My mother has instilled one important piece of advice in me and my sister: always wear black. We make fun of her colorless outfits, which usually include an Eileen Fisher shawl, a pair of COS harem pants and a massive pair of The Row sunglasses. She's basically an old, Asian lady version of Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen. As morbid as it may seem, she has a point. Black never goes out of style, even in the heat of summer. These are just a few of my most used (or most coveted) items this summer.
To a accompany your all-black summer, here is one of my favorite tunes I like to conk out to while laying on the beach: