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Tommy Bahama brings us this Breezy Blooms blouse to add a tropical taste to the closet. It’s washable, 100 per cent cotton and available at Studio Style.

Keep it cool

When temperatures rise, so do hemlines while necklines plunge. We definitely show more skin in warmer weather and there are many ways to look our sexy best while keeping comfortable.

Whether you’re heading outdoors or to the office, area retailers have great options to help you keep cool while looking cool.

From soft and flowy to straight and structured, summer fashions run the gamut. Check out these offerings from Studio Style and Hangar9. The latter recently received national recognition as eBay’s E-Commerce Business of the Year.

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A Birgitte Herskind Mister vest and Mercy blazer are worn with Frame Le Palazzo jeans for a fun, fresh casual Fridays look, with lemon-tone accessories: Victoria Beckham Debbie loafers and a Gavazzeni Vitto small Nappa handbag.

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Sara Roka’s printed cotton canvas jacket and pants are perfect with a Gavazzeni Edimburgo braided leather belt and Dorothee Schumacher rattan chic handbag.

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The Derek Lam 10 Crosby Kaia faux double-breasted blazer tops QL2 Melody bootleg pants and a crop top from the same designer, accented by a lovely lavender handbag and sandals from Dorothee Schumacher. (2,3,4 all items available at Hangar9)

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Available from Studio Style, this wrap-style figure flattering halter dress from Tommy Bahama is the picture of flexibility, easily going from beach to cocktail party.

woman in spring floral dress
With a change of shoes, handbag and jewellery, the Breezy Blooms Island Gauze Midi dress will take you anywhere this summer. From Tommy Bahama and available at Studio Style.

Available at Hangar9, from Arteana come colourful sandals ideal for beach or boardroom.
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turquoise shoe
lavendar shoe

The perfect totes to take to Europe or to the beach from America & Beyond are available at Hangar9.
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beach tote

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Light as spun sugar, this cotton/ silk blend billowing rosy blouse from Tommy Bahama can top trousers for a casual Friday at the office or a skirt for a weekend brunch on the patio. Available at Studio Style.