O.W.O. City/Beach Style

Ever been to a busy bustling city that has a sandy beach one block away from your hotel?

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reversecommuter is experiencing this strange phenomenon right now in Chicago…and liking it!

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Perfect outfit to take you from surf & sand straight to shopping at THE coolest shop in Chitown?  Shan bikini, 100% Capri linen oversized shirt, Rag & Bone cut offs, Havaiana flip flops and a Panama hat to cover up the post-swim hair!

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IKRAM is a women’s boutique, art gallery and restaurant all tied into one tidy luxe red ribbon of fantastic!

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Click here to peruse the boutique, and all the phenomenal designers that live there.

P.S. Completely addicted to the contents of this bottle.  Harmless Harvest’s Pink, raw, delicious coconut water (did you know it is better than sports drinks to replenish and rehydrate?).  Can you think of a better way to recover from the beach and strengthen up for shopping?!?!?

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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!