Ralph Lauren shirtdress, Zara heels (similar here), Express Button Down (tied around waist), Urban Expressions clutch (similar here), Ray-Ban sunglasses, Handmade necklace from China (gift from my Chinese cousins)
It’s not often during the peak of summer in Boston that sleeves feel comfortable. And then surprise, surprise, we get a mid 70s day with a swift breeze. It was the perfect time to pull out this Ralph Lauren shirtdress. For me, shirtdresses are like white t’s and jeans – classic. This feels especially true when rendered in the most classic of color combinations (and if you saw this post you know I love stripes). I think anyone who is a native of New England has a little bit of prep in them.
Beacon Hill is one of the prettiest (and historically colorful!) neighborhoods. At peak times and seasons it can get a little touristy (especially the famous Acorn Street. Seriously…the most photographed street in America!). But it’s the little side roads and cobblestone paths that are worth the wander. One thing I always find: so many handsome doors in a rainbow of colors.
Shirtdresses are timeless and chic but in a relaxed way. It’s no wonder that Audrey Hepburn – arguably the epitome of relaxed sophistication – often wore them. Here are a few more of my current favorites: