Today I thought I would examine the versatility of a simple birthstone necklace. August’s birthstone, peridot, has such a fresh green color, and it begs to be paired with other pure, exuberant shades. After finding a pretty strand of peridot beads, I started to see a palette of beachy colors - green, white, aqua and gold.
For the first outfit, I started with a fun asymmetrical ruffle tank top in a vibrant, almost peacock turquoise. I added a pretty white pencil skirt, then topped it off with gold strappy wedges and a pair of vintage Dior sunglasses - perfect for a day on the boardwalk.
To create a more casual ensemble, I found a lovely belted tunic in white, and added a cute pair of sandy denim shorts. Teal gladiator sandals and a floppy sunhat complete the look, for a lazy day at the beach.
And of course, you can get these looks - or something like them - on Etsy!
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