Flowy Silk Skirt in Cancun

Forever 21 top
Plenty by Tracy Reese pleated silk skirt
Abercrombie & Fitch sandals

Light airy outfits are the best for humid weather (took these when we were in Cancun). I love the beading detail and sheer gauzy material of the top, plus the gorgeous folds and pleats of the skirt remind me of the Caribbean ocean and how the waves roll and crash into the shore. Probably one of the most therapeutic sounds on earth. Anyway, I must say for how infrequently I visit A&F (“infrequently” aka never. Last time was over half a decade ago when I bought these leather flip flops, they’ve held up well) I do always crutch on these simple, yet not quite as casual as foam rubber flippies, leather sandals come summertime.


  1. May 20, 2011 / 11:34 am

    I am soooo jealous of the incredible gorgeousness of this setting!!! Aaaamazing! And you look fabulous as well, of course.

  2. May 20, 2011 / 2:58 pm

    oh my love, this outfit is beautiful 🙂 x

  3. May 20, 2011 / 3:03 pm

    Gah this makes me want to be in Cancun. The teal skirt is so cute, I love the whole outfit.

  4. May 20, 2011 / 5:11 pm

    ack, this looks so delicious and summery! lately new york seems to be thinking it's seattle because we've had weeeeeks of rain. cancun would be ALRIGHT, in my book. 🙂

  5. May 20, 2011 / 10:48 pm

    Lucky duck! I could use a trip to Cancun right about now 🙂 What gorgeous pictures and that outfit — absolutely perfect.

  6. May 21, 2011 / 2:52 am

    Great summer look – loving the turquoise!

  7. May 21, 2011 / 9:07 am

    i can't believe you're traveling again in july. i'm SO jeals bc i want to go shopping in HK! haha

    hoping our date for seattle will be before you leave for HK! i'll let you know as soon as it's finalized. 🙂

    i love the amazing colors in this post. can't wait to see more posts from cancun!!

  8. May 21, 2011 / 9:25 am

    SO summery… definitely feeling the teal blue.

    And YES, 23 is my FAVORITE SONG, EVER! lol. My heart was crying when they performed it hahaha.


  9. May 21, 2011 / 8:19 pm

    The beading work is a nice touch for summer. Perhaps incorporate some into your hair?

    On another note, I'm definitely jealous of the backdrop here.. use it to your full advantage. Enjoy the rest of your trip!

  10. May 22, 2011 / 12:46 am

    Your skirt is such a stunning colour!

  11. May 22, 2011 / 1:56 am

    love the way you coordinated the top and bottom. such a pretty color

  12. May 22, 2011 / 6:12 pm

    so pretty, lovely colors!

    omg! i used to shop at a&f so much when i was in junior high/high school… 🙂 cute sandals, a great classic!

    take care, aimee
    diy blog: swellmayde.com

  13. May 22, 2011 / 6:35 pm

    Hi Carolyn! Just came across your blog, and its fantastic! I love your outfits, you have great style!
    I'll be checking in again soon 🙂

    Love your newest follower,

    Girl about Town XxX

  14. May 23, 2011 / 12:56 pm

    Delectable combination of top and skirt! It's sometimes a chore to find the right perfect combo. Holiday bliss 🙂

  15. June 19, 2011 / 10:32 am

    Your blog is my new favorite! It's amazing! You have such a great style and your personality really comes through the photos.
    love. love. love.

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