Off the Shoulder Summer Vibes

off the shoulder

It was toasty this past weekend, you guys! Well, at least by Chicago standards.

Not complaining though, because as much as I love fall and winter fashion, it feels good to show some skin and work on my tan! (I’ll forever be trying to beat my husband, Eric.)

I ran over to Old Navy last week for a workout top, and left with a few additional unplanned items –  including this fun off the shoulder piece!

off the shoulder

off the shoulder

Photos by Benavides Photography

I was immediately drawn to this one because of how bright and beautiful the color is. It’s definitely not a shade I owned, and I 100% needed it in my life (um, bonus it’s on sale for less than $15 right now, people).

To be honest, the florals had me feeling like I belonged in Barcelona or Hawaii instead of that Chicago dressing room…*sigh* note to self: book that beach trip I keep talking about.

If this color isn’t your favorite, have no fear! Old Navy had a whole wall of patterns, and I’ve rounded up a few other favorites I’ve come across below, because I think what really makes the look are the major summer vibes this style gives.



Old Navy
Lucky Brand

You can totally dress up off the shoulder tops with jeans and a cute pair of wedges, or wear it out and about for casual exploring with more laid back pieces. Same goes for dresses and rompers of this style!

I chose the latter this weekend, pairing my off the shoulder top with easy sandals (shout out Target’s shoe department, am I right?), old cut-offs (probably from a thrift store), and favorite cross body bag.

off the shoulder

Top | Shorts (Similar) | Sandals | Cross body

What are some of your summer style go-tos?? I want to hear!

In other news, E and I leave for Perú in just over a week, eeek! So while open toe booties are my ideal next purchase, I should probably hunt for the last of our packing list items instead…

Happy Wednesday, friends!

Days By Day

P.S. All photos taken + owned by Benavides Photography (Thanks, E!). In Chi and need a photographer? Send a note his way!


  1. June 21, 2017 / 11:44 am

    Love your top! You look beautiful!


    • Dayna Reyna
      June 21, 2017 / 11:48 am

      Thanks so much, Linda! These are such fun summer tops! xo Dayna

  2. June 21, 2017 / 1:17 pm

    I need to try a few off the shoulder tops but I also need to invest in a strapless bra that actually gives some support. These are really cute ideas though!

    • Dayna Reyna
      June 21, 2017 / 1:40 pm

      Thanks, Delaney! I’ve struggled with strapless bras too! I’ve had luck with one from Victoria’s Secret recently! xo Dayna

    • Dayna Reyna
      June 21, 2017 / 2:17 pm

      I agree, the flowers and the red were just too perfect of a combo!! Thanks, Cara! xo Dayna

    • Dayna Reyna
      June 22, 2017 / 10:51 am

      Thank you, Laura! Hope you’re having a lovely week! xo Dayna

    • Dayna Reyna
      July 14, 2017 / 10:14 am

      Thanks so much!! xo Dayna

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