White Dresses (Even In The Rain)

White dresses this summer ….

even in the heat,

even on sad days,

even with muck at the bottom,

even when they’re knotted,

even when what’s under shines too bright, loud, and clear and…


white dresses even when the sky opens and lets out

and you are running, dress up. one hand.

blazer soaked, hair flat. then fuzzy,

and thick, white dresses,

even when you’re thick. white dresses, too.

white dresses even when they’re wet and stuck evenly in the summer rain

Some favorite white dresses if you’re also looking…

+ My Bijou dress

+ Eyelet Maxi

+ Carnation dress

+ Everlane slip dress

+ Dôen Piper Lace

Last year, I was happily obsessed with yellow dresses. And this summer is leaning on white. Evidence.

p.s my summer shop is live, which happens to include a few summer favorites..

(Photographs on a rainy day by Amanda Petersen for LaTonya Yvette. This post uses affiliate links, which I may earn a small commission from.)

One thought on “White Dresses (Even In The Rain)

  • Reply Mary July 27, 2019 at 8:21 am

    I recently discovered your great blog, LaTonya after enjoying following you on Instagram. I’ve revisited this poetic posting several times and it has inspired me to buy my first ever white summer dress! Greetings from Chicago!

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