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Q. Help! I’ve been searching for earrings to wear to my wedding next month and I haven’t been able to find the right fit. It’s an outdoor, garden-style wedding and I’m wearing a narrow strapless ivory lace dress. I plan on having my hair up in a loose, romantic updo. Do you have any suggestions? I love these, but haven’t been able to find something similar.

A. We love an elegant dangling earring with a romantic updo and Taylor Swift’s waterfall chandelier earrings below are a perfect choice. We found several earrings with a similar feel in a range of prices:

Q. I am a below the knee amputee and am wondering what you would suggest I wear on a trip to the Virgin Islands this Spring. I don’t wear shorts, sandals or anything above the knee. I typically wear light weight pants, jeans and longer capris in the summer. Right now I am unable to wear heels, so I am always wearing flats and t-strap style sandals. I do wear a below the knee prosthesis. Thanks for some tips.

A. We suggest loading up on summery ethnic print tops and tunics, islandy maxi dresses, breezy drawstring linen pants and lightweight cropped jeans or pants. For shoes, this season’s update on the classic huarache is the perfect choice to wear with any of the aforementioned pieces, whether you’re lounging on the beach, having a poolside cocktail or touring the local town.

Q. Is there anywhere that I can buy bangle bracelets for smaller sized wrists? I love bangles, especially for the summer, but they always seem too clunky for me and can very easily fall off my wrists. Thanks!

A. Since bangles are designed to slip over your hand, this can leave them sliding up and down your wrists. Your problem is not uncommon, but don’t stress over it - you may just have to try on a few more options until you find a bangle that works. Look for adjustable bangles, or try cuff bracelets instead (which are adjustable) and visit some of your favorite teen stores - they usually feature great trendy options that are likely cut a bit smaller. Here are some adjustable options for you:

Q. I recently bought a ’50s dress with a brown polka dot motif on an ivory background. I love the dress, but every time I wear it it feels incongruous with my more simple and put together style. I’ve seen the polka dot pattern on a lot of garments lately- is there any way to wear this print without looking cutesy? How can I make it more grown up? Thanks!

julia_roberts2.jpg.jpegA. Whenever I think of a brown and white polka dot dress, I am always reminded of Julia Roberts’ iconic look from Pretty Woman. At the time, this was the epitome of a sophisticated look. Perhaps it’s because of this dress that I rarely think of polka dots as cutesy. In fact, unless your dress is filled with multicolored dots, it is more about the silhouette of the garment than the dotted print when it comes to sophistication. A ’50s style dress with a full skirt and fitted bodice is a classic, grown-up style. Try pairing a fitted cardigan and strappy sandals with your dress to make it look even more ladylike if you’re concerned.

To prove that your dress was a smart purchase, below are several age-appropriate polka dot dresses:

Q. I recently bought a pair of Banana Republic Martin fit black pants. Love the style and fit. But, I am trying to update my closet with some fun, summery tops to wear with them. Something in the “going out” category. A little more dressy. Any ideas? Thanks.

A. Look no further than this season’s feminine blouse to add a dash of chic to your basic black pants. Add some gorgeous jewelry and sexy heels for a great evening-out look.

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