Thursday Moda #23 and Comfortable Green Dresses.

Welcome back to Thursday - my Favorite Fashion Day of the week. This week's co-host is fellow Michigander Mom Blogger JAYMIE from Shop My Closet whom I'd like to think I have plenty in common with. Today, we styled Breathable, Comfortable Green Dresses. Mine is a Midi Olive Green one and Jaymie's is a Maxi Kelly Green one. When we both chose the prompt for this week's Thursday Moda, we decided on Comfortable, Casual Everyday Cotton Dresses. Well, great minds think alike because I was happily surprised to see her in a Green Dress and that was a coincidence. Jaymie's style is similar to mine in the Summertime because we both wear and love lots of Maxis, Comfy Dresses, Rompers, Flat Sandals, Gladiator Sandals and a good glass of wine. I actually think Jaymie's best and her own unique accessory is usually a drink in her hand. She also runs her own Fashion Linkup on Fridays so be sure to join her. =)
When you have an Easy Dress in a favorite color, just add a Fun Floppy Hat to keep away the sun and you are golden for a casual Summer day. Plus I love how Olive Green pairs with Navy - gotta try this again.

I just love these close-up pictures of us. We are smiling with our eyes. Jaymie's beautiful, bright green eyes match her Kelly Green Dress. =) And my own eyes are in an earthy green color like olive or hazel-green.
Navy, Nautical Floppy Hat w/ Ribbon+Anchor detail: A Local Accessories Boutique (similar, Steal, love this), (similar, Fantastic Deal), (similar, Great Deal, my Favorite), (similar, small Splurge).
Mauve Shimmery Lipstick: L'Oreal Colour Riche in Saucy Mauve (identical, Steal, love this), (similar), (similar, small Splurge).
Gold Tone Chain Necklace w/ Large Gold+Orange Butterfly Pendant: Express (similar, Steal, my Favorite), (gorgeous option in gold+silver, on Sale), (similar, Great Deal, love this).
Olive Green+Black Color-blocked, Glossy, Wide Plastic Cuff: Express (leather wrap style, Steal, love this), (similar cuff bangle), (similar modern cuff, Splurge).
Gold Tone Ring w/ Rectangle Shaped Red Semi-Precious Stone: Express  (similar, Steal, my Favorite), (similar, Great Deal, love this), (similar, Splurge).

And in case you missed it, check out my Currently post from yesterday where I shared all my news and what I am up to this August. Some fun stuff coming up.

 With a few over 100 outfits linked up last week, Thursday Moda continues to go strong. For this week's favorites I was attracted to chic and always stylish black+white looks and some pretty florals. I always love a flower dress and the maxi I have featured today is a stunner!
Today's Featured Blogger is LINDSAY AVA from Stiletto in the Cloud (love that name for a blog, by the way), who is a British Blogger and Vet Student, currently living and blogging out of Austria. She linked up this Modern and Sexy Outfit in head to toe black with pops of White (Stunning Sexy Pumps) and that Beautiful Floral Silk Scarf tied in the most delicate and feminine way - like a big bow on the back. Love it! Lindsay Ava's style is Modern, Euro-Chic, Monochromatic and Minimalistic. She always rocks Black and White (like today) and it helps that she looks like a model. On top of it all, she has gorgeous long legs. The icing on the cake for me besides the lovely bow, was the simple top-knot on her hair. This look is an A+ overall.

Roxanne styled ' A Striped Blouse as a Crop Top' with the perfect fedora and gorgeous pastel mint saddle bag. And I love her nude sandals, I own very similar ones.
Karen is a bouquet of pinks and blues as 'She Wore Floral' with some pretty, dressy nude sandals. The pink necklace and blue bag were a nice match.
Alison is always stylish in her 'Culottes Outfit' styled to modern perfection and ultimately elegant. Love those ankle-strap leopard stilettos.
Abigail is in 'Full Bloom' with her explosion of white roses over a bright cobalt backdrop. That halter maxi dress is stunning and a steal, too.

Love Jaymie's Casual Style and her remixing (awesome gladiator sandals and aviator sunnies) and as I said she loves posing with a cocktail at hand. Here are a few of my recent favorites of hers - way to rock a vest or two for Summer!
From Jaymie's Mouth:
"Hi I'm Jaymie and I blog at 'Shop your closet by Jaymie Ashcraft'. I started my blog a year ago as a fun way to document outfits after turning 40!! My favorite accessory is a glass of wine!! I've been married 16 years this September and have 3 kids in 9th, 7th and 5th grade! Facebook Shop your closet by Jaymie Ashcraft
Instagram @jaymieashcraft"

Also linking with Ana Luiza and Michelle for their "Start Off Stylish" Linkup, whose theme this week is Midi Skirts. 
Linking with the ladies of "The Blended Blog" and last but not least linking with the ladies of "Ageless Style" - Ana, Daenel, Debbie, Diane, Jennie, Nicole, Shelly, Tania and Yvonne.

