Kicking off Summer! A Guide to our Favorite Styles

Friday, June 21st is the first day of summer and we are kicking off the season with a little Barcelona adventure for the city’s Saint Joan holiday Non-stop partying with fireworks are happening this weekend to celebrate the shortest night of the year and to kick off the official start of summer!

In honor of this event, we are devoting this post to our favorite hot summer styles. Keep it light, fun and flirty this season by keeping these trends on hand in your summer closet: a ton of pastels, prints, ruffles (always fun and feminine), cutouts and transparencies! Check out our inspirational guide below…


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Put away those long sleeve tops and look abloom in white and ruffles! This Isabel Marant one shoulder top can have you looking flirty during the day and chic in the evening.  Keep the tone light with some heels and delicate jewelry.


This Peter Pilotto cutout dress with an explosion of colors and patterns will have you look striking on a night out. Cutouts are definitely in and ideal for summer time. They allow your skin to breath and give a teasing peek to those around you all while staying absolutely classy. And hello bright and bold yellow ruffles for a touch of flirt!


Transparency is in style this season and in the classiest of ways. Akris has styled this dress in a way to make it look sexy as well as completely elegant and feminine. Add a splash of red lips to this outfit and you are ready for a date!


Street Style Inspirations

Take a peek at what lovely fashion bloggers are wearing this summer!

This pale romantic dress accompanied by pastel colored accessories will certainly have you looking delightful on that lunch date. He will not be able to keep his eyes off you!

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Bring some flora into your wardrobe like this floral patterned skirt. Perfect addition to your summer wardrobe.

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If you’re planning on spending the day at the park reading a book or going shopping – think white overalls! Add a pair of circular sunglasses to the outfit and you’ll look cool no matter your plans!

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One’s to Watch

Here are more inspirations for this summer from our very own One’s to Watch designers.

Attending any weddings this summer? Look beautiful in this light pink dress with sheer top escorted by a feathered hot pink headpiece.

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Bring this sheer outfit along with you when exploring a new city! Avoid looking like a tourist in this subtle and chic outfit.

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Summer time is vacation time! This short and bright outfit is ideal if you are headed to a tropical location or even to your nearest beach. Don’t forget the hat to protect from the blazing sun!

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SS13 TREND ALERT: Transparency

Posted by: Verónica Maya

We have been loving this trend for a while now and it looks like it won’t be going anywhere fast. Coming back with a splash, ladies and gents, we are happy to announce the return of TRANSPARENCY! This was a trend that we saw a ton of on the SS13 runways and we’re so excited because we absolutely love its sex appeal qualities. Designers gave us pieces with bold and discrete transparent cuts placed ingeniously across a woman’s body, providing us with the yearning for those perfectly romantic candle lit summer nights. Read on to see a sprinkle of what’s in store for you this summer…

Louis Vuitton is pioneering this trend in his latest collection with subtle hints of TRANSPARENCY as well as completely TRANSPARENT pieces.

trans1 trans2 trans3However if you prefer a more subtle feel which has more of a spring feel to it you should check out the exquisite Elie Saab collection.

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As usual his collection embodied the perfect balance of lace and TRANSPARENCY giving it a stunning elegance that only Saab seems to consistently carry off whatever the collection.

trans7 trans8 trans9In smaller doses or throughout the entire ensemble, Alberta Ferretti channeled this trend in a feminine and romantic manner.

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trans19 trans20 trans21If you are looking to introduce a more risque ensemble into your wardrobe take a glance at Giambattista Valli’s pieces to get some inspiration.

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