomorrow when my new style post goes up :). I LOVE this dress on you; it's gorgeous! Those shoes are so cute, too!!


  34. Adore that print on you, and those heels are perfection! Hope you have an amazing weekend!

    Chow Down USA

  35. This is a fabulous look on you. You knocked it out the park with this outfit. Thank you for sharing it on my Up Down All-Around link-up.


  36. Thanks so much for joining my On the Edge of the Week Link up! I look forward to seeing what you will link up next week!


  37. You are too sweet, Ada! Thank you so much for all of your kind words! I am beyond flattered to be featured on your beautiful blog!

    You look so pretty in your fun, summery mosaic dress! And those accessories - the fringed sandals and floppy hat - are fab!

    Thank you again, Ada! Have a wonderful weekend! xox-M

  38. I love the outfit! It looks great! Would love if you can link up to

  39. Thank you so much for the feature, super honored. And as always you look gorgeous. Your dresses always have such pretty prints.

  40. Such an adorable dress! I love those earrings too. Thanks for the linkup!

  41. Those shoes are AMAZING! Love them and you look great!


  42. How lovely are these sandals! And the dress is great too!


    Tamara -

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