Anything BUT Boring Black Bathing Suits!

Yep. It’s that dreaded time of year. Time to think about bathing suits. So recently I talked about my favorite cover-up, the kaftan/kimono, which actually made me excited to hit the pool. Then I remembered at some point I will have to remove it and get into the pool. That’s not as fun. I’m sure by now you already know there is nothing more flattering than a black bathing suit. They visually help you drop 10 pounds instantly. Yet, you may be thinking, they are so boring. Well not anymore, I was amazed how many black bathing suits I found with details like ruffles, lace, fringe and draping. I am actually quite excited.

Getting Summer Ready With Kaftans & Kimonos

I don’t know if it was watching the RHOBH “housewives” going to Dubai or I’m just digging the trend I first noticed for Resort ’16, but I’m finding myself buying kaftans and kimonos left and right to wear this summer. I seriously can not get enough. I’ve bought a few long and short ones. The look is effortless and they come in versions that are draped, flared, belted and billowed for day or night. I know you might be thinking, “seriously? Aren’t kaftans for old ladies?” Not anymore!

Today's Fashion Headlines: Carolyn Rosenberg's Handmade Collars, Elie Tahari Partners with Vespa Brooklyn, Heidi Klein Unveils Pop-Up Store.

Carolyn Rosenberg’s Handmade Collars Ikram Goldman, owner of Ikram in Chicago, can barely keep Carolyn Rosenberg’s handmade collars in stock at her namesake boutique, and has sold over 60 collars since September! These collars retail from $1,200 to $1,500, and have been quite a hit not only for the designer, but the boutique owner as …

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