SHOP THE LOOK
Does anyone else feel like time is going way too fast these days? I feel like it was my birthday a couple days ago and now all of a sudden, we’re officially in May and flying headfirst into summer. I’m a quintessential summer girl so I’m not complaining but still…I feel like I blinked and spring sped by! Having said that, I am undeniably excited to finally get into the full swing of things summer-wise: patio hangs, lazy beach days and of course, breezy summer style! Since I’m an impatient sort, I’m sharing 3 summer pieces you can work into your wardrobe now if you also can’t wait – click through to see the full post!
Photos by Kiara
Lace or crochet tops
For some reason I have this crazy obsession with lace or crochet tops during the summertime – I honestly have at least 5 in my closet, which is definitely more than needed but there’s no way I’m getting rid of any of them because I love each and every one of them. While I might have gone a bit nuts in terms of stocking up on these boho toppers, they’re such a great addition to your wardrobe. You can wear them now with a cami underneath (particularly in an office setting) or add a touch of skin and wear a bandeau underneath. They look awesome with relaxed or distressed denim but also add a laid-back touch to more structured or heavier pieces, like a wool A-line skirt or a pair of sleek tapered pants.
If there’s one thing that’s for certain, it’s that the 70s are here to stay this spring/summer season style-wise, and I for one am beyond happy. Whether it’s a pair of flares or a dramatic maxi dress, the season has an undeniable style legacy and personally, I find it’s the most universally flattering decade style-wise. Take the kimono, for instance – a bit of a 60s-70s hybrid, it’s basically a one-size-fits-all type of piece that instantly adds a dash of boho to your look. It’s a quintessentially summer addition but worn now with an otherwise springy look, it adds so much visual interest without bulk or weight. I am obsessed with this Dreamcatcher kimono that my girlfriend Kiara designed for ThreadSence – those tassels!
This is a bit dependent on where in the world you are, but definitely here in Vancouver, as long as you’re not flaunting a leggy look or without something to cover up with on top, we definitely have the green light on breaking out out favourite sandals, heeled or otherwise. I love the contrast of delicate, summery footwear with something like these boyfriend jeans that have some weight and slouch to them.
And with that, I’m off – literally! Super last minute but headed up to Whistler for a 24 hour getaway with Veuve Cliquot, Summit Lodge and Whistler Tourism. So excited! My girl Kiara is coming with (I’m driving, eek!) so make sure you follow our adventures along on Instagram and Snapchat (@tovogueorbust)! Happy Friday!