Qwearly Dashing Week 13: Spring into Summer

This week has felt like a heat wave for this New Englander (shhh… I was born in Queens, NY).  Trying to stay cool and put together has been a challenge, but these are a few of the things that have inspired my “keep cool” wear and kept me feeling inspired for summer fun!

I mean, really…. when you have long hair… wrapping your hair just feels so darn good! (Source unknown)

I mean, really…. when you have long hair… wrapping your hair just feels so darn good! (Source unknown)

Look at those babes!  But, really, the shoes are the best!  Wooden heels, anyone? | From: Swedish Habeens

Look at those babes!  But, really, the shoes are the best!  Wooden heels, anyone? | From: Swedish Habeens

Coining the term “fatkini”, here is Gabi Gregg looking all sorts of fabulous in these crystal blue waters. | From: Gabi Fresh

Coining the term “fatkini”, here is Gabi Gregg looking all sorts of fabulous in these crystal blue waters. | From: Gabi Fresh

Converse, just converse. | From: ASOS Magazine August 2010

Converse, just converse. | From: ASOS Magazine August 2010

I recently dyed my hair lavender, and the inspiration came from Springtime pastels. | From: Preppy Hair

I recently dyed my hair lavender, and the inspiration came from Springtime pastels. | From: Preppy Hair

Time to bust out the all-white ensembles.  May I suggest a clean linen shirt dress? | From: Favim

Time to bust out the all-white ensembles.  May I suggest a clean linen shirt dress? | From: Favim

Sun, gardening, femmes… ALL the things.  A reminder to go outside and put my hands in dirt. | From: Jack Tar 207

Sun, gardening, femmes… ALL the things.  A reminder to go outside and put my hands in dirt. | From: Jack Tar 207

Because Maya Angelou. Get it, Maya! | From: Originally from the NYT, but most recently the Huffington Post

Because Maya Angelou. Get it, Maya! | From: Originally from the NYT, but most recently the Huffington Post