Sure, you go to the beach to soak up those rays, but there always comes a time when you want to nap in the comfort of your own personal shade. The beauty of a hat with this look is that it gives you that much needed break from the sun without carrying a cumbersome umbrella. Plus, with a cute bathing suit cover-up and the right beach bag and sandals, this look is as chic as it is practical.
Sam Edelman Trina Sandal, $99, available at Amazon; Raen Flowers by Alex Knost Sunglasses, $102, available at Raen—get these shades for a steal with our Reserve deal!; Melissa Obadash Jemima Woven Paper-Blend Hat, $60, available at Net-A-Porter; Zara Linen Shopper, $49.90, available at Zara; Calypso Delmara Shirt Dress, $165, available at Calypso.
Walking around on The High Line, chilling on a roof top, going to an [insert your favorite popular sport here] game — there's no shortage of awesome summer pastimes. And nothing is more "who's that girl" for a first-time (or fifth-time!) date than the right topper paired with your so-cute frock. We love this look with punches of orange and that dreamy pair of day-to-night heels you've got to have this season.
Le Fou by Wilfred Seri Dress, $195, available at Aritzia; ASOS Metal Handle Foldover Clutch, $33.14, available at ASOS; Melissa Obadash Jemima Woven Paper-Blend Hat, $60, available at Net-A-Porter; Physicians Formula Needle-Free Plump Potion Plumping Lipstick, $9.95, available at Drugstore.com; Topshop Randall Buckle Strap Sandal, $110, available at Topshop.
Whether it's at the Flea Market or just around your neighborhood, when it's nice 'n' sunny, everyone's walking around outside. Sure, you might not be able to justify that splurge, but in a so-comfy outfit and the right shady companion on top, we bet you'll feel a lot better. Just check out how this basic outfit is punched up by the wide-brim — see, what shopper's remorse?
Gap Striped Espadrilles, $29.95, available at Gap; Old Navy Women's Denim Jacket, $34.94, available at Old Navy; Joseph White Garcon Sleeveless Blouse, $186.99, available at My Wardrobe; Melissa Obadash Jemima Woven Paper-Blend Hat, $60, available at Net-A-Porter; Veronica Beard The Metallic Cotton Shorts, $395, available at Veronica Beard.