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Airy Mix

Starting the first days of summer in an airy mix of denim and breezy cotton. Zara skinny jeans -on sale- in soho pink paired with a super comfy short tank from H&M (great pricing at $4.99). Accessories are Hermes mousseline scarf,  Chanel medium nude vanity case, and Jimmy Choo Mysen booties.

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Lavender Lemonade

Try this relaxing and refreshing summer lemonade at your next al fresco party.  Lavender is known for it’s soothing properties, mix in with fresh lemonade to have the perfect chill for hot summer days. Ingredients: (makes 4 servings) 1 cup simple syrup 1 cup lemon juice (about 6 lemons squeezed) 1 small bottle Pellegrino 2 cups cold water 2 drops …

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Summer Tweed

Showing the versatility of tweed in today’s post featuring a jeweled skirt by Zara.   Ruffled v neck top by H&M,  Zara tweed mini; see here for similar. Accessories are J’adior patent pumps (Neiman Marcus has higher heel in white),  Hermes candy Celeste birkin.   

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Bermuda shorts

A nice alternative to cheeky cutoffs; today’s feature is the denim bermuda short.   Forever 21 distressed bermuda shorts with off shoulder black bodysuit. Accessories are St Laurent 85 opyum pumps and Hermes sous l’egide de mars 90cm (worn as a belt) and 25 cm bambou birkin.

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Color Match

Multicolor mix and match for today’s fashion post.    Zara white skinny jeans worn with H&M basic camisole; metallic gold blazer by Balmain. Accessories are Hermes Bleu Electric Constance bag and belt; multicolored Oracle sandal.     

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Lolita

Dare to be different, and colorful(!) in these Alexandre Birman sandals.   The rainbow Lolita is currently available in many sizes from Saks Fifth Avenue.  Top strap is adjustable and tied, the bottom two straps are fixed.  This shoe runs true with a 4 inch heel.   Also, check out this stacked heel version with slightly smaller 3.5 inch height.  The main reason I chose the rainbow …

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Citron

Today’s look features a power skirt in citron paired with peachy nudes. BCBG knee length bandage skirt in citron.  Nude blouse by H&M.    Accessories are Anthropologie multicolor belt,   Lady Dior medium tweed bag and Louboutin Pigalle Plato in nude patent.  

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Jeans and Tee

Frayed hems and a YSL inspired tee are the feature of this Thursday’s post. 7 for all Mankind black frayed hem skinny jeans worn with YSL inspired glitter tee from Etsy.    Accessories are Hermes rose gold CdC belt kit & 28 Kelly, St Laurent opyum 85 pumps, Chloe rose gold Isidora aviator sunglasses.

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Protein Power Pops

Packed with protein and fiber, these power pops are a healthy on the run snack for kids and adults. You will need (makes about 30): 2 cups raw unsalted cashews 2 cups Medjool dates 1 cup shredded coconut 1 teaspoon vanilla First, soften dates in warm water for about 10 minutes.   Using a food processor, chop cashews.    After dates …

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Metallic Bodycon

Friday night ready in a hot steal, the $17.50 metallic bodycon dress by Club L.     Currently on ASOS, this golden bodycon dress is still available in many sizes.  I size up from my US sizing when purchasing from ASOS. Accessories are Gucci Mormont chain bag,  Zara gold court shoes and Louis Vuitton Amber sunglasses.

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