MINT + TWO PIECE





Dress Set: Boohoo | Shoes: Aldo (sold out), almost exact here | Purse: Etsy shop | Necklace: Bauble Bar Earrings: Boutique (sold out), similar here |Ring: BP | BanglesCharming Charlie 

I love anything mint color! It instantly freshens up an entire outfit.  I hope this color never goes out of trend, I probably will still wear it regardless.Ha!  Matching mint with other pastels is a personal favorite and gold accessories. 

Now let's talk two piece dress sets...When this trend came out a couple years ago, I wasn't sure how I felt about.  After all I am a wife and mom of 2 so didn't want to be too revealing.  I searched around for a set that didn't show too much of the mid drift, and still tasteful.  I wore a black two piece set for my 28th birthday. I loved it.  So I decided to try the look again. I don't wear this style often, but still love it. If done correctly it can be a very fun and feminine look. 

I fell in love with this mint set.  It gave a small peekaboo, but then added the glam with the flared skirt.  I felt that color brought a fun look to the two piece set, which made it a must have. 

Are you looking to pull off a two piece set? Here are a few things to remember:

1. Make sure the top is large enough to cover your entire chest. You could have some spillage at the bottom (which is definitely not a good look) and/or your bra will show.  If you are not the same size as you are bottom, shop two piece sets that you can order the top separately from the bottom. If you are unsure wear it around the house for a few minutes and then check a mirror.  Or photograph your self to see what shows in pictures.

2. To continue with the sizing talk. I know sometimes we women try to squeeze into something, but for this look order size appropriate.  Ordering a smaller skirt than actually needed can cause those most hated love handles given no other option than to spill out, which creates a bulge at the peekaboo area.  The last thing you want is to have the peekaboo section look like your spilling out of it.  Shop true to size on this one to save you problem. Know what works for your body.  Sometimes I think you have to just be real with yourself. If a certain two-piece set is not fitting right, doesn't mean all will. Find one that works for you!

3. If you don't want it to be too revealing try finding a set that has only about a 1 to 2 inch peekaboo and the bottom is midi length. If you are looking to ease into the two piece look consider getting a set like mine that is pictured.  My peekaboo was very minimum, and would be a great way if you are not all the way comfortable with sets. 

I love midi lengths! It brings such a feminine flair! If you love finishing off your look with Spanx, plan accordingly.  With two piece sets you cannot wear the normal style of Spanx as it will show in the peekaboo.  You will have to get a high waisted brief, if you choose to wear one.  Even still, you may consider ditching them as sometimes they can show quite a bit through skirt.

It's almost summertime, so I say have some fun! Step outside of the box and try different looks. There is definitely a way to achieve a two piece set and still be tasteful.  Remember pick a fun color and sizing is key! 

Happy styling!

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