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Julia Leach may have branched out from Kate Spade (she used to serve as creative director for the brand), but she took what would appear to be thick strands of DNA from the aesthetic for her solo excursion. Her own line, Chance, is a similarly whimsical, smart line of sportswear. It looks effortlessly chic on models lounging in refreshing environments, where the only cares in the world involve penciling in appointments while lying on beach blankets. The launch lookbook features (appropriately) beachside nautical stripes, bright pop-color scarves, and plenty of vacation ideas. You can score yourself a piece of this beautiful, breezy line in time for your weekend getaway at the pop-up shop in New York, opening tomorrow through June.
Chance Pop-Up Shop opens tomorrow, 211 Elizabeth Street (between Prince and Spring streets), Soho.
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