Style Inspiration : At The Beach

Grace Kelly (3)

AUGUST IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER, and with it, long days spent at the beach with a soft kaftan, a wide-brim hat, a straw beach bag and the ideal summer read. August days are frequently some of the best days of the summer, for one has impossibly perfect messy beach hair that salt sprays could only wish to emulate, a sun-kissed glow that cannot come from highlighters and bronzers, and the warmth of the sun on the skin. Some memories have stayed throughout the entire year, aching to be re-discovered in summer…the slightly burning feeling after having sprayed suncream on salty skin, and the catharsis upon breathing in air after diving in the ocean. —Victoria







A day at the seaside calls for an intricately crocheted cotton Oscar de la Renta Kaftan, a Zimmermann two-piece, an Eugenia Kim wide-brim hat, some leather sandals, a laser-cut tote, and of course, an Aurélie Bidermann bangle.
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OPOlivia Palermo‘s frequent getaways to beachside towns with her husband have given her an incredible ability to select the best cover-ups and beach totes. Emulate her style with an embroidered cotton kaftan, a straw bucket bag, and a white bikini (briefs and top)
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