Essential #1: Skinny jeans—This closet staple isn’t going anywhere for summer. We love the mid-blue hue of these Paige jeans.
Skyline Skinny Jeans, $199, available at Paige Premium Denim, 116 North Robertson Boulevard (at Beverly Boulevard); 310-360-9888.
Essential #2: Neutral jacket—A breezy jacket in a khaki color is the ultimate way to top off any outfit this season.
Linen Career Jacket, $30, available at Forever21, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard (at Cherokee Avenue); 323-462-8500.
Essential #3: Red clutch—Get the look of a Céline clutch at a fraction of the price with this lovely Clare Vivier number. It’s big enough to hold everything you need and nothing you don’t.
Clare Vivier Flat Clutch, $139, available at Vivier and Bentley, 1404 Micheltorena Street (at Sunset Boulevard); 323-665-2476.
Essential #4: Spiral hairpin—Want a top-notch topknot? We highly recommend you check out these nifty Spin Pins for a cheap hair fix!
Goody Spin Pin, $6, available at Target, 7100 Santa Monica Boulevard (at La Brea Avenue); 323-603-0004.
Essential #5: Raffia sandals—This summer, add a little spring to your step with a heel made in a natural material.
Boches Sandals, $100, available at Aldo, 6801 Hollywood Boulevard (at Cherokee Avenue); 323-465-0100.