Suki: A Hot Summer Romance of a Dress

By Suki Bickett

with commentary by Editor Marcie Everhart

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Peekaboo cut work eyelet embroidery, off the shoulder, bell sleeves, a sultry mocha color — so much summer romance packed into one dress!

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Suki keeps everything neutral, accenting the mocha dress with a gold braided espadrille and chocolate brown belt, so that nothing detracts from the hot pink bib statement necklace.

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We are reminded how magical coral and bright pink accents can be with khaki, brown and taupe as the canvas.

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Eyelet dresses, in all silhouettes, are flying off the Internet shelves right now. The Victorian Era’s air conditioning built-in to garments is never not a good answer to rising temperatures.

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The Real-Real Behind the Scenes

Editor’s Note: How it goes with me and Suki looking through photos after a shoot — she picks all the ones of her smiling and I pick all the ones where she’s not, lol. She says she’s always been told she looks mad if she’s not smiling in photos. Suki is a complex woman with a lot of amazing expressions and looks. I’m really glad she trusts me and lets me share some of the more intense, compelling, fierce, fascinating ones.

A Little Background Music

The brown-eyed (eyelet) dress! We’re having too much fun up in here!

Shopping Links

Nothing conveys summer more than embroidered eyelet.

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CeCe Ruffle Sleeve Eyelet Dress, Ultra White, Dillard’s, $149.

Eyelet Flutter Hem Dress, Bright Coral, J Crew, $70.

Vince Camuto Eyelet Stripe Off the Shoulder Dress, Ivory, Dillard’s, $148.

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Amelia Eyelet Maxi Dress, Brown, Anthropologie, Limited Sizing, $386.

Falling For You Eyelet Dress, Blush, Roolee, $58.

Eyelet Bell Sleeve Dress, Bronzed Orange, J Crew, $100.

 

*Photos of Suki by Marcie Everhart

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