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Summer Styling with Belvele + A Giveaway! **Winner Announced**

May 25, 2017

The Wonder YearsThis post is sponsored by Belvele, an online destination for design, craftsmanship and sustainability.

Barbecues, road trips, big adventures, warm evenings — summer is filled with some of my favorite activities. Many of the best memories of my childhood happened in the summer: endless sleepovers and evenings spent outside with daylight that seemed to stretch well into the night. As an adult, I treasure lingering dinners with friends (bonus: when their kids get along well with our kids) and live for the family fun days when the five of of us hit the town or hit the road for something we all enjoy.

Each year I like to make a bucket list of activities for us to check off before this precious time of year is gone. So far I have: swimming on Sauvie Island, strawberry picking, a trip to the drive-in movie theater, and maybe an overnighter to the coast or central Oregon, among other things.

Naturally, because I love styling clothes, I’m always thinking about what I’m going to wear. Today, I’ve teamed up with one of my favorite shops to style some looks for summer. Belvele is a San Francisco based retailer, who specializes in ethical fashion, with a commitment to only feature garments that have been responsibly sourced. They let me select a handful of summer items from their shop to play around with and style for you guys. These pieces are all so good, I’m tempted to buy some of them for myself!


Ethical Fashion

When the temperatures hit 80 and above, I am all about the tank tops. Plus, I like to avoid farmer’s tans if I can help it. Normally, I rotate a few t-shirt style tanks, but this reversible, button up tank is a better-looking alternative. The texture on this cotton top makes it so good (and forgiving of spills or stains).

This top would look great styled with old Levi’s cutoffs and Birkenstocks, perfect for a day of picnicking and park frolicking. Or, throw it in reverse, with the buttons down your back and slip on some black jeans. You’re date-night ready.

The Lola Tank is made from 100% cotton gauze and manufactured in the USA. The fit runs true to size, with a hip-skimming hemline.


I love a good jumpsuit. Getting dressed with one piece of clothing is so easy it should be a crime. I love the cinch-waist option on this otherwise loose and flowy, wide leg cotton jumpsuit. Often, on summer days, I want the ease of a dress with the functionality of pants or shorts. But pants are usually too hot, and shorts are often too short. A good jumpsuit is always the solution. I’ve worn jumpsuits on some very hot days, and the loose fit and breezy material makes them a very comfortable option.

This beautiful, reversible jumper would be perfect to wear while hosting a backyard BBQ or friends for a dinner party. Just add platform sandals and some twinkly gold earrings and you’re ready to go. Or it’s a great option for a day trip with the family. Pair it with flat sandals, and simple neck scarf and you’re set for the day. With the option to wear with the crossover detail in the back or front, it’s truly two looks in one garment.

The Allison Jumper is made from 54% linen and 46% cotton making it breezy and wrinkle-resistant. It runs true to size and features a cropped inseam. Manufactured in the USA.


Warm color palettes are taking over this spring and summer. Blush and rust shades are popping up everywhere and they are a warm welcome from all the black I wore over the winter! I’ve tried out two other blush tops in the last few months, and this third option boasts the prettiest hue of them all. The color is warm and pink-tinted without actually being pink. But it’s not so neutral that it would wash out skin tones, rather it has the opposite effect.

This blush top would pair perfectly with these white, cropped wide leg Ava pants (also sold by Belvele!). I would throw on huarache sandals and call it a perfect summer outfit. The soft, lightweight fabric of both garments works well for keeping cool, while also looking pulled together. Additionally I would wear this top with old cut off shorts and converse for a day of berry picking or chasing my kids at the park. The combination of a crew neckline and no sleeves makes this a fun shirt to experiment with – you can embrace the toughness or soften it with more girly accessories.

The Blush Sleeveless Top is made from 70% organic cotton and 30% non-toxic hemp. It’s soft and drapey, with a slightly sheer finish. The fit is slim and relaxed, and the hemline hits a few inches below the hip. Manufactured in the USA. (Also available in white and black.)

And now for the exciting part…

Belvele is giving away a $100 shop credit to one lucky Seasons + Salt reader!

**contest closed**

### We have a winner!! ###

Congratulations Megan Baerg!!! (comment #20) We will be in touch!


