Select photos by Cheryl Gerber
As the city turns up the heat, so have we with summer picks for your closet, your feet, your bedroom and your house with the best and brightest looks from local retailers. You may not be able to beat the heat, but you can join it with these looks and more from boutiques and vendors right outside your door.
Bright colors paired with sleek and stylish looks are perfect for summer, and coming from the woman who brought you Angelique Shoe, how could you go wrong? Available separately and together check out this look and much more.
Angelique, 7725 Maple St., 866-1092, AngeliqueStores.com
Feet First brings us Bernardo sandals this month – Italian-crafted leather available in a variety of neutral and highly versatile colors. From beach to bar, Feet First has you covered.
Feet First, multiple locations, 899-6800, FeetFirstStores.com
It may be toasty outside, but you can always lounge in the comfort of your air-conditioned home on this Max Tufted Sofa by Baker from Mandeville’s Rug Chic. Spread out or curl up with a loved one on this spacious and comfortable piece, perfect for the living room or sunroom.
Rug Chic, 4240 Louisiana 22, Mandeville, (985) 674-1070, RugChic.com
Summer may be the prime time for cookouts and barbeques, but I bet you’ve been invited to your fair share of weddings this season, too. Whether you’re looking for yourself or a lucky bride, the Linen Registry has you covered, from for lightweight comfy pajamas like these to their handpicked assortment of linens and bedding.
The Linen Registry, 204 Metairie Road, 831-8228
From designer line Alice and Trixie, you heard it first: silk and print rule the streets this summer. Available at Town & Country in a variety of colors, styles and shift shirts, you’ll be at the top of the trend.
Town & Country, 1514 St. Charles Ave., 523-7027
This Neoprene dress from Clover Canyon brings summer to you even on the stormiest of days with a bright pattern, short hemline and sleeveless style. Dress it up or down for any occasion.
FeBe Clothing, 474 Metairie Road, Suite 102, 835-5250, FeBeClothing.com
For interior or exterior use, this casual yet elegant polished concrete cocktail table is the perfect versatile piece for summer. Both durable and charming, the Casablanca Cocktail Table mixes modern and old-world in a shimmery mix – and with a name like that, begs for you to put your drink on it.
Ashley Hall Interiors, 832 Howard Ave., 524-0196, AshleyHallInteriors.com
Perfect Fit brings you another perfect fit with these summer sandals from Vionic with Orthaheel technology—cute and comfortable with plenty of support for your busy summer days.
Perfect Fit Shoes, 5525 Magazine St., 456-5993, PerfectFitShoes.net