Our new favorite street style photographer, Garance Dore, captured this equestrian-inspired look, and we thought it called for a shopping spread. A black hat, wool blazer, colorful scarf, and black t-shirt are pieces that, if you don't own already, you probably won't regret investing in. In fact, putting them all together might be your only task. If you should need to fill in some gaps, our picks above.
There are many reasons why I'm not thrilled about carting a bevy of sun dresses across the country for back–to–back weddings that I'm attending. Aside from carrying my daughter around airports, heavy loads aren't recommended for pregnant ladies. And even though maternity dresses have improved in recent years, I still don't love to spend loads of money on dresses that only last me a few months.
That's why I ADORE the Julia dress ($195) from Calypso. The non–maternity silk dupioni wrap dress has been worth every single penny I paid for it. (Tip, some colors are on sale for $135 right now!) The flirtatious frock can be worn in various ways; as the original wrap dress or tied up in the more popular prego–friendly fashion pictured above. This garment worked wonders for my nursing postpartum figure, my slimmed down stressorexic physique and my current expectant state.
The dress requires minimal upkeep. After wearing, you can just toss it in the washer and hang it to dry with wrinkled creases and all. For vacations, you can throw it in your suitcase for safe keeping. The crinkled silk look reflects the shine and beauty of the colorful fabric.
I have been stalking this Calypso Edie Dress (on sale for $20, originally $110) for weeks now. I can't believe what a great deal it is! Only the Emerald color remains (pictured), in a Small or Medium, but that color would be my pick anyway. For such a simple and comfy dress, this dress is perfect for work, weekend or whenever really.
I've already been a bridesmaid one too many times in my life. Can you sense the lack of enthusiasm in my voice, er words? If my friends had let me wear this Calypso Satin Convertible Wrap Dress ($270), my outlook on bridesmaid fashion would be very different. What I love about it is that it can be worn eight different ways . . . or more, if you're super creative. As if that wasn't Fab enough, it's hand washable. Gorgeous and low-maintenance? Nice.
Calypso-Celle.com is one of the prettiest boutique sites. It's run by Christiane Celle, who spent nearly a decade as a stylist in New York City. Now, she's occupied with her 36 boutiques, which stock her own designs as well as pieces collected on trips to India, Morocco...all over!
The site is the perfect place to find a beachy tunic, a cute sundress for your toddler, Fab jewelry...or my favorite: the ever-flattering wrap dress. Trust me, Christiane makes sure Calypso has the earthly fashions you could ever want and more!
When weekends are spent seaside, or poolside, why not wear your happiness on your sleeve, or around your neck. These super cute sea creatures are a cheeky way to show that you're a nature-loving beach babe. What's your favorite sea creature? I think seahorses are the cutest little things with their full lips and curly tails. Enjoy!