Yay, summer is really, truly, finally here. And it’s about time. And time to break out the sundresses and bring on the Birkies, because it wouldn’t be summer without them.
Summer is the season for getaways, right? Even if it’s to the stunning roof deck atop your apartment building. But more on that later. First, let’s focus on this floral-print top and skirt that together create a maxi dress effect, with each piece upping its fashion potential when paired with other pieces. Meaning you just might need to pack up a look like this, too!
It’s pretty hard to beat a tee and denim duo. That might be why I can’t resist a fun, fresh interpretation of each. FYI, I’m never in favor of statement tees that use “bad” language or scream a faux sense of cool. But this sweet little tee made me smile. And think, mais oui, I must add you to my wardrobe.
This summer (and probably for many summers to come) one of my go-to looks (also seen here) is going to be a simple yet well-tailored, knee-length dress, statement sneakers and a fun bag. Add some colorful bracelets, and I’m all set to stalk the city or enjoy an afternoon in the country. Plus, this look breezes from day into night with the greatest of ease.
There’s no easier or quicker way to polish an outfit than by layering on a well-tailored blazer. I already own one in classic black (seen here) but that feels a bit too formal and dark for Spring’s lighter, brighter days. So when I spotted this caramel-colored double-breasted jacket, I instantly knew it was headed to my closet and into heavy wardrobe rotation.
Did you know the advertising slogan “Say It With Flowers” was created for a Mother’s Day campaign by The Florists’ Telegraph Delivery (or FTD) association in…1918! And yet, it somehow still sounds fresh today. I haven’t had any flowers delivered…yet, and it’s absolutely raining buckets here in Jersey City. But if it were a sunny day, I think this floral print maxi dress would be the start of a perfect Mother’s Day look.
This Spring, the hottest silhouette on the fashion scene just might be the Boiler Suit. Most sought after in denim, think of it as the edgy evolution of the jumpsuit. It took me awhile, and quite a few try-ons, to find the right one for me. But now that I’ve jumped on the Boiler Suit bandwagon, it’s been a smooth and stylish ride.
Once the weather warms up (will it ever???), skirts become one of my Spring-into-Summer wardrobe go-tos. It’s amazing how many looks you can create with one piece — whether it’s an expected combo or a surprising one, dressed up or dressed down. This striped skirt ticks all the boxes for me — pattern, color, fit and movement. It’s a keeper that’s for sure.
Fashion’s passion for anything animal print is showing no signs of slowing down. From leopard to tiger to zebra to snake, there’s a species (or two or…) for you. I love them all. But I’m particularly partial to snake at the moment, and this silky snakeprint blouse checked all the boxes.
I had wanted to post this look as Easter outfit inspiration, but we spent the entire weekend non-stop Spring Cleaning our cabin in the Adirondacks. So this fresh, feminine polka dot dress and my neon colored accessories (think Peeps!) will have their day in the warm-weather days ahead.