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Kristen Taekman


Saturdays are for Swimming

Quick post to show you another one of my favorite swim coverups! Since Saturdays are for swimming, I thought I’d share this with you before it goes out of stock. Happy Saturday!!! (FYI if you’re not vibing the white, it comes in black)! This cover has got you covered 😉 And hello, I mean look at these pom-poms!!


Dot Luxury-Summer Sunglasses Trends

These days, sunglasses have become just as much a part of the outfit as, well…your outfit! Sometime, the clothing I decide to wear is based upon which pair of sunglasses I feel like wearing. Nowadays, It’s so common to change up your sunglasses daily; wearing a different pair each day of the week is rather common. I might be a little guilty of this particular trend…when I go away on a vacation; I bring at least four pairs of sunglasses with me. Yes, I need to protect my eyes from harmful UV light bit I also stylish and put together. Read my latest article on sunglass trends on Dot Luxury!


Silk in the Sun

There is something so nice about wearing silk on a sunny day! A wrap dress is ideal for summer because it’s light, breezy and easy to throw on. Now lets talk about these polka dots! It totally reminds me of the polo game scene in Pretty Women. Remember Julia Roberts iconic outfit? This is semi-close, right?! This is an easy summer go-to and it will definitely be coming with me on all my summer trips. I should also mention it is under $100!!! ($88 to be exact).

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Linen and Things

Main Beach is my favorite beach in East Hampton. I went and visited my girlfriend last week who lives there year round. It’s so nice when you get to go visit during the month of June because it’s not too crowded (mainly locals). So it’s the perfect time to sit down and unwind by reading a book or just chatting with a friend. I decided to wear this linen dress because we were headed to lunch after spending some time by the water. Continue Reading


Little Black Beach Coverup

Since it’s the beginning, now is THE TIME to buy your coverups before they sell out! I’m obsessed with this cotton beach cover up by Pitusa! I have several of their cover up’s from last summer but this new one is everything! Continue Reading


Frilly Beach Coverup Twirl

Ok, so quick post because I HAVE to share one of my favorite summer finds. This beach coverup/dress that will be amazing all summer long. Before it sells out, I wanted to show you how cute it is!! I also am obsessing over the white sunglasses trend! This is one of my favorite pairs and is super affordable so if you tend to lose your sunnies or just want a great summer pair, these are for you! Continue Reading


Mary Kay on a Monday!

Mary Kay is one of those fantastic companies that has been around in my family for generations. My mother used it and passed it on to me! Well, I am here to say that they have a new line of Age Minimizing f products called TIMEWISE; Day creams with SPF 4 in 1 cleanser, night cream and eye cream! Love it!!





But First Coffee

Have a mentioned to you all that I have gone back to coffee after all of these years!? Joking…of course you have heard! I have been screaming it from the rooftops! I have seen this T-shirt for years and thought it was so cute but could never wear it because it didn’t apply to me. Well, now it does!!! Continue Reading