1. Head over to Belvele and sign up for their newsletter.

2. Browse through their collection of women (and men’s!) clothing and pick your two favorite items.

3. Comment back here letting us know you’ve done #1, and share #2 with us.

One entry per person. Contest closes Monday, May 29th at 11:59 PM PDT, and the winner will be announced here shortly after.

Don’t forget to follow them on Instagram and Facebook to keep up with their latest shop additions as well as specials and discounts! AND, they just launched a rewards program for Belvele Insiders, you can earn points from your purchases, for referring friends, and you even get points on your birthday!

This post is sponsored by Belvele, thank you for supporting these wonderful companies who care about ethics and sustainability just as much as you and I do! As always, all opinions are my own.

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  • Reed Haight May 25, 2017 at 6:38 am

    I love Belvele! Just signed up for their rewards program (and their newsletter). It’s tough to choose, but I think my top two favorites right now are the Duffy Jumper in Natural and the Milos Hemp Tunic in White. Love your blog!

    • Csrol May 25, 2017 at 8:40 pm

      I’ve signed up for the newsletter. Love the Lola tank in olive and the neve ponte dress.

  • Lisa May 25, 2017 at 6:43 am

    Signed up for the Belvele newsletter….thanks for the introduction to another sustainable clothing resource! I love the Avalon Dress by Groceries Apparel and the Summer Ferns Shift Dress by Make it Good

  • Melissa May 25, 2017 at 6:55 am

    Just signed up for the newsletter, my two favs are the Marbella Quilted Robe in Gray and Belted Overcoat in Clay by First Rite.

  • Holly May 25, 2017 at 7:03 am

    Yes to 1 and 2 … I love their Crop Camisole in Clay and Lola Tank in White!

  • Care May 25, 2017 at 7:03 am

    Signed up. I like the Georgia tee and the Alex pant (love the olive) but I’d have to hem them😁 I hope these companies can offer petites (and plus)sizes soon.

  • Mel May 25, 2017 at 7:20 am

    Signed up! I love love love the Lola tank in olive. I actually love it in white, but I think I’ve maxed out my white for the year. This would be just perfect for Miami all year long :)

  • Heidi Stuhlmiller May 25, 2017 at 7:59 am

    Signed up! So hard to choose only 2 favorites but the Allison jumpsuit and the Ava pants are beautiful!

  • Jennifer Victor May 25, 2017 at 8:14 am

    Signed up for the newsletter! I’m loving the Lola Tank & the Stella Button Down. Thank you!

  • Dionne May 25, 2017 at 8:54 am

    I just signed up for the email/newsletter. The Lola tank and the Stella Button Down get all the heart eyes from me:)

  • Rainey May 25, 2017 at 8:59 am

    Belvele is awesome! Just signed up for their newsletter. Browsing through their collection I actually couldn’t narrow it down to 2 things so here’s 4: First Rite pleated skirt in clay, ESBY alex wide leg pant in olive, ESBY lola tank in white, and ESBY allison jumper in olive. I love olive and I love ESBY apparently!

  • Allison May 25, 2017 at 9:28 am

    Done and done. Love the versatility of the duffy jumper in natural, while that first rite black pleated skirt is timeless. Thanks for sharing!

  • Lacey May 25, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Signed up! NEED the Lola in crisp summer white and the First Rite duster.

  • Anne May 25, 2017 at 9:51 am

    I signed up! I’ve enjoyed getting to know more brands with summer options, I think Brass and Everlane and Amour Verte have been good discoveries for my biz cas needs but I’m hoping to find some summer skirts and tank tops – so my two faves I see are the Swing Tank and the Summer Fern shift dress, they both look nice and breezy for summer!

  • Lindsey May 25, 2017 at 10:16 am

    I just signed up for the newsletter – they are so tempting with welcome 10% off! I love the Lola Tank in clay (or olive?!) and the Stella button-down. And for anyone wondering about the Allison cropped jumper and if it’s worth it, it is truly a DREAM! Honestly one of the best items I’ve ever purchased. Thanks for the giveaway, Andrea, so fun!

  • Mary May 25, 2017 at 11:04 am

    Hi Andrea! Just signed up for the newsletter. I’ve had my eye on the (1) ESBY Casey Dress in olive for a while! It’s on my bday/Christmas wishlist. I’m adding the (2) Lola Tank to that list as well! I love the shape! I have been looking for a staple tank. Thank you for hosting this giveaway!

