Sunglasses seem like such an obvious part of summer, but they are our top accessory all year round. For summer the shades seem to be more spectacular, tinted plexiglass versions, studded with Swarovski crystals or simple in ivory white, a pair of sunnies is a statement to complete your look.
And although you might wear these statement pieces around town, for lunch at the beach or while browsing down the boulevard we selected some books, easy as a summer breeze but still highly inspirational, we suggest putting on your reading list.
GRACE: A MEMOIR by Grace Coddington
Delightfully underscored by Grace’s pen-and-ink illustrations, Grace will introduce readers to the colorful designers, hairstylists, makeup artists, photographers, models, and celebrities with whom Grace has created her signature images.
Grace Coddington’s extraordinary talent and fierce dedication to her work as creative director of Vogue have made her an international icon.
A TOUCH OF STYLE by Carlos Mota
Carlos Mota’s gifted and educated eye stands for selecting furniture, textiles, accessories, and art to produce some most memorable imagery for magazines like Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, House & Garden, Vanity Fair. Mota’s styling influences have transformed the way we see the world’s most extraordinary interiors, bringing vivacity to the pictures of some of the finest homes. Be inspired.
THE FEMALE BRAIN by Louann Brizendine, M.D.
This New York Times bestseller is a must for every women ( and man ) for a profound scientific understanding of the nature and experience of the female brain. It is perfect to guide women as they pass through life stages, to help men better understand the girls and women in their lives, and to illuminate the delicate emotional machinery of a love relationship.