It is officially the first day of summer, which means long, languorous days ahead and plenty of warm-weather fashion opportunities. Leaving the house in just a sundress and sandals is the stuff winter dreams are made of, yet months on end of the same outfits can get a little dull. With that in mind, we’ve brainstormed creative summer-layering tricks to refresh the wardrobe staples you likely already own.
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Shift Dress Over Culottes
A bright mini dress is work appropriate when worn over tailored culottes.
Sleeveless Vest Over A Backless Dress
Make a backless dress work for brunch by topping it with a sleeveless blazer.
Deep V Backless Dress
Crop Top Over A Maxi Dress
Layer a structured crop top over a printed maxi to incorporate the vacation staple into your city wardrobe.
Criske Crop Top
Infiniti Printed Silk-chiffon Maxi Dress
Paul & Joe
Sheer Cover-up Over Black Separates
Top black separates with a semi-sheer midi dress for an unexpected evening ensemble.
Dame De Paris Push-Up Bra
Babaton Jessie Dress
Ravenna High-Rise Stretch-Organic Cotton Briefs