  • Kristi May 25, 2017 at 11:38 am

    All signed up! I think the Casey dress would be perfect for a summer wedding i’m attending in July, and that Georgia crop tee would go great with just about everything in my wardrobe! Thanks for doing what you do- I really get a lot of inspiration and enjoyment from reading your blog!!

  • Nina May 25, 2017 at 11:47 am

    I signed up! I love that Lola tank, and the summer fern dress. Also just wanted to say I’ve been following your blog for a while, and I love your content. 😊

  • Laura May 25, 2017 at 12:05 pm

    Signed up! I’m loving the linen half-sleeve tee and the aura dress. Thanks for hosting this giveaway :)

  • Megan baerg May 25, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    Signed up for the newsletter! What an amazing brand. I wish our Canadian dollar was not so brutal otherwise I’d be making an order straightaway. Love that Lola tank in white and the sail scoop dress in ash!

  • robin May 25, 2017 at 12:08 pm

    I signed up!

    Love that Allison jumper and the Georgia cropped tee and the Lola tank :) .

  • Angela Taylor May 25, 2017 at 12:09 pm

    I love the Stella button down shirt and the Casey dress!!

  • laura r May 25, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    I just signed up for the newsletter. My fave is the Georgia Cropped Tee in black. Thanks for the opportunity!

    Oh, and I also love the Lola tank. Super cute.

  • Audrey Sherry Gunshor May 25, 2017 at 12:13 pm

    I am already signed up for the newsletter and the Lola top in Olive is in my cart!

  • samantha May 25, 2017 at 12:20 pm

    I signed up. I love the Lola tank, in white and in olive! Thank you for hosting this giveaway!

  • sara vaca May 25, 2017 at 12:21 pm

    signed up! thank you for the chance. my favorite items are #1 Duffy Jumper in Natural and #2 Esby Allison Jumper in Olive.
    following both on IG: @Yaysaritha

  • Abby May 25, 2017 at 12:36 pm

    Just signed up! All of the above look great, but the Casey dress in Olive is perfection, as is the Georgia cropped tee! What an awesome place.

  • Lydia May 25, 2017 at 12:41 pm

    I’ve been eyeing that Lola tank (I don’t usually say that I NEED clothing items….but I think I need this one!) but I also love the Casey dress especially in olive!! Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

  • Savannah Young May 25, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    Hi Andrea! I signed up for Belvele! I like the Casey Dress in olive; and the Quinn Babydoll dress n pewter :)

  • Mica May 25, 2017 at 12:42 pm

    Is this open to Canadians? If so, I’ve signed up, and I love the ESBY Lola tank in clay and their Ava wide leg crops! So much good stuff.

  • Steph May 25, 2017 at 12:45 pm

    I signed up for the newsletter! And my two favorite items are the Casey Dress in Olive by Esby and the Belted Overcoat in Clay by First Rite! Yay so excited for all this inspiration! And thank you for setting up this giveaway!

  • Divya May 25, 2017 at 12:47 pm

    I recently made the decision to shop responsibly. It is so nice to discover a new shop and it is in San Francisco, close to home! As far as clothing I love the Allison jumpsuit. I have been in search for a jumpsuit for sometime. I love the versatility and the fabric blend. Also the olive would add color to my otherwise BLACK wardrobe! I also love the Lola tank but my size is out of stock, bummer. My next favorite item is the belted overcoat in clay. I like it because it just looks cool. Being a mom of two sometimes it is nice to feel comfy and cool. Lastly, I completed ✅ the first step. Thanks for your blog Andrea. I am loving it!

  • Meg May 25, 2017 at 12:50 pm

    I signed up for the newsletter, and I love the Stella button down in gray, and the Lola tank in clay!

  • Katrina D May 25, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    Thanks for the resource! Signed up for the newsletter for my “someday” (as in, budget willing) list. So much good stuff but my favs are the Esby Casey Dress in Olive and First Rite Pleated Skirt in Clay. Trying to incorporate more color and dresses/skirts in my summer wardrobe this year :)

  • Marion May 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm

    Just signed up for the newsletter! I think my favorite items would have to be the Lola tank top and the Casey dress. So versatile!

  • Lo May 25, 2017 at 1:03 pm

    All these outfits you styled are a spring dream! The Esby Lola tank seems right up my alley. I’m also eyeing that Maison Du Soir short sleep set, because I LOVE the long-sleeve/pant set I have.

