My day started pleasant and slow enough, but turned into a “marathon” right after breakfast on our practically shadeless backyard patio. First it was the yogafusion, which seemed more intense and painful than ever. From class I drove straight to my hair appointment, bank appointment, auto body shop, grocery store, and then straight home to get ready for the last opera of the season, sushi, and now the post. The 34C and humidity didn’t exactly help the matter but in the end it was an amazing day actually. My little car and I got to spend some quality time together – windows down, old-school hip-hop  tunes, the breeze. By the way, apparently today’s Toronto weather broke records for the highest temperatures on May 26 since 1937. I’m glad my Acura and I were there to witness this historic warming moment.

I called today’s look “the shell game” because of its unconventional statement piece. My crafty mama made this immoderately long shell necklace from about 5 regular sized necklaces bought on our last family trip to Cuba. Originally they all came in single tones and we had the idea of mixing together the colours and the necklaces themselves into one long, colourful piece. We couldn’t find much use for them in their original state because, quite frankly, they looked a little too boring and safe. When I saw the end-result I couldn’t wait to put it to use and today’s weather and summer vibe presented the perfect opportunity.

What I’m wearing:

  • Cotton dress by “Graham & Spencer”
  • Straw pumps by “Betsey Johnson”
  • Tri-skull ring by “Alexander McQueen”
  • Long shell necklace (my mom made from multiple Cuban shell necklaces)