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Every Summer Wardrobe Needs These 6 Timeless Items


Daydreaming about the summer months ahead? You’re not alone. There’s so much to love about this season: warm days and far-off destinations — and of course, what’s not to love about daylight savings time. But here at Style Salute, it goes without saying that planning our summer wardrobe is what we look forward to most.

There are already some big items about to hit the fashion scene that we have our eyes on, so if you want to get an early start on summer’s biggest pieces (and we know you do), look no further. We’re breaking them down here. From the shoe trend that everyone’s talking about to the new It bag that’s replacing the mini bag, these are the summer fashion trends to get a start on now.

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1. A WRAP MINI DRESS

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Free People Endless Summer Ojai Wrap Mini Dress ($68)

It’s worked its way through countless runways and has prided itself as a tasteful means of adding flair to any outfit.

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Liket V Neck Wrap Dress ($) ($31)

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UO Kiara Wrap Dress ($128)

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2. THE FLOWING TOP 

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Photo:  Erica Hoide

Summer is all about fun items, and nothing embodies that more than delicate flowy tops with ruffle details. Prepare to see these on every fashion girl.

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UO Perfect Day Maxi Top ($128) ($70)

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3. DENIM SHORTS

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Because nothing says “summer” more than quintessentially summer shorts.

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Levi's Indie Denim Short ($80)

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Levi's Wedgie Shorts ($98)

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Levi's Cut Off Short ($38) ($30)

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PacSun Denim Shorts ($39.95)

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Blank Denim Denim Shorts ($88)

4. WEDGE MULES

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Minetom Ankle Strap Wedge ($) ($33)

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Ferbia Espadrille Platform Wedges ($25.98)

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Ferbia Ankle Strap Fall Summer Sandals ($46) ($26)

5. A BRIGHT MINI SKIRT

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This spring it has been all about light pastels, but as we move into summer, expect to see bright bold colors and pops of bright hues.

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by the way. Saira Faux Suede Mini Skirt ($52)

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BCBGMAXAZRIA Ingrid Mini Skirt ($158) ($95)

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Abbeline Ultra Suede Shirttail Hem Mini Skirt ($78) ($39.99)

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Simplee Corduroy High Waisted Mini Skirt ($18.99) ($16.99)

6. THE BASKET BAG

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From mini rattan box bags to oversize straw totes and wicker baskets, the stylish and versatile basket bag is a fashion-girl favorite this summer.

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LibbyPet Bamboo Bag Summer ($37.49)

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Bali Ata Rattan Bag ($50)

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Rattan Nation Rectangular Woven Rattan Bag ($) ($79)