Out of Africa

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A friend of mine is embarking on a trip of a lifetime a two week African Safari. I was pulling some clothes together for her and realized you don’t need to be going on an African Safari to take advantage of the army/utility trend. These pieces are great for everyday life and traveling over Spring Break and Summer. ¬†Think Banana Republic in the 80’s…I still covet my army shorts I got from there.

  1. Xirena Alyx Top Army Green  Shopbop, $184 click here for white. Lightweight cotton gauze fabric perfect for warm climates. Xirena makes the best travel essentials made from light weight cotton and comfortable loose fitting styles.
  2. Alex Mill Solid Sweater¬†Nordstrom, $110¬†Alex Drexler (son of Mickey) launched Alex Mill in 2012 they set out to design well crafted classic essentials. It’s now being carried at Nordstrom and Net-A-Porter.
  3. The Great Frayed Army Shorts Shopbop, $235 (additional sizing click here) & Veronica Beard Short Shopbop, $250
  4. Alex Mill Stretch Jumpsuit Nordstrom, $178 & Sundry Belted Jumpsuit Shopbop, $178 The Sundry jumpsuit is made of lightweight cotton gauze fabric.
  5. Ganni Halter Swimsuit Matches Fashion, $160
  6. Xirena Draper Pant Shopbop, $156 & Frame Paperbag Pant Shopbop, $275 look for less Paperbag Utility Pant Topshop, $75.
  7. Sydney Evan Snake Ear Cuff Saks, $575
  8. The Great Rick Rack Pant Nordstrom, $285 & Nili Lotan Cropped Military Pant Shopbop, $325 look for less Madewell Stovepipe Fatigue Pant Nordstrom, $78
  9. Panther Ring¬†Bloomingdale’s, $1200¬†& Panther Bracelet¬†Bloomingdale’s, $600
  10. Sydney Evan Elephant Necklace Saks, $795
  11. Vince Utility Shirt Shopbop, $265 additional sizing click here.
  12. Ganni Camera Bag Matches Fashion, $115
  13. Loewe Elephant Crossbody Bag Farfetch, $1,390
  14. Utility Jacket Everlane, $78 Runs big size down & Madewell Military Jacket Nordstrom, $98
  15. Ganni Hewson Wide Brim Hat Matches Fashion, $100
  16. Xirena Wren Cotton Dress Mother, $350 & Xirena Chelsea Gauze Dress Mother, $249 Not pictured above. Two great lightweight cotton white dresses for travel.

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