A new season or climatic tendency doesn’t have to mean reducing your bank balance to a massive red dot on that dreaded paper statement.
In fact, it’s about incorporating those key pieces into your wardrobe that’ll politely nod to the season you find yourself in, without selling your fashion soul and un-friending the bank manager, so to speak.
So, to make the summer months ahead a little easier, sartorially speaking, we’ve rounded up 10 essential pieces for your summer wardrobe. And no, we’re not talking beach babe gear, or how to work the Bey bikini (yes, you, H&M) on a scenic beach in the sweltering Bahamian heat, but rather a round up of trusty pieces that’ll ensure your summer wardrobe is comprehensively packed (not overflowing), and allows you to put your best style step forward.
So, without further ado and detouring into beach cocktail and tanning territory, here’s our line-up of the summer staples you need to be snapping up right away!
The Denim Dress
The Summer Flat
Pretty flats in a candy floss hue are perfect for Season Sun. We love the Chloe-esque feeling these high street beauties have! Pointy ballerinas, £22.99, Zara.
The Dinky Bag
Forgetting lugging big totes! All you need is space for essentials and a classic colour – like this cross-body! Rebecca Minkoff Mini Blake bag, £131.41, Shopbop.
The Cover Up
The Summer Hat
The Leather Short
Pastel leather = summer perfection. You’ll be wearing these into next season, we promise. J Brand shorts, £359, My Theresa.
The Printed Skirt
The Chic Sandal
The Perfect Shirt
The Clear Sunnies
The clear frame phenomenon is a fash-pack favourite, and these flattering round-frame acetate sunnies won’t let you down. Balenciaga sunglasses, £94.38, The Outnet.