Must-Have Summer Pieces for Effortless Style


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While there are definitely warm-weather occasions that require a little more planning (like weddings or date nights), there are must-have summer pieces that can add the perfect finishing touch to just about anything in your seasonal wardrobe! Keep scrolling to shop the style staples on our list for summer.

1. Anthropologie, Liberty Sling Bag, $78

This chic, everyday bag comes in ten different color/pattern combinations *and* is made with 100% cruelty-free materials. Plus, it’s juuust big enough for all of your summer essentials.

2. ShopBop, Clare V. Block Ciao Trucker Hat, $49

Trucker hats are back and we’re here for it. Our current fave: this gorgeous green option from Clare V.!

3. Bloomingdale’s, Michael Stars Paulette Linen Shorts, $158

When the temperatures reach the double-digits, shorts are a must. Opt for something soft and breathable, like these comfortable linen shorts from Michael Stars Paulette. They come in a handful of colors, so you can totally stock up.

4. ShopBop, Ulla Johnson Seaview Day Basket, $380

You don’t have to be heading to the pool or the beach to tote around a chic basket bag! We’re obsessed with the leather trim details on this Ulla Johnson silhouette — these details make it a solid contender for your everyday summer tote.

5. Anthropologie, The Petra Mini Drop Earrings, $44

These earrings are *everywhere* and for good reason — they add the perfect touch to any ensemble.

6. Macy’s, Calvin Klein Jeans, Women’s Embroidered-Logo Button-Up Shirt, $79.50 $31.73

Out of all the must-have summer pieces on this list, *this* is the one you’ll definitely want to wear the most. A crisp, oversized button-up can be a blank slate for your best outfits. Dress it up or down!

7. Bloomingdale’s, Ray-Ban Classic Wayfarer Sunglasses, $171

While we love a good pair of statement sunglasses, there’s something to be said about an original classic.

8. Anthropologie, San Diego Hat Co. Raffia Sun Hat, $80

This hat manages to keep the sun out of your face *and* look incredible with anything and everything.

9. Bloomingdale’s, BLANKNYC, High Rise Wide Leg Jeans in See You Again, $98 $73.50

You can’t go wrong with a pair of white jeans. Pair it with a patterned top, your favorite tank… the options are endless!

10. Anthropologie, The Blythe Square-Neck Tiered Dress, $170

Make sure your summer wardrobe contains at least one little black dress that you can wear day or night! We love this square neckline and flowy details on this one!

Another must-have summer piece? Denim shorts! Shop 8 denim short styles we’re loving at the moment!

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