December 2018

Buy Women’s Dolce Vita for Target® Rope Wedge Sandals, $29.99

Buy Women’s Dolce Vita for Target® Rope Wedge Sandals, $29.99

  • An updated version of the gladiator sandal combined with a classic espadrille wedge heel
  • Pair with simple sundresses or with skinny jeans

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Best Summer Fashion Lust-Haves and Must-Haves

As the Creative Director of PageDaily, I review so many amazing fashion items every day.  I love curating the high-low to provide women with real value (or offer a selection to those who want to splurge)! Here are my favorites for summer: beach coverups

BEACH COVERUPS Get summer chic with cover ups! The stylish sheer white fabrics and loose flowing sleeves are perfect for throwing on over a bathing suit for poolside or beachside fun. The one size fits all lightweight  Love Quotes – Shiva Versatile Top/Coverup was recently seen on Halle Berry and has a huge celebrity following.  Or, you can opt to rock the animal print trend with Top Shop’s Off White Animal Print Cover Up .  Both of these can also be worn as  tops with a cami underneath.

Buy Now, Shiva Versatile Top, $159

Buy Now, Off White Animal Print Cover Up, $46 Cardigan

GIRLY CARDIGANS Add some flair to your basic white cardigans. The lightweight and soft Augden Deauville Ruffle Cardigan is adorned with two rows of washed silk ruffles. Launched in the fall of 2010, the Augden collection comprises of handcrafted sweaters that are handmade and knit from the finest and purest fabrics with remarkable attention to details. I also love draped cardigans such as the long sleeved Chelsea & Theodore Wrap Cardigan from Dillard’s. The romantic tiered ruffles along the open front of the cardigan are perfect with any summer outfit. When the sun goes down and the weather gets a bit chilly, you can’t go wrong with either of these two versatile cardigans that will keep you warm and looking fabulous.

Buy Now, Deauville Ruffle Cardigan, $225

Buy Now, Wrap Cardigan, $17.70

FUN FEDORAS Top off an outfit with a fun fedora.  Melissa Odabash’s Panama Hat, also seen on Cameron Diaz is a perfect choice to keep you in the shade while sipping cocktails by the pool. Melissa Odabash is known for her laid-back yet refined swimwear looks and of course, her hats have that same whimsicality. This one looks great on everyone.  With mark’s Fierce Fedora you will also be “brimming with style.” Each fedora comes with three interchangeable bands in coral, black, and navy floral. Avon mark’s brand ambassador and Twilight actress, Ashley Greene was seen wearing the Fierce Fedora at the Coachella Music Festival.  You can’t go wrong with either one.

Buy Now, Panama Hat, $112

Buy Now, Fierce Fedora, $16

Aviators

CLASSIC AVIATORS Brave the luminous sun with ultra-cool aviators. Keep your eyes protected with distinguished titanium and leather frames from MODO for Jennifer Creel Aviators.  These are the most gorgeous aviators. I love the white stitching detail and perfectly shaped tinted lenses.  Urban Outfitters Classic Metal Aviator Sunglasses are a traditional aviator, always in style, and look good on everyone–I wear mine year in and year out!

Buy Now, Jennifer Creel Aviators, $325

Buy Now, Urban Outfitters Classic Metal Aviators, $14 Beach Bags

BEACH BAGS Stay fashionable this summer with the amazingly stylish yet casual Mulberry Beach Tote Pink Trippy Tiger Print Raffia. The tote bag has two adjustable leather handles to easily carry everything you need for having fun in the sun. It is so gorgeous and chic–I like it as a day bag too. Another favorite for hitting the beach and town is the sturdy and lightweight American Apparel Large Denim Carry-All Bag in white. The newest edition to American Apparel’s accessory collection features a large easy to carry weekend bag made with leather accents and double shoulder straps.

Buy Now, Mulberry Beach Tote, $695

Buy Now, American Apparel Denim Carry-All, $58

Sandals

GLADIATOR SANDALS Multi-strap leather sandals are perfect for summer. There’s nothing better than slipping on a pair of sandals and displaying impeccably pedicured toes. The Balenciaga gladiator inspired Multi-Strap Sandals are sophisticated, sexy and fun. Balenciaga’s  flat open toe multi-strap sandals with contrast leather details and adjustable ankle straps  have an attention-grabbing appeal that will look fantastic with mini-skirts, sun dresses and shorts. Gap Women’s Colorblock Sandals are so on-trend and great staples to have in your shoe collection this summer—they are comfortable, as well as a great value.

Buy Now, Balenciaga sandals, $795

Buy Now, Gap sandals, $44.95

Buy Tuccia Di Capri Custom-Made Sandals

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Buy Tuccia Di Capri Custom-Made Sandals, $110–$350, at tucciadicapri.com

  • Customizable, handmade, trendy, and chic sandals
  • Company founded by former fashion model Tove Nord
  • Styles range from classic Jackie O to more exotic influences from Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot
  • 3 sandal heights with many strap-color and jeweled add-on options

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Win the Table: Fun in the Sun

Charlotte Ronson Dietrich Instep Two-Piece Sandals, $119

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Charlotte Ronson Dietrich Instep Two-Piece Sandals

• Two-piece canvas sandals
• Lace-up closure
• 1″ cork platform
• 4″ cork heel
• Faux-leather lining and sole
• On-trend military style
• Khaki color works with any outfit

Buy Charlotte Ronson Dietrich Instep Two-Piece Sandals, $119, at shopbop.com

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A Bathing Suit for Every Body Type
By Shoshanna Gruss

So Many Shoes, So Little Time

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At my daughter’s Bat Mitzvah a few weeks ago, I noticed that most of my girlfriends were wearing cute sandals. Although I love my silver Miu Mius (middle pair), I found myself adoring all of the others. Question is, which pair to buy next? Tell us your favorite in the comments section below. —Melissa Meyers

In picture, from left to right:

Buy Yves Saint Laurent black leather ‘Straps’ platform sandals
, $716, at Bluefly

Buy Prada, Knotted Slide, (comparable to pair in photo), $525, at Bergdorf Goodman

Buy Miu Miu, Caged Sandal, $630, at Barneys New York

Buy Manolo Blahnik, Lugged T-Strap Sandal, $745, at Neiman Marcus

Buy Yves Saint Laurent, Tribute Platform Sandal, $760, at Neiman Marcus

XOXO Sandals, $59.99

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XOXO Sandals

  • Trendy faux snakeskin
  • Available in six colors
  • Love the ruffle with zipper detailing
  • Dress up or down

Price: $59.99
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Sam Edelman Sandals, $89

Sam Edelman Sandals

These cute summer sandals from Sam Edelman come in a variety of colors and styles. This simple style (Gigi) is $69 and the gladiator style (Ginnie) is $89.

Purchase Sam Edelman Gigi Flats

Purchase Sam Edelman Ginnie Flats