What's Hot: Summer Style

If you can’t beat the heat, you might as well put some sizzle in your style. For your fun in the summertime gallivanting, liven things up with frolic-friendly wardrobe additions, embellished and oversized accessories and picnic-perfect playthings that take you from sunrise to golden hour.
He will have the most appeal at the pool party in a banana camp cotton shirt with actual coconut buttons from David Hart. Friend, 600 Carondelet St., 342-2162, FriendNewOrleans.com

Perfectly flirty, the blush ombre Justyne earrings from Kendra Scott will make a sensational statement. Wildflower Boutique, 2700 Metairie Road, 218-8996

The best way to rosé, keeping wine cold is a cinch with a chic Vinglacé stainless steel chiller. Vinglacé, Vinglace.com

A twist on a classic, a pair of Tom Ford sunnies in blonde are a ray of sunshine. FeBe, 474 Metairie Road, 835-5250, FeBeClothing.com

A zipper mule with a block heel embellished in rock candy inspired beads and stones is the sweetest way to step into summer. Elizabeth’s, 204 Metairie Road, 833-3717

Tote your poolside essentials in an oversized, rounded straw beach bag with leather details. She, 2561 Metairie Road, 644-4273

You will be the belle of the brunch in a lovely and feminine silk dress with vintage-inspired button detail. Lily New Orleans (LNO), 3469 Magazine St., (713) 373-2299, LilyNewOrleans.com

 A wide fringey sun hat from Yestadt Millinery strewn with light blue beading is the most festive way to stay shaded. FREDA, 600 Carondelet St., inside The Ace Hotel, 309-7515, Shop-Freda.com

Poolside time will be mighty fine atop an oversized, tassel-trimmed, terry cloth monstera leaf towel. Bando, Bando.com

A traveling picnic, the portable tabletop barbecue, shaped like a briefcase, will be a real conversation starter. Modern Market, 1200 Annunciation St., 896-2206, ModernMarketLifestyle.com