A Note on Style: Summer Whites

Hello, LDV readers! This is Karima from A Note on Style. Few things say summer as well as crisp whites. Although it’s no longer unusual to see a sprinkling of white in the wardrobe outside of the traditionally appropriate season of Memorial Day to Labor Day, there’s something about wearing head to toe white that feels indulgent. I’m getting a jump on that by snapping up the best pieces now, before they’re gone. Dresses are a favorite, actually an essential in my book, just like white jeans and cotton shirting. Shoes and bags, in shades from optic to cream, continue to elevate even the most classic looks with a modern edge. And I love to shift things around in the home to highlight white accents. I’ll update cushions or pillows, use white flowers exclusively, and take white serve wear out of the cabinet and use the pieces as vases, trays and catchall.

above: sandal, photo via Marie Claire Netherlands (dress similarand here), RH Porto outdoor lounge chair, dishes

IRO Lace bomber

 

Karma cover-up

Tods Satchel

 

Lupa planter

Heidi Klein caftan

 

Marni bag

 

Jenni Kayne Espadrille Mule

 

Melissa Odabash swimsuit

Gucci mule loafers, Adobe Houses book, Inprint Magazine (image)

 

 

Jil Sander Dress

Palmgrens bag

 

 

Casasola jeans

Vince trench

 

Spinnaker tray

 

Lumira candle, Gucci Floral Brooch, Mango striped pant and similar, Barton Perreira sunglasses, In Full Flower book

Theory blazer

Staud bag

 

We Are Leone dress

 

Aerin votive holder

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  1. There is what appears to be a small 4 piece herb planter set in the collection with the Lumira candle and the Gucci Floral watch. I didn’t see any information for that item, I would love to purchase it. Can you provide the link for this item? Thank you