After the past few rainy weeks, the heat and humidity of the past few days has kind of been a relief. Will I feel the same way in August? Doubtful. But for right now, the air outside is a reminder that summer is upon us, which means it's prime time for al fresco dining.
If the 90+ degrees (and 90+% humidity) aren't enough to get you in the mood, maybe these will do the trick:
|If I lived in a more temperate climate, I would 100% have an outdoor room like this one. How great are those stripes?|
|This outoorish space used to belong to Tony Duquette - now his friend Hutton Wilkinson lives there and maintains it. It caught my eye months ago and I can't stop thinking about it - all that lush greenery and those amazing red chairs.|
[Photo credits: Top from Lonny. The rest from various issues of Veranda, which I used to think of as stuffy, but now I love it.]