Summer: Italian Style

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Amalfi, Portofino, Capri, the mere mention of these fabled resort playgrounds takes one’s imagination to thoughts of La Dolce Vita, summer on the Italian Riviera, with sunny, sultry and sexy being the operative buzz words. Whether you’re frolicking in a famous fountain or in the aqua surf, buying chic handmade sandals in Capri, sampling vino, gelato, grilled seafood or sunning on the coral sand, do as the elite do. For those lucky enough to own a retreat there, the vibe is of a sophisticated, yet easy style of living.  For visitors, Italian style, recognized

Editor’s Pick: 18K Gold and Aquamarine Beads

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Sometimes you need a little something more substantial to really make a look pop, but how do you go about that without having the piece take over? The best way is to be selective! Choose a piece with complimentary colors but a bit of weight and then keep everything else understated. This 18K gold and aquamarine bead necklace by Vaid Roma wraps with ease on top of a white blouse and brings focus up towards the face. By keeping the earrings delicate (these are by Caroline Ballou) the star of the show is still the necklace, but the look is complete. The perfect way to make a statem

Editor’s Pick:Gold & Blue Quartz Earrings

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Summer has officially arrived and with it (as predicted) has come an influx of white dresses. Whether you’re attending a cocktail party or simply off to work, the easiest way to make your white pop is with a bit of blue. These 18K rose gold and blue quartz earrings by famed Italian designer Vancox, are the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. Statement-making but still small enough for a classic look, they are lightweight and easy to wear. Do you have blue eyes like me? Perfect! Placing the deep blue quartz around your face will bring out the natural brightness in you

Season of Love

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The summer of love revisited inspired by the late 60’s and early 70’s. Fashion is headed in a romantic haute hippie mood exhibited with peasant tops, tunics, ankle length tiered skirts and dresses, laced up sandals, drop earrings, and floppy brimmed hats.  This is the lighter weight preview of the major upcoming fall trend. Whether you’re headed for California dreaming in the west coast, to the country-like folk looks of Country Joe & the Fish, to Woodstock or Marin to hang out- or headed off to a summer concert or weekend event, you’re in luck as the “summer of l

Salute to Summer

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It’s almost here, summer in all its glory announced with big brass bands, picnics, parades, concerts, fireworks and endless days of simple summer pleasures. Here, some flag inspired patriotic look in blue stripes of all sort from pencil thin to bold awning, to take you handily through the holiday weekend and to head swimmingly into the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day Weekend. Whether you’re sailing, sightseeing or just having summer fun, we love the look of graphic patterned blue on blue or blue and white – a super button front shirtwaist to take you from day to evening. Wear

Slip into Summer’s Winsome Whites

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Whether you’re headed to Palm Springs, Palermo, Patmos or Portland this summer, slip into this season’s trendiest hue and you’ll be ready for whatever comes your way. There are pretty white frocks galore with a one-of-a-kind, vintage Victorian feel (an upcoming trend for Fall 2015). Coming in lengths both long and short designers like Erdem, Nina Ricci, Simone Rocha and Alberta Feretti are among those playing up the style. There are graceful looks in whisper soft, sheer tulle and cotton lawn, crisp organza and tulle dresses and gowns fashioned entirely of finely dr