Swimwear is the focus of Part 2 of 3 in the Resort Wear 2017 series. We’ve got four looks for you today that cover a range of personal style types.
Swimwear Look 1: Romantic/Feminine
First up is a romantic/feminine look. This suit has been a favorite of mine on Pinterest. It’s a simple, classic style made romantic by the addition of crochet trim. A ruffled white tunic cover-up, embroidered straw bag and tasseled flip-flops complete this feminine girl’s look.
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This weekend casual look came about when I purchased this Fair Isle sweater from J. Crew. The company has been having a bit of trouble recently, demonstrated by the fact that they’re running items at a near constant 40-50% off. Prints and patterns are atypical for me but I was looking for a piece to liven up my basics. The bright blue colors and combo stripes and pattern in this piece called out and I wasn’t disappointed when the sweater arrived. The wool quality (which has gotten to be suspect on some recent J. Crew pieces) is good and while the arms are bit snug with a shirt layered underneath, I’m afraid going up a size would make things too boxy through the middle.
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Are you lucky enough to be heading somewhere warm this winter? If so, it’s time to start thinking about resort wear. In this 3-part series, we’ll be looking at casual day wear, swim and evening looks. First up is casual day wear. We’ve used a navy, sand and white color scheme throughout for better mix and match opportunities with the accessories.
Resort Shorts Look
Our first look pairs white side-button detail shorts with a chambray top and some brightly colored accessories. It’s a look that will keep you cool but polished when out sightseeing. If you’ve never tried colored sunnies before, try easing in with a deep blue pair. They’re a bit easier to carry off than some lighter and brighter hues and this pair coordinates with all the outfits shown today.
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