While I may be born in the spring, I’m really a summer baby through and through—I live for summertime every year and find any excuse to bring in summery vibes as early as possible to my life, whether that’s diving into the ocean a bit earlier than most (why you’ve gotta build up that cold tolerance) or adding in doses of summer style come spring!
Fortunately, there are two accessories in particular that not only look totally natural with spring
I especially love the juxtaposition of a beachy basket bag with something that’s still a bit chillier weather apropos, like this luxe and cozy crewneck cashmere sweater from White + Warren, or even with a leather or suede jacket, olive trench or nubby teddy jackets. This sweater has been a key transition piece for me for the last couple years and it is as classic as they get—seriously, if you don’t have a cashmere crewneck in your wardrobe, definitely invest in one soon because you will get the most unbelievable amount of wear out of it! Also, this crewneck of White + Warren’s in some
Exhibit 2 in the summer accessory case are the perennially chic espadrilles. Brigitte Bardot’s ‘60s and ‘70s style was pretty much the best thing ever and has seriously stood the test of time, and along with curtain bangs, winged liner and stripes, espadrilles were one of her signature pieces. They bring that instant coquettish French style to an outfit and again, I especially love these when worn with spring pieces!
I also find espadrilles to be some of the
White denim is something I reach for right around this time of year every single year, or for any summer transitions for that matter (whether that’s spring-summer or summer-fall)—it’s just so fresh and instantly adds lightness and brightness to an outfit. These Mavi skinnies are some of my faves (I DIY’d them a touch with the slit knees PS)—they’re so comfy and unlike a lot of other white denim,
I’m sharing a full jewelry story soon (specifically about layering, stay tuned!) but wanted to quickly point out these gorge pieces from Vancouver designer Sarah Mulder—I’ve been wearing her pieces non-stop lately and the combo of luxe gold and airy aquamarine really has been working so well with all my spring pieces this year. Stay tuned for the whole story coming soon!
I’m taking off somewhere warm at the end of this week so I’ll undoubtedly be throwing in these two main accessories for effortless beachy style—love focusing on super wearable classics like this that I can get a ton of use out of both here at home now in spring and during my travels, particularly for beachy vacations when you sometimes feel obligated to shop specifically for the trip. Can’t wait to share more about packing for that trip too!
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