Summer is just a month away, and the warm-weather season brings us plenty of sartorial opportunities to revel in breezy dresses, have fun with color, and embrace bold accessories. Happily, I have a lot more action on the calendar this summer, which means I’m already looking for plenty of chic and stylish pieces that will work for every occasion this season—from meetings at the office to alfresco drinks, weekends at the beach, summer weddings, and dinner dates with friends.
Since it’s part of my job to find the coolest fashion finds worthy of your wallet, I wanted to share some of my absolute favorite summer pieces I’ve come across in the past few weeks that are getting me particularly excited for the sunny season ahead. If you’re looking to add something fresh to your summer wardrobe but don’t want to spend a fortune, take a look at my picks below, including elevated staples and statement accessories. The best part? Nothing is over $100.
The first thing I’m packing for my summer vacation.
Swap your heavy leather bag for a French girl–inspired straw tote.
The answer to looking stylish and keeping cool in the sweltering summer heat.
Add a pop of this season’s trending hue to your look.
A chic staple you’ll be wearing on repeat.
I always get compliments when I wear this.
How luxe does this silk cami look?
A cool belt will add a polished touch to your separates.
High-waisted white linen shorts always look so effortlessly elegant.
Okay, how chic are these?
Crochet season is upon us.
My personal favorite denim shorts.
Give your summer ensemble a cool finishing touch.
Just add flat sandals or sneakers.
Go for bold frames.
What I’ll be wearing for my next dinner date.
These look way more expensive than their price tag.
Easy to dress up or down.
Such a fun print.
A favorite among the fashion set.
I can’t get through summer without a breezy linen button-down.
An LBD will solve every fashion dilemma.
Chunky gold hoops will elevate your outfit.
The lace detail is beautiful.
You’ll get so much wear out of this minimal silhouette.
Our editors love these heels.
Time to try kelly green.
Summer’s the perfect time to get playful with your jewelry.
It’s all about loose and relaxed jeans this season.
Elevate your summer basics with this cool raffia bag.
Look on-trend on and off the court.
The basic you’ll wear all summer long.
Minis are having a moment.
This linen dress feels so fresh.
Add an instant cool factor to your look with these retro frames.
Our editors can’t stop talking about this minimalist ’90s dress.
Wear over swimsuits, dresses, and jeans alike for an of-the-moment look.
I’m all about shimmery swimwear this season.
An LWD to love. (The back is cute too.)
The coolest way to embrace a pop of color.
For a polished summer look, try a cropped vest.
The perfect summer pants.
A vintage-inspired silk scarf will add interest to your look.
A charming blouse to pair with your denim.
Off-white jeans will see you through summer in style.
The back is gorgeous.