14 Summer Essentials Hand-Picked By Celeb Stylists

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Navigating summer trends is like playing a game of wardrobe Whac-A-Mole: There's always a new one popping up. On your left, there are of-the-moment culottes and sky-high platforms calling your name. On the right, you have your tried-and-true, basic floral frocks, T-shirts, and sandals just begging to come home with you. Then — wait! — what's that over there? An investment piece tempting you to dig deep into your pockets.

With endless options to choose from, it can be daunting to narrow down your summer shopping cart. To the rescue: L.A.'s top celebrity stylists, who count everyone from Nicole Richie to Gabrielle Union as clients. We tapped five ladies for advice on sorting through the clutter of seasonal trends and must-haves. Click through to see what's on their wish lists right now — and what will soon be on yours, too.