23 July, 2012

Grovin' In My Island Company Short Shorts

Aide-de-Camp Lizzie and I have spent the past decade on a perpetual hunt for thee perfect linen short, the more late 70's/early 80's vibe, the better...

So, my recent discovery of Island Company's linen Short Shorts most definitely merits coming off the beach for a quickie post...

Especially considering my inaugural pink pair has let me spend the last week getting my Ali MacGraw on...

And, with a White pair en route...

I feel an encore coming on...

Cue the Camel...

For my sporty Lauren Hutton moment in the sun...

Then the Caribe for pairing with my Mexican embroidered pheasant blouse...

And, I'm a très sun kissed Christie Brinkley sipping Margaritas with the crew after wrapping up an SI shoot in the Seychelles...

By the time I score the Navy pair...

My summer abs should be Pucci scarf as a halter worthy enough for my best Marisa Berenson cavorting in Capri...

*FYI, I feel like the Short Shorts run a smidge big so, if you're between sizes I'd default down. I'm usually a 6, took a medium and am now awaiting smalls. Fingers crossed my badonkadonk passes the size down muster...

Kindness of bff Kimba for confirming my Island Company as potential source of a great linen short suspicion with her firsthand account of looting their Naples store. KNEW I should have tagged along on that trip she took with my sister Julie...XXOO

21 comments:

  1. GREAT POST:)
    Your blog is so wonderful and Im following...I hope you follow me also:)

    If you want some cute swedish decor inspiration...check out my new post:)

    Have a great week.

    LOVE Maria at inredningsvis.se
    (sweden)

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  2. A cute pair of summer shorts can be so chic!
    xoxo
    SC

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  3. Love those shorts! If only we ever had nice enough weather in London to justify buying them... Le sigh...

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  4. You are the BEST!!! I have been scouting the world for the perfect navy short and I will give these a try!! xoxo mpm

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  5. Ive been on the hunt for a pair of short shorts with that side angle pocket- 70's vibe, and I can't find them anywhere, and I want white. They must be white, wondering if these white linen ones pictured will fit the bill. HEre s hoping!

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  6. I love these! Caribe for me and camel for my sister. Thanks.

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  7. Can we talk about the Island Company's dresses???? The Pink Mykonos Dress is the cutest ever. I <3 you for introducing me to this little company.

    Happy PTHs!!!!

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  8. How fun! Thank you, Alice, for sharing this line with us as I have never heard of it. Might be perfect for the honeymoon!

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  9. I seriously hate you. I just stopped browsing nordstrom.com because I didn't want to spend anymore money today. But i need white shorts so bad...

    sigh.

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  10. Sartorial loveliness all round, am so glad you are still around, you'll prevent me from any heinous fashion errors this autumn.

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  11. Great find! Thanks for sharing it with us! We are always on a quest for great looking shorts!

    xo The SunKissed Sisters

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  12. stunning,love it,love it…the fashion is just so awesome,love the images…love your blog xo

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  13. This reminds me of that I so need to start on a serious leg work out... 3 children, a spanx addiction and love of red wine later.... I prefer to go for the walking short look. Loved catching up on your blog today darling, Coryanne

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  14. Dresses are also great for those fierce girls who dare to destroy summer barbeques without having to worry about their gut hanging out.


    shot for slim

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  15. I'm so bummed! I really hoped you would start again after the end of summer. Miss you!

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  16. I am so ready for you to come back here! Next Monday maybe??

    Wanda

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  17. Sorry Chickadees but, I just returned home from the beach 2 days ago and am booked up with travel throughout the entire month of September. Mourning ya know :(

    I promise to get a post up shortly...XXOO

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  18. so missing your posts!

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  19. I'm loving these collections. Got my bucket list for this. have fun in your travel! Got my eye on your next posts.

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