The much buzzed-about NYC designer Abigail Lorick--whose work you've likely spotted as the stand-in for Eleanor Waldorf's fictional label on Gossip Girl--is a quintessential summer city girl, with streaky blonde hair and impossibly hip, understated style. Though city streets have been feeling icky-sticky as late, we asked with Miss Lorick to share her warm-weather secrets on keeping cool when temperatures are scorching.
Summer style icon: Lauren Hutton.
Summer getaway: Bergen street, Brooklyn NY
Warm-weather activity: Walking our dog, Bill.
Beat-the-heat solution: Light minimal clothes.
Summer workload: Sketching, Sketching, Sketching.
Fondest childhood summer memory: Living in the water.
Summer uniform: Short White Linen Tunic.
Summer treat: Watermelon.
Summer anthem: "In the Summertime" by Mungo Jerry.
Ultimate NYC "vacation-for-a-day" spot: Soho House with Bethanne Caples