Is there anyone out there able to resist some bougainvillea? This beautiful, bright bush is literally blooming all over So Cal now. Do I need to say more?
What started as a walk with hubby around our neighborhood, on a beautiful Sunday afternoon, ended up in an impromptu photo shoot.
I don't know about you, but during summer, I love wearing blue and whites, either combined, or on their own (like white dresses). Believe it or not, this maxi skirt I'm wearing here is ten years old this year - and it still looks like new.
If you ever find a linen maxi skirt - buy it. Linen is a staple for summer, since it doesn't trap heat in and it looks great.
Obviously, since it's an old skirt, I was not able to find the exact one online, however, I was able to find some similar options for you, if you're interested, here and on the good old ebay.
The good thing about having a white maxi skirt is that you can pair it with pretty much any color/print and still create a great, no fuss outfit.
The top I'm wearing is also old, but blue and white stripes are the must haves these days and so are easy to find anywhere (in case you like to re-create this outfit with similar pieces).
I would pair such a skirt with this top, or this, tucked in (how adorable is it?).
I prefer more feminine-like outfits year round, but in spring and summer especially, I am at my happiest in dresses and skirts - to be honest, I don't own shorts and don't really like them either. I know dresses and skirts are not always the most practical, but we all develop a style that is most comfortable and feel best in.
Are you a dress/skirt or shorts kind of girl? Let's talk in the comments.
Floppy hat here (I added the ribbon myself), or see this
Espadrille wedges here (run big - buy a half size smaller).
Thanks for reading! Wishing you a fantastic week ahead!
from the Author
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