The Steele Maiden: Black and White for Summer with Old Navy - Fringe Tote and Palm Print Sneakers

Out of all the seasons, I wear the most color in the summer; cherry reds, ocean blue, sunflower yellow. But no one can argue that the easiest colors to wear – no matter the season – are black and white. And denim.. which is basically a neutral right? The trick is making them still feel fun and summer-y. A fringe tote, palm print sneakers or lightweight tank sweater are just the things.

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¬†This is kind of my quintessential running errands look. I wore this a couple of weekends back and I’m pretty sure my day went something like: bagels at our neighborhood spot, pharmacy, grocery store, flower run at the corner bodega. You get the picture. For days when you need to be comfortable and effortless – but still get stopped on the street and asked ‘where’d you get that cute bag?!’. Way better than one of those canvas totes I otherwise may be caught carrying. In other news – I’d been looking for a pair of extra ripped jeans (with unfinished hems too) but didn’t want to spend a ton on such a ‘trend’ item and love this pair. They have a good stretch and the open knees and ankle length hem hit perfectly (I’m only 5’4″ so that’s not always the case). Summertime.. and the livin’ is easy.

Old Navy Striped Sweater, Ripped Rockstar Jeans, Fringe Tote and Palm Print Sneakers c/o

The Steele Maiden: Black and White for Summer with Old Navy - Fringe Tote and Palm Print Sneakers The Steele Maiden: Black and White for Summer with Old Navy - Fringe Tote and Palm Print Sneakers The Steele Maiden: Black and White for Summer with Old Navy - Fringe Tote and Palm Print Sneakers The Steele Maiden: Black and White for Summer with Old Navy - Fringe Tote and Palm Print Sneakers The Steele Maiden: Black and White for Summer with Old Navy - Fringe Tote and Palm Print Sneakers