{fashion inspiration: august afternoons}

. . . after a wonderfully romantic lunch date by a waterfall this afternoon and a little time lounging poolside, officially considering taking the month of august off like the french and strolling about, lost in daydreams and looking impossibly cool despite the heat in elegantly tailored silk city shorts and oversized pearls and tortoise-shell cuffs, or perhaps, browsing the shops and flower markets in stylish ruched trenches and perfectly ruffled little white summer dresses . . .

{images: marina Linchu by patrick demarchelier for allure usa, august 2010; fashion editor: siobhan bonnouvrier,
hair: damien boissinot, make-up: wendy rowe}