Nail that sexy bohemian vibe with Alexis, the Miami-based label known for its comfy, effortlessly stylish designs for women. Silk-tie blouses, strapless rompers, luxe maxis, printed jumpsuits, and flared pants will make chic additions to your closet — and can take you from day to night with a simple switch from sandals to stilettos. Founded by mother-daughter design team Ana and Alexis Barbara Isaias, Alexis made its debut in 2008 and has been featured in the pages of Vogue, Sports Illustrated (they're based in Florida — of course they design swimwear!) and Seventeen. For little ones, Alexis has created a playful offshoot, Little Alexis, that offers printed dresses in bold colors. Call this line your new Miami vice.
The Ultimate Dress Shop: Little White DressesNow's the time to send your LBD on vacation and embrace the just-as-versatile warm-weather version: The Little White Dress. Whether you opt for crisp cotton or soft, feminine lace, this seasonal staple will carry you through just about any occasion the outdoor season brings (and no, you don't have to wait until after Memorial Day to wear it!). Take it to a polished, sophisticated place with a tailored blazer and heels, or get into the music festival groove by adding a boho twist. And as late spring days stretch into lovely, long summer ones, the only accessory you'll need is glowing skin.
—TRACEY LOMRANTZ LESTER, Editorial Director