Mulling Over Milly!


The cat is out of the bag! Here is the BR Milly Collection!  The pair speaks both designers’ aesthetics – classic tailoring and American sportswear (BR), yet preppy Hampton vibe (so very Milly).  The best part is that the Milly collection pairs so beautifully with BR’s current collection!  While it is oh so tempting to be Milly head to toe (and as you can see, these styled looks are perfection!), there are plenty of pairings to be made….and I’m already working on the perfect ones for my clients in attendance at the May 30 launch party at the Corte Madera flagship store!

Here are just some of the ideas that came to mind….

Love the Milly beaded necklace top  (shown on the model below, on top) with these navy linen wide legged pants; and the red Mariah T strap sandals. The sandals pair beautifully with the skirt shown on the model as well.


The elephant shorts (shown on the model at left), an editorial favorite, can be work so many ways.  For a casual look, I’d pair it with a chambray linen top or denim shirt, and pop color flats, or a plain white blouse.

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I love wearing shorts in the evening — pair them with a black blazer  or even this coral blazer for a slightly sportier look; and open- toed or pointed toed black heels.

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 I also love them with a silk tank in a color, such as this pink silk tank, or the green silk shell.  I love mixing prints, and on the right frame, the stripes could be a fun way to mix prints and add a color pop. Keep the shoe neutral and pair with a dark blazer, such as the sateen black blazer above.

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Last, but not least, my most favorite piece of the collection is the maxi dress (top row, first on the left)!


With the “it” colors of the season, aka the emerald green and navy, it is so quintessential Milly and my top pick in the collection!!!  It will take you to brunch, to the park with kids, a walk on the beach, cocktails at sunset, and even dinner on the beach!  The perfect piece to pack for your vacation — and to wear on your stay cation.

The countdown is on, ladies and gents (for the first time ever, a men’s collection!)!!  3 days to go!

xo BFF Betina

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