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What to Wear: Casually Chic Dressing

It’s wonderful to see so many charitable events being hosted in our Southwest Florida community, and because many of them take place outside and require more casual attire, I thought it timely to offer some suggestions for casually chic dressing, whatever the function.

Business-casual: Consider what you’d wear for a business meeting or a day at the office, then take it down a notch. With a dress and jacket combo, remove the jacket and add a bold accessory.

Dressy-casual: Dresses, skirts or pants, and dressy tops, are all suitable. Pair dark-wash jeans and a sparkly top to add some pizzazz.

Casual: Long, breezy skirts or dresses, linen wide-legged pants and light-as-air floaty ponchos all make a welcome change from shorts and a T-shirt. Add wooden bangles or strands of beads, or stack on some thin leather bracelets, to complete your casual but oh-so-chic look.