The Best Summer Pieces To Score At The Mall

Although summer feels like it just started, the longest day of the year is behind us and the season is therefore waning. Sartorially speaking, this can leave you in a tough spot—while you’re probably growing fatigued of your leftover spring wardrobe, it’s not exactly peak time to be investing in more warm-weather clothes. That said, it doesn’t mean you can’t make responsible purchases to refresh your closet without chewing into your fall fashion budget. Enter a host of wallet-friendly mall brands, who surprise us time and time again with key pieces that only look expensive. Here, 20 on-trend staples in lightweight fabrics and eye-catching prints to inject new life into your summer wares.


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Abercrombie & Fitch Off The Shoulder Peasant Top , $58.

Abercrombie & Fitch Ruffle Sleeve Midi Dress , $68.

Ann Taylor Scalloped Eyelet Shell, $90.

Ann Taylor Amalfi Halter Dress, $159.

Chico's Adeline Drop Ball Earrings, $25.

Chico's Multi-Tassel Clutch, $79.

Banana Republic Halter Ruffle Dress, $168.

Banana Republic Blyss Heeled Sandal, $128.

Forever 21 Contemporary Eyelash Lace Top, $16.

Forever 21 Self-Tie Floral Maxi Dress, $30.

H&M Shirt Dress, $35.

H&M Strapless Flounced Top, $13.

Loft Herringbone Stripe Pants, $70.

Loft Striped Lace-Up Blouse, $60.

White House Black Market Printed Dress, $160.

White House Black Market Leather Wedge Sandals, $130.

Guess High-Rise Flower Jeans, $128.

Guess Tala Embroidered Jacket, $108.

Gap Denim Wrap Dress, $70.

Gap Twill Girlfriend Chino, $60.