Monarch Beach Resort Moments Magazine Issue 6 - Page 16

fashion + shopping Step Into Summer This season, choose footwear with bright colors and bold embellishments to stand out against the crowd. BY CONNIE HO Jackson says. “If you’re With temperatures ris- going to a beach get- ing, there are a multi- away at Monarch Beach tude of summer footwear Resort, then you might options to keep you be looking for a more feeling cool and col- stylish platform.” lected. From pastel pink Shoppers will be and bright yellow color seeing a lot of beachy palettes to sparkly crystal materials, like canvas rhinestones, fashionistas on platform wedges or will be getting adventur- a straw finish, as well as ous when trying out plenty of color. Jackson these trends. cites “pops of color from Whether you’re head to toe” as the pre- lounging near the pool ferred style this season. or out on the town, Rose agrees, noting that you’ll see strappy sandals two of the most popu- are all the rage. Orange lar colors in summer County-based personal footwear are going to be shopper and stylist pink and yellow. Jackie Rose says this is But those bright one of the most popular shades aren’t the only trends of the season, and colors of importance. to keep an eye out for “Rose gold and gray are gladiator sandals. prominent colors as they Another trend to work well … [with] the look for, she says, is the soft neutrals and dusty embellished sandal, with mauves that are currently the likes of Dolce & trending in apparel,” says Gabbana and Miu Miu Stella Adena, director showcasing these flashy t of retail buying for KSL pieces on the runway. Bring out your inner gladiator with the RICHETTA cage Resorts, which includes “They’re [both] known wedge sandal by Vince Camuto, $119, at Life in Monarch Beach Resort. for their crystal rhine- Balance Boutique, Monarch Beach Resort. In terms of detail, stone, sparkly embel- Adena notes that soft, folded bows fun, embellished shoes to a more for- lished flats,” she says of the brands. can be found on both dressy and mal event; that’s not really something “They are the two biggest design casual styles. “Slides [are] prominent you’re wearing at an everyday event,” houses that do the embellished shoe as both flats and with block heels,” Rose explains. and they’re really fun, but you have Adena adds. “Everyone [is] offering Shauna Jackson, founder of Orange to be really adventurous to try it and some variation of the Adidas slide; we County-based personal shopper busi- make a statement.” are bringing in Frye’s version.” ness Styled by SJ, advises shoppers The embellished sandal is perfect No matter your style, there are on- to consider their surroundings when for any summer get-together, such as trend sandals for every taste that will choosing the perfect shoe for their a cocktail party or wedding, to add a have you feeling bold and beautiful outfit. “What type of vacation you’re bit of fancy flair while still being sub- all summer long. going on will determine the shoe,” tle. “I really encourage clients to wear 16 MONARCHBEACHRESORT.COM