When the weather gets warmer I only have two things in mind as far as outfits go: light layers and comfort. For me, summer is all about minimal clothing yet remaining chic and effortless at the same time. What better way to channel all things chic than with an off the shoulder dress? Off the shoulder is the hottest summer trend right now and a definite must-have in my closet! I picked up this Bongo striped version from Sears over the weekend and have worn it all over town; to lunch with my girl friends, shopping dates with mom and even with some white sneakers for a party at the park. It's super stretchy and requires absolutely no layers! The only essential accessory is some cat eye sunglasses. How amazing are these hot pink Bongo ones? Perfect pop of color for this black and white look.
Another summer must-have piece is a basic cropped bralette. I paired this Bongo one with white high-waisted pants to give it a city girl twist...but bralettes look great with printed skater skirts and even some vintage shorts. I wanted to keep the look a little casual so I added Summer's IT bag, the backpack! This look is more sophisticated than the first but it still incorporates comfy silhouettes and lightweight pieces. If you're looking for summer's must-have pieces head to Sears and keep in mind my top four picks:
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wearing: dress - Bongo c/o Sears, sunglasses - Bongo c/o Sears, bag - Coach, heels - Shoemint, bralette - Bongo c/o Sears, pants - Tobi, backpack - Bongo c/o Sears, sunglasses - Celine