{GBF Life + Style} Minty Days of Summer with Neiman Marcus

The first week of summer always draws out a yearning to be back in school and on summer break. Back then my summers were spent camped out on the couch with my lazy bones sprawled out like a Cheshire cat, the TV remote in one hand and the other cradling half of a watermelon.  Nowhere to be, nothing to do, not a worry in the world. 

Perhaps that's why watermelon is my favorite fruit as it's a juicy reminder of the bygone carefree summer days. I eat the mint colored rind as well as it's choked full of nutrients that help promote radiant skin complexion.  I incorporated the color into the outfits for my Neiman Marcus day to night to weekend summer shoot. Each of the three outfits showcase a black and white plus a pop of mint color palette, a personal reminder that summer, and all its juicy goodness, is here! 
 {Day}
 I don't necessarily agree that shorts are off-limits in the workplace as it's all about how you wear them. Stick to dressier fabrics, conservative lengths, and amply cover up the upper body to skirt the workplace ban on shorts. Here, I've paired my asymmetrical front zip J. Brand white blouse with a pair of well-tailored metallic Skaist Taylor boucle shorts. I love the vintage look and feel of the blouse and the shorts juxtaposed with a a rather modern Diane Von Furstenberg printed silk blazer.











{Night}
You have to check out this sexy Robert Rodriguez jacquard number in person. It's quite stunning! The texture is rich and layered while the fitted bodice and pleated skirt instantly cinch in the waist and round the hips providing an hourglass illusion that's ideal for nighttime play.



{Weekend}
The unpredictability of weekend adventures beckon a layered and comfy look that can take you from running errands in the morning, lunch al fresco, to an evening of wine and music at the Hollywood Bowl. The polka dot Equipment blouse is one of my summer favorites as it's versatile enough to wear with anything and draws an air of chic to every outfit. A white ribbed panel sweater from Theory complete with a kangaroo front pouch and boxy sleeves paired with luxe mint leather jeans from J Brand keeps the look light, airy, and juicy.







photos by Richard Min

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25 comments

  1. cute pics;DD|

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  2. I love your cute and perfect outfits! Kisses dear.
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  3. Great looks! I love the shoes!

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  4. I love all looks!! :)
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  5. You look fab!! and the pics are amazing. Love the blazer and of course, the dress...
    Kisses

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  6. Three fantastic looks!!! Kiss.

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  8. Amazing looks! love every one of them and especially the gorgeous dress!!! Perfection!

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  9. I love this post! The first look is my favourite, I just had to pin it! and that jacquard dress is to die for. You look really good in each :)

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  10. omg these photos are amazing. Also outfit #1 is something I would definitely wear. Where is the white top from btw?

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  11. In love with the dress, it´s so nice!!
    Kisses

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  12. Preciosos los tres looks, el que más me gusta es el vestido. Besos

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  13. Great pics and clothes!

    xx

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  14. wow! all these outfits are really cute and cool!
    you look great :)

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  15. Great looks!!!

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  16. Love the mint jeans with the polka dots! And that DVF blazer is to die for!! Great pop of neon pink lips...what's the color??

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  17. I love all these outfits... and beautiful dress...
    xx
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  18. me encantan los tres looks, son maravillosos.
    besos y gracias por tu comentario.

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  19. the look of mint pants its sooooo nice!!

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  20. You look stunning dear in them all! Love it! :)
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  21. Nice!

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  22. Seems that anything matches you :) You looks just gorgeous not to mention cute.

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  23. These are fabulous outfits and the photos are sublime!x

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