I’d Rather Be Naked

It’s a scorching hot week.

The kind where you feel like you’re melting when you walk outside.

But even though the thought of going nude (simply to beat the heat) was tempting, I thought it might be awkward at Costco and the park, so I donned the next best thing: a sheer tank and a comfy pair of denim shorts.

There was no point in doing my hair, so up it went on the top of my head, capped off with a Gussy headband. The booties lasted through the trip to Costco, but were replaced with sandals for the park as the temperature hit 90. Yeah, we didn’t last long there.

Apparently, one of the side effects of this heat is that it renders me unable to make eye contact with the camera, and instead can only look down or to the side.

earrings – Wild Ruffle, bracelet – Premier Designs, tank and shorts – Target, headband – Gussy Sews, booties – Steve Madden, handbag – Tory Burch

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Comments

  1. The boots are fabulous!

  2. Love this entire outfit. I can’t braved booties in the name of fashion! You go girl.
    It is boiling here as well. I find I’ve been staying inside more…not good.

  3. those booties make me hot just looking at them, but i love them!!!

  4. How do I handle the heat? Not nearly as fashionable as you do, that’s for sure. Love that tank and the boots.

  5. Cate, I love this look. Absolutely perfect for this scorching heat in Minnesota. Hopefully today is a little cooler!

  6. Love your bright yellow bag and Gussy headband! I need to get one of her headbands for summer. The top is super pretty too! It is definitely warm!

  7. The button details to this blouse are so charming! Love your booties too…need a pair for my closet.

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

  8. Love the booties, although I can imagine how quickly they get uncomfortably hot! Your nails look fab too :)

  9. I like the headband, and you look super comfortable. During this type of weather, I really wish that my office allowed shorts!

  10. OMG, I love your boots! I want them! :)
    Carolyn http://sillyhappysweet.blogspot.com

  11. Heat makes people do crazy things!!! I LOVE this headband. How cute!

  12. I don’t handle the heat well at all. Fall is my favorite season (boots and cardigans!) so I’m either at the pool or in the AC :(

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