Friday, June 17, 2011

Down by the Sea

June Gloom is in full force here in Southern California. Even though it's pretty cold in the morning and warm when the sun finally makes its appearance(if it does) during the day there is no excuse to not have a summery, beach inspired look. Beach and summer items for me a stripes, espadrilles, and woven clutches. And even though I'd love to wear shorts, right now I will have to settle for cropped jeans to stay warm.

I used to really shy away from anything with horizontal stripes until this past year. I'm learning that if done correctly you don't have to be a twig to make them look good on you. So I've paired the striped shirt with cropped jeans and sky high heels that I love(and actually own). The Nine West shoes are actually 5&1/2 inches but the platform is so high as well that your feet don't hurt after all day wearing them. The clutch adds another little pop of color that I love.
A good pair of aviators exudes 'cool' effortless style.  I have yet to find a pair that looks good on and that doesn't make me look sad by taking over my face. If anyone has suggestions for where to find a pair for people with small faces plllllease let me know!
I considered adding a flowy scarf but couldn't find the right one.


Anonymous said...

love the shoes, and sunglasses!

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Amanda Nguyen said...

would TOTALLY wear this for a stroll down the boardwalk by the sea. fab choices!