The summer heat is on, as evidenced in the news this week, so wearing clothing that breathes is essential as well as protects us from the sun.
While I have already shared two Style Inspiration posts this month (see here and here), I felt it worth sharing one more as there has been a bit of a drought of such posts in previous months (pardon the pun). Just this week, one of the most popular posts of the year – Nancy Carroll’s Outfits from Murder in Provence – saw an uptick in views, and I received more questions prompting me to search for more items. Having just updated that post (the navy crossbody bag was found! and is at a great price for a quality item), and added a seventh outfit, I began finding more clothing items I wanted to share, so I compiled today’s post.
Currently, I am finding myself wearing an abundance of linen (whether in the form of a dress, a shirt or shorts) and gravitating toward my Eric Javits Panama hat rather than donning sunglasses (shop all of their summer hats here, they don’t offer sizes, which I wish they would; however, the hats are well-made). Comfort supersedes style during such hot sweltering days of summer, but if we shop wisely and know what works well for our bodies, environment and lifestyle, we can find items that pull their weight and hit the mark for both style and comfort.
I have shopped a few items in today’s post to hopefully add just these two must-haves to your summer capsule wardrobe along with a new book published just this past spring and receiving high praise that spoke to me as I am spending so much time out in my own garden (in the mornings and evenings of course, whilst tucked away inside during the height of the heat of the day).
Wishing you beautiful summer days. Santé!
~Faherty Margaux Linen Stripe sleeveless dress, save an exclusive 20% off with promo code SOPHISTICATE (Faherty is a sponsor of The Simple Sophisticate podcast)~
~Julie Vos Fern Delicate Gold necklace~
~Reformation Preston Linen Shirt (more colors)~
~Madeleine Denim Jacket, use promo code 22HOT to save 40% off select sale items~
~Reformation Vesta Linen pant (more colors)~
~Longchamp Le Foulonne zipped crossbody bag (more colors), thank you Deborah for bringing this to my attention 🙂 ~
~Saint Laurent Tribute slides, many colors (two different colors shown here) OR shop M.Gemi’s The Lorenza, similar in style and currently on sale, many colors~
~Cannes Straw Bucket Hat (two colors)~
~Pachacuti The Provence, Women’s Summer Panama Hat (three sizes), I ordered one and I will report back how it fits in the coming month or so. Also, if you watch Gardeners’ World, this is the company from where Joe Swift purchases his Fedora which he always looks so dapper and comfortable when wearing~
~The Elegant and Edible Garden: Design a Dream Kitchen Garden to Fit Your Personality, Desires and Lifestyle by Linda Vater~
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6 thoughts on “Outfit of the Month: Summer Ease”
Love that Longchamp bag! 🙂
Thank you so much for introducing me to this style. It seems ideal for chic traveling and walking about. 🙂
Boden has a similar slide, and I absolutely LOVE them for summer!
Thank you for sharing Suz. 🙂
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Thank you for sharing with me. ? So good to hear and your brightened my day with your words. Wishing you a wonderful weekend. ☀️