Cool White Shirt

Amazing how a white shirt – even with long sleeves – can be so cool in the heat.

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Add a pair of cut offs and havaianas and it’s all good.

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If only it was this easy in the winter…

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Caliente Boston

Heat Wave #1 is in full gear on the East Coast!  Boston hit 95 degrees yesterday, a new record for anyone who is counting.

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What is a wilted girl to wear?   If not a bikini then a dress.  Wrap, maxi or tank, but definitely a dress.

 

 

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And maybe throw the bikini in the bag, just in case….

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Dress by Parker.  Click here to go to Shopbop for an impressive selection of Parker dresses!

Which Way is Up?

Sometimes real life and the fashion world can seem a little confusing.

Retail stores are clearing out all things Summer 2012.  Or it is already all gone.

Pre-fall items are already trickling in, and full force Fall 2012 is en route and I am BEYOND giddy about that!  (see picture below – me, giddy)

However…there is a big ol’ heat wave pummeling the East Coast right now so once again I am going to pay homage to my absolute FAVE bikini designer, SHAN.

Click here  to ooooooh and ahhhhhhhh, then call one of the Shan boutiques and get yourself a little something to wear in the 100 degree heat!

Or, just drool on this gorgeous Fall 2012-2013 wish list.

Fall 2012

Lanvin silk cocktail dress
$3,895 – brownsfashion.com

Alexander McQueen quilted leather jacket
$6,510 – net-a-porter.com

Lanvin ballerina flat
kirnazabete.com

CÉLINE logo bag
$645 – farfetch.com

Ponies to the Maxi!

WHAT A WEEKEND!

Heat wave, birthday parties and a lunchtime rendez-vous!

The only option for an outfit during this kind of weather is a maxi dress.  Coolest, most comfortable option available, and you can completely change it up with accessories so that no one is the wiser to repeat appearances!

GIDDYUP!  oh yes I did!  I totally took a turn on the pony rides at a 3 year old’s birthday party!!!!  You only live once!

This maxi is from Calypso – love the brilliant colors and the pattern’s Aztec influence.

Secret rendez-vous with HH on the waterfront for lunch.  Phenom view, gorgeous breeze (much needed at the temp was a solid 100!!), and sometimes a day-date is just so perfect!

Yup, another day another Maxi dress!

This one is from Splendid, and ever since I bought it I have never been 100% sure, is it a skirt or a dress?  Doesn’t matter as I have worn it both ways!  (by the by, Splendid is having a fantastic summer sale right now – just click the blue word!!)

This is my cool girl with cool architecture in background pic… (I actually took this pic myself while HH went to get the car, using my iPhone with the reverse camera option – trying so hard not to laugh while I take it!)

I bought these Tom Ford sunglasses in Firenze this past November and am still v in love!

Here is a little medley of more maxis!

Maxis to the Max!

This little piggy….

Apologies on the late in the day posting, in the middle of a heat wave here and so it was off to the beach!

One could say I was inspired from these cool little marzipan piggies (all decked out in their finest Hawaiian), seen at Dean & Deluca in NYC earlier this week:

Here are some sun hat options on display today:

I kid you not, $ 5.00 purchase on the beaches of Cancun.  FYI, San Diego Hat Co.

Straw Beach Hats – every girls’ best friend…until you have to put it in a suitcase!

Missoni?  Nope, ZARA!  Beach Chic nonetheless!