From playground dates with neighborhood parents, relaxing mornings at the beach to weekend brunches with your friends, your summer is undoubtedly filled with fun activities. Make sure your summer wardrobe gives you the flexibility you need and that it includes casual and comfortable fashions, as well as stylish and chic ones. Save money by purchasing versatile looks that can create a variety of looks.
Explore Nautical Styles
You don’t have to set sail to enjoy the look of nautical-inspired pieces in your wardrobe this summer. This look can be achieved through use of certain colors, such as blue, red and white. From striped patterned shirts, shorts and dresses, paired with simple accessories to swimsuits, you can step effortlessly into a nautical look this summer. Try this style for summer cookouts, cruises and days lounging by the pool.
Rock the Frock
Nothing says summer like the breezy appeal of flowing summer dresses. Try bold colors, various patterns and textures to add variety to your wardrobe. Maxi-length dresses are ideal for dinner dates and spending the day at a local festival. Tube dresses are the perfect beach companion, as they can as a cover-up for a swimsuit.
If you are going from day to evening, pair a dress with a cardigan to cover up during those cool summer nights.
Say Goodbye to Short Shorts
With the wide range of short shorts available in many women’s clothing store, they may seem like your only option, but don’t be fooled. Shop around for Capri pants, city shorts and Bermuda shorts for comfortable summer wear you can dress up with a blouse or wear with a T-shirt.
Invest in Flirty Flats
If you’ve ever tried to chase in toddler in a 4-in skinny heel, you know that stilettos aren’t practical. Save the fancy shoes for date nights with your hubby and ladies’ nights; wear practical flats during the day. You’ll find a wide range of styles available to fit every personality. Adorned with bright colors, jewels, flowers and prints, flats can be paired with everything from jeans to summer dresses.
Wear Bold Accessories
Add a pop of color to your summer wardrobe with bold accessories. Choose statement pieces liked beaded necklaces with intricate patterns or add a few golden bangles to your arm. Large belts are ideal for summer dresses and tunics. Select medium to large purses that allow you to tote everything from your wallet and cell phone to sunscreen and snacks for the kids.
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