It’s Summer, and although this means plenty of relaxation and fun, it’s no time to slack on your style! Let’s face it, ever since Memorial Day, the barbeques and pool parties have stacked up your summer calendar, and the only thing harder than being so popular is finding the right outfit.
My summer style guide has all the freshest tips and latest trends to help you sort out your summer must haves. Contact me to find out where you can find something similar in my favorite Portland Boutiques!
Ditching that annoying belt and belly-sucking tights is perhaps the most exciting part of ending the day, but let’s focus on the fun shall we? Try this stylish and comfortable work outfit that can take you straight from the cube to the cocktails. The short-suit is in this season and there are plenty of fun prints to pair with your blazer to keep it professional and fashion forward. Keep it classy with a traditional button-up, but go bold with a print! Pattern on pattern is definitely a big deal right now.
THE MAIN EVENT
Colorblocks are on the forecast for trends this season and a dress like this one is a great way to get your feet wet! Colorblocks come in all sorts of forgiving symmetry so it’s easy to find one specific to your shape. Lastly, some icy metallic detailing, whether it’s a gutsy, chrome toe or a more modest sparkly earring, will add the perfect finish. So take those event goers by storm with your trendsetting, powerful elegance!
Everyone’s favorite classic, jeans and a tee. Whether you’re a mom on duty for the kiddo’s soccer match, or just out to indulge your breakfast cravings patio-style, stay confident and comfy with a little sprucing up on old reliable. A simple backdrop like jeans and a white tee is a great opportunity to try your hand at the neon trend this season by adding a pop of color on your nails or in your sandals! Frills are on the rise this summer as well, so a crisp, flowy top pairs well with your skinnies!
As a lady we can all a agree that swimsuit shopping sounds worse than jury duty on your birthday, but perhaps even more puzzling is what to wear over it. Here’s some simple pairings that will boost your confidence and make a statement. Throw an elegant maxi skirt over your suit for your post beach dinner date. Or try a large brimmed hat and some stunning sunglasses to not only beat the heat, but add a little mystery. And this season, sheer materials are sighted! Try a suit with mesh detailing like the one shown, and you’re the most fashion forward beach babe to stroll the sands.
BONUS! MIX & MATCH SUMMER MIXER!
Here’s one example of how to re-style!
Whether it’s your husband’s Company Dinner, or your neighbor kid’s Graduation Party, investing in a whole new outfit this summer isn’t always a priority. Mix and match all of these pieces to put together an on point, semi-formal, or garden party look for that last minute special occasion.