Perfect vacation outfits
For this look, relax your definition of a dress. Here, it's an un-cover-up to flash that bikini. Later? More buttons and you're good for drinks.
Dress, Antik Batik, $330; Shopbop.com. Bikini top, $162; LilibonSwimwear.com. Earrings, $424; Mawi.co.uk. Belt, $122; NanetteLepore.com. Bracelet, $130; VenessaArizaga.com
Photographed at Be Tulum in Tulum, Mexico.
Bikini top, Mara Hoffman, $121; EverythingButWater.com. Necklace, $450; Shebee.com. Bracelets, $110 each; LuvAJ.com
Florals and patterns
Your florals want to flirt with patterns. Yes, they have chemistry. And here's a short tip: The bigger the flowers, the smaller the thighs.
Shirt, Matthew Williamson, $325; Shopbop.com. Shorts, Michael Michael Kors, $100; MichaelKors.com for stores. Turban, $60; LuluFrost.com. Necklaces, $240 and $350; Shebee.com. Backpack, Tory Burch, $365; Bloomingdale's
On him: Shirt, Hurley, $32; Shop.Hurley.com. Sunglasses, $14; AmiClubwear.com
The color of the season
What's your favorite color? Blue? This season, wear it in different prints, head-to-toe.
Shirt, Calvin Klein, $60; Macy's. Shorts, $90; ClubMonaco.com. Hat; JCrew.com for other styles. Short necklace, $480; JillGolden.com. Long necklace, $198; ClubMonaco.com. Bracelet, Frieda & Nellie by Stacy Herzog & Sarah Reid, $248; FriedaAndNellie.com. Rings, $32 each; GemmaSimone.com. Bag, Sam Edelman, $148; Nordstrom.com
Invest in one primo (as in, not a white V-neck) tee. Then pair it with anything. And don't be afraid to hike your hemline, or eve wear your swimsuit as a skirt. You've worked hard for those legs.
Shirt, Trina Turk, $198; 650-340-8540. Bikini bottom, Lisa Blue, $94; SwimwearAustralia.net.au. Sunglasses, Kate Spade New York, $138; KateSpade.com. Bracelet, Iosselliani, $555; 212-686-2211
Expected to see sandals down here? Nope, boots. Open toe and little buds make them summery.
Parka, Adidas by Stella McCartney, $500; Adidas.com. Dress, Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent, $320; CynthiaVincent.net. Necklace, $495; Dannijo.com. Shoes, $1,895; JimmyChoo.com
On him: Shirt, Saturdays Surf NYC, $55; Barneys New York. Shorts, $30; Uniqlo.com. Watch, Mulco Watches, $425; Mulco.com
A trend that will grow on you. Flowers, flowers and more flowers—plant them on.
Jacket, Carven, $470; MatchesFashion.com. Shirt, $178; JCrew.com. Shorts, Pia Pauro, $300; Kitson, 310-859-2652. Large green stone necklace, $45; Express.com. Small green stone necklace, $85; RocksPaperMetal.com. Handbag, $220; Zatchels.com
On him: Shirt, Marc by Marc Jacobs, $118; MarcJacobs.com. Watch, Neff, $35; NeffHeadwear.com
Easy recycled outfit: the jacket with white shorts and bright flats.
Blazer, $199, and pants, $150; ClubMonaco.com. Swimsuit, Camilla, $363; Shopbop.com. Scarf (in hair), Selima Hat, $98; Shop.SelimaHats.com. Bracelet, Capwell + Co., $32; CapwellAndCompany.com