Saturday, May 19, 2012

Summer Wardrobe Inspiration

As much as I love sunshine, bike rides and afternoons with a good book in the park (currently reading the delightful Chronic City by Jonathan Lethem), summer is not my season. Despite the lovely weather, I often feel out of sorts, rashy, sweaty, uncomfortable in all my clothes. I require style muses to get through to September.

Inspiration: Gwyneth Paltrow as Marge Sherwood in The Talented Mr. Ripley: crisp white short-sleeved collared shirts, ponytails, full skirts, espadrilles. Yes.



I'm even liking the headband:





For evening, add a chunky cable-knit sweater and a pensive expression: