We're pretty vocal when it comes to our love of punchy hues and bold hits of color, but lately, we've found ourselves craving something a little different. We're talking about the effortlessly cool, laid-back effect of a more limited palette. Don't freak out: We have no intention of permanently ditching our neons and brights; but, this season we're relying more than ever on the black, white, and beige staples that essentially go with everything.
So, when we discovered that Susan Choi, owner of L.A.-based vintage mecca Persephone, shared our neutral point of view, we didn't waste any time in gathering up our favorite finds. Thanks to her keen eye for quirky, pre-loved pieces that feel fresh and relevant, these stunners challenge every preconceived notion you have about "boring" basics. Below, we've rounded up 12 chic summer must-haves that perfectly offset any pop of color...but look pretty darn good on their own, too.
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