As stores slowly push out their colorful summer dresses and wool jackets styled with warm scarves come creeping in, we know that its time to start investing in staples for Fall. Meanwhile, we’re still sweltering in the underground as we await metro trains, and above ground as well, when it becomes so hot that we need to take little gelato and iced tea breaks between errands.
Our solution at the Sheena Trivedi team is to stock up on pieces that we deem transitional—versatile enough to get us through whatever-the weather and layer-proof so that we can take on (or off) the extras. Our picks? Our black cotton silk Ana top with an elongated back and our striking red, gold, silver, and black Sara scarf detailed with leather fringes.
These pieces are easy to combine with other garments to achieve maximum comfort as we navigate through those moments where we can feel the chill of late August approaching, but we remember to still bask in the summertime sun.
Lucky enough to have scored tickets to one of Beyoncé’s upcoming NYC performances? We have to tell you, (not only are we completely jealous) but we also have chosen an edgy, bold, and utterly sophisticated statement piece for the event—perfect for moving your hips and singing along to your favorite song.
Stun the crowds with our nude and blue Pam Jacket in an eye-catching and comfortable blend of leather and cotton silk. Its bright embroidery will keep things spunky and most importantly—fun.
Don’t be surprised when you’re called up on stage,
Show off your summertime tan lines this week with our back-revealing Anna and Tasha tops whose leather and silk georgette combinations will keep you edgy but elegant for a night out on the town.
Striking an enviable balance between showing just-enough-yet-not too-much, these tops are flattering, chic, and incredibly versatile. Their open back dips provide just the right amount of daring and mystery.
Team either of these tops with long trousers for a neat, urbane aesthetic.
If you’re lucky enough to be spending this summer at the beach, don’t forget to pack our Star Bra and Moon Panties, whose blends of silk and georgette will keep you turning heads as you run along the shoreline while the wind blows in your hair or as you relax at your favorite seaside bar with a piña colada in hand.
This Bollywood-meets-Baywatch combo is perfect for the beach, but don’t limit yourself to wearing these pieces only on the sand. Throw over our matching silk and georgette Azza dress and consider the opportunities for wearing these pieces in the city. Our Star Bra teamed with long high waisted pants for evening? Our Azza dress over a fitted cami at an exhibit opening? The possibilities for these pieces are endless.
Wink at the past with our Jass Corset whose shape will transport you to the tides of the 18th century while grounding you firmly in the present. A feeling of sophistication is guaranteed, the nude coloring is sure to show off your summer glow, and the piece can be worn casually at the beach or over leggings in the city for a powerful, trend-setting look. The back of this corset also features gold eyeholes that lend the wearer an always-welcome dose of sass and edge.
The best part? No whalebone allowed. The materials of this piece blend supple sheep leather and cotton silk for a feel so comfortable we can’t even begin to imagine how jealous Marie Antoinette would be.
It turns out you can have your cake and eat it, too.
Since Coco Chanel graced the world it seems all fashionistas have been on a lifelong quest to find the perfect little black dress. If this staple is missing from your wardrobe, we can assure you we have found our Holy Grail LBD in our Beela Basic Dress. The jersey material of this piece with its leather detailing is every bit as comfortable, versatile, and chic as the LBD you have always dreamed of.
Our suggestion? Team this dress with burgundy pumps for a creative spin on a sophisticated classic. This outfit will make an unforgettable impression, and as Mademoiselle Chanel always said, a girl should be classy and fabulous.
If you are still fawning over Daisy Buchanan’s wardrobe the way we are, then our gorgeous red and blue embroidered silk Aria dress will be perfect for you this Independence Day. This dress is perfect for a night of cocktails and is sure to get your noticed with its vivid occasion-appropriate coloring and daring Great-Gatsby-meets-Bollywood aesthetic.
To be worn while singing along to Springsteen’s ♪ Born in the U.S.A ♪
Ever feel like you should have been born in a different era?
We certainly have, but the combination of our mini Basanti Skirt paired with our gorgeous Sonali sweatshirt takes us back in more ways than one. Throw on this outfit, add some mascara, practice your doe-eyed look, and you will be left feeling like Twiggy strutting through the swinging 60’s of London.
Not in the mood for makeup? This schoolgirl inspired look might also remind you of the skinned knees and sounds of recess bells from your own childhood. But don’t worry if you no longer want to be told when playtime is over—the leather detailing in these pieces have us feeling that the girl in this outfit lives life on her own terms and will be making up her own rules from now on.
From our current juicing craze to the lazy afternoons we’ve spent reading in Bryant Park we’re convinced, this summer, all that glitters is green. Our silk Zena jacket is perfect for those moments when we long for a serene oasis but are spending a summer in the city. The tone of this jacket is a spectacular iridescent blue-green, and the way that the sun reflects the color serves us a constant reminder as to why the world seems a better place when we decide to go green.
Longing for summertime romance but not sure what to wear this date night?
Try our stunning Bella dress in green and blue, which not only drapes gracefully in the back, but also responds beautifully to the slightest hint of wind. You will be left feeling like an old Hollywood starlet, albeit a contemporary one–an exotic, exciting, re-imagined Marilyn Monroe.
The combination of silk and georgette in this piece will ooze elegance, but the leather detailing will keep things interesting with its subtle suggestion to that special someone that there is more to you than meets the eye.
Enjoy (and don’t blame us when the flowers arrive.)