It’s summertime and the living is easy -- and good fashion should be, too. Equip your summer wardrobe with these ten essentials and you will be in style wherever you go.
Once Memorial Day hits, the golden fashion rule says you are allowed to wear white until Labor Day. And what better way to sport this crisp, summer color than with a pair of white skinny jeans? White jeans are versatile and look stylish with an over-sized men’s shirt or a slouchy tank.
Technically they don’t have to be large, but the bigger the glasses, the more stylish you will look. Wearing a bold pair of frames is a good way to protect your eyes from the sun while adding the finishing touch to any outfit. If you are going for a smaller frame, pick up a pair of wayfarers to add some panache to your style.
Whether its skinny or wide, a brown belt is a versatile piece to pull together any outfit. Whether you are belting a sundress or adding some shape to a tunic, a brown belt is the perfect color and style to get you there.
Who said rompers were only cool in the 80s? This one-piece trend has cycled its way back into the closets of millions of women this summer season. It’s a perfect staple; play it down during the day with flats, or dress it up at night with heels.
The Kentucky Derby might be over but floppy hats are still winning. Wear this sun shielding hat to the beach or the park and know that you will be fully protected from the sun while remaining anonymous –not to mention stylish.
Most people associate scarves with winter but a lightweight scarf in the summer is a great way to add a pop of color to a bland outfit and to finish off any look.
The maxi Dress
It’s long. It’s romantic. And it’s versatile. What’s not to love about this summer favorite? Pair your maxi with some cute sandals and some statement jewelry and you have a perfect summer outfit.
Whether they are denim or chic, a pair of short shorts is a must have summer piece. Balance out the length by compensating with a loose t-shirt or tank. If you are going for sex appeal, add a pair of heels and your legs will look like they go on for miles.
Metallic sandals or gladiators
Sandals are a necessity in the summer to show off a fresh, trendy pedicure. But metallic heels give you an extra edge and look good with basically any color outfit under the sun. Opt for a gladiator sandal if you want to draw attention to slim ankles and shapely calves.
A structured tote bag
Your outfit just wouldn’t be complete without some kind of purse or tote holding all of your essentials. This year, the favorite is the structured tote bag. Unlike a regular, floppy tote bag, the added structure makes this bag look more polished rather than super casual.