My Style // Getting In The Swim of Things


I don’t know how things are in your neck of the woods, but here in Los Angeles things are heating up!  Trust me, I’m not complaining… at least not yet.  I love warm weather!  It’s the perfect excuse to picnic (under the shade), indulge in icy sweet treats (like these!), and go for a dip in the Pacific.  More often than not, a trip to the beach is preceded by a little shopping at the promenade or country mart and finished off with a meal at Malibu Seafood or True Food Kitchen, so my swim uniform needs to be able to do double duty off of the sand.   I don’t know about you, but I’m not the gal who’s rocking her bikini top with a pair of shorty shorts while eating fish tacos.

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I loved the vibrant colors and fun print of this cover up.  It’s lightweight and sheer but not overly see-through.  This pair of chambray shorts are a summer staple.  One of my favorite swim accessories is a lightweight scarf.  You can tie it onto a beach bag for added color, wrap it around your waist sarong style or spread it out next to the pool for a very chic towel look.  Or you can just play with it in front of the camera like this:

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These shoes.  J’adore.  I seriously can’t stop wearing them.  Does anyone have any fabulous beach plans this summer?  I’m dreaming of Greece, but headed to Austin next week instead!

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Scarf / Cover Up / Shoes

Photography by Mary Costa

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  1. this is darling! love the bright colors
    ladies in navy

  2. rachel


    going to thailand for xmas coz my daughter moving there for work, 6 months to get beach ready! In the meantime will do a traditional beach visit in UK, picnic, pashmina and shell collecting..
    Love the scarf too, a girl can never have enough scarves.