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Style: Sizzling Summer


Embrace the heat this summer by dressing in patterned swimsuits to get a glowing tan or long, flowing dresses to stay cool. LOCAL Life stylist Roxanne Gilleland searched local shops and boutiques to find the perfect attire to sport while taking advantage of local beaches and resorts this summer. A special thank you to The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa for allowing use of its space to show off our beautiful models.

Available at Spartina 449
Available at Quiet Storm Surf Shop
Available at SHOP! and Island Child
Available at Outside Hilton Head and Knickers
Available at Palmettoes
Available at Cocoon

Credits
Photography Lisa Staff + STYLIST Roxanne Gilleland + Makeup Samantha Curran, Makeup Madame
HAIR Leah Papka + Location The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa


Meet the models…

LEAH PAPKA
Local connection: Palmetto Fine Homes Real Estate agent at Celia Dunn Sotheby’s International Realty
Hobbies: Paddle-boarding, boating, anything fashion related, cooking, having great conversations over drinks with people new or local, being a wife to a contractor, and being a mom to two girls.
Favorite 4th of July tradition: “It’d have to be the Jello shots, red, white and blue, of course. And the food, specifically barbecue.”


LOLA PAPKA
Local connection: Upcoming sophomore at May River High School
Hobbies: Horseback riding, dirt bike riding, fishing, living an Outer Banks life
Favorite 4th of July tradition: “The fireworks and boat parades.”


MCKENNA PAPKA
Local connection: Upcoming third-grader at Hilton Head Christian Academy
Hobbies: Rollerblading,
swimming in the pool and at the beach, walking her labradoodle Teddy, going to the sand bar and taking pluff-mud baths.
Favorite 4th of July tradition: “Watching the parades and getting candy, fireworks and the sparklers.”


EAN GARDNER
Local connection: Son of Nicole and Shawn Gardner, owners of The G-Free Spot
Hobbies: Going to the beach, working out at the gym and working at the bakery — specifically making the cinnamon rolls.
Favorite 4th of July tradition: “Definitely cooking out with family on the back patio.”