Capturing Kate's Magic
Kate Hudson actor and fashion maven on the red carpet and in daily life recently made headlines in a fresh and fun outfit for a Memorial Day 2015 weekend bash in Malibu, California. The fashion ensemble is Audreyesq classic with flirty pants, swimsuit underneath, creamy loose sweater, whimsical tote, flashy eyewear, pointy toed pumps and finishing with an engaging smile. The ultimate easy breezy outfit, which works all summer long. Let's deconstruct this ensemble and mix with a bit of Audrey that can be effortlessly yet glamorously worn over again during the dog days of summer.
Kate and Audrey Polished - The Pant
|Audrey Hepburn - Sabrina (1954)|
"The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters." - Audrey Hepburn
I. Paint Pattern Infused Pant: First start with choosing a pant, skinny, capri or jean with a two toned geometric design that is bold to the eye. No leggings or sweat pants.
|St. John 'Alexa' Lattice Print Cotton Sateen Pants|
|Halogen 'Taylor' Print Skinny Pants (Regular & Petite)|
|CJ by Cookie Johnson 'Joy' Lace Print Stretch Skinny Jeans (Slate)|
|Michael Kors - Gingham Check Ankle Pants, Lawn|
Liz Playful in White
|Elizabeth Taylor - Suddenly, Last Summer (1959)|
"I feel adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I am not afraid to look behind them." - Elizabeth Taylor
II. The White Only: Second snap up a one piece swimsuit in white to use as a top. The white number sets the beachy mood, shows of décolleté and makes a fashionista ready for anything on a hot sun washed day.
|Tommy Bahama - Bandeau One-Piece Swimsuit|
The Summer Pull Over
|Kate Hudson - Something Borrowed (2011)|
II. The Clam Bake or Party Sweater: Third, look for a loose knit pull over that is not fitted, not too warm, falls off of shoulder and in a white or ivory shade of lovely.
|Eileen Fisher - Three Quarter Sleeve Cotton Blend Top|
|NY Collection Asymmetrical - Hem Crochet Sweater|
The Pointed - Toe
|Juliette Lewis - Jimmy Choo Alina Suede Point Toe Flats|
"Most folks are as happy as they make up there minds to be" - Abraham Lincoln
IV. Preppy Pointy Toed Flat: Opt for pointed toed flats only for a feminine refinement to the look. Perhaps with a pale pop of color.
|Ivanka Trump - 'Chic' Flat|
The Shades - Aviators
|Angelina Jolie - Dolce & Gabbana Eye Wear|
|Sarah Jessica Parker|
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions." - Dalai Lama XIV
V. Fun and Sporty: Accentuate the summer in the sun outfit with a pair of modern yet so classic aviators. Be daring.
|Warby Parker - Batten|
|Ray-Ban Original Aviator|
|Ray - Ban - 'New Classic' 59mm Aviator Sunglasses|
The Polished Tote
Angelina Jolie - Everlane 'Petra' Tote
VI. Essential Tote: The finishing touch is a minimally embellished tote to carry personal belonging to the beach, to a party or even to tennis!
Deals & Steals Totes
HOT Buy - Seriously Hot
|Street Level - Reversible Vegan Leather Tote & Wristlet - $48|
Be That Lady....