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  • Sea and Sand - Alexander McQueen jacket and pants; Aurélie Bidermann cuff; Valentino Garavani bag.1
  • Sea and Sand - Valentino dress.2
  • Sea and Sand - Anndra Neen choker.3
  • Sea and Sand - John Hardy earrings.4
  • Sea and Sand - Karla Martinez de Salas on a boat in the Sea of Cortez.5
  • Sea and Sand - Isabel Marant coat.6
  • Sea and Sand - Aerin boots.7
  • Sea and Sand - Tory Burch Beauty Bronzer and Blush in Divine.8
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  • Sea and Sand - Marni bag.11
  • Sea and Sand - Céline wedges.12
  • Sea and Sand - Giulietta blouse.13
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  • Sea and Sand - MiH Jeans jeans.15
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    Alexander McQueen jacket and pants; Aurélie Bidermann cuff; Valentino Garavani bag.

    Styled by Lindsey Frugier
    Photography by Nicolas Kern

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    Valentino dress.

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    Anndra Neen choker.

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    John Hardy earrings.

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    Karla Martinez de Salas on a boat in the Sea of Cortez.

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    Isabel Marant coat.

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    Aerin boots.

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    Tory Burch Beauty Bronzer and Blush in Divine.

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    Courtesy of Esperanza, an Auberge resort.

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    Marni bag.

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    Céline wedges.

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    Giulietta blouse.

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    Courtesy of Esperanza, an Auberge resort.

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    MiH Jeans jeans.

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Sea and Sand

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Being from El Paso, Texas, I’m drawn to desert landscapes, and I especially love when they meet the bright blue sea. It’s my favorite environment, and one that I enjoyed this summer on a boat trip through Mexico’s Sea of Cortez. We started in La Paz and ended at the Esperanza Resort in Cabo San Lucas—and passing all the dry, dusty islands dotted with saguaro cacti, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the cruise collections. Whether it was the suede dresses at Calvin Klein, the peasant blouses at Altuzarra, or the patchwork denim at Alexander McQueen, so many pieces had that desert bohemian spirit I adore. They were folksy and carefree but—thankfully, for us urbanites—still extremely refined.