linen clothes for spring and summer

there’s a little hatitude today. and a whole lot of linen clothes for spring. as a matter of fact, linen is the perfect fabric all summer long. the fibers are quite strong. it’s more absorbent and dries faster than cotton. plus, linen will keep you cool and fresh in spite of those hot and humid temps. i am loving this  white duster which is the perfect third layer. it’s lightweight with an open front and has a longer length. i chose a drop shoulder white linen tee to tuck underneath. it looks fantastic with wide-leg blue and white stripe linen pants. but this baby will get lot’s of wear this summer. white goes with everything. what i particularly liked about this tee is the looser fit without looking sloppy.

the star of today’s ootd is a crochet raffia hat that’s the perfect addition to my summer wardrobe. not only will this hat protect my face from the sun’s harmful rays. but it looks fantastic with dresses, skirts, shorts, swimsuits. anything and everything. last but certainly not least is a pair of slip-on sandals made with seersucker fabric and leather.

so many of us think we don’t look good wearing a hat. but most of us don’t wear hats on a regular basis anymore. when we pop one on it looks foreign, unnatural. if this sounds like you just ease yourself into wearing a hat here and there. the benefits of a hat far outweigh our preconceived notions of looking good.

c/o pants | c/o tee | c/o duster | c/o sandals | c/o hat

love an outfit that’s lightweight yet stylish. each component of today’s ootd can be mixed and matched with other pieces from my summer wardrobe.

shoes always make or break an outfit. these slip-on sandals are cute yet comfortable with a memory foam footbed.

c/o pants | c/o tee | c/o duster | c/o sandals | c/o hat

one more day for the week to be complete. you know who makes an appearance tomorrow. oscar was in rare form and not at all certain photos were quite his thing. kids and pets!

  • Suzi
    May 2, 2019 at 9:25 am

    Love the look of a hat and wish they would make a comeback. So stylish and practical for shading the face.

  • Julie Mycock
    May 2, 2019 at 9:38 am

    Hi Beth, what a lovely light fresh look. Linen isn’t something I’ve got a lot of just 2 jackets and a skirt. It’s only because I feel that Linen wrinkles easily so I don’t tend to pack it when we go on holiday. Can you tell me, is there a difference in the quality of Linen out there which makes some wrinkle more than others ? Regards Julie.

  • Beth M.
    May 2, 2019 at 10:10 am

    Great summer look, Beth, and there are some really fantastic photos of you in this post.

  • Chris
    May 2, 2019 at 10:12 am

    This is another hit!! Love the look Beth!

  • Gina
    May 2, 2019 at 12:27 pm

    Hi Beth I often ware a baseball cap to walk my Dog and don’t think of it as a hat, but on reading your comment on hats I think I will try one thank you Gina

  • Kathleen
    May 2, 2019 at 2:18 pm

    I LOVE linen sweaters.. Not a big fan of wrinkles so I always choose a print for linen dresses and skirts.

  • Cathy
    May 2, 2019 at 3:04 pm

    What is ootd? I am new to the blo! 😍

    • Sharon Mulliken
      May 2, 2019 at 5:16 pm

      Outfit Of The Day….it took me awhile to get on to it too 🙂

    • Sandy
      May 2, 2019 at 5:52 pm

      Outfit of the day

    • Nancy B Nixon
      May 2, 2019 at 5:53 pm

      Outfit of the day

    • Celeste
      May 2, 2019 at 6:06 pm

      outfit of the day

    • Diane Sargent
      May 2, 2019 at 6:48 pm

      Outfit of the day. Yes, this was new to me too !

    • Lisa
      May 2, 2019 at 8:42 pm

      Outfit of the day, I believe. 😎

    • Jacqui
      May 2, 2019 at 8:47 pm

      Outfit of the Day. It took me awhile to figure it out too! Lol!

    • Joanne
      May 3, 2019 at 7:47 am

      Outfit of the day

  • Donna
    May 2, 2019 at 4:02 pm

    Great look and I love wearing hats! I bought a men’s straw fedora at a tag sale, and have gotten more compliments (especially from men) on this hat than all others combined!

  • Diana Owen
    May 2, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Love the linen ootd Beth. I have been collecting linen for years and have to say that to wear linen clothes it helps if you like wrinkles and ironing. I just love the way it feels especially here in the south. I have noticed my new pieces are a lighter weight and don’t wrinkle as much and can’t say enough good things about linen sweaters and tees.

  • Jacqui
    May 2, 2019 at 8:51 pm

    As always Beth, you look so chic! I love your style and enjoy your blog so much. I went to order the linen duster and noticed that the reviews weren’t that great. One lady said she wore it one time and ended with a big snag and now can’t wear it again. Curious about your thoughts on this. Thanks!!!

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