Meshing Around



During the summer, I live in bathing suits and cover-ups. As I’m sure most do. I mean what else am I going to wear a parka?

I bought a cobalt blue bathing suit down the Cape last summer and then before my most recent trip to St. Barths I found an amazing matching mesh blue coverup from TJ’s! It’s uncanny how well they match!

Cut 25 paired a mesh blue top with neon pieces for their Spring 2012 collection.

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Cut 25 Gem: $245

Hidden Gem: $12.99

Do you like mesh tops? What’s your favorite cover up to wear? Let us know in the comments!

xoxo Carolyn

Want to Wear… White!

$229, $130, $39.99

Someone recently asked me if it was still taboo to wear white before memorial day. The answer really depends! Sure I might not break out my starch white cafe capris, but I have nothing against a rich winter white. Especially when it is trimmed with gold!

This winter white structured mid thigh jacket is perfect for those crisp spring days. I am obsessed with the shape, especially those exaggerated shoulders! This is  a jacket that would definitely warrant a second look! It has delicate gold threading throughout! 

I layered this heavenly find with a similar top. This time white with gold polka dots atop a white blouse!

Trend Alert!

Polka dots are not just for Minnie Mouse anymore! We have been seeing it everywhere! This blouse has a special addition with layers of tassel that give this top the swing it needs to be perfect for the spring! 

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And how about these  platform, metallic, Mary Jane teenie tiny peep toes! An essential for any season! I feel as though metallics have found a way into ever season! 

The moral of the story, white and metallics…wear without fear!

Gold TIBI Jacket

Original Gem… $460

T.J. Maxx Hidden Gem: $224

Chris Benz polka dot top

Original Gem… $325                

T.J. Maxx Hidden Gem: $130

Gold Sam Edelman peep toes

Original Gem: $128

T.J. Maxx Hidden Gem: $39.99

Share you favorite all season white and metallics with us! We would love to hear from you!!

xoxo Lina

Blood Orange Brunch


This morning I celebrated a sunny Easter morning in the Carribbean (sorry chilly New Englander’s). We dined at the Ritz for brunch and thought it was the perfect holiday to wear a blood orange sheer top. It’s festive, Easter’esque, and kept me cool as a cucumber!

And of course it matched the blood orange mimosa’s we sipped on. What can I say…I match my drinks to my outfits!

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These tropical flowers were the perfect background to capture my top!

I also wore my sheer top on my birthday weekend in St. Barths!

Jill Stuart loves the soon-to-be-a-Crayola-color (I wish) so much, that she sent multiple outfits with the blood orange hue down her Spring 2012 runway!

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Make up artist’s picasso’d Proenza Schouler models’ lips for the Spring 2012 runways!

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Jill Stuart Pants Gem: $338

Hidden Gem: $12.99

What was your Easter ensemble? Did you match your outfit to your favorite cocktail? Tell us in the comments!

xoxo Carolyn