Okay, well, it's actually a little easier to understand nowadays since she's been wearing pretty vintage-inspired (and in some cases actually vintage) dresses, giving her an all together more sophisticated and put-together look. I'm approving of her shift from argyle to polka dots too! Good move Miss Berry - I hope this isn't a passing thing.
Let's start by looking at the possibilities from Rachel's favourite non-designer/affordable shops - Forever 21, Urban Outfitters and H&M.
Rachel wears lots of Forever 21 - dresses, sweaters, coats and tops. And the most recent sighting of her at Breadsticks has her in the 'silky diamond print' dress with its delicate print and sweet row of bows down the front
It was available online up until about three weeks ago in the colour Rachel wears but unfortunately is no longer, though you may still find it in stores. But you can currently buy the same dress online in a grey/tan colourway for $23
Left to right: Red 'floral silk dress' $29.80 - love the blue buttons and pockets, blue 'silk bow dress' $26.90 - Rachel's been wearing lots of tiny bow prints like this, teal and magenta cap-sleeved silky printed dress' with covered buttons $28.90.
And continuing the nautical theme we have these three dresses
And from Forever 21 UK
Rachel's also been seen in the 'Silly Love Songs' promo pics wearing this ruffled confetti print dress from H&M. Look at that seventies hair!
Left is a striped version of the bow-tie back dress - we know Rachel likes stripes and I think Rachel would like these colours. Right is the very vintage-inspired silk Cooperative bow dress $49.99 - with an open heart print, collar and bow-tie at the neck I think Rachel would give this one lots of gold stars.
On the left we have more stripes in the form of the 'pins and needles' knit stripe dress with open/crossover straps at the back $49. Centre is the Kimchi Blue sweetheart dress $69 - I think Rachel would like the florals and the bow-trimmed sweetheart neckline. On the right is the '90s blossom' fit and flare dress $49 - Rachel likes her button-through skirts so that makes me think she'd like this.
Okay, I'm taking a break here before this turns into an epic Rachel post but I will be back with more Rachel dresses - from stores she doesn't shop at but should and the ones you can't afford but she somehow can.