  • Emily May 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

    Thanks so much for the giveaway! I just signed up for the newsletter. Absolutely love the Lola Tank in Clay and the Racer Crop Top!

  • Katy May 25, 2017 at 1:34 pm

    I signed up for the newsletter. :) I love the Casey Dress and the Woven Stitch Sweater. But it was hard to choose- there are so many great items on the website!

  • Brittany May 25, 2017 at 2:11 pm

    Hi, I just signed up for the newsletter. I really like the Lola tank in olive and the blush sleeveless tee. What a great giveaway! :)

  • Tiffany Lano May 25, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    First time checking out Belvele! Love it and signed up for their newsletter :) Since I live in Florida I love wearing tanks. I’ve been wearing a lot of “me made” lately, but don’t have a lot of me made tanks… The Lola Tank in White definitely caught my eye. I love the reversible option! And the Low Back Tank in Black… Both would be great to have in this Florida weather!

  • Kiersten May 25, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    subscribed — and i’ve had the lola tank on my list for a while now!

  • Lisa Spence May 25, 2017 at 3:07 pm

    Thanks for the opportunity! I signed up for the newsletter and decided I really like the half sleeve linen tee and the Neve ponte dress :)

  • Julia May 25, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    signed up, I like the casey dress and summer ferns dress :-)

  • Rachel May 25, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    Yes to #1, and #2: Amour Vert kala ponte moto jacket & EF layering hoodie or aura dress in flint. Thank you for your blog Andrea, it’s been my go to since I switched over to ethical fashion. Loving the week in review series!

  • Crissie Woolard May 25, 2017 at 5:24 pm

    It is really hard to pick just to favorites when I have so many. One of my favorites is the Casey Dress in Olive I just absolutely love this dress it is gorgeous. I also really love the Avalon Dress in Currant. It is perfect for the summertime.

  • Alesya Flynn May 25, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    Signed up for newsletter. Fav are Allison jumper and Avalon dress. Those would be awesome for the summer!

  • Judie May 25, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    Just signed up for their newsletter! I’m excited to learn of a new sustainable company . I’m a new mom trying to rebuild my closet eoth conscious clothing choices. I can’t wait to try this company out! I like the leggings amd sleeveless linen tee the best.

  • Molly May 25, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Signed up for the newsletter! I love the Lola tank in white. The buttons add so much interest. I also love the Meta Vest in Arctic White-linen is everything.

  • Roxane May 25, 2017 at 7:56 pm

    I signed up for the newsletter and love the Milos Hemp Tunic and the Casey Dress in Olive!

  • Liz M May 25, 2017 at 11:24 pm

    Just signed up. I’m a uniform/silhouette dresser and my summer go to is a quality tank with a midi skirt. The Lola tank and the Pleated Skirt (pockets!!!) would absolutely slot perfectly into my wardrobe.

  • Bryn May 26, 2017 at 4:49 am

    Thanks Andrea & Belvele for this great opportunity! I just got a new job and am working on a new work-wardrobe so… fingers crossed ;-) . I have a wishlist at Belvele, but really love the Allison Jumper and the Ribbons Blouse. Thanks!

  • Andrea Montgomery May 26, 2017 at 5:00 am

    Hard to choose just two! I’d say the Casey dress and the Duffy jumper.

  • Denise May 26, 2017 at 5:03 am

    I signed up for the newsletter! I love finding another great option for ethical and sustainable fashion – thank you! I love the Lola tank and the Allison jumper. Both are perfect for summer and would easily span seasons with layers.

  • Heather Cammarata-Seale May 26, 2017 at 6:16 am

    Just signed up for the newsletter! I am loving the Ribbons Blouse in Navy Dot and the Casey Dress in Olive.

  • Madeline May 26, 2017 at 6:53 am

    Ooh I love the Lola tank. Just signed up–thank you for this Andrea!

  • Andrea Johnson May 26, 2017 at 7:09 am

    Signed up. I love the Ribbons Blouse and the Alex Wide Leg Pant (although sadly they are too short for me)!

  • Gabby May 26, 2017 at 7:53 am

    Signed up for the newsletter! I love the Allison jumpsuit and the Lola tank in clay!

  • Stephanie S. May 26, 2017 at 8:02 am

    I love love LOVE that Esby olive jumpsuit. The fact that its reversible makes it even better. I also really like the First Rite pleated skirt in Clay. Perfect for summer :) Oh, and I am already signed up for Belvele newsletter.

  • Breanna Marie May 26, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Great find! I love the black Georgia cropped tee and the Saint Ann turtleneck in camel!

  • Jill May 26, 2017 at 11:05 am

    I already get the newsletter! I love the slouch pants and the Allison jumpsuit.

  • Linda Vuong May 26, 2017 at 11:09 am

    The Allison jumpsuit has been on my wish list for a while… just saving! But the Lola tank is definitely a close second.

  • latanya May 26, 2017 at 11:58 am

    I signed up for their newsletter and I love the Avalon dress in currant

  • Liz May 26, 2017 at 4:03 pm

    I’ve signed up for their newsletter. I would love the Summer Ferns Shift Dress in Marine. That looks like the perfect thing to wear in Tennessee in July!

  • Jessica M. May 26, 2017 at 4:15 pm

    Give me that First Rite belted overcoat in clay, please! Love it!

  • Emma May 26, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    Signed up for the newsletter! My two favorites are the Duffy Jumper in Natural and the Pleated Skirt in Black :)

  • Kendra Robinson May 26, 2017 at 6:11 pm

    yes to 1 and 2- I agree on the Lola Tank and I have to say the Belted Overcoat in Clay

  • Jackie Sumerfield May 27, 2017 at 5:06 am

    I love the Alison jumpsuit and the Lola tank and I’m signed up for the newsletter. Great clothes! Didn’t know the company before I readthis, thank you!

  • Mamavalveeta03 May 27, 2017 at 7:42 am

    1. Signed up for their newsletter/emails.
    2. I love the Groceries Apparel Milos hemp tunic.
    And my other fave is the Miakoda sweatpants.

  • Cassie May 27, 2017 at 8:02 am

    Signed up for the newsletter! And I’m loving the first rite low back tank and the tunnel trench!

  • Emily May 27, 2017 at 8:37 am

    I signed up! The groceries apparel items are my favorite – I’m so curious about the milos hemp tunic! I’d also love the linen vee from them, too

  • Melanie huttner May 27, 2017 at 9:27 pm

    I really like the linen sleeveless top and the crop camisole!

  • JenniferAnne May 28, 2017 at 12:15 am

    I signed up for their e-mail. The following are my two favorite items.
    1) Groceries Apparel: Swing Tank
    2) Emerson Fry: Linen Half-Sleeve Vee in White

  • darla May 28, 2017 at 4:35 am

    lindsay dress is jet black and th circle shirt. subscribed to newsletter too

  • Amy May 28, 2017 at 8:20 am

    My two favorites are the Lola tank in white & the crossover blouse. So many beautiful things to chose from!

  • Vanessa May 28, 2017 at 9:39 am

    Definitely Esby’s Allison jumpsuit and Casey dress! Subscribed to the newsletter.


  • Jenine May 29, 2017 at 12:11 am

    Signed up! I like the Lola tank in clay and the Stella button down in white.

  • Abbey May 29, 2017 at 4:36 am

    I already get the newsletter, but I love the basin slouch pant and the west lake button down!

  • Andrea Hartley May 29, 2017 at 9:16 am

    Signed up for the newsletter. Faves are the Lola Tank in white- small. And the miakoda circle shirt. Awesome stuff!

  • Haven May 29, 2017 at 10:56 am

    Signed up! I love the Esby Alison Jumper – I’ve been eyeing it – and the Jungmaven Grey Stripe Tee! Thanks for the introduction to Belvele!

  • Samantha May 29, 2017 at 12:29 pm

    I’m a fan of Esby Apparel’s Allison jumper and Lola tank (can’t decide on colour). Signed up!

  • Marti May 29, 2017 at 5:28 pm

    Basin slouch pants & cross over top! Nice selection of quality peices.🤞😉

  • Paula veedegaal May 29, 2017 at 7:18 pm

    Just signed up for the newsletter. I’d love the quilted tone in grey and the sleeveless linen tank in blush.

  • Juli May 29, 2017 at 9:08 pm

    Hi Andrea, thank you for offering this giveaway! I signed up and cruised the website and my #1 favorite is the Allison Jumper and my #2 choice is the Avalon Dress, which would look way cute with a colored bralette under it!

  • Helen May 29, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    Signed up for newsletter. Love the Linen Half-Sleeve Vee in White and Stella Button-Down in White Dobby.