Elevate your summer style this season with fashion from our readers’ favorite women’s boutiques – we have a lookbook for every fun summer activity you can think of!
You’ll stand out among the flowers and native plants lining the paths of the North Carolina Botanical Garden – voted one of the best event spaces in Chapel Hill – in this botanical print dress and statement earrings from Monkee’s of Chapel Hill.
Gio Hoops Pearls earrings, $98, Sheila Fajl. Ro Long dress, $198, Olivia James. Daisy bag, $98, Poppy + Sage. Emery shoes in ivory leather, $140, Dolce Vita.
Choose a fun, bright matching set from Rumors for a concert at Cat’s Cradle, a local favorite live music venue.
Hot pink polyester button-up top and shorts set: Top, $14, and bottoms, $12, Julia by Love J. Checkered heart earrings, $6. White sunglasses, $8. White platform sandals, $38, Bamboo.
Browse locally grown veggies, fruit and more at Carrboro Farmers Market – one of our readers’ favorite markets – in a breezy linen jumpsuit from Sofia’s Boutique, and don’t forget a hat for sun protection on a bright day.
Summer knit fedora, $45, Shihreen. Paper white scoop T-shirt, $78, NZT Nic + Zoe. Linen jumpsuit in moss, $99, Saga. Clay bracelets, $7 each, Chloe and Lex. Annica in sand cognac woven raffia, $125, Salvia.Sophia bag in pink cabana, $89, Poppy + Sage.
Pair a structured blazer in a pastel shade with jeans from Uniquities for a midday meeting at Glasshalfull, voted one of the best spots for a business lunch.
Fielding pearl dangle earrings, $165, Mignonne Gavigan. Gaya dickey jacket, $698, Veronica Beard. Open back top in at the cabana, $225, Mother. The Snapshot bag in new dust multi, $295, Marc Jacobs. The Insider Crop Step Chew jeans in shade mentally elsewhere, $238, Mother. Mid heel clog with braid, $350, Loeffler Randall.
Shake things up in a bold pattern and metallic heels from Whilden for a refined meal at Oakleaf, which was voted a readers’ favorite spot for a date night.
Bracelet stack, $118, David Aubrey Jewelry. Farah dress, $438, Marie Oliver. Paily heels, $125, Dolce Vita. Benjamina bag, $90, Urban Expressions.