Now join the linkup and make some new friends!
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  1. I'm so loving your dress!!!! Olive green is one of my favorites. Thanks for letting me co-host and for all of the kind words!! xoxo

  2. Love your dress, very chic but still comfy, you look lovely, and I like the butterfly necklace!

    The Flower Duet

  3. I love your dress! Great color and style. Loose, flowy dresses are just perfect in summer!

    Thanks for the link up & enjoy the rest of your week!

  4. I love that you paired red sandals with this dress, Ada!! What a great combination!

  5. So refreshing to see a couple of lovely green dresses this Summer!

  6. Comfort and style can co-exist and you just showed that Ada! Thanks for hosting the linkup.

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  7. Two beautiful green dresses! So different, so nice. Thank you for hosting Ada!
    Hope to see you tomorrow on my Fancy Friday linkup.

  8. Great dress on you Ada & loving those adorable lace-up sandals! Have a great weekend:)

  9. That olive dress looks great on you! Love it with the navy hat and your butterfly necklace is so cute! Thank you for the linkup and have a great weekend!

    Doused In Pink

  10. You and Jaymie look beautiful. I like how you mentioned how both of your dresses match your gorgeous green eyes. I honestly never noticed your earthy green eyes until you pointed it out! Thank you SO MUCH for featuring me this week! It means the world. Thank you for hosting and have a wonderful weekend.

  11. Olive Green suits you so well!! May just be my new favorite colors for Fall!! Adorable necklace and how lovely do you look in a hat!!

  12. Thank you Ada for featuring me! I had to do a double take as I was reading through your post today, totally unexpected. Euro-chic, love it! I honestly couldn't describe my own style better than you did :). Also I love this shade of green you are wearing for summer.

  13. Ada, you and Jaymie both look fabulous in your green dresses! The perfect summer look for sure!


    1. Thanks for linking up with me On the Edge of the Week.


  14. I love olive green- and this is an awesome olive green summer dress, lady!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  15. This color is so good on you! I love a good summer dress, and you have found the perfect one. I always enjoy all of your pictures too. You have the best smile!


  16. Olive is one of my fave colors all year round!

    The 3rd and last installment of my festival style campaign with UK brand BOOHOO is still live at the blog this week - come check it out and lemme know what you think!

    Happy Thursday!


  17. I've been saying for a while that I need more olive green in my closet, and this dress is reminding me that I need to get on it! I love it, especially with those adorable red lace-up sandals! So fun!

  18. I have been seeing olive all over lately. Such a good color for fall, and it looks great on you.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  19. Great dress on you!

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


    Hope to see you for TBT Fashion link up.

  20. Stunning dress on you Ada. I need some more green in my wardrobe for sure.

  21. Adorable!! Loving the olive and I need those lace up sandals! So cute!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  22. There is nothing better than an easy cotton dress in the summer, and I'm loving this olive color on you!

  23. Dresses can be so versatile.
    I've been seeing a lot of olive lately on blogs which makes me glad I picked up pair of Burberry olive trousers !

  24. Great dress!! Love the color!

    xx, Elise

  25. I absolutely love that dress Ada! Beautiful!

  26. Those shoes are just gorgeous! Perfect pop of color.

  27. The length of your dress is so perfect! And loving your shoes, so fun!<3, Pamela Sequins & Sea Breezes

  28. I love olive green so I think your dress is super cute!
    Jeans and a Teacup

  29. You both look great in your dresses! Love the olive color of yours Ada!

  30. Ada, you're my kind of olive green lady!!! I HEART THAT DRESS :)

  31. This dress is lovely on you, Ada! It's the perfect shade of green. =)

    I hope you are having a great week so far!


  32. Both of these dresses look so comfortable and flattering! It doesn't get better than that!

  33. I love your dress! I would not mind have one like that especially if I pair it with my denim jacket.

  34. I've been the color olive so much lately. The dress looks great on you and so perfect for summer.
    Come join my linkup too, #UntamedStyle at CidStyleFile.
    Goes live every Friday, Thanks

  35. Ada, thank you so much for the feature! I really appreciate it :)

    Abby | Life in the Fash Lane


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