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Monday Mingle: Summer Style from Zara

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Fashion is in bloom! I'm trying the midi skirt trend today. I have been waiting to find the just-right skirt to style this trend and I found it at Zara for only $80. The skirt is has flattering pleats and front pockets and is the lightest, breeziest fabric.

I'm trying to show you more about where I live with our Monday Mingle style sessions. DUMBO Brooklyn is a pretty interesting neighborhood. It's nestled right under the Brooklyn Bridge. There's so much to see--so I'm trying to share. These photos were taken by the lovely Suzanne Cohen (click here www.suzannecohenphotography.com to see her photos) at the gardens of the River Cafe.

River Cafe Flowers

The River Cafe is a wonderful NYC institution. It's got gorgeous views of lower Manhattan and this lovely little garden right out front. Hey fellas--if you're looking for a spot to pop the question--this is a good one! Check out the blooms.

Now back to the outfit. In my humble opinion, you need to add a heel to this skirt length. Otherwise, you can accentuate an unfortunate part of the calf. I added some nude DVF pumps I've had for a few years. Warning--watch the cobblestones in heels.

I added a colorful organic sleeveless tank top. Shhhh, here's a secret. I bought it in the kids dept. at Zara. It's a boy's tank top for $6.90. Yes, I bought in multiple colors. If there's one good thing about being a 32A this is it!

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zara skirt | zara tank top | handbag (similar) | shoes (similar)

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Then to add a playful touch, I carried my Talbots bee clutch (I also love this botanical bag from this season at Talbots.com). Fun! Thanks to shopping my closet and deals from Zara the look is under $100.

bee handbag

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