outfit: nautical summer uniform

culotte outfit

For the longest time, I thought culottes could only look good on models and tall people but realized there’s actually a huge range of shapes and fabric weights when it comes to culottes and it’s all about finding the right one for you.  I got this two piece set from Madewell this summer and really love it.  It has kept me comfortable and breezy during this long summer heatwave.  It’s got such an interesting character to it–part tomboy nautical, part cute African school girl.

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outfit: high rise high waters

chinos and crop top outfit cos

I’ve been admiring high waisted white linen culottes lately; they have such a breezy, modern feel to them.  I especially love the ones designed by the high-end basics label Apiece Apart.  But I’m not quite ready to experiment with culottes yet (not sure if I’m really tall enough to pull them off) so will resort to the next best thing- foldin’ up my chinos! Continue reading “outfit: high rise high waters”