May 24th, 2013

Long Weekend Look

Runaround Chic - Isabel Marant, Givenchy

Wouldn’t it be lovely if this Memorial Day weekend behaved properly? It’s supposedly the opening act of summer, yet rain and 60′ weather is forecast.  As I think back, it’s often dreary and cold on this holiday, the main reason I don’t pack up the gang and head to the Vineyard. I have not-so-fond memories of foul weather gear worn at the beach and huddling around the fireplace, all of us in shorts and flip flops, dreaming of warmer days ahead.

Ah well, an extra day with my family is still great. Both girls are crazed with finals, so maybe the rain is not such a bad thing.

White jeans are a bit ubiquitous, but like the Breton striped tee, they are a summer wardrobe staple. Although, I almost prefer white denim in winter with chunky fisherman knit sweaters, the look is fresh and unexpected. And the Isabel Marant top above is a chic alternative to the colorful, boldly printed tunic…

All items in the KiC shop.


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Pierce Hobo large suede shoulder bag


High-neck pleated crepe de Chine jacket


Set of two gold-plated rings


Cotton-Polio wrap midi skirt


Gold-plated chunky cuff


One-shoulder crepe top


A-line linen mini skirt


Hammock small leather and raffia tote


Le Cuffed mid-rise stretch-cotton shorts


Poplin midi dress


The City Knot shoulder bag


Belted voile midi dress

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  • Oh the weather is so cold and miserable here, it’s like winter. Love that grey Theory sweatshirt & wish I’d seen it when I was in New York!

    That's Not My AgeMay 24th, 2013  2:00 PM

  • Do you know the brand of the sandals? They’re gorgeous!
    Thanks 🙂

    KrisMay 24th, 2013  3:12 PM

  • Perfect summer look! Would you do an earring or forego?

    KatieMay 24th, 2013  3:42 PM

  • The sandals are Gucci and in the ‘shoe’ section of the shop and I would wear little gold hoops.

    PrestonMay 24th, 2013  4:05 PM

  • Oh God, London is cr@p weather too. Why is this happening all over the world? So depressing! I shall mostly be wearing cashmere and fur this weekend!

    DisneyrollergirlMay 24th, 2013  5:12 PM

  • We didn’t go away this weekend either, it is cold again here in the Midwest.

    ElissaMay 24th, 2013  10:01 PM

  • seriously… boring. the isabel marant looks like Tory Burch of years past. Everything here is unexciting. the Givency bag is even out of date as the mechanics of that bag don’t really work.
    the sweatshirt is great, as are the sunglasses. but white jeans “ALL YEAR”? Really? NYC winter?

    loranycMay 24th, 2013  10:21 PM

  • Came back from the winter in Florida…..yikes! Who ordered this weather?? Ah well, it makes for a perfect time to get the white jeans out and pair them with a summer sweater! And maybe my fun pearl earrings…..

    SheriMay 25th, 2013  4:34 PM

  • I don’t often receive your posts…I have to search. Love your ideas and usually agree? I’m not tired of white jeans yet…just the laundering!

    JoMay 31st, 2013  2:33 PM


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