July 04, 2012

My Top 5 Summer Wardrobe Essentials

Summer is my absolute favourite season. The long sunny days, warm nights and laid back attitude calls for easy dressing that's light and colourful. My top 5 go-to pieces in the summer always include breezy maxi dresses, stylish flat sandals, cute little bikinis, chic sunglasses and classic denim shorts. Check out my complete round-up of summer wardrobe essentials after the jump! And Happy 4th of July to my American readers!

1) Forever 21 island print maxi dress $24.80 USD
2) J. Crew Amie striped jersey maxi dress $112.24 USD
3) ONE by Chelsea Flower colourblock strapless maxi dress $235.00 USD
4) Old Navy chiffon tie front maxi dress $19.97 USD on sale (worn by me here)
5) Gap gathered pocket maxi dress $55.96 CAD on sale
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1) DV by Dolce Vita Archer sandals $69.00 USD
2) Madewell Jasper flat sandals $59.50 USD
3) Sam Edelman Gigi flat sandals $76.09 CAD
4) Ivanka Trump Shoes Valerie flat sandals $150.00 USD
5) Guess Palban wild leopard sandals $75.99 USD on sale
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1) Roxy Bohemian sunset bikini $32.98 USD on sale
2) Mara Hoffman underwire cami bikini $220.00 USD
3) O'Neill gingham bikini $26.51 USD
4) Chloe gold scalloped halter neck bikini $286.22 USD
5) Dorothy Perkins pink ruffle bikini top & bottom $36.00 USD
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1) Elizabeth and James Fairfax sunglasses $185.00 USD
2) ASOS oversized square sunglasses $19.88 USD
3) Xhilaration Wayfarer sunglasses $12.99 USD
4) Ray-Ban original oversized aviators $150.00 USD
5) Karen Walker Number One sunglasses $220.00 USD (worn by me here and here)
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1) Ksubi mid-rise denim shorts $61.25 USD on sale
2) 7 For All Mankind Carlie cut-off ikat shorts $100.99 USD on sale
3) Splendid neon pink cut-off denim shorts $37.44 USD on sale
4) Paige Denim Lola floral shorts $73.00 USD on sale
5) Forever 21 destroyed denim shorts $22.80 USD

4 comments:

  1. I used to not love them, but maxis have become my latest go-to - they're just so easy to wear and so chic! Love this post!

    Alexandra xo

    http://tovogueorbust.com/

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  2. Interesting post! Lovely blog! Following you!

    -Tina
    http://2petite.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks for the follow, Tina!

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  3. Maxi dresses are the best. They're so comfortable but I don't look like a totally lazy (even though I am).

    Great picks in the other categories as well. I love the Mara Hoffman bikini and Karen Walker glasses especially!

    Aria
    Deliver Me Diamonds

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