Summer Fashion: Ladies First

Summer is in full swing, are you dressed to impress? With these adornments, you’ll be the hottest gal on the sand.

Cat Eye Sunnies
Shades are integral beach wear, if not to protect your peepers, at least to hide them so you can shamelessly people watch. This summer, toss aside the massive, owl eye frames of recent years and yes, even your trusty Wayfarers. Instead, opt for a pair of vintage style cat eyes that are head turning yet low maintenance. You’ll be pin-up chic in your beach chair checking out bronzed surfer dudes who will be checking you out too.

Luxury Hotels in MiamiASOS Oversized Red Cat Eye Sunglasses, $22

Luxury Hotels in TampaElizabeth and James Lafayette Cat Eye Sunglasses ($155)

If you are one of those lucky ladies whose hair transforms into devil-may-care, sexy beach waves after a swim in the salt water, you can skip this step. For the rest of us who are left with an awkward, crispy ponytail, the fedora comes to the rescue, post boogie boarding. Bold colors jazz up these universally flattering caps that just beg to be tipped at a jaunty angle.

Luxury Hotels in Los AngelesRag and Bone Bristol Straw Fedora, $149

Luxury Hotels in Los AngelesBCBGMAXAZRIA Multi color woven fedora, $38

Beach Bag
Don’t be caught at the beach with a sad old reusable grocery bag. Instead, keep your sunblock, water and Fifty Shades of Grey in a stylish satchel that will get you noticed! This summer, neutral tones are matched with bright stripes that really make a statement. These totes are structured enough to work for a night out if you’re one of those gals who can rally for the evening without a shower back at the hotel, yet casual enough that you won’t obsess over every grain of sand that you have to dust off later.

Luxury Hotels in HonoluluMagid Paper Straw Tote, $48

Luxury Hotels in HonoluluLemlem Afar Beach Bag, $188

Flowy Scarf
Will scarves ever go out of style? Absolutely not, even in summer. In place of the tassled or terry cloth cover ups of the past, choose an ethereal, free flowing scarf. This summer you will find options that are wide enough to modestly wrap up in, made from the most heavenly soft fabric blends. Vibrant coral or turquoise is always a no-brainer, as are mismatched bohemian prints that add pluck to otherwise neutral beach ensembles.

Luxury Hotels in San DiegoJade Coral Lightweight Scarf, $37

Luxury Hotels in San DiegoEtro Stripe and Paisley Scarf ($280)

Retro Swimsuit
Gone are the days when most ladies could pull off a tiny string bikini. Even if your physique is fit enough to rock one, try the season’s more demurely cut swimwear for a change of tan lines and a whole lot more security. The sun shouldn’t be where you’re getting your tan, anyway! Haven’t you heard of wrinkles and skin cancer? Sunblock up and channel your inner Monroe or Page in one of these adorable styles.

Luxury Hotels in Fort LauderdaleMarilyn Checkered Bathing Suit, $79

Luxury Hotels in Fort LauderdaleMinnow Bathers Black Floral Heart Two Piece, $150

Savor your summer vacation in a luxury hotel in Miami, Los Angeles, Waikiki or the sun-soaked destination of your choice, because snow will be flying soon enough!

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