It’s Coverup! No It’s A Casual Wrap!
Summer Fashion Or Fall Fashion?
Are you ready to go from the beach and to step into the fall season? As hard as it is to believe the Labor Day weekend is fast approaching. And my thoughts and style choices are starting to turn toward the fall season. Fortunately, many of my summer fashion pieces will transition right into fall.
Case in point, today’s outfit is simple, and relaxed. By simply taking pair of dark jeans plus a white camisole and adding a colorful summer beach wrap, I’ve stepped a little closer to the fall season. All the while, I am remaining cool and comfortable in today’s temperatures.
This multiway wrap is a custom made and hand dyed by a local artist. You can visit her Instagram page @island_dreaming_sg. It consists of one buttery soft, long length of material. When tied at the back of neck it makes a one of kind flowing vest.
And so, do you have any special pieces from summer that you are planning on changing up a bit for fall?
I’ll say good bye for now.
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Decisions From The Dressing Room
Ok, now that mid-August has arrived, fashion thoughts tend to turn toward fall. But, when one resides in southern states, we will still be living with the heat regardless of the calendar. So it’s a perfect time to hit the shops and snatch up some end of season sales!
Along Comes August
Mantra For August Is “Keep It Casual And Cool”
Here comes August and bringing with it is 31 days of sunshine, high temperapture plus plenty of humidity. Aside from the weather, the first half of August here in central Florida is filled with full-fledged summer activies. And then as if by magic the mindset changes to thoughts of fall. Come mid-August the schools are back in session. And, when you live in a college town the community begins to buzz with activity and excitement. Football fever is in the air. That’s not to say that it won’t still be summertime. But definitely, the slide into Labor Day is underway.
And so end-of-summer outfits need to be dominated by lightweight fabrics. Thankfully, by adding some seasonal colors with current classics we can easily sail right on through the cusp of seasonal dressing.
Reflections of July
Fashion Review: July
So far the days of summer are long and sweet, filled with lots of sun, fun and laughter. And now as the end of July is here, I have been working on the blog, looking at posts and taking a fashion review of July.
Truly, July has been a really fun filled fashion month for me. And so, I thought I would take the opportunity and share another look with you too.
Here goes! Now, let’s take a quick look back.
Lazy Hazy Days Of Summer
It’s one of those days. You know what I’m talking about. It’s mid-week, in the sizzling heat of July and I feel like today is the day for nothing special. It’s truly a lazy, hazy day. After a quick run to the grocery, a hello to you all, I’m going to call it a day. Maybe I’ll finish reading my book for this week’s book club meeting. By the way, we’re reading ” The Women In The Castle” by Jessica Shattuck. It’s a very good read and I would highly recommend it.
And The Winner Is Gingham!
Gingham is this summer’s fashion winner.
Picnic attire? Checkmate!
This preppy black-and-white print is not only classic and comfortable but also stylish.
Easily, it can be dressed up or dressed down. And the basic black-and-white palette makes it effortlessly versatile.
When wearing a touch of gingham print along with a netrual color, it delivers maximum impact with minimal effort!
It’s Maxi Time
Weekends were definetly made for the maxi dress.
Remarkably, the style and simplicity of a maxi dress can take you from poolside to the dining room seamlessly with style and ease.
Amazingly, the great thing about a maxi dress is that it is the art and the canvas for your look. When styling it you need only add the accessories.
Pink, Purple And The Front Porch
Front Porch Sitting
I just love a front porch. In fact I love all porches period. Since, I was a young girl, there has never been a better place for wiling away a summer afternoon. Friends, family and ice tea while swinging in the front porch swing. Or you could simply rock your troubles away in front porch rocking chairs. Fortunately, I am blessed to have two front porches. And the upstairs one recently got a facelift.
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