Must-have styles for summer


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Check out these fashion tips for summer.

CROP TOPS: Perfect for the hottest day of the year, short and spunky crop tops pair well with any high waist short or skirt. Spice up a pair of denim shorts with a cute cropped floral top and call it a day this summer. Perfect for the beach, the boardwalk or the backyard, these tops are a top summer trend.

PASTELS: Ditch the little black dress for something brighter. Pair a set of white shorts with a bright neon or pastel to brighten your outfit – and your mood! Shine like the sun in a bright yellow top or stand out with a bright blue or purple top.

BRIGHT BATHING SUITS: Mismatched or perfectly paired, hit the waves in something bright this summer. From neon, pastel, polka dot or floral to one piece, two-piece, cutout or even high-waist bottoms, make a statement in your suit this summer.

SUMMER MANIS: Don’t let your wardrobe do all the talking. Pair a bright outfit with an even brighter manicure, then break out the fl ip-fl ops and show off a pastel pedicure. Add an accent nail (or two!) and make your nails an accessory.

FLORALS: April showers bring May flowers – and floral is definitely in. Don a blouse full of colorful daisies, a pair of rose-printed shorts or even a maxi dress draped in dandelions. Pair it with a matching solid-colored cardigan to emphasize the print. Be bold. Be you. Break out the summer prints.

CUTE COVERUPS: Perfect for the beach or the boardwalk, a cute cover-up can turn any beach bum into a runway model. From a do-it-yourself oversized tank top or band tee to a custom-made tunic, cover-ups are where cute meets classy this summer season.

SUMMER HATS: Trendy and practical. Keep cool by looking cool in a summer hat. From fedoras to sunhats, there’s something for every head of hair out there this summer.

SHADES: No summer outfit is complete without a pair of shades to fight the sun. Whether you choose to lay low with a pair from the dollar store or splurge on a namebrand designer like Ray Ban, safeguard your eyes while staying stylish this summer.

HAREM PATTERNED PANTS: Light and cool, these trendy bottoms are still perfect for Summer 2014. Typically high-waist, these pants can be picked up in just about any pattern. Pair with a crop top or a plain, old t-shirt for just about any occasion.

COTTON TANKS AND TEES: Stay cool this summer with a cotton-friendly wardrobe. Sometimes fabrics like pleather and chiffon can get a little too warm but tanks and tees made of cotton leave room for your body to breathe. Perfect for any bummy beach day or summer stroll in the park, cotton tees and tanks can be your best friend this summer – and certainly a go-to summer style.

BOAT SHOES: Ideal for any occasion, boat shoes are a summer staple for both boys and girls. Ditch the everyday flip-flops for a pair of Sperrys or ASOS to spice up just about any outfit.

 

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