First Garden Party of the Season!

Garden Party…Backyard BBQ…Outdoor Cookout…whatever you call them, we love to party outside in Texas.  I am sure that is surprising since we all know it is really hot down south!  But, we will go anywhere for Country Music, sweet tea, and grilled food!

Saturday was our first one to attend of 2013, and it was a sizzler.  High humidity in the upper 90s…but good food and good friends.  

I am not certain why I chose black, I was just in the mood.  This TRAVELER’S vest from CHICO’S was the star of the outfit.  Running a close second…a necklace I purchased at Stein Mart last year!

There was one other attendee in black, but mostly my friends brought out their color and crops!

I have friends who prefer to wear a cute maxi to outdoor events in the summer, but none were seen at this party! 

What is your favorite style for an outdoor party??

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  1. Wow, that's quiet a humid day! But with great company, I bet nothing matters ๐Ÿ™‚ You look as polished as always. In weather like that I'd be happy in loose jeans and a thin t. shirt ready to tuck in the good food!

    MRS JACK OF ALL TRADES (a fashion and life-style blog)

  2. Ooh, I like the necklace! We grilled today for the first time this season–though the party was mostly family and we came as we are.

  3. We had a bbq as well this weekend for my dad's birthday
    We love bbq in quebec as well
    Where is your gorgeous husband?
    I love wearing dresses at bbq
    Nice outfit you have there Pam

    Ariane xx

  4. Barbecue looks like a lot of fun. I like to be cool, cute and comfortable for events when it's warm outside. Your black and white outfit looks really pretty and the red cuff is a nice pop.

  5. If you can't beat it, join it, right? The heat, that is. Right now rain is the constant. It poured all day, and it's supposed to rain all week with highs in the high '80's. Sounds like a tropical rain forest to me. Not sure what the fashion highlights will be, but I'll surely be stopping by to see what you're wearing. As a fellow Goodwill-ista, I know I'll be inspired by your finds!!

  6. How fun and what an adorable vest
    The other night it was a beautiful night and I told the boys we were eating alfresco
    They looked at me like I had lost my mind, they had no idea what that meant
    Now they keep saying…we need to alfresco tonight. LOL

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