My Summer 2018 Favorites + Wish List

With summer arriving here in Charlotte I decided to share my summer 2018 favorites plus items that are on my wish list! Louella Reese Summer 2018 Favorites + Wish List

no. 1 striped tank | no. 2 floral silk scarf | no. 3 pink sunglasses | no. 4 navy straw hat | no.5 blue and white striped mini dress | no. 6 net tote | no. 7  turquoise tassel earrings | no. 8 espadrille lace up wedges | no. 9 round straw tote | no. 10  floral embroidered denim jacket | no. 11 gold bead stud earrings | no. 12 neutral espadrille smoking slippers | no. 13 lace espadrille smoking slippers | no. 14 blue and white striped midi dress | no. 15 oversized straw tote | no. 16 blue wrap midi skirt | no.17 pink espadrille wedges | no. 18. white beaded statement earrings  | no 19 ivory raffia hat

Happy Friday y’all! To celebrate the fact that it’s Friday and summer is basically in full swing here in Charlotte, I’m sharing my summer favorites. Some items on my wish list for the new season as well. I LOVE shopping for summer – all the espadrilles, straw handbags, pretty dresses, and super cute accessories. Really, what’s not to love?! 

You probably recognize a couple of the items on the collage above from recent posts. Several of these items have quickly become favorites of mine or are carrying over from last summer {like this handbag}. 

At the very top of my list, espadrilles. They scream summer and right now, there are SO many good ones out there. My personal favorite brand is Soludos. Their shoes are quality, reasonably prices, and so stinking cute! I purchased these wedges {seen here, here, and here} in February and have been hooked from the second I tied them up. Since then, I’ve added these pink wedges and these perfect go with everything loafers. These lace ones also couldn’t be cuter and would add a sweet feminine touch to any look. 

Next, handbags! Anyone else a total handbag gal? Can’t get enough of them. Especially come summer! It seems the warmer it gets the more fun the handbags are. Right now, it’s all about straw everything. And I don’t hate it! This handbag {seen here, here, and here} has been a favorite of mine for over a year and y’all, I couldn’t recommend it more. It’s one of those bags that goes with just about everything and you’ll find yourself reaching for more times then not. Also, I’ve been crushing on this one {last seen this one} lately. Perfect for travels and trips to the farmers market. 

A couple other great finds – these pink sunnies that are under $20, a fabulous straw hat in navy {last seen here}, this structured raffia hat, and the perfect striped tank {last seen here} to go with everything. 

Now, let’s talk wish list! The top of it, this striped midi dress. I literally gasped when I laid eyes on it. Not 100% sure it’ll look great on me but I’m obsessed! The cutest little bag for summer right at $25 – I mean, tell me this wouldn’t be the best bag to throw fresh fruit in at the farmer’s market. A dream item {aka won’t happen, Joshua would kill me} that I am swooning over, this floral embroidered denim jacket. It is everything! 

So what’s on your summer favorites and/or wish list this season?! Comment below and share!

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30 Comments

  1. May 18, 2018 / 10:09 am

    Loving all of the blues and stripes! So much perfect summer inspo here!

    xo, Hillary

  2. Lydia
    May 23, 2018 / 10:02 am

    Everything is so cute, love so much!! I actually haven’t been finding that much to add onto my summer wishlist, but some of these items are sharing are so good.

    xo, Lydia

  3. May 23, 2018 / 3:30 pm

    I’m totally eyeing those espadrilles too, so cute!

    • May 24, 2018 / 10:11 am

      Totally recommend the espadrilles as I can say I’ve tried them. Soludos has the best espadrilles.

      xo Laura Leigh

  4. maggie
    May 24, 2018 / 9:36 am

    oh I want all of this!! Such great picks!

  5. May 24, 2018 / 10:29 am

    So many great picks here girl! I’ll take the striped dress, striped tank & the Mar Y Sol bag, please & thank you 😉

  6. May 24, 2018 / 10:31 am

    So many adorable finds! Especially loving those lace up espadrilles.

  7. May 24, 2018 / 8:49 pm

    I’m all for the stripes in the summer.

  8. May 25, 2018 / 6:44 am

    I am loving all the stripes for summer!!

  9. May 25, 2018 / 11:36 am

    I’m loving all the shades of blue! All the new pieces I picked up lately are blue.

  10. Lauren
    May 29, 2018 / 10:25 pm

    What a beautiful collage! I love all of it. that first top, it’s amazing. I have it in white and black but might need the stripes! Love it all so much!

    xx
    Lauren

    • May 30, 2018 / 9:10 am

      Aw thank you Lauren, I appreciate that. I’m with you on wanting more versions of that tank. I’ve almost worn this one out already haha. It is so good!

      xo Laura Leigh

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