Be it poolside, beach strolls, or city walks, you can find your summer stride with Soludos. Loving their refreshing spin on the classic espadrille. Summer footwear that you can slide into and wear with anything. Making it effortless as you walk out the door. Soludos is based in Soho, New York with travel as their inspiration to creating shoes and accessories for your everyday life adventures. They are thoughtfully designed with comfort, price, quality, and personality. Soludos have taken something basic and raised their game with a playful twist. I have the black slides and love them. They are just easy and neutral.
Porter x Parley + contributing editor Anja Rubik + photographer Mario Sorrenti = one hell of an issue. Anja aka an eco-warrior is absolutely stunning in Porter’s new Summer Escape Issue. She is a well known fashion model but Anja has a strong voice in bringing awareness to saving the ocean. She is an active participant and a spokesperson for the environmental organization, Parley for Oceans. Parley for Oceans focuses on plastic pollution but more importantly they offer a platform for creative thinkers and leaders to collaborate their efforts to save our oceans. Wait till you see the fashion, the art, the beauty, and the highlighted players that are rallying behind the deep blue ocean.
You don’t need to be surfing the waves to be sporting the surfer girl look. I am a huge fan of the beach and all the activities that one can enjoy on the sandy shore but I am becoming less tolerant of the rays beating down on my skin. Here are four pieces armed with UPF 50+ from Carve Designs that may do the trick. Summer is short on the East Coast so having fun and sporty swimwear that has you covered from sunrise to sunset is key!!
Top pic is the Madeline One Piece followed by the Salters Tight, the Sanitas Reversible Top, and the Mustique Reversible Bottom. All images from Carve Design
Get ready to float away this summer with the Missoni x FUNBOY collaboration. When a city girl (without a pool) is dreaming of ways to stay cool and with time to flip through some online fashion sights then fun things are found. Check out Missoni’s take on FUNBOY’s original butterfly wing pool float. Keeping true to Missoni’s bold usage of color and pattern, the float is fabulous, fun, and Missoni all the way. Don’t wait too long or the next drop will also sell out. FUNBOY has the market cornered with the coolest and chicest pool accessories.
Havaianas, the well know rubber flip-flops that date back to 1962 are still going strong. The name means Hawaiians in Portuguese and the style was inspired by the traditional Japanese sandal, the Zori. Havaianas are the summer essential that screams warm days. The flip-flop that casually takes you poolside, to beach ready as well as complimenting your rolled up jeans. They are basic, functional, stylish, playful, and carefree. Your Havaianas are one those wardrobe essentials that is just a given. Toss them in your bag or suitcase and never leave home without them!
Image from Zappos. So many colors and prints to choose from! You have to love the quick turn around time. Happy Summer!
Swimwear that you can order multiple sizes, multiple styles, no hassle returns, and have delivered to your front step?! Uhh… yes please! The new swimwear line from Andie is listening to women and they know that buying a swimsuit is the most dreaded task for endless reasons. Andie is disrupting the industry with stylish, clean, and simple swimsuits that won’t break your bank account. All suits are under $100. They offer a great online service with a 5 step quiz to help you figure out your perfect fit. You can feel confident with a swimsuit that covers you. For the exposed areas take a look at Supergoop for sun protection.
Don’t you love new finds that give you more options?! images @ Andie
Easy breezy shorts for summer. I love the idea of shorts but they must hit the sweet spot length. The hunt is over with Vince’s pleat front cotton shorts. They look crisp yet read casual and hit mid thigh. You can choose from three neutral tones. Keep your look relaxed during the day by pairing these with your favorite tee. For an evening look, add a loose-fitting blazer along with some fun earrings. A woven pair of sandals or sneakers to complete the look. (I am anxiously awaiting for these shorts to hit sale!)