City Chic with Island Flair

I embrace any opportunity to infuse my island gal roots into my daily life off-island. When I was introduced to Arthur and Livingston, an accessories line with influences from the Caribbean, I felt an instant connection. Picture this. Vibrant colors. Irregular shaped gemstones. Chunky chains. Pieces from Arthur and Livingston take seashore style to city sidewalks.

Today’s look, a blazer paired with shorts, gets a little island flair from my Arthur and Livingston Benedict necklace. The Benedict necklace, an irregular shaped jasper pendant hanging on a gold plated chain, looks like something that was snatched right out of the ocean. This necklace, by the way, was just released in Arthur and Livingston’s SS15 collection, a beautiful assortment of pieces inspired by Trinidad and Tobago.

Blazer—Philosophy | similar

Top—Loft | similar

Shorts—J.Crew | love this

Necklace—℅ Arthur and Livingston “Benedict” necklace

Shoes—Tahari (old) | similar, splurgeworthy

Tote—Rebecca Minkoff | option

Rings—J.Crew Sliced ringJ.Crew Orb ring, Charlene K

Watch—Michael Kors

Lip—Mac “Midnight Mambo’ lipstick (try Violetta), Mac ‘Heroine’ lip pencil

The Benedict necklace, which retails for only $48, comes on a 19″ gold plated chain. 

I’m wearing the necklace with an extender.

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