American HOLIDAY

With the unofficial start of summer mere days away, the classic colors of American charm could not be more in vogue.  Navy and white complemented by a touch of red read "summer at the Cape" and evoke a sense of casual relaxation.  

Easy pieces can be simply paired to take you from casual Friday to a stroll on the beach.  One piece that takes you there is a really great sundress.  This striped version from Dorothy Perkins can be dressed up or down with minimal effort.  
Another summer must-have that has recently been welcomed back into our closets is the cropped fitted denim jacket.  Unlike its former silhouette, today's version is slimmer and, as a result, much more flattering.  Whether light wash or dark rinse, this piece is a multi-faceted must-have.
Straw bags and hats are another couple of warm weather wear-with-alls.  I am particularly in love with this poppy-trimmed slouchy straw tote by Tory Burch.  Its easy-going shape is perfect as a casual carry-all yet polished enough for a day at work.  A straw fedora is also cute and adds a free-spirited vibe to the look.  
Round things out with a fun pair of casual flat sandals, a pop of color via a chunky bangle and a beautiful pair of red lips.  Ready, set, summer.