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Dress and Shoe Combinations You Need in Your Closet

If you've lost track of all the events you're attending this summer; you're not alone. Doesn't it seem like every weekend is full of weddings, parties, showers, and brunches? And with all these events to attend, figuring out what to wear can be exhausting. How can you combat this fashion fatigue? With the perfect dress and shoe combination, of course!

At Garbarini, we have a variety of dresses and shoes that work together effortlessly, making dressing for your next event a breeze. Check out some of the dress and shoe combinations you need in your closet this summer:


Floral Midi Dress with Platform Heeled Sandals

Floral Smocked Cotton Midi Dress

Vince Camuto Pendry Platform

We love a dress that you can wear to multiple events. Polo Ralph Lauren's Smocked Midi Cotton Dress is one of them! You can wear this off-the-shoulder floral midi to an outdoor wedding, garden party, or graduation. Pair it with Vince Camuto's Pendry Platform heels when you want a more formal look. But don't worry—the platform of these heels makes them as easy to wear as the dress. When choosing a style for the shoe, the ivory lizard skin heels compliment the dress perfectly.


Crossover Midi Dress with Colored Snakeskin Heels

Self-Portrait Crossover Midi Dress

Kat Maconie Hico High Heel Sandal

Are you looking for a black dress for a formal wedding or gala this summer? Try Self Portrait's Crossover Midi Dress. This flattering off-the-shoulder dress features a wrap bust design and ruched bodice, ideal for all body types. If you want to give your look a slight edge, pair the dress with Kat Maconie's Hico High Heel Sandal. These faux leather sandals feature a colorful snakeskin print, guaranteeing you'll be admired from head to toe.


Printed Maxi Slip Dress with Braided Strap Stilettos

Bec + Bridge Alanis Maxi

Kat Maconie Rika Stiletto Heel

Stay on-trend at all your summer soirees in a slip dress and braided stilettos. Whether you're attending an engagement party, wedding, or bridal shower, the Bec + Bridge Alanis Maxi Slip Dress is a go-to option. This slip dress features a signature floral print made from silk fabric, and if you're a fan of a unique back, you're in luck. The spaghetti straps crisscross and tie in the back to add more interest. Wear this dress with Kat Maconie's Rika Stiletto Heels. The three braided straps are fun and playful.


Tiered Long Shirt Dress with Strappy Platform Heels

Camilla Tiered Long Shirt Dress

Schutz Narah Heel

Bring your spring florals straight into summer with the Camilla Tiered Long Shirt Dress. This luxury shirt dress can be worn for any occasion, from brunch to a garden party or baby shower. It features a voluminous blouson sleeve and vibrant floral print. Plus, it has a dainty shoestring waist tie to create definition. Pair this dress with the Schutz Narah Heel. These shoes feature slim leather straps and an espadrille-inspired heel, making them perfect for summertime parties.


Low Back Floral Slip Gown with Strappy Heeled Mule

Norma Kamali Low Back Fishtail Slip Gown

Alias Mae Lex Mule

When we said slip dresses were in right now, we weren't lying. The Norma Kamali Low Back Fishtail Slip Gown is perfect for formal occasions this summer. This floral mermaid-style slip gown features a deep cut and low back with crisscrossed straps, making it feminine and intriguing. Pair it with the Alias Mae Lex Mule. This strappy kitten heel will ensure you're as comfortable as you are stylish throughout the evening.


DVF Polka Dot Wrap Dress with Suede Knotted Heeled Mule

Diane Von Furstenberg Connor Dress

Black Suede Studio Eliza Mule

The best part about a good dress is that you can throw one on and out the door you go, ready to take on the day. What's easier to put on than a DVF wrap dress? This summer, get your hand on Diane Von Furstenberg's Connor Dress. This black wrap is adorned with large white polka dots and a single ruffle on one of the shoulders. To complete this fun and flirty look, pair it with the Black Suede Studio Eliza Mule. This kitten heel features a puffy style knot, giving a modern feel to a classic shoe.


Long Sleeve Flowy Silk Dress with Ankle-Strap Platform Heels

Equipment Pascale Dress

L'Agence Cecile Platform Sandal

The early days of summer can still be a little breezy at night. That's why we love a loose long-sleeve dress for evening outdoor events. Equipment's Pascale Dress features a sheer, flowing silhouette with relaxed sleeves, ideal for cooler days. We love finishing the look with a chunky heel. Try the L'Agence Cecile Platform Sandal, which elongates your legs and keeps you chic and contemporary.


At Garbarini, we have dresses and shoes for every occasion. If you need help finding a dress for your next summertime event, our expert stylists are here to help. We can help style you overall, finding the perfect shoes, handbags, and accessories to complete your look. Call us at Garbarini today to set up an appointment with one of our stylists at 303-333-8686 or email: elisa@garbarinishop.com.