As you've already seen, we're pitting casual-Cali style against Miami maximalism to show two very different takes on chic, summer style. Helping us out are two very different bloggers — L.A.'s Ann Kim of Andy Heart
and Brazilian import Martha Graeff of Around in Style
. They've already shown their contrasting beach looks — thank you, ladies — but today we're leaving the surf and sand behind for something that would be more at home at your next garden party or patio-cocktail hour.
The LWD (little white dress) is the airy, chic staple of the smart, summer wardrobe. But even if your short, light, all-white favorite is
a truly special and stylish piece, you'll still need to add a touch of flair in order to create a look that's 100-percent you.
To demonstrate, we've supplied Graeff and Kim with the same delicious LWD from A|X Armani Exchange
along with the same choice accessories to show that a few colorful tweaks can create two totally different looks — even if they do have the same fashionable foundations.
Click on to see how both coasts dress up their beautiful basics and tell us your fave in the comments below. For more hot summer styles check out A|X Armani Exchange's axdressedfor.com
and tag your own Instagram shots with #DressedFor.