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Kate Spade basket bag, hat, scarf (all own), Musse & Cloud clog sandals c/o Coolway, wood sunglasses c/o Winkwood, and maxi cotton knitdress c/o Just Fashion Now

Chic vacation and travel look inspirations for summer. Read why the looks work so you can create similar outfits from your own closet.

Contents
    1. Summer Travel and Vacation Style
    2. Vacation Outfit Idea for Brunch
    3. Travel Look Inspiration
    4. Further Readings on Chic Vacation and Travel Look Style
    5. 159th Top of the World Style Linkup Party

 

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Summer Travel and Vacation Style

Finally summer arrived in the Interior. June is the most beautiful month in the Interior. The Sun is up nearly 24/7. The light is so energizing. You don’t want to go to sleep. You may even watch a baseball game outside without flood lights under the midnight Sun or paddle down the Chena River on a board with your dog.

One of my favorite things to do is to dress up and go out for dinner outside or to dress (down ?) in a summer vacation look to lounge on the deck at the river. Today, I will show you a travel look that I wore for brunch outside on the Chena, and a vacation style. You can find more chic travel looks and shortcut for great vacation style at the posts at the links.

 

Vacation Outfit Idea for Brunch

The following photos show some summer vacation outfit ideas. I wore this look for brunch and lounging at the river. The look features a black, white and gray neutral desaturated color scheme as these colors look so posh together. The finishing touch is this summer’s It bag trend – a basket bag. Since I am petite, a maxi dress needs some lift with high heels. These wood plateau sandals do the trick.

Why does the look work? The black of the sandals repeats several times in the look, namely, in the scarf, basket trim, layering top, and hat. The white occurs in the drawstring of the maxi, scarf, and basket trim. The different textures make the look interesting.

 

over 50 years old fashion blogger wearing a vacation outfit with maxi dress, hat, and wood sandals
Black and white hat, statement rutile quartz necklace with rubber band, Jockey layering top, Kate Spade basket bag, quartz bangle, striped scarf (all own), Musse & Cloud wood plateau strappy sandals c/o Coolway, creamy waffle mirrored sunglasses c/o Winkwood, and maxi drawstring dress c/o Just Fashion Now

 

Do you recognize the place? When you are a regular reader, you may remember the post I wrote about Fairbanks new It place. In the evenings, a fire burns in the pit.

style blogger over 50 in resort look with wrap gown, hat, and sunglasses
Sun hat, statement necklace with black rubber band, Jockey lace top, Kate Spade basket shoulder bag, quartz bangle, striped scarf (all own), Musse & Cloud sandals c/o Coolway, mirrored sunglasses c/o Winkwood, and maxi wrap gown c/o Just Fashion Now

 

mildife woman sitting on a pit in a resort
Side view of summer vacation outfit to show details of the hat. Statement necklace (gift from my husband), Kate Spade basket bag, Hermes collier de chien bangle, scarf (all own), sunglasses c/o Winkwood, and resort dress c/o Just Fashion Now

 

outfit details of vacation look in desaturated colors
Zoom-in on the vacation outfit to show details of the lace, wrap and basket. Black and white hut, quartz pendant with rubber band, Jockey lace camisole, Kate Spade basketg, quartz bangle, Hermes collier de chien cuff, striped scarf (all own), white and wood sunglasses c/o Winkwood, and maxi drawstring dress c/o Just Fashion Now

 

Travel Look Inspiration

The next outfit is perfect for summer travel. Who likes to sweat like a pig when driving? Yes, you could switch on the AC, but I have already so much to pay for my winter heating bill. Thus, I want to at least not spend money on making the air cold when it is finally warm. You have to live in Alaska for nearly 20 years to understand this funny behavior. Any how, the top is loose. Thus, its’s perfect with straight summer pants. The open-toe pumps have a low heel (2 inch, 5 cm). This means they are very comfy to walk in. Ok, ok, for someone like me who does her sports on a 4 inch heel. When you are new here, I am a  ballroom dancer and once was a Star on Dancing with the Fairbanks Stars.

 

mature fashion blogger in linen pants and top travel outfit
Oliveo straight linen pants, Kieselstein Cord belt and buckle, Dooney and Bourke tote, Esprit neckerchief, Hermes collier de chien bangle, Ray Ban sunglasses, Anne Klein AK logo open-toe pumps, charm necklace and earrings (all own), best girlfriend bracelet and V-neck top both c/o Chico’s

 

Nicole in travel outfit standing at the water
Side view of the above summer outfit to show the long tail of the top.

 

#advancedstyle lady looking onto the water in a teal and brown sightseeing top and pants combo
Back view of summer travel look

 

fashionista enjoying time off in front of a hotel
Chena River with view on the Princess Hotel and the White Mountains in the background. I am wearing Oliveo straight linen jean-cut pants with side zippers, Kieselstein Cord belt and buckle, Ray Ban sunglasses, Dooney and Bourke tote, Esprit neckerchief, Anne Klein logo fabric pumps, charm necklace and earrings (all own), V-neck top c/o Chico’s

 

Further Readings on Chic Vacation and Travel Look Styles

You may be also interested in reading about what to pack to look agelessly stylish on a dance cruise, or this cool shortcut to an awesome vacation wardrobe.

 

159th Top of the World Style Linkup Party

Welcome to the  Top of the World Style linkup party.

The featured bloggers today are Erica, Joi and Christine.

#linkup Top of the World OOTD Readers' Fav Erica
Erica, the lifestyle blogger at Rejoice for the Day, became Top of the World OOTD Readers’ Fav. Photo from her post.

 

#linkup Top of the world style my fav Joi
Joi, the style blogger at In My Joi, became Top of the World OOTD My Fav. Photo from her post

 

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#linkup Top of the World Style Winner Christine
Christine, the lifestyle blogger at Bon Chic Style, won the Top of the World Style feature. Photo from her post

 

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