From afternoon barbecue parties to early morning breakfast runs, summer is truly about taking in the warmth of the season’s sun. While Hollywood’s most stylish have been up and busy attending summer parties left and right, it’s just as fitting to be armed and ready for surprise invites to chic summer soirees.
Fashion Glamour pulled chic pieces from Net-a-Porter that could easily be incorporated into your wardrobe for a colorful splash of summer. Whether you assemble these pieces together for a knockout look or not, these will surely leave a sartorial trail of uncomplicated summer style.
Your great search for a fashion-forward summer dress finally comes to an end with this vivid Milly dress. The stark contrast between the crisp white top and the printed skirt yield an easy put-together look fit for summer, but also made it look like two chic separates. The plainness of the white top also makes for a great accessory canvass.
The idea of slipping into a pair of printed pants can scare even the most stylish women, but truthfully, this trend is an easy look to pull off. The key to this fascinating fad is in finding the right pieces to style it with, no matter how eerily bright or startlingly heavy the prints are. These 3.1 Phillip Lim crepe pants, for instance, which boast of a stunning floral pattern, will look exceptional when worn with pastels. Although white and black remain a foolproof color, one can play up the liveliness by daring to rock a print-on-print ensemble.
Summer is the time to show some skin, which you can do by opting out of sleeved and heavy tops. Camisole-like tops are perfect for the season such as this striped crepe tank from Tibi with dainty magenta straps. A separate like this in your wardrobe can yield a number of summer-appropriate looks as well. You can tuck it in a flirty skirt or casually pair it with bright skinny jeans, where either way, you’ll surely end up with something chic.
Channel the free-spirited vibe of the season with a bring-it-everywhere bag that delivers an ace in style and space. Marc by Marc Jacobs’ Classic Q Lil Ukita shoulder bag is a worthy candidate to fill that need with its punchy coral shade and spacious compartment. This bag more than fits the need for a chic and casual tote to bring during daytime parties with its cool and upbeat aesthetic. Its nifty shoulder strap can also be detached for a more feminine look.
With most summer events happening in lush gardens and rustic backyards, the last thing you want to be is the woman awkwardly teetering around in high heels. As comfortable sandals become the season’s footwear of choice, go for a casual pair that’s high on style and comfort. Jimmy Choo nails both with its snakeskin and suede sandals that feature cool braided straps. Whether you’re wearing a breezy boho dress or going for sheer relaxation with a simple jean-and-shirt look, these sandals will be a dream to wear—style and comfort-wise.
Like painting on a blank canvass, accessorizing for summer is one big adventure. Of the number of trinkets and baubles to nab, we loved this Crystal and paillette confeeti necklace from Marni the most with its ladylike appeal. This charming neck accessory will stand out over a crisp white top and look just as great over an already-colorful ensemble.
A summer look without a chic pair of sunglasses is a fashion atrocity. Although designer shelves are not short of options, we at Fashion Glamour are still smitten by cat-eye pairs. The Row’s ultra-luxurious sunglasses offer the best of retrospective appeal and modern sensibility that will work well past the summer season.
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