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Everyone Asks Me Where I Got This Dress (It's From Gap)

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Sometimes you see a piece of clothing and you just think This was made for me. That's the way I felt last month when I was perusing an email highlighting the upcoming spring collection from Gap. As an editor, it's not unusual to get 10 or 15 of these emails a day, but while I normally do a quick scan and move on, a certain dress gave me pause.

The first thing that caught my attention: the zany quilt print. It was reminiscent of the colorful feedsack quilts of the early 1900s (okay, it's not a nostalgia for quilts made out of flower and sugar sacks that sold me, but I love me a little history). It was modest enough to wear to work, but had enough personality to fly at a wedding or picnic. Plus, I'm all for pieces that can be transformed by what you style them with. Worn with sneakers and a straw bag, I had an easy weekend look, but I have heels and hoops I could just as easily wear it with to dress it up.

Clearly, after a month of daydreaming over all the ways I'd wear this funky little number, it arrived. And from the first wear, I knew I wasn't the only one who had fallen hard for this springy dress. After posting on my Instagram, I was flooded with comments asking where it was from, and I know a few friends who ended up following suit and buying it for themselves. With a price tag under $100, it's refreshingly budget-friendly option, but it still looks luxe—nice work, Gap. So there you have it, if you've been on the hunt for the perfect warm-weather dress, this might just be the one. Shop it below, along with a few similar styles (just in case).

Me in the dress, styled with an Elizabeth and James bag and sunglasses and Nike Air Force 1s. 
Available in sizes XS to XXL
Available in sizes 1X to 3X.
Available in sizes XS to XL. 
Available in sizes 10 to 18. 
Available in sizes XS to L. 
Available in sizes XS to L. 


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