SHEER? SENSATIONAL.

SHEER? SENSATIONAL.

With the brighter days of summer here, a sense of freedom is evoked by the sheer trend, inspiring care-free nostalgic innocence and a return to the simpler days spent outdoors bathed in sunshine. Our creative curator, Eleanora Morrison of Eleanora.co, shares the products that have sent her imagination on vacation this season.

PLEATS, PLEASE

This pleated silk-organza midi dress takes us back to the dreaminess of childhood, in the most elegantly exaggerated way. This whimsical frock is oh-so-Alice, and we are willingly following her into Simone Rocha’s design couture wonderland. $1,610. Photo and availability courtesy Net-A-Porter.

UTMOST IMPORTANCE

Looking for the perfect gift for a friend who is always on the go? This transparent pouch by Anya Hindmarch is cleverly etched with Important Things across the top and made with clear PVC, so you never have to scramble to find the things you’re always reaching for. $275. Photo and availability courtesy Net-A-Porter

AU NATUREL

Natura Bisse’s Diamond Cocoon Sheer Cream applies as smooth as silk–at first beige, and it then transforms to any skin tone. It’s made with SIRT-AP peptide complex and plant-derived Detoxin that boosts the skin in battling stress, aging, and helps retain moisture. $225. Photo and availability courtesy Net-A-Porter.

SLITHERING SUNCHASER

Norma Kamali’s bold Snake swimsuit is for the chic sunchaser. Designed  to elongate the frame with white stretch fabric and panels of sheer beige mesh, this summertime staple is the perfect poolside accessory for the brighter days ahead. $265. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

SMOOTH AS SILK

This oversized silk-organza scrunchie will punctuate your seasonal looks with just enough dainty drama. Perfect for accessorizing your messy bun, low ponytail, or other heat-beating hairdos this summer. Sophie Buhai’s delicate take on the recycled fad won’t snag or pull. $195. Photo and availability courtesy Net-A-Porter.

SPARKLE IN YOUR STEP

Who doesn’t love a go-to summer sandal? These Marion Parke shiny patent leather slides will take you from cottage to the clubhouse for every sunny social occasion. $595. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

BEIGE BEAUTY

Chanel’s Les Beige Healthy Glow Sheer Colour Stick is the perfect punctuation for your summer glow. Just enough color contour, this tiny, totable trick is the shiny sculpting finish for your freshly sun-kissed cheekbones. $45. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

UNIQUELY IRIS

Iris Apfel’s iconic maximalist style has made its indelible mark on the fashion and design world. This crystalline paperweight outline of her will give any space just as much character as if Iris herself came to visit. $80. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

WHATEVER TOTES YOUR BOAT

Staud’s Shirley Clear PVC and Crocodile-Embossed Tote Bag is great for the beach, the pool, and even sporting and theatrical events after the cherished vacationing season comes to an end. It comes with a timelessly classic pouch. $208. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

THE FUTURE’S SO BRIGHT

We have our eye on Transparent sunglasses. These sparkling “Donatella” indoor/outdoor shades designed by Houstonian Margot Hogan are inspired by Donatella Versace, and we love the packed-with-personality pairs we are seeing from this new Texan-owned eyewear brand. These are the perfect accessory to exude your many moods, no matter the season. Prices vary. Model shown: $60. Photo and availability courtesy Transparent.

RUFFLE MY FEATHERS

A cocktail dress that is sure to ruffle feathers, Valentino’s Ruffled Silk-Tie Neck silhouette is alluringly sheer with romantic floral patterns that sweep elegantly with each step. Highlighting the feminine silhouette with its delicate fabrics, this dress is the piece for making a bold statement. $9,800. Photo and availability courtesy Neiman Marcus.

TRUE BLUE

TRUE BLUE

Pantone’s color of the year, Classic Blue, is bringing a sense of peace and tranquility to the human spirit. This spring season, you’ll spot the rich blue hue all over the runway, red carpet, home designs…and abroad. Our style guru, Tori Johnson of  ThesTORIbook.com, is sharing all the ways you can incorporate this color into your daily life.

INTO THE DEEP BLUE

Classic Blue took over the season’s runway. From solids to textures, designers showed off their creations highlighting this year’s favorite color. Carolina Herrera’s Spring 2020 collection featured the shade using whimsical florals, plaid, and abstract fabric designs that are must-have additions for every wardrobe. At Neiman Marcus. Photo courtesy of Vogue.

SWIRLS OF SAPPHIRE

These stunning studs from de Grisogono’s Chiocciolina Collection are sure to stand out among the rest of your fine jewels. The earrings feature an 18K-white gold setting along with icy diamonds and brilliant sapphires. $15,600. Photo and availability courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue.

DINNER UNDER THE STARS

As part of their 10th-anniversary collection, the L’Objet’s Lapis round platter takes serve ware to the next level. The design mirrors the infamous Mediterranean skies along with a luxurious, hand-gilded 24K gold trim. $550. Photo and availability courtesy of L’Objet.

SPRING SWIRL

Equal parts flirtatious and irreverent, the Mary Short Kaftan in Jaipur is an airy, festive dress with oversized ruffled sleeves, a flouncy hem, chic scoop neck top, and optional belt.
We envision wearing it to a wedding, luncheon, or special dinner, can’t you? $995. At Ala von Auersperg.com.

PATTERN’S NEW PLAY

This Salvatore Ferragamo silk scarf with baroque-style prints offers the perfect pop for any ensemble. $395. Photo and availability courtesy of Ferragamo.com.

BLUE JINLU

This original oil painting by Cheng Jinlu is the perfect addition to any modern home. Each work is painted by hand, so no two paintings will be identical. $2,770. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.

SWIVEL IN STYLE

Looking for that living room statement piece? Haute House’s Gia swivel chair is equal parts functional and fashionable. $3,799. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.

CAVIAR, ANYONE?

Transform your skin with natural caviar extract in La Prairie’s Skin Caviar Luxe Cream. Their breakthrough science and ingredients help enhance firmness and elasticity to help turn back the years. $505. Photo and availability courtesy of La Prairie.

FUR SURE THRONE

Pooch sleepovers just got easier with this luxurious trundle pet bed. With crushed velvet upholstery, your four-legged friends will feel right at home. $1,699. Photo and availability courtesy of Haute House.

BLOUSON BEAUTY

Erdem’s Tabetha silk-organza maxi dress is perfect for afternoon spring weddings and garden parties. With a plunging neckline and tiered skirt, this dress is sure to be a crowd favorite. $5,795. Photo and availability courtesy of Net-A-Porter.

RAFFIA SLIPPER

From the office to happy hour, these Malone Souliers Jane raffia loafers can take you all around town. Mix up your typical workwear combinations with this pop of color and texture. $625. Photo and availability courtesy of Bergdorf Goodman.

MEDITERRANEAN ESCAPE

Why not get lost amongst the blue domes in Santorini, Greece, this spring and summer? Oia offers breathtaking architecture and celebrity-approved hotels. Popular accommodations include Canaves Oia Suites and Adronis Luxury Suites. Photo and availability courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler.

ALL ABOUT AGATE

Wow your guests the next time you entertain with this pure solid, silver-plated agate bowl from ANNA New York. Use it as an elevated serving dish or as an accent piece in the kitchen. $475. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.

CLASSIC CRYSTAL

Baccarat’s magnificent crystal creations make the perfect gift any time of year. This extra-large Eye Vase reflects gorgeous blue shades from every angle. $12,500. Photo and availability courtesy of The Menagerie, Austin.