The Chic List

The Chic List: Summer


This month, we embrace the start of summewith a new collection inspired by the lush colors and natural wonder of the tropics. June’s Chic List transports you to a tropical paradise, evoking an oasis state of mind

THE QUOTE 

Keep your face always toward the sunshine. –Walt Whitman   

Base color is CND Lovely Quartz and the different shades in the greenery are a mixture of CND Palm Decco, Cap & Gown, Aura, Mint Convertible and Banana Clips.  

THE MANICURE

Makeup artist Jen Tsourvakas (@the_jen_of_all_trades) of Parlour 3 used a pale pink shade as the canvas for her recent nail art. Accented with a variety of rich, green hues, this manicure mimics the palm prints of our new collection.

THE COCKTAIL  

Our drink of the month is paradise in a glass. Made with freshly squeezed pineapple juice and a variety of rums, this cocktail pairs perfectly with our tropical-inspired collection.  

Mai Tai

  • 1.5 oz. White Rum
  • .5 oz. Dark Rum
  • 1 oz. Range-flavored triple sec liqueur
  • 1 oz. Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
  • .5 oz. Sweetener (simple syrup)
  • 2 oz. Pineapple Juice or Orange Juice
  • Ice
  • Garnish: Maraschino cherries

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and combine all ingredients. 

Shake until the cocktail shaker is cold to touch.  

Strain the mixture into a glass filled with crushed ice and garnish with Maraschino cherries.  

THE READING LIST  

This month’s reading list is fueled by romance, family secrets and friendships. Join us as we island hop, uncovering themes of self-discovery, forgiveness and desire.  

Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman – “A luminous, Marquez-esque tale” (O, The Oprah Magazine) from the New York Times bestselling author of The Museum of Extraordinary Things: a forbidden love story set on a tropical island about the extraordinary woman who gave birth to painter Camille Pissarro—the Father of Impressionism. 

The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren – For two sworn enemies, anything can happen during the Hawaiian trip of a lifetime—maybe even love—in this romantic comedy from the New York Times bestselling authors of Roomies. An instant New York Times Bestseller. 

Once Upon a Sunset by Tif Marcelo – The author of The Key to Happily Ever After—“a true gem filled with heart, laughs, and a cast of delightful characters” (Nina Bocci, USA TODAY bestselling author)—returns with a heartwarming and charming novel about a woman who travels to the Philippines to reconnect with her long-lost family…and manages to find herself along the way. 

Island of Sea Women by Lisa See — A new novel from Lisa See, the New York Times bestselling author of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, about female friendship and family secrets on a small Korean island. 

THE LOOK

Our favorite new outfit has the look of a jumpsuit, with the versatility of two pieces. Lightweight and breezy, it’s the perfect pick for hotter summer months—whether you’re enjoying a cocktail on your front porch or celebrating a birthday with an intimate group of friends. Showcasing the warm tones and foliage of the tropics, the look can be dressed up with heels and gold-tone statement earrings, or made casual with strappy sandals.  

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