Dog Days of Summer and Ageless Style Linkup

Hi everyone, it’s so funny isn’t it…at first we complain about summer taking such a long time to arrive. We’re sick of the rain and cold and hanging out for summer to arrive. Then “voila” it’s here and the next minute we’re so hot we feel like we can’t move and have no idea what to wear. Does this sound familiar to you?DSC_1115


This is where the 3rd Ageless Style Linkup comes in to save you – smile. Todays theme is what to wear during the dog hot days of summer. We decided this time to simply have links instead of photos of each co-host on our blog posts but please do take the time to check out all the different styles – each month I find it so interesting how a small group of women can come up with such a diverse way of covering the same topic…I know I can’t wait to check out everyone else’s look.

Now for my personal favourite:

DSC_1091This super simple Max&Co dress which I bought last year…it’s the one I found in Como, didn’t buy, tried to get online but they won’t deliver to Switzerland so I had to order it and get it sent to friends in Stuttgart…


On super hot days I love teaming it up with my cute Clark Sandals (similar) and Hat…


Sometimes I choose to wear it with my little black Prada bag (similar from L.K.Bennett) and Espadrils (similar).

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Note the necklace (vintage Max&Co) – not what you would expect to combine with a blue and white dress but I think it works nicely adding that little extra touch to  the whole outfit (another I like from


A few online summer dresses  for Dog Summer Days:

Note models wearing the short dresses are 5’9 inches so unless you too are so tall the dresses will most likely be knee length on you.

image1xxl-23Flynn Skye Bella Floral Print Maxi Dress €211.26

image1xxl-25ASOS Off shoulder dress €21.13 (also avail in green)


The Jetset Diaries Villa Dress in Ivory €157.74

image4xxl-2Gat Rimon Lorna Embroidered Dress in White €176.05 (I could imagine this being cut worn off the shoulders too.)

Here are your hosts for the Ageless Style Link Up:

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Diane@ Fashion on the 4th Floor

Tania@ 50 Is Not Old

Yvonne@ FunkyForty

Jennie@ A Pocketful of Polka Dots

Debbie@ Fashion Fairy Dust

Ana@ Mrs. American Made

Nicole@ High Latitude Style

Shelley@ The Queen In Between

Daenel @Living Outside The Stacks

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Wishing you all a fabulous day!


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Hi! I’m Yvonne, a 40 something (wink) Kiwi, living in Zurich. I love fashion, travel, shopping and food – believing chocolate will cure almost anything!

  1. Glad to hear it’s finally getting hot in Zürich Yvonne! Hehe, I remember last summer and it felt like it would never cool down. I LOVE this dress on you. So adorable and the necklace is perfect styled with it.

    Great link up too.


  2. This is so cool Yvonne!
    The dress looks great with the clarks sandals and those cute espadrilles.
    But, it’s your fabulous attitude that makes these looks sing.
    A smile is the BEST accessory!

  3. Oh, this dress is adorable, Yvonne! I can see why you went to all of the effort to finally have it as your own. I like both ways you have styled it here and think the yellow statement necklace was a great choice for an accessory. I love yellow and blue together. 🙂

    1. Hi Andrea,
      Thank you sweetie…the sandals have been much more useful than I ever thought – love the soft sole, perfect for hot days when your feet swell up.
      Stay cool too dear 😉
      xxx Yvonne

  4. Yvonne this dress is precious!! I love that color and pattern so much and the fit is just perfect for you.

    Shelly||The Queen in Between

  5. I love your dress, Yvonne! And they are my go-to item on hot days, too. Nothing as simple and cool and chic as a dress in the summer – and you proved it here. : )

    1. Hi Shelbee,

      Thanks so much for your lovely comment.
      Will def stop by on your linkup but it might have to be Friday morning this time – hope that works;-)
      Have a fab day,
      xxx Yvonne

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