My bohemian summer….

« Summertime, and the livin’ is easy » used to sing Ella Fitzgerald…

Long overdue, summer is almost there, the mercury rising, long sunny evenings, holidays, time to take it slow, to enjoy the moment… Needless to say, summer has always been my favorite season and I long for it all year (as weather in Paris is always very impredictable and changing).

I love spending the summer in Europe, my favorite spots range from the Mediterranean (Greek Ionian islands, Naples Bay and Puglia in Italy, Minorque/Formentera in Spain or Portugal) to our family home in Bretagne. From June to August the old contient is vibrant with a great cultural scene from Scotland to Sicily: music festivals, open air stages performances, nightlife gets even more exciting: new clubs opening, great food and drinks on terrasses, etc…This is so exciting!!!!

My style and vibe on summer is definitively bohemian, hippie chic,  – especially if by the sea – and evolves around floaty dresses and lace tops – a mix from designer and highstreet  ( Isabel Marant/ Bonheur/ Rapsodia/ Oysho/ Forever21/Beach Candy/ Figue/ Bash/ White Ibiza.…) – Swimwear varies from chic to cheap: both Melissa Odabash (chic) to Oysho (cheap) make great swimsuits.

Color wise I’ll go for lots of white (so gorgeous on golden skin), black and bronze and lots of vibrant colors!

Makeup will be minimal (bronzer – NARS Laguna is my favorite when tanned / mascara and a bright fushia lip color ARMANI Flash Lacquer Crystal Shine gloss  – is great for evening  ).

Coco oil and a subtil dry oil will do great on post beach sunkissed skin ( my favorite dry oil ever is ESPA Body Silk spray

Skincare with will applied religiously: Oenobiol Solaire and Hydration capsules intake before the holidays/ La Roche Posay Anthelios 50 face protection and Posthelios aftersun / + tons of hydration: serum by Guerlain ( Super Aqua)/ cream by La Roche Posay ( Hydraphase) for a beautiful and long lasting summer glow…

And lots of laughters, and love and….delicious Spritz cocktails😉 !

The moodboard I want to share with you below illustrates perfectly the relaxed and hippie-chic spirit of my summers: beaming with sun and carefree!

 

 

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