With rising temperatures and endless weekend adventures, it?s all about dressing light in the summer time. Whether your trekking to Tulum or enjoying a staycation in New York City, these top summer trends are all you need regardless of your destination. Meander a foreign city in a Panama Hat and carry a camera in your Mochile Bag to capture those candid moments that you never want to forget. Above all, these artisan made looks embody L-atitude?s mission to merge effortless design while supporting communities across the globe. Indeed, style meets substance.
Pearl Power: Embrace the contemporary twist on the classic pearl and the fashion world will be yours. It?s all about the juxtaposition between the dainty pearl mixed with edgy metals. You?ll be anything but prim by wearing these natural wonders from the Grand Bazaar. After all, the Mother of Pearls, Coco Chanel, did advise, ?A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls.? We couldn?t agree more.
Maxi: Combat muggy weather with your wadrobe?s ultimate weapon: the maxi dress. Rock this flattering silhouette for an effortless look that can take you from a day at the beach to Happy Hour with friends. For maximum impact, pair a minimal maxi dress in a bright color with a bohemian accessory. If you?re more partial to prints, than be sure to wear simple jewelry.
Mochile Bag: Whether it's Mochile brights or traditionally neutral, the artisanal bag is this summer's "it" bag. The slouchy bag boasts more than enough room to hold all of your essentials, making it the ideal travel bag. Plus, you?ll not only be fashionable holding these bohemian bags, but you?ll be fulfilled knowing that each bag helps sustain the economic growth of the artisanal community in Colombia. If you?re like us, you won?t stop swooning over the bag?s beautiful textile work, achieved by mixing tan and cream shells with hand-woven raffia.
Turquoise Treasures: Ever since Ralph Lauren romanticized the Native American Southwest, Turquoise has become synonymous with summer jewelry. Let the turquoise accessories do all the talking by sticking to a palette of black, white, or neutral. Case in point: a flowing white boho chic dress serves as the ideal backdrop to the Navajo-inspired jewelry.
The Pom Pom Scarf: Introducing the Shoplatitude Bazaar Pom Pop scarf collection. This versatile item, which can be worn five different ways, is ideal for the chic chameleon that always mixes up her look. Whether you wear the Indian-inspired print scarf as a sarong or a solid pom pom scarf as head wrap, you?ll never grow tired of this look.
The Panama Hat: Let your hair flow freely and top your summer look with the Panama hat. The classic Panama Hat, crafted by local artists, may be a culture symbol of Ecuador, but it is currently trending, well, everywhere. Defend your skin from the blazing hot sun as you indulge in some R&R. To add even more of a bohemian touch, channel a modern Marlon Brando and wear a Panama hat with a colorful multi-woven band.