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The only thing we're looking forward to in this heat wave is soaking up some rays (safely!) at the beach this weekend. And aside from suntan lotion and a fashion magazine, one thing we never forget to pack is a caftan.
Whether you're into a mini or maxi, the super-light caftan is a perfect cover-up, and thanks to options in bold hues and deep V-necks, you can hold it down at the bar without any extra accessories. Bonus: Layer one over a slip come Monday, and it'll feel like you never left the beach at all. Yes, friends, this is the ultimate lazy-girl summer essential.
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Admit it. At this point, you're watching Downton Abbey more for the property porn than whatever is going on in Lady Mary's bedroom. That staircase, that wainscoting, those gardens... it's almost as exciting as finding a handsome Turkish man in your boudoir.
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