Summer dressing should be all about ease, which is why Rachel relies upon only a few trend-driven essentials to update her uniform for the season. Here, she’s sharing the pieces every woman needs, and the process by which she hand-selected them for the Box of Style members.
“Nothing says summer like crisp white pieces which is why I chose this white Bindya cover-up. It can be worn so many different ways, but I adore it paired with trousers, either loose over a cropped pair or tucked into a wide-leg version. It is also the perfect travel piece because you can wear it over a bathing suit as a cover-up by day, then segue to evening by tossing a floor-length duster jacket over the top. Thanks to the lace-up, embroidered neckline and pom-pom detailing it doesn’t need much jewelry to look elevated. Just throw it on and go!”
“A neutral bag for stashing all your essentials—whether you’re heading to the office or the pool—is a daily necessity. I love a woven style for summer and this black and white version reminds me of St. Tropez. I think it looks incredibly chic with a monochromatic look or a print and the long straps make it very convenient for traveling.”
“Statement jewelry can elevate any outfit to head-turning territory. I’ve been obsessed with fringe forever, and this playful white pair looks great with everything from jeans and a tee to a printed maxi-dress. Wear them with hair up, a sun-kissed glow and a breezy ensemble for an effortless summer look.”
“Spending time with friends and family is what summer is all about. If I’m hosting at home I want to make sure there are ample towels, and throw blankets for guests, which is why I selected these printed styles from Skova. The vibrant colors add a jet-set vibe to any space and they’re so large you can fit the whole family on one for a picnic or a day at the beach. I’m styling it in my garden with succulents, hurricane candles and plush outdoor pillows.”
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