Sade Awe's Summer Style Fascinations

  1. Slip into these Jimmy Choo Sandals, and you’ll slide straight into a summery state of mind.  The mirrored- leather lends this pair a sleek sun-inspired shine.
  2. Channel all the vibrancy of the season with Valentino’s eye-catching mini rockstud shoulder bag.  Small enough not to weigh you down and easily doubles as a chic after-hours clutch.
  3.  All white is on-trend, and Etro’s batwing sleeved blouse is as easy and breezy as they come.  Perfectly cinched for a flattering figure yet luxuriously loose in all the right places- we’re enamored.
  4. Cuff it up with some color with this Hermes cuff.  We’re opting for orange this season- the perfect balance of  brilliance and sophistication.  Add a pop of sunshine to an all-white ensemble or pair with must-have metallics to really nail the trend.
  5. Missoni’s metallic crochet-knit bikini makes lounging poolside a couture experience.  A color-infused palette of pinks, terracottas and purples has us feeling feminine but o-so-natural.
  6. Take a vibrant stand with Saint Laurent’s Tribute High Heel Patent Sandals. Pair with skinny jeans or an equally vibrant summer frock to really rock the look.
  7.  Bottega Veneta’s square-framed sunnies are the perfect pair for some stylish shade.  Whether you hit the road or hit the beach this summer, you’ll want to be sure to keep this luxurious find in town.
  8. Skinny leg pants at their finest- and purest!  For a softly tailored fit and no-fuss mid-rise cut, Michael Kors’ ‘Samantha’ style is one of our tried and true faves- plus, every girl needs a perfect white pant in her wardrobe!
  9. Get away with Gucci’s red leather trolley.  Crafted in Italy and finished with a glimmer of pale-gold hardware, we’re ready to pack up and head out- in the most stylish of manners.
  10. If Elie Saab tickles your fancy as much as he does ours, you won’t want to miss Assouline’s latest coffee table book: “Elie Saab: Luxury Images of a Master Fashion Designer.”
  11. Look your beautifully bronzed best this season with Tory Burch’s luminous palette of blush, bronzer and highlighter. Sun-kissed is at your fingertips!
  12. Brush a smile on your face with Tory Burch’s face brush.  To make touch ups a cinch, retract the brush into its shiny golden case and toss it in your bag for later. A makeup bag essential!
  13. Strap on Giuseppe Zanotti’s pewter leather sandals to really rock the metallic trend this summer.  Elegant yet edgy, the buckle fastening ankle strap adds the perfect finishing detail.
  14. Mod and metallic, Bottega Veneta’s sterling silver ring is a statement in and of itself.  Perfect for adding that final punch to your workday ensemble or glimmering cocktail attire.
  15. Sculptural and modern, we love the architecture of this unique 14kt ring from Greek designer, Lito.  Gorgeous graphic accent for everyday affairs.
  16. Stay sweet this summer with Agent Provocateur’s Ambrose swiss-dot tulle chemise.  Delicate embroidery and ruched silk-satin straps make it the epitome of femininity.
  17. Tuck a secret thought or two away in Smythson’s ‘Existential Crisis’ notebook.  Beautifully bound in light gray leather, we know you’ll be inspired when you flip open to the first gold-edged page.
  18. Sweep off into the sunset in Rick Owens’ luxuriously draped Aurora gown.  Finish the look with a metallic cuff or sparkling dangle earrings to create an ensemble that’s both edgy and elegant.
  19. We’re welcoming Summer with Tom Ford’s luscious Wild Ginger lipstick in hand.  Apply for an instant summer pick me up- the color is refreshing and brightens dull complexions!
  20. Sparkle wherever you go with this exquisite Marchesa clutch.  We’re captivated by the enticing texture and lovely crystal clasp.
  21. You won’t need to paint the town- just your nails- to feel the exuberance of our new favorite Yves Saint Laurent nail lacquer in Ambre Gingembre.
  22. When we want to relax and destress, Aromatherapy Associates’ oils have a way of bringing balance to an otherwise chaotic world.  We suggest this set of nine sumptuous blends of aromatherapy oils to get you headed towards a more tranquil tomorrow..