July marks the midway point of summer, when the season on display is at its best. From summer vacations and cookouts, to swimming and socializing, make the most of this great time with these fantastic FINDS.
Versatile summer ensemble
Summer — with all its bright colors, floral patterns and lightweight layers — is the perfect season to let your style reflect your personality. Apricot Lane Boutique‘s selection of summer apparel made it too easy to fill up a shopping bag. We fell head-over-heels in love with this ensemble, perfect for a mid-afternoon stroll on the Big 4 Bridge or a fro-yo date. Find the necklace for $15, the red shirt for $39, the floral duster for $45 and the cuffed shorts $45.
The perfect day-date dress
This floral and mustard combo has us crushing on this darling summer day-date dress. The fully lined capped sleeve and polyester material makes this dress super comfortable and easy to wear over and over again. Find the Georgia On My Mind Dress at Impromptu Boutique for $38.
This summer has been a scorcher! Make sure you continue to bring the heat when you step out on the town for all the summer parties, events and festivities. This Jay Godfrey jumpsuit from Peacock Boutique will be sure to turn heads no matter where you go. Find it for $549.
Flirty, floral top
In our opinion, the perfect summer top is lightweight, breathable, flirty and floral. We found all that rolled into one at Something Blue in Norton Commons. This blue floral top shows off a bit of personality with the bow detail on the side collar and is lightweight enough that you won’t overheat in the scorching summer heat. Find it for $38.
Water + Oak Outdoor Company is your one-stop shop for everything you need to take on your summertime adventures. Luckily, for the ladies, you don’t have to sacrifice your sense of fashion to get outside and revel in the summertime. We particularly love these OTBT – Off The Beaten Track – Shoes Bushnell platform wedges, available for $125.
Pearls of perfection
Nothing says Southern charm more than a pair of pearl earrings. Every Southern belle needs at least three pairs on her vanity. Luckily, Jordan Clines Jewelers has plenty of amazing quality studs in various sizes to choose from. Prices range from $50 to $500 per pair.
Hammered metal cufflinks
It’s wedding season! For the man in your life, make sure he is dressed to the nines all the way down to the details. These hammered metal fleur de lis cufflinks are perfect because he will get to represent his city as well as show off a sense of personal style. Find them at Clater Jewelers for $24.
Let’s get personal here, you need to get a monogram. Not only does it say “This girl is a Southerner,” but it helps personalize your belongings and makes them easier to find. Hallmark USA Oxmoor Center and Hallmark USA Gardiner Lane offer monogramming on various items with prices built in (such as the items listed below). If there is no monogramming price built in, monogramming is still an option as most items can be monogrammed for $10. The monogramming prices for the items below are built in. Find the towel for $30, the bag for $38 and the hat for $19.
What says summer more than lemons and preserved boxwood topiaries? No need for a green thumb this summer thanks to Vintage Style & Designs. Preserved boxwood topiaries range from $26 to $85. Faux lemons are available in boxed sets, bag sets or stems ranging from $18 to $24 and make for a great pop of sunshine indoors.
If it’s really all in the details, then you definitely need some of these succulents in your life. These hand-thrown and hand-painted clay holders are from Rose Grown based out of Atlanta, GA, and they come in various sizes for $14, $16, and $20 — all with a real succulent inside. Find them at Mahonia in NuLu.
It’s never too early to start planning ahead, which is why we were excited to find this Karen Adams 2018 calendar set at Etcetera. Consider it an investment — the first time you purchase the Karen Adams calendar, you purchase the box set, which comes with the stainless steel stand for $69.50. The following years, you only need to purchase the refills for $39.50.
Bring a bit of the beach to your living room with a jellyfish air plant. They are the perfect addition to any room and are perfect for those of us who lack a green thumb. Find these at Blooms by Essential Details for $16.25 each.
Have a great July!
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