Hot Summer Styles: Kisan in SoHo rocks Gilda Midani, LemLem and more

Even in harsh beach conditions, the soft, wearable fabrics and generous cuts will give any woman a sophisticated, yet effortlessly casual look and keep her comfortable. – Kisan co-owner Olivier BremondAs the deep heat of summer descends upon the city those looking for ideas for their Hamptons getaways would do well to wander SoHo for some quick ideas.  The popular downtown shopping enclave sports great venues for a mid-day cocktail while taking stock of beachwear from bikinis to hats.  For those with high-fashion sensibilities Kisan would be worth a look.

Since 2008, this trendy boutique storefront has played home to global designers from Europe to South America and this season Kisan has added some creative new finds from Sans Arcidet, Jerome Dreyfuss, Gilda Midani, LemLem and Lola Hats.

Kisan is located at 125 Greene Street, between Prince Street and W, Houston Street in New York. Or shop online at

To get started click on the hyperlinked names above or gaze at these photo gems below.  Kaftans and long skirts with colorful blocking and stripes are definitely the ticket as are rich and understated colors for accessories and hand bags.  These boutique designer brands can be hard to come by so this is a great excuse to hit SoHo, as if you need a reason. Throw on a pair of Wayfarers and make it happen!

Brazilian colors and stripes from Gilda Midani:

LemLem brings more stripes and styles with African inspired colors:

Parisian style from Sans Arcidet:


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London is a Senior Editor and Co-Founder of trendboardnyc. He counts among his life's greatest accomplishments hiking to Machu Picchu and being able to play "Sweet Child O' Mine" on that Hello Kitty guitar (which he will one day own).

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