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If diving into the summer wardrobe you packed away last year produced some less-than-desirable results, it's definitely time to refresh your stock. We love a good maxi dress and a high-impact accessory as much as you do, but it's the basics that we really rely on during Chicago's hot and sticky season.
You'll need clothes you can count on to make sure you don't waste one minute of seasonal fun wondering what to wear, and today, we're pointing you in the right direction. Our picks for chic warm-weather basics all ring in under $50, so you'll have plenty of cash left over for what really matters. And don't worry—you won't find any cray-cray $100 T-shirts here. We'd rather save that cash for a day trip or two.
When Refinery29 editors enter the office in oversized dresses layered over culottes, they're showered with compliments. It's one of the perks of working in fashion. We realize the same isn't true of corporate settings that adhere to a different, more limiting dress code. (The mere thought of wearing glitter loafers is just read
Today is Lauren Conrad's 29th birthday. There are so many reasons to celebrate the reality star-turned-designer — first and foremost the fact that she's one of the only former reality stars to ever successfully transition into any other walk of life. These days, Conrad runs a thriving fashion empire and is a New York read