Chic Summer Neutrals
Chic Summer Neutrals
The Lace-Up Dress: Runway
Pucci made a nude mini even sexier with a down-to-there neckline (is that a bellybutton we spy?). Mirror embroidery and pom-pom trim gave it a rich texture.
The Lace-Up Dress: Real Way
chose a Gucci dress that revealed a tantalizing hint of skin. Get a similar look in a playful but day-friendly romper from See by Chloe.
Cotton and elastane romper, See by Chloe, $495;
Pretty Blouse and Tulip Skirt: Runway
At Celine, a simple white pullover and cream skirt looked fresh in voluminous shapes.
Pretty Blouse and Tulip Skirt: Real Way
put a seductive spin on the silhouette with her satin pieces from Stella McCartney. Get the look by pairing a curve-enhancing pleated ivory skirt from French Connection with a sheer white blouse from Vince.
Silk blouse, Vince, $185;
The Shoulder-Baring Dress: Runway
At Herve Leger by Max Azria, a sleek, body-skimming sheath looked devastatingly chic. Tonal stripes gave the dress added dimension.
The Shoulder-Baring Dress: Real Way
A warmer hue and all-over ruching made Amy Adams's Fendi number a flattering choice. Take the textured look a step further with a single-shoulder Gres-pleated number from Topshop.
Polyester dress, Topshop, $270;
Warm-Weather Layers: Runway
At Pucci, light, versatile layers were rendered in a palette of pales, creating a sleek and flattering effect.
Warm-Weather Layers: Real Way
sported a polished version of the look from Mango, sans the air conditioning-friendly trench. Get your own versions of the classic pieces with a ruffled DKNY blouse, crepe trousers from T by Alexander Wang and a Boden topper.
Silk chiffon blouse, DKNY, $195;
The Trench Dress: Runway
With its wide lapels and belted waist, this wrap dress from YSL gave a nod to the label's iconic trench coat.
The Trench Dress: Real Way
opted for a more relaxed version from Isabel Marant with safari-style pockets and a paper-bag waist. Get a hint of trench styling with a sleeveless sheath from J. Crew.
Cotton dress, J. Crew, $130;
Sheer Knit and Pleated Skirt: Runway
For their spring collection, the Proenza Schouler boys added an ultra-lightweight sweater to a flyaway pleated skirt for an utterly ethereal look with complete coverage.
Sheer Knit and Pleated Skirt: Real Way
combined pieces from her own Alexa Chung for Madewell line, adding a lightweight tee to a flowing midi skirt. Try a summertime take on the style with a Proenza Schouler tank, a pleated Zara skirt and a Gap belt.
Cotton tank, Proenza Schouler, $275;