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Lust List: Bows and Stripes with South Moon Under

Is there anything better than easy, care-free summer weekends? In the swamp that is summer in D.C., we are turning to light-weight, fun pieces that give off laid-back weekend vibes. We found trendy, cute, and affordable summer pieces at South Moon Under boutique that are keeping us fashionable, but cool during the dog days of summer.

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For a breezy daytime look perfect for attending a festival, wine tasting, or brunch I love the ease and flirty bow detail of this hot pink maxi dress. The bright neon color was calling my name as soon as I walked into the store, and when I discovered the over sized bow detail I knew I’d be leaving with this number.

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Lavendar Brown Front Slit Maxi Dress (c/o South Moon Under) | Ray-Ban Wayfarer

You can never wear too many stripes in the summer. I discovered this fun piece before a weekend on the water and love that it is the perfect blend of sexy and sporty. I paired it with boat shoes and a panama hat to complete the casual, nautical look.

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Lovers + Friends First Blush Stripe Dress (c/o South Moon Under) | Panama Hat, similar here

Although sometimes unavoidable, I try my best not to schlep around a huge bag in the summer. This two tone nude clutch pairs well with a variety of outfits, was large enough to comfortably grip, and held all of my essentials. I’ve also been living in my gold metallic Sperry boat shoes, as bopping around in flip flops leaves me with no arch support and sore ankles.

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Sperry Boat Shoes | Street Level Color Block Clutch, on sale (c/o South Moon Under)

Of course nothing completes an outfit quite like an awesome blowout. And frankly, in the summer, the last thing I want to be doing is standing in a bathroom blowing hot air onto my face. This is when we rely on the professionals at Logan14 Salon & Spa. I was in and out in an hour – record time for my mane! – with a blowout that left my hair smelling like fresh herbs, the iconic Aveda scent. Bonus, it lasted through a spin workout two days later!


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Rachelle Celine Cameron Hoops (c/o) | Hair by Logan 14 Salon & Spa

Our summer fashion mantra is easy, light, and fun so these earrings were an instant win. Rachelle Celine’s take on a classic thin gold hoop is a chic addition to any outfit and has been my summer go-to earring for everything from work to weddings to brunch.

Stock up on your summer stripes and bows with our picks below, or pop into a South Moon Under on Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. and receive 20% items throughout the store, while sipping on bubbly.

Best of all, mark your calendar for our Midsummer Soiree on Tuesday, August 2. We’ll be throwing an epic party at the Gibson, featuring a South Moon Under Pop Up shop and a braid bar from Logan 14. There will be rosé, cocktails from Green Hat Gin and Whistle Pig Whiskey, tacos from CHAIA, macarons from Olivia Macaron, and epic gift bags featuring goodies from Olivia Macaron, Whisked!, Rachelle Celine, beauty products and more. Tickets are only $35, be on the lookout for an announcement next week!

BitchBiz: Bitches Who Brunch partnered with South Moon Under on this post. While this article was written independently, we do receive compensation from the company. 


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