Photos by Keith Borgmeyer

Styled by Audrey Sharp and Gillian Tracey

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Whether we’re ready or not, summer is here! Sometimes, shopping for pool and beach attire can be a bit daunting, so Columbia Home visited some local boutiques to help you find your style for the summer. Lo & Behold, Cha Boutique, Girl Boutique and Dillard’s all have great selections for you to choose from depending on your personal style! We’ve put together four outfits, mixing and matching swimwear, accessories and cover-ups to give you some inspiration, whether you’ll be in the water, watching the kids play, reading poolside or taking a stroll on the beach. Don’t forget the sunscreen!



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Screen Shot 2015-06-02 at 10.15.46 AMDKNY bottoms, Dillard’s, $54

DKNY top, Dillard’s, $86

Street Level reversible tote, Cha Boutique, $92

Michael Stars flora hat, Cha Boutique, $54

Joy Joy strapless ruffle jumpsuit, Cha Boutique, $92

The Royal Standard cheetah beach towel, Cha Boutique, $23

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Knot Sisters lace tunic dress, Lo & Behold, $117

Chic yellow hat, Girl Boutique, $27

Gianni Bini tribal bottoms, Dillard’s, $53

Gianni Bini tribal top, Dillard’s, $61

Beach Bells, Girl Boutique, $32

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Pendleton spa towel, Lo & Behold, $49.50

LA Plaza burgundy floppy hat, Lo & Behold, $25

Raga La Boheme dress, Lo & Behold, $114

Kenneth Cole black one-piece, Dillard’s, $107

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Michael Stars floral cover-up, Girl Boutique, $138

Gianni Bini top, Dillard’s, $57

Gianni Bini bottoms, Dillard’s, $57

Danielle Nicole Namane clutch, Girl Boutique, $68

Chic yellow hat, Girl Boutique, $27

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