Summer's Must-Have Shade And How We Love To Wear It

While we love bold, bright pinks and reds for summer, there's something to be said for pairing your neutral staples with a more subdued shade of coral for a fun evening out. We love the way coral looks with a variety of skin tones—there's a shade of this orange-pink hue that flatters just about everybody. And we highly recommend you try out a simple coral tank top or T-shirt, just like today's Perfect Outfit subject. When worn with some khakis or a little floral skirt, it's the ultimate way to update your summer style.
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Essential #1: Coral tank-top—Add some bright and breezy color to your summer outfits with a lovely little tank.
Whistles Suzie Silk Tank, $112, available at ASOS.
Essential #2: Everyday pants—You’ll never have to worry about these drawstring bottoms going out of style.
3.1 Phillip Lim Cuffed Twill Pants, $175, available at Net-A-Porter.com and available at 3.1 Phillip Lim, 631 North Robertson Boulevard (at Santa Monica Boulevard); 310-358-1988.
Essential #3: Light flats—The ultimate essential summer footwear is a simple suede ballet style.
Repetto Raffia BB Ballerina Flats, $179, available at Opening Ceremony, 451 North La Cienega Boulevard (at Rosewood Avenue); 310-652-1120.
Essential #4: Beaded necklace—Add a little oomph to your outfit with this beautiful warm-weather accessory.
Dream Collective Record Bead and Rondelles Necklace, $115, available at Creatures of Comfort, 7971 Melrose Avenue (at Edinburgh Avenue); 323-655-7855.
Essential #5: Pink lipstick—Don’t worry about your coral top clashing with a pretty pink lipstick. It’s the best way to bring out your tan, and mix up your summer makeup look!
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupte Lipstick, $34, available at Bloomingdales, 395 Santa Monica Boulevard (at 4th Street); 310-394-1049.
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