I see a few categories of sandals popping up this summer. As predicted from my trip to Italy last year, I knew flat slides would be in. Perfect to throw on with shorts. Gladiators are still around.
Happy First Day of Summer! Yeehaw. Get ready for afternoon bbq's, pools, watermelons, bathing suits, the beach, sandals, sundresses, sunglasses, hats, & sunscreen.
Need a new swimsuit for summer? Some ideas of bikinis for you below.
Headed on vaca soon? It's really fun to have a few new outfits for the trip. Some ideas for you below.
What will you wear on the 4th of July? Order now and have it in time!
It's that time of year again! Time for a new cover up. Look cute walking to the pool or to the beach or having lunch. It is fun to buy a new cover up!
As your dermatologist or mom will tell you....stay out of the sun! Lather on the sunscreen, stay under the umbrella, and if you are out and about, wear a hat.
One pieces are here to stay. No longer frumpy mom bathing suits, these can be sexy and stylish. Some examples below-get yourself a one piece this summer!
Let's take a vote. Can I wear jeans with holes in them to work? What if it's with a nice blouse that goes to the cleaners, heels, and I curl my hair? I know Mom will vote "no," I know Melina will vote "yes." What do you think?
Ok, so yes, my friend Sarah bought these in 2015. She told me to buy them, but I did not. She was ahead, and now I am behind.
Well.....this one is a bit controversial. Can we wear all white now?
My Southern conservative traditional mom approves....her rule is after Easter and before Labor Day. The more traditional South may say only between Memorial Day & Labor Day (but what about Easter?). I think the rules are more relaxed these days, and the weather is weird &, so if you want to wear all white, go for it!
Let's take a vote! Who makes the best sheets? Which ones are the most soft, luxurious, long lasting, not wrinkly. Lots of new start up bedding companies. Which ones have you tried? Which ones are not really worth it? Which ones are fabulous?
Mom always tells me that everyone needs a new white t-shirt every year. Plan on buying one in the spring so it will look fresh all summer. I plan to order one plain one and at least one with a twist!
You can wear these to a Cinco de Mayo party or to any summer party!
I just ordered this dress from Target, and I think I will get good use out of it.
If you're looking for a wear around the house, throw on flip flops & run some errands casual comfy dress, this may work for you as well. It comes in several colors shown below. I chose navy and am happy with it.
There's still time to buy an Easter dress of your own!
Options for you whether you are going to conservative church or bohemian brunch. Buy a new dress for Spring!
I came across this dress at the Trina Turk booth at the Edgewood Fair....and purchased it & wore it right away!
I bought 2 things recently at the Alameda Flea Market. No, they weren't paintings or tables. They were clothes for $5 each!
Remember in 7th grade when you asked your mom to get your ears double pierced? It's back.
My friend Alyson told me about a new leggings company. She puts them on every night when she gets home from work and wears them out & about for errands.
So, if you want to spend a little more than Walmart, take a look at Goldsheep, "the Andy Warhol of activewear."
Yes, you read that correctly. Walmart? What was I doing in a Walmart?
I was driving home from a work trip in the pouring rain, and still had 2 hours to go. I could barely see, it was dark, and I decided to just pull over & wait it out. Where do you end up when you're in the middle of nowhere?
What to wear in the rain? Neutrals, boots, and a fabulous raincoat. Ideas below.
Stripes! My friend Jed gave me this striped cashmere sweater for Christmas, and I wear it all the time.
What should you pack if you are headed to Tahoe or another snowy destination next weekend? Sweaters, boots, and a hat. And a million other things to keep you warm.
Trends included light gold/champagne above and black & white below. I really loved Hailee Steinfeld's unique whimsical dress. Who was your favorite?
No need to wear PJ's or sweats to the airport....you can look perfectly presentable and still be comfortable. Here I am boarding the plane in my airport outfit. Comfy jeans, flat boots,
How about a bag from a local SF company?
Cuyana promotes fewer, better things.
Our favorite coat designer, Lan Jaenicke. Also local to SF. I met Lan 3 years ago through the Edgewood fundraiser. Most of my friends have since purchased one of her beautiful cashmere coats. They are an investment, but most people are planning to buy a second or a third.