Fashion and jewelry wise, the summer time opens so many opportunities to show off your style. One of the most versatile pieces of clothing you could own is a summer dress. Short, long or mid-length, a summer dress is always a good thing to have in your closet. I can’t think of a single place where a dress would be inappropriate to wear, because there are so many different kinds of dresses out there, both casual and elegant. Here are five different types of summer dresses and accessories and the best places to wear them:

1) Eat brunch in your maxi dress

Summer brunch is generally very casual. I don’t know about you, but for me, in these hot summer months a dress makes me feel like I can breathe! A maxi dress is best for a brunch occasion, because it is casual, comfy and cute. I suggest this floral maxi with a pretty flower Jinja Jewelry ring for your next brunch date with the girls.

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2) Go shopping in this cotton dress

I am in love with this simple cotton jersey dress from Jcrew. It is a summer staple, that you will get tons of use out of. This dress is best for shopping, because it is roomy, comfortable and stylish. Pair it with this Jinja Jewelry necklace and you are ready to shop!

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3) Grab dinner in a defined waist dress

Anytime you are going out to dinner in the summer, you want to look nice! This defined waist dress by Madewell is too perfect. Its structure, color and material are perfect for a summer dinner outing! Pair it with our favorite Jinja Jewelry twist bracelet for a completed look.

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4) Beach ready in your cover-up

Can’t decide what to wear over your bathing suit today? Why not a cover-up dress! A dress is the best thing to wear to the beach, because it’s comfortable and easy to take off when you are ready to go in the water! The cover-up pictured is from Bloomingdales and goes great with a simple Jinja Jewelry ring.

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5) Enjoy a BBQ in a shirt dress

If you are a girl who loves being comfortable, then the shirt dress is for you. It’s super casual, totally comfortable and is great for a summer BBQ. Relax with your friends and enjoy the summer nights we still have left in this plaid Ralph Lauren shirt dress and fun turquoise Jinja Jewelry earrings.

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Don and Elaine Jinja JewelryWritten by Elaine Helmig, Co-Founder of Jinja Jewelry

Elaine has traveled far from her beginnings in the aviation industry with a background in engineering.  Her eye for beauty and natural symmetry led her to partner with artist Australian Joy Daniels. The two of them have joined forces to build a Jinja Team with a creative flair for beautiful fashion jewelry. The results have been truly extraordinary as the handmade jewelry has found a following with an international clientele as diverse as the jewelry itself.  Jinja Jewelry is slowly becoming a fashion statement and is treasured for its simply beautiful coral and elegant silver designs.

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