Have you guys seen the movie Call Me By Your Name? It was hands down my favorite movie that I saw all year! The incredible performances, the emotional moments, and don’t get me started on the scenery! I feel like the setting was an unspoken character that really brought the movie to life. It made me yearn for a trip back to Italy!
Well, Italy isn’t on the horizon this year, but a trip back to Florida was. And while it’s no Italian countryside – the property where my parents live is quite stunning! It’s filled with Mediterranean influences and lush greenery. It might not have been call me by your name, but I threw on a sundress and hat and made it my own!
My easy breezy sundress from Nordstrom Rack was quite the find (less than $30), but unfortunately its sold out now. But don’t worry… I liked more options for you guys below. Enjoy!
It’s no secret I’m a major fan of J.Crew. Their classic style and preppy aesthetic is something that’s always resonated with me. Even as my style has changed, I can always count on staples such as luxe cashmere sweaters, playful shoes, and quality swimwear that won’t break the bank.
Speaking of swimwear, with the departure of Victoria Secret – don’t you feel like there is a lack of mid-range swim options? Ie – not an H&M or Target, but also not a suit from Saks that’s a huge chunk of a paycheck. I’m guilty of looking at price tags and thinking “that’s not that bad” before realizing that’s only the cost of the top…not the bottom!
Well J.Crew has consistently provided great silhouettes for swim that work for a range of body types and come in the cutest colors and patterns. Like I said, I’m a fan! Recently, they also launched another swim line called J.Crew Playa! What’s the difference between this and their normal swim? It’s a little more playful and a little skimpier. Think lower necklines, drastic scoop backs, and an even more affordable price-point. Aka perfect for the millennials out there who want the quality of a heritage brand, but with a fresh perspective. If you like my swimsuit pictured above, I highly recommend checking out the collection. You can find my other favorites HERE, HERE, and HERE.
There’s no doubt about it – white is the color of my Summer uniform. A couple of years ago, I invested in a white Zimmerman jumpsuit (which I adore), so I figured it was about time for a variation.
This C/MEO jumpsuit has a gauzy light feel with an oversized buckle for a touch of drama. The extra wide legs make it super comfortable, while the plunging neckline brings the sexy factor. For an evening out in Chattanooga, I rocked this look with a summery circle bag. The white faux leather details, not to mention the price really sold me! I finished my look with my new gold earrings by Kate Spade for some extra glamour. Lastly, my go-to nude sandals finished the look. Be prepared to see me rock more white (including this jumpsuit) all summer long! After all…white is my uniform!