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La Spiaggia

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With just a hint of balloon shorts peeking out from under the sleek lines of this boyfriend blazer here’s a look that’s at once sophisticated but not too serious. The flats from Lela Rose for Payless lend a nod to nautical and the gold details on the clutch and earrings top off the outfit with a luxe touch. After a looong winter why not try Nivea’s Summer Touch for a gradual natural-looking tan that has the added benefit of also reducing the appearance of leg hair. Spend the extra time gained by not shaving sipping bubbly at the waterfront.

Simona Sleeveless Boyfriend vest $119 Club Monaco; Printed knit tank $59 Club Monaco; Jane Skinny patent belt $39 Club Monaco; Body Summer Touch Smooth Legs $7.99 Nivea; at major drugstores Ina shorts $310 Whyred; Flats $45 Lela Rose for Payless; 1-877-474-6379 (available mid-April) Tierney Pochette $295 Andrea Brueckner; Medium Oblong hoops $26 Banana Republic; Photographer, Sean Nel.

Location of the Week: Femm Boutique

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