Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is looking romantic in this magenta with black heels

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but it reminded me to keep the romance alive, not just one day of the year. Spring is coming, and I can’t wait to start feminine/romantic wearing dresses. Weddings and showers are a great excuse to get all dressed up in my prettiest dress. Easter, Mother’s Day, and graduations all call for pretty dresses, and I found THREE from Nordstrom Made Brands that you will love.

that you will love.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is looking romantic in this magenta with black heels from Nordstrom

Temperatures vary depending on where you live, so I’m styling dresses for different spring climates. This magenta and black midi dress have long sheer sleeves, an elastic waist, and a deep v-neckline. The dress has a beautiful, eye-catching print that is sure to be noticed everywhere you go. I love that the dress is lined, so you don’t have to worry about it being see-through. I’m wearing a large, and I think it is a tiny bit big, but adding a wide belt to the dress would make it fit better.

It’s been a while since my feet have seen the sunshine, but I couldn’t resist these black square toe sandals. These sandals are unique with chunky straps, slingback design, and slender heels. The sandals run true to size, and I’m wearing my usual size 9.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is looking romantic in this magenta from Nordstrom

These large 14k-gold plate heart earrings look perfect with my dress. I love these hoop earrings, and I think they would look great for a wedding. Wearing these heart hoops will add a little bit of romance to any outfit I choose.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is looking romantic in this multi-color dress and white wrap with nude heels from Nordstrom

I feel like a Grecian Goddess in this faux wrap camisole dress. This dress has a beautiful watercolor print, and it will be perfect for those who live in warmer climates. The dress will work for later this summer for the rest of us, but it will be worth the wait.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is looking romantic in this multi-color dress and white wrap with nude heels

I love a v-neckline since it elongates my neck. The peek-a-boo tulip hem gives a glimpse of your lower leg and adds to the romantic look. The pleated material at the waist hides my belly, and that is a feature I love!!! I’m wearing a large, and it fits me perfectly!

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is wearing Sophee Hoop Earrings in Gold

If you like statement earrings but are afraid of their weight, then you will love these Sophee Textured Drop Earrings. These earrings are lightweight and will also make a huge statement.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is looking romantic in this multi-color dress and white wrap from Nordstrom

This ivory tasseled ruana is perfect for adding a lightweight layer to cover your arms. I am always cold, even in the middle of summer, so this lightweight ruana will be worn constantly. Some of you might like to have something on your upper arms, and this will work that also. In a pinch, this can also be a bathing suit coverup. I bet you will find lots of ways to enjoy this ruana.

I prefer a ruana that’s connected under the arms like this one, instead of the open kind. The connection allows the ruana to stay in place and be worn like a loose-fitting cardigan.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is looking romantic in this floral dress and white wrap with nude heels from Nordstrom

This short sleeve wrap midi dress might be the most romantic look of all. A wrap dress is one of the most universally flattering dresses for everyone, and I love the colors and the petal print. The short sleeves will work fine for summer, and you can add a cardigan, blazer, or wrap if the temperatures are still chilly. I’m wearing a medium, but I think that a large would have been a better choice.

Over 40 Fashion Blogger, Tania Stephens is looking romantic in this floral dress and white wrap and nude heels from Nordstrom

Because the ruana is ivory, it can be worn with almost anything. The lightweight coverage is excellent for knocking off the chill when wearing this short sleeve dress.

Did any of you think that I was not wearing shoes? Lol! These clear slide sandals are great for showing off your pedicure and would be great worn with any dress you like. The iridescent strap has a slight sheen that looks great and catches the light. You can sure see the iridescent strap with the Fuschia pair. These sandals run TTS, and I’m wearing my usual size 9.

There are so many gorgeous dresses on the Nordstrom website, and I couldn’t style them all. But, I did find a couple more of them that I thought you might like.

Everything I’m wearing today can be purchased at Nordstrom, and with their free shipping and free returns, it is super convenient. I love trying on clothing in the privacy of my home, but I hate paying for shipping and returns. That is just one reason I love shopping at Nordstrom; it never costs me anything to try new clothing styles. Nordstrom also offers BOPUS (Buy Online Pick Up in Store) and contactless curbside pickup options.

Plus, be sure to sign up as a Nordy Club member. When you shop, you can start earning points toward Nordstrom Notes and get exclusive perks like members-only access to sales, offers, and events, including the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, which is just around the corner!

This post is sponsored by Nordstrom, and I will receive compensation, but the opinions expressed are my own.

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  1. Love the wrap dress and Ruana and would wear both. The other two dresses look great on you, but I would not wear them.

  2. I really like all the dresses on you. You look spectacular!

  3. As I kept scrolling down and reading about the dresses I was thinking about the 1st being nice. Then the 2nd came and I thought, ooh I like the water color print. The 3rd flowered midi wrap dress was next and I thought, “I love this dress”! All look nice but my favorite is the wrap midi dress. I can’t wait until spring!

    1. Janet, I loved each of the dresses for different reasons.

  4. I agree, all the dress are beautiful and look lovely on you.
    I would love to see low heel options also. Thank you.

    1. That’s what Diane said. Lol!

  5. These dresses look great on you. I would love it if you shared some dresses without heels for those who don’t want to or cannot wear heels (in my case, due to an actually fused foot that won’t bend that way). Thanks!

    1. Diane, I need to order some flats. The heels always call my name. Lol!

  6. Wonderful article, gives everyone something to look forward to. Love the 3 dresses, I was telling myself -you need to just shop the closet, don’t need to add anything to wardrobe. Then, I saw the fushia midi and the lavender print wrap dress…. wonder what the temps will be for Easter. I will have to check my Easter hat collection, to see what would go with either of these dresses. Have a blessed week.

    1. Jenice, you are so right, that dress would be perfect for Easter.

  7. I will be glad when it is warm enough for dresses again. You look great in all three.

    1. It was sooo pretty here today.

  8. Pretty dresses, especially the last one. Today’s post gives those of us in frigid climates something to look forward to. Can’t wait to start wearing dresses again and get a pedicure.

    1. It was gorgeous here today, I just got back from a walk.

  9. You look beautiful in these dresses. Can’t wait for spring!!!

    1. Thanks, Jill. I’m anxious for Spring too.

  10. Mary Beth Sheldon says:

    They are all so pretty and they all look wonderful on you! Just looking at these dresses makes me hopeful for spring!

    1. I can’t wait for Spring. It was beautiful here today.

  11. All the dresses suit you.
    I am not a dress lady, I am happier in trousers.

    1. Fiona, I love trousers too, but there are times when I need and love a dress.

  12. Love all the dresses! You look gorgeous in all of them! Bring on Spring!

    1. I can’t wait for Spring!!!

  13. Fiona kelly says:

    Hi I love all your ideas. Can you advise me if the Nordstrom sizes on their website are us or uk for the beautiful floral dress

    1. Fiona, I think all of the sizes are US.

  14. The Grecian goddess outfit is hands down my favorite of the 3 for you! It is definitely the winner.

    1. I think that dress would look great on a vacation.