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    - Olivia Fortson
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot: Who: Candi Knudsen. Wearing: Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses, The Limited navy crochet top with a purple skirt, Stella & Dot earrings and necklace, Calvin Klein shoes and a Jawbone health bracelet that she covers with a stack of bracelets she bought from a designer in Denmark. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - OLIVIA FORTSON
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Jenny Ward. Wearing: A Tibi dress and Kate Spade bag from the consignment store J.T. Posh with ballet flats and Chanel sunglasses. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - OLIVIA FORTSON
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Lily Nagy. Wearing: A dress from Nordstrom, a lightweight jacket from Dillard’s, gray metallic sandals, Nine West sunglasses and bracelet, and a mala bead necklace she bought because she practices yoga. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - OLIVIA FORTSON
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Jill Dinwiddie. Wearing: Pants from Paul Simon Women, a top from Macy’s, Stuart Weitzman sandals and a Marc Jacobs bag. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - Olivia Fortson
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Michelle Bilodeau. Wearing: A dress from Ivey & Leo, a Lilly Pultizer lobster necklace, a bracelet from The Limited and a bag from Gap. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - Olivia Fortson
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Gabrielle Roseboro. Wearing: A Forever 21 dress with necklace, earrings and purse from Charlotte Russe and flats from Payless. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - Olivia Fortson
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Aisha Jayasekar. Wearing: A dress from KoHl's, earrings from Macy's and flats from Payless. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - OLIVIA FORTSON
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Meredith Ashwell. Wearing:A skirt, top, necklace and shoes by J. Crew with a Coach bag. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - Olivia Fortson
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Kimberly Malone. Wearing: Sunglasses, skirt and bag from Burlington Coat Factory; a necklace, T-shirt and vest from Versona boutique; and sandals from Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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    - Olivia Fortson
    When it’s summer in the city, what do the fashion-savvy wear to stay cool without sacrificing style? We went uptown on a sweltering weekday to find examples of those who managed to look haute instead of hot. Who: Kolbe Kissell, a young tourist from California visiting Charlotte with her family. Wearing: A Justice shirt and skirt, a Selena Gomez for Kmart crossbody bag, a seahorse necklace she bought at the Discovery Place gift shop and a tin foil and duct tape bracelet her mother made for her during an arts and crafts workshop at Discovery Place. (Photo by Olivia Fortson)
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