Seaside-Inspired Picks Keep Summer Afloat
Summer isn't over yet! Embrace the dog days and squeeze in one more trip to the beach with these seaside-inspired picks.
The Lockwood Dress from Lilly Pulitzer is the perfect easy-fitting sundress. Made of the company's "summer slubby" cotton jersey, it's lightweight, airy and works well with Lilly's signature, vibrant prints. An adjustable, elastic waist provides endless comfort, and the braided cross-back adds beautiful detail. $118, Lilly Pulitzer at Southpoint Mall; lillypulitzer.com.
Embrace your inner Carrie Bradshaw with Pocket Posh Shopaholic's Sudoku and New York Crosswords puzzle books. Enjoy shopping tips and fashion advice or fascinating facts and quips about the city throughout. These portable puzzle books are part of a best-selling series featuring highly stylized, embellished covers. Great for the beach or carpool line! $8, Barnes and Noble; andrewsmcmeel.com. Visit our contests page for a chance to win the puzzle books featured here.
Make that sun-kissed look last longer with Too Faced Pink Leopard Blushing Bronzer, which combines golden bronzes, gilded pinks and neutral fawns to brighten skin and create a natural look. Fair to medium skin tones are enriched with warmth while deeper skins glow with a healthy radiance. Paraben-free. $30, Ulta; toofaced.com.
Suntan lotion, a bottle of strawberry lemonade, a book and a pair of sunglasses. The Take Me to the Beach Canvas Bag holds your favorite things on a dreamy, beach day. "Take Me to the Beach" adorns one side of this bag and a bold, black Wildfox crest is emblazoned across the other. This versatile piece transitions from summer to fall. $15; wildfoxcouture.com.
Beach in a bottle
It's the same scent, but with a new look. Bobbi Brown's best-selling "Beach" fragrance gets an update in a sleek bottle. Designed with a lightly intoxicating blend of sand jasmine, sea spray and mandarin, "Beach" captures the atmosphere and attitude of summer. $70 for 1.7 fluid ounces, Nordstrom; bobbibrowncosmetics.com.