The Insider's Guide to Lake Minnetonka
Everything you wanted to know but didn't want to ask.
Melinda Jacobs enjoys the lake with her English Bulldog Walter, daughter Madeline, and husband Howard Grodnick
If You've Got it, Flaunt it
Look like a Lake Minnetonka local with laid-back but luxe resortwear
• Strut that finely honed Steele Fitness
physique with a teal bedazzled bikini top ($78) and bottoms ($78) by V i X by Paula Hermanny
, and a mesh hoodie ($86) by Sauvage
• The bar at Blue Point is your oyster when you’re wearing a tankini
top ($76) and bottoms ($56) by V i X by Paula Hermanny
, a sheer snakeskin coverup ($171) by Sauvage
, and wedge flip flops ($95) by OluKai
• Who needs Venice Beach when you have Lord Fletcher’s?
Show off that bronzed, beach-worthy bod with mod flowered trunks ($59.50) by Quiksilver
and flip flops ($38) by Tommy Bahama
MR. BIG (AS IN BOAT)
• Aspen at Christmas, Key West in March, and The Lake all summer long.
Wear a green (as in money) polo ($98) and khaki cargo shorts ($88) by Tommy Bahama
. Brown flip flops ($130) by OluKai.
All items are from The Bungalow Beachwear
, 229 Water St., Excelsior, 952-474-4537,