This boho-chic hallmark is a summertime staple - yet again. The trendlet Basic bikinis, chic cover-ups, beach bags, halters (and their funky cousins, bralettes) are lighter, airier, and beachwear-perfect this summer when fashioned from ecru-hued crochet. Even wide-legged trousers are getting into the loopy-stitched action.
Elizabeth Wellington is the fashion columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer. She covers celebrity style, pop-culture and the burgeoning local designer scene.