On the hunt for that elusively perfect warm-weather bag? Whether your style is classic, casual, cool, or crafty, keep your eyes out for a tote that is roomy enough for all of your beach or pool essentials, but pretty enough for weekend errands around town, and you’ll be set for summer. See more stylish summer accessories.
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If you’ve taken the plunge this season and invested in a pricey bathing suit—or even if you just want to keep your trusty stand-by in rotation for summers to come without stretching out or fading— read on for a few simple tips on how to keep that suit looking like new. At the beach or pool: Try to limit sunbathing after swimming—the combo […]
Certain colors complement your complexion, while others miss the mark entirely. As someone with cool undertones, purple looks great on me, but yellow…let’s just say I’ll let my counterparts with warmer undertones have their pick of blouses on that rack.
Statement pieces are great, but a carefully layered collection of necklaces really carries a personal impact. Here are a few simple tips to help you mix and match. 1. Create a graduated effect by mixing shorter, daintier pieces with longer, larger pendants. 2. Add a distinctly personal touch with an initial, a zodiac sign, or a charm that carries meaning […]
With summer just beginning, it’s time to stock up on wardrobe necessities for warmer weather. Here are six essential items to have in your closet for the season. • White jeans: A pair of crisp white jeans has become a summertime go-to for dinner out with friends or Fridays at the office. • Linen Skirt: Nothing beats a lightweight, flowy skirt for […]
Your best friend simply had to have her bridesmaids donned in a mint chiffon gown, so you forced a smile and forked over the cash knowing full well you’d never wear the dress again. The good news? There’s no need to let that mint-colored monstrosity take up valuable real estate in your closet.
Sunscreen is a necessity for summer activities, but this season try upping the ante (and your SPF) with a sun hat with built in UV protection. San Diego Hat Company has introduced hats with a built-in UPF (that stands for Ultraviolet Protection Factor) of 50+, for a chic beach option that shields you from both the glare and the dangerous […]
According to our colleagues at SouthernLiving.com, “No summer uniform is complete without a gingham shirt, and these days, designers are branching out beyond the traditional button-down version.” They rounded up 10 of their favorite modern ginghams that run the gamut on style and price. From easy weekender tees to dresses and wraps, this classy summer pattern is a must-have. To […]
If you feel self-conscious about your arms, try on a top with three-quarter length sleeves. The sleeve should hit at the narrowest part of your forearm, which will draw visual attention there and help create longer, leaner looking limbs — no free-weights required. By contrast, cap-sleeves tend to have the opposite effect, making arms look thicker and shorter than they […]
We can’t stop by and pluck the perfect outfit for your interview out of your closet, but we can offer a few pointers.