Los Angeles-based fashion designer Quinn Thompson lets his adventurous, can-do spirit guide him in creating Saint Grace, his ultra-feminine line of contemporary women’s basics. Originally from Olympia, Washington, Thompson grew up on a boat — an experience that instilled in him a sense of wonderment and possibility that continues to inform his 1970s-inspired clothing designs. Saint Grace’s brightly colored maxi-dresses and T-shirts, elegant tank tops and wide pants, asymmetrical cardigan sweaters and other separates are ultra-feminine and come in a range of luxurious fabrics — from Egyptian and Supima cotton to cashmere, rayon, modal and jersey. Founded in 2001, Saint Grace has become a favorite label of Lindsay Lohan, Scarlett Johansson and other Hollywood celebrities.
Treat these pieces like a classic white tee and wear them with everything.
In L.A.’s sea of luxe, casual labels, Saint Grace has separated itself from the pack by using perfectly distressed fabrics you'll want to live in. Shop the brand’s ultra-soft knits — must-haves for easy spring dressing — from striped maxi tank dresses and V-neck tees to draped jersey tanks and simple dolman tops.
Looking to give your closet a refresh for summer? Now is the perfect time to do it. Stock up on everyday basics from cotton tees and easy dresses to flat sandals and espadrille wedges. Plus, score a few seasonal favorites like tropical-print tops, bright bikinis, and striped maxis from much-loved brands like Free People, Winter Kate, and American Apparel.
Is there anything more effortless than a maxi to help ease your wardrobe into summer? It's one-piece dressing at its finest, and since the go-to staple is as comfortable as it is cute, there's practically nowhere under the sun you can't wear it. Hit the beach with natural-material accessories and comfortable flat sandals, then toss a layering piece on top to make it city-ready in an instant. Snag more of my style tips to maximize your maxi, then scoop up a versatile version of your own in the sale below—consider it your warm-weather uniform.<br /> —TRACEY LOMRANTZ LESTER, Editorial Director