We’re swiftly stocking up on summer essentials from shorts to sandals to sundresses, as well as warm weather-worthy workwear. With so many things on the list, affordable pieces are essential—but it’s a definite bonus when a well-priced item looks super expensive. The secret lies in the details—if you’re drawn to bright colors and punchy prints, make sure the silhouette is simple with clean lines. For accessories, stick to pieces with minimal embellishment for more sophistication. With swimwear, the it’s all about a flattering fit.
Ready to shop sans sticker shock? Ahead, 15 summer-perfect pieces to buy now.
Summer Steals, High Style
Crocheted Off-The-Shoulder Top
A crochet crop, perfect to wear with high-waisted denim.
This summer is all about tropical prints.
A New Day Plus Size Polka Dot Short Sleeve Ruffle Sleeve Dress
Another major print for the season, but with timeless appeal. Wear yours from work to weekend.
Flat Leather Sandals
The perfect nude sandal with unique detail.
Plus Bloom Tie Waist Fluid Shorts
Clean lines temper this vibrant print.
Beaded Tote Bag
This beaded handbag has an artisanal feel.
Asymmetrical Floral Midi Skirt
& Other Stories
A flattering asymmetrical midi skirt looks smart with a crisp button-down and sculptural accessories.
Eva Button Up Maxi Dress
Puff up the sleeves and wear this dress half-buttoned over jeans for a major fashion-girl look.
Fan Rattan Clutch
Say hello to your new favorite clutch for summer weddings.
Knotted Leather Sandals
With a modern design, these slingback sandals come with so-now squared toes.
Striped One Shoulder Silk Top
Wear this smart-looking top with jeans for casual cocktails.
These swingy earrings are at once dainty and sculptural.
Wear this paisley-print gown with sandals on vacation. For a summer wedding, simply swap for heels.
Wide-leg pants ar having a big moment and flattering on every body type. A punchy print with sleek tailoring is fresh for the season.
This fashion suit translates to summer in breathable linen.