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Kristin Cavallari Brings This 2000s Trend to the Beach in a Peek-a-Boo Bikini & Glittering Jewelry

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Kristin Cavallari proved that her chic style extends into all seasons this week.

Tackling summer attire in Palm Springs, Calif., yesterday, the Uncommon James founder posed in pieces from her own jewelry collection as well as a daring bikini with a mix of two seasonal trends. The first? Hatlerneck silhouettes. The shoulder-accenting design has been favored by everyone from Tracee Ellis Ross to Olivia Rodrigo this year, returning amongst a revitalization of 2000s fashion.

Also making a come back from the 1990s and early 2000s are cutout tops, pants and dresses. From Cult Gaia’s beloved twisted dress to Monôt’s peek-a-boo designs, you can find the skin-baring numbers on everyone from Zendaya to Dua Lipa and practically every member of the Kardashian-Jenner family.

Cavallari’s own twist on the trends comes from model Devon Windsor’s bikini collection with similar sets retailing for $105 at Shopbop.

Earlier this week, the media star posed by the palm trees in another peek-a-boo twist, this time on a little black dress; the Jacquemus design featured a cutout panel across the torso with a halter neck and short-sleeve finish.

Not to make her look too West Coast, Cavallari made sure to bring a little bit of her Nashville style in cowgirl boots. Western boots experienced a revival amongst celebrity style trends in 2018, continuing now into 2021 with their classic appeal and retro touch. From pointed-toe versions to square-toe silhouettes, twists on cowgirl boots could be found on the likes of Gigi Hadid, Gwen Stefani and Hailey Baldwin with brands including Givenchy, Off-White, Anny Nord and more featuring the designs on their runways.

When it comes to dressier footwear, though, the “Laguna Beach” alumna usually prefers teetering stilettos in a mix of silhouettes and colors for her formal occasions — she told FN in 2017 it’s “always” heels over flats. Her collection, highlighting styles from likes of Gianvito Rossi, Prada and Mia Becar could be seen in her former TV series “Very Cavallari.” For street style looks, Cavallari switches it up with Converse, Dr. Martens, Vionic and Sorel’s more casual footwear.

Beyond both red carpet looks and her off-duty trends, the reality television personality also has longtime ties to the footwear and fashion industries. She became a brand ambassador for Chinese Laundry in 2012 and designed her own collection with the brand for several years. She also founded her own accessories brand Uncommon James in 2017, with jewelry retailing for under $75, and has her Little James Clothing line for children.

Echo Kristin Cavallari’s beachy style in these similar swimsuits.

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CREDIT: Courtesy of Shopbop

Buy Now: Devon Windsor Cypress Swimsuit, $105.

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CREDIT: Courtesy of Farfetch

Buy Now: Reina Olga Exotica Swimsuit, $227.

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CREDIT: Courtesy of Revolve

Buy Now: Jade Swim Bond Bikini Top, $120.

Buy Now: Jade Swim Expose Bikini Bottoms, $80.

For more of Kristin Cavallari’s chic street style over the years, click through the gallery now.

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