Classic Summer Prep

Preppy Summer

c/o J. McLaughlin striped shirt, white shorts (similar pair), and bag, Ray Ban sunglasses, c/o Jack Rogers sandals, Brandy Pham bracelet

Ahh I love summer so so so much! Summer weekends in Connecticut have been pretty great so far (I realize it’s not actually summer but it certainly feels like it!). There are stunning beaches, our building has a pool, and we have been exploring new towns and restaurants which makes every day feel like a new adventure.

This past weekend was our last relaxing plan-free one in a while so we took advantage of that by getting our first lobster rolls of the season at Lobstercraft in Darien (so good, highly recommend!), lounging by the pool, watching the HBO Scientology documentary, Going Clear, and doing some shopping for summer clothes. On Sunday night, my sister came over and we had a BBQ filled with burgers, watermelon, and rosé (You can find a list of my favorite rosés here).

I wore this easy, preppy look from J. McLaughlin for the perfect summery evening. I have been so impressed with their clothing lately, especially their amazing collection of summer dresses (I need them all!). The brand just redesigned their website for a younger, fresher feel and I’m loving it.

Summer Stripes Scalloped Shorts Rosé all day Sunday Stripes Stripes and pearls Summer Prep

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  1. Nobody does darling prep like you, Julia! So cute!

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  2. Nicole Bohorquez said:

    Hi Julia – I’m obsessed with this! May I ask what sizes you got? We are roughly the same size I think and I would love to buy these for some graduation events coming up and don’t want to have to return them, for time’s sake.
    Thank you!!! Love your style 🙂

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    • Hi Nicole! The shirt is a small and the shorts are a size 4. I hope that helps… Seriously one of the most flattering shirts I own!

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      • Nicole Bohorquez said:

        Thanks so much Julia 🙂 just got them!! Can’t wait!!

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  3. I think this is my favorite outfit post you’ve ever done! So beautiful! 🙂 Man, I miss Connecticut.

    I forget whether I commented about the new design, but it looks FANTASTIC! Congratulations… I know how much work goes into it!

    Kelly | Kelly in the City

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  4. Alyssa Thomas said:

    I’ve never thought of wearing white pearls like that in the spring and summer. Love it!

    Glitter and Grey

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  5. Jess said:

    SO cute! I love what you’ve done with the pearls! And I agree with Kelly, your blog design looks fantastic! I also love the little wellness tips 🙂 Such a great touch!



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  6. Such a cute, classic look! And a glass of Rose is the perfect accessory!

    Taffeta & Tulips

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  7. Heidi D. said:

    Ok, Connecticut clearly agrees with you! You look so HAPPY! And I think this is my favorite outfit post. Love these shorts!

    Wishes & Reality

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  8. LOVE THIS SUMMER CLASSY LOOK! The shorts are super cute!! xx

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  9. Paola Blanc said:

    I love this summer look so much and I love rosé wine too

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