Peaches and Cream: Summer’s New Neutral


If you’ve been following the blog you’re pretty familiar with my summer obsession with peaches, (as illustrated here and here and with a recipe that is soon to be shared from earlier this week!)  

So far, I had only been thinking of peaches for the kitchen and how they could be incorporated into recipes, until I saw a woman walking to work – on another humid day in DC – in two different shade of peach/coral.  
That’s when it clicked; peaches and corals aren’t only meant for bridesmaids dresses and Easter Egg Rolls!  With some sun on your cheeks (or bronzer 🙂 the color combination is flattering for all skin tones.  The bright color plays beautifully with white, cream, blues, teal and navy, and depending on how it’s styled it could apply to nearly any aesthetic.

Here is what I am craving on this hot, but sunny Summer Friday!

Top Row (L-R): Hoss Intropia Coral Embroidered Dress, Corey Lynn Calter coral stripe cotton ‘Michelle’ belted strapless dress, Peach Sunrise Tunic, Jeweled Damsel Necklace
Middle Row (L-R): Tory Burch – Emmy Thong Gold Mirror Leather, Pour La Victoire Women’s Agatha Ballet Flat, Butter Women’s Satin Platform Pump
BottomRow (L-R): Lily Pulitzer Whitley Skirt Mini Printed, Bahia Watercolor Print Slim Skirt, J Brand Mid Rise 16″ Straight Leg Jeans, Bead Balance Necklace

4 responses to “Peaches and Cream: Summer’s New Neutral

  1. >Hi Carly…It's Cookie…(your mom's friend and Yoga teacher at the JCC)…although I have not yet met you in person…I feel like I know you already. Congratulations on your new home…very exciting and it's in a great area. you are now OFFICIALLY A REAL HOUSEWIFE OF DC…(IN THE TRUEST SENSE OF THE WORD)… I'm so enjoying your blog…good luck with everything and look forward to meeting both you and Mark someday soon…namaste…CookiePS…I'm reading this with my mom and she wants share a few comments…Hey Carly…This lifestyle blogging is opening an entirely new dimension for me. Last night I watched Julie and Julia..I applaud you not only for your crisp sense of style, excellent spelling and grammar, and good taste..but your commitment and discipline as well. Has the "The View" called yet?Keep up the great work…best always, Judi B.

  2. >Found your blog through DC Ladies- love the peach and coral inspiration! The strapless dress and Lily skirt are totally up my alley!

  3. >Cookie and Judi, thank you for your comments and support! I am so happy that my blog can bring together such a vibrant and wonderful community of readers. I hope you'll keep reading and we'll keep growing together! Truly, Carly

  4. >Thanks Elle! Stay tuned, there many more fabulous fashion features coming your way. Glad to have you as reader!

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