An off-shoulder maxi dress designed with the phrase “wardrobe staple” on its lips, the kind of number you can wear to weddings and birthday dinners *or* for a stroll along a beach boardwalk.
A ribbed knit pencil skirt that looks so. damn. chic. Mama loves comfy clothes that fool the masses into thinking I’m trendy (mama in this context = me), and this skirt provide just that.
A waffle knit set to sweeten cozy weekends spent scouring Netflix for yet another true crime docu-series. Forensic Files coupled with hot coffee, some snacks, and this comfy hunk of loungewear? My definition of bliss.
A two-piece set you’ll dub “vacation brunch attire,” aka an outfit you’ll want to wear for vacation mimosas. Slipping on this cropped top and flowy skirt has a 100% effectiveness rate at