It was just before five o’clock on a Saturday afternoon when I saw Stephanie Eckert with her husband and little boy at Waterside Shops in Naples, Florida.  She told me they were from Germany, near Munich, and on a four-week vacation, leaving the following Monday.

I noticed her initially, of course, because of the striking color of her long, flowing, maxi dress.  The same red color adorned her finger and toenails, and her sandals.

What I found most captivating, though, was how she had opted to under-style what could otherwise feel like a formal dress.  She wore no makeup except for red lipstick.  She pulled her thick main of dark hair into a simple, high ponytail.   As for jewelry, she wore only her wedding rings, a bracelet, and pearls in her ears.

Such a pretty example of modern, feminine resort style. ~Janis Lyn Johnson




Dress:  Marc Cain, Germany (Similar at ShopStyle) / Bracelet: Guess (Similar idea, without stones, at Nordstrom) / Shoes: Guess (Pretty gold alternative in Tory Burch at Nordstrom / Rings: Wempe, Germany.

4 comments on “Resort Style: Red, Strapless Maxi Dress”

    • Unfortunately I dont know. I saw her and asked to take her picture. I don’t know her. I’m sorry, Rose! ~Janis

    • Unfortunately, I don’t know. I saw her in the shopping center, thought she looked lovely, and asked to take her picture for my blog I didn’t know her. ~Janis

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