Summer Wear: Stay Cool as it Heats Up

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It’s officially Summer, and it’s time for colorful tops, stylish shorts and skirts, comfortable dresses, and sun-worthy jumpsuits! Look chic in the heat with the latest looks for the season. Check out a few of my favorites!
 
Show Your Stripes
 
What better fun than to wear prints and patterns! One of this year’s popular print trends is stripes: whether vertical, horizontal, or diagonal – pick your choice! This top gives me strong summer vibes! With the bright yellow and white combination, this breezy cotton top is versatile enough to wear in the office (pair with black pants) or at play (match with denim shorts or navy skirt).
 

Photos by Sanglui. Top by J. Crew. Shorts by Banana Republic. Bag by Francesca’s. Sandals by Tory Burch. Hat by Gap.

 
 

Hat by Gap. Top by J. Crew. Earrings by Natasha Accessories (Nordstrom Rack).

 
Stay cool and look hot
 
After the Winter that would never end, beat the heat and enjoy the summer breeze by wearing summer basics such as shorts or skirts. Show those legs off proudly with denim shorts or go long with a flowy, floral skirt. Whichever you choose, enjoy the comfort of wearing summer’s simple staples.
 

Top and skirt by J. Crew. Hat by Gap. Sandals by Tory Burch.

 
Dress for Summer
 
Have fun in the sun in this beautiful eyelet dress! There is so much versatility of wearing it with white sneakers for that casual look, sandals for that summer garden party, or heels for that soiree across town – the possibilities are endless!
 

Dress by J. Crew. Shoes by Michael Kors. Bag by Express.

 
Breathe Easy
 
Keep it cool for the summer by wearing natural, breathable fabrics like cotton and linen. Wear this linen jumpsuit for any occasion! It’s lightweight and comfortable while remaining fashionable and sophisticated. This outfit will turn heads and have everyone asking, “Who’s that girl?”.
 

Jumpsuit and Sandals by J. Crew.

 
Add “Sumsories” (aka Summer Accessories)
 
Bags, hats, and shoes – oh my! You can never have enough purses, right? Buy one or two or three (you get the point) and step up your fashion game with these trending bags: belt, beaded, see-through, net, bucket, straw, wooden clutches, or the classic top handles! Want to feel chic and look like a movie star? Throw on a hat (floppy, fedora, boater – you name it) and a pair of sunnies – it completes the look and protects you from the sun. Show off that lovely pedicure by wearing thong or slip-on sandals. Don’t forget to put on standout pieces like a chunky bracelet, delicate ring, or vibrant earrings for that put together look. These “sumsories” bring the finishing touch to any ensemble!
 
What are your favorite summer outfits? Share in the comments below!
 
 

Bag by Express.

 
 

Bag by Francesca’s.

 

Bag by Express.

 
 

Hat by Gap.

 

Earrings by Natasha Accessories (Nordstrom Rack).

 

Earrings by Express.

 
 

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