Essential #1: Little leather jacket—
Top off your bright look with a fitted leather jacket. Trust us, it’s a closet staple you’ll wear all summer long and well into fall.
Black Cropped Biker Jacket, $350, available at Topshop.com.
Essential #2: Gray T-shirt—
Finding the ultimate T-shirt can be impossible, so just pick up this style for a perfectly worn-in tee you'll wear to death.
T by Alexander Wang Muscle Tee, $86, available at Barney's New York, 9600 Wilshire Boulevard (between South Rodeo and South El Camino Drive); 310-275-4211.
Essential #3: Pink pants—
We’ve seen some of our favorite style stars rocking bright blue and red pants, but for a Southern California summer, we’re all about these bright pink pants.
Skinny Stretch Jeans, $60, available at Zara, 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard (at Century Park East); 310-201-9700.
Essential #4: Cross-body bag—
Pick up a cross-body carry-all to stash all your summer essentials this season.
Deena & Ozzy Double Front Zip Mid Satchel, $59, available at Urban Outfitters, 1520 North Cahuenga Boulevard (at Sunset Boulevard); 323-555-1212.
Essential #5: Open-toe booties—
Worn with a printed skirt or these badass pants, you’ll get tons of wear out of this season's hottest shoe—open-toe booties.
The Oxford Slingback, $178, available at Madewell, 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard (at Century Park East); 310- 772-0428.