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Festive Fourth Looks

Casual:

  • Loft Vintage Soft Off the Shoulder Tee
  • Limited Cotton Pencil Pants
  • Old Navy Sueded Skinny Belt
  • M. Gemi Medio Sandal
  • Tommy Hilfiger Stripe Basketweave Crossbody
  • Anthropologie Cumberland Cloche
  • Marc Jacobs Flower Pendant Necklace
  • Garnet Studs
 Image of Vintage Soft Off the Shoulder TeeCotton Pencil Pants
 
Tommy Hilfiger Stripe Basketweave CrossbodySueded Skinny Belt for WomenThe Medio - M.Gemi
MARC JACOBS Flower Pendant Necklace, 17" - Bloomingdale's_2
 
Dressy:
  • Bloomingdales Aqua Scalloped Mini Dress
  • Stuart Weitzman Nearly Nude Open Toe Mid Heel Sandal
  • Clare V Supreme Color-block Clutch
  • Kendra Scott Elle Earrings
Stuart Weitzman | Brown Nearlynude Open Toe Mid Heel Sandals | LystClare V Supreme color-block textured-leather clutch
Kendra Scott Elle Earring…

Get in the Swim!

Now that summer is underway it’s time to think about cute swimwear for trips to the pool and beach… 
 
I love all the newer high neck, halter top bikinis that are out right now!  This white one from Ralph Lauren is especially sweet for it’s scallop and eyelet detail.  The high neckline of the cover-up works with this suit and mirrors the sweet, girlie feel of the two-piece. (St. Tropez Eyelet Bikini & Hipster $73 each piece and Kate Spade Dress Swim Cover-up $120)
 

Polo Ralph Lauren St. Tropez Eyelet Bikini TopPolo Ralph Lauren St. Tropez Eyelet Hipster Bikini Bottom

If you are sporty like me and enjoy being in the water (snorkeling, paddle-boarding, kayaking, etc.) you’ll likely want a bit more coverage.  Just love this sporty yet feminine rash guard from Tommy Bahama in a fresh gingham print paired with solid ruched boy shorts from Athleta! (Gingham Rash Guard $94 and Scrunch Short $49)
 

Tommy Bahama Gingham Long Sleeve 1/2 Zip Rashguard Cover-Up
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For modest girls, this simple suit from Tory Burch is elegant and classic yet offers a peek of skin via the low-cut, strappy back.  Finished off with a print pareo, the look is resort-ready – all you need to do is order that Mai Tai.  (Logo Shoulder One Piece $225 and Echo Bloomies Digital Pix Skirt Cover-up $58)

Echo Bloomies Digital Pix Skirt Swim Cover Up - Bloomingdale's_2

Shoes-day Tuesday: Men’s Edition

Travel is a main passion and, as such, my husband and I are continually on the lookout for comfortable shoes to take on trips.  Recently Natty Guy has been searching for a pair that will work with jeans, chinos and possibly even shorts for an upcoming trip to Northern Europe. 

While catching up on my Feedly stream I came across a review for a company called Allbirds whose Wool Runner ($95) was recently dubbed by Time Magazine as “the world’s most comfortable shoe”. Natty Guy checked out the site and ordered a pair.  They came last week and he’s barely taken them off since! 

Made of New Zealand merino wool uppers and castor bean (yes, castor bean!) insoles, the shoes are: 

  • Machine washable
  • Lightweight and breathable
  • Moisture wicking
  • Odor minimizing
  • Flexible and movement conforming
  • Cool in the heat and warm in the cold
  • Soft enough to wear sockless
  • Boast a low carbon footprint
  • Have a 30-day no questions asked return policy
Currently the shoe is available in 4 color choices for men and 3 color choices for women.  We particularly like the black sole on the men’s version for it’s metropolitan feel.  Fingers crossed that additional styles will be on the way soon!
Allbirds Men’s Wool Runner with Alternate Colors Below
 
Allbirds Women’s Wool Runner
LOFT Marimekko