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In a desert climate like Lala's (or any for that matter), staying cool — literally speaking — is at the top of our list when it comes to clothing qualifications. No matter how much we love that high-waisted midi in the shop window, if it's made with poly, we can feel the sweat breaking before we even make it to the dressing room. That's when we get practical and reach for light, loose, natural fibers like linen.
But don't worry, we're not talking about old-folks home outfits, here! Instead, we've hooked you up with lightweight pieces that will keep you looking fresh and dry all summer long. We've assembled items from L.A.-based faves like Of Two Minds and A.L.C., along with The Grove staples J.Crew and Forever 21 that prove that natural never has to look drab.
From stripes and metallics to florals and lace, these summer sundries will keep you feeling model dewy instead of suffering from heat exhastion!
There's nothing quite like dining outdoors, whether you're into a breezy brunch, a chill cocktail hour after work, or a fun-filled dinner gathering under tea lights and trees. It's Chicago's signature summertime ritual and best kept surprise for out-of-towners skeptical about our weather. And, while the temps might be read
October's stars have some tricks and treats in store. The sun and harmonious Venus are in balanced Libra until October 23, bringing an air of harmony and diplomacy to the world. We may need it more than ever since Mercury — the planet of communication, technology, and travel — will be retrograde (backward) from October read