SUMMER OF SUN: Happy First Day of Summer

It’s finally here; the day everyone looks forward to because it means a long break from school, more time with the family, weekend pool parties with a bit of grilling, and so much more. That’s right, it’s the first day of summer!  Whether you’re planning a nice getaway with the family or relaxing in the garden while you work on bronzing your bikini body, summer means fun-filled adventure on any given day of the week.  Perhaps you’ll be visiting the town fair in search of a midsummer’s kiss or indulging in quiet strolls on the beach as you let the sand slip between your toes, it’s all about a little of R&R. Course, with the sun shining brightly and the heat wave in full effect, you’ll have a hard time leaving the comforts of your home (and AC) without five summer essentials you won’t want to leave home without!

Dress for the Occasion

The ultimate summer attire, show off your personality and flare with a fashionable sundress.  Whether you’re looking for something minimalistic like a white linen dress or are attracted to more technicolor prints and zesty hues, give a little flair in something cute and comfortable as you face the summer heat.  We recommend this Vintage 1960’s Bright Yellow Mod Dress and these complimentary Cat Eye Sunnies from the 1950’s

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Not only are hats fashionable accessories, but they also protect you from the sun’s advances. Since everyone can use a lil bronzing, skip out on the lobster affect by donning a hat when you know you’ll be in the sun for long periods of time.  If you want to keep it casual, opt for a fashionable cap or visor but if you’re looking to make a sunnier statement, opt for a wide brimmed sun hat; not only will it keep you protected but looking ever so cool.  We recommend this Frank Oline Saucer Hat, perfect for the shore.  

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Sunglass are the toppings to any summer outfit: cat eyes, tortoise shells, even aviators, we love them all! Without a doubt a summer must-have, you can easily alternate them between beach looks so you never get bored.  Staying protective while enjoying all the beauty that summer can give, sounds like a win, win to us. We recommend these Vintage 1950’s Floral Sunglasses to channel your inner Grace Kelly.

Show a Little Toe

Everyone’s favorite go-to shoe, sandals are the epitome of summer fashion; whether you’re donning fancy flip flops or practical wedge sandals, take advantage by sporting the season’s sexiest must-have with freshly painted toes in vibrant summer hues. Opt for a barely-there design like these exotic Jimmy Choo Leather and Snake Skin Sandals. 

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With the heat at our heels, we find that our handbags are always a bit heavier in the summer.  Maybe it’s an oversized water canteen or a bottle of sunscreen that’s weighing it down so much we overlook an extra pair of sunnies.  Well don’t! Invest in a great, oversized tote bag so that you never have to skip out on all your summer-needs or basic, everyday essentials like this Ellie’s Bags Nude Leather Shoulder Bag.

Looking to step up your summer style game with more seasonal essentials ? We’ve got you covered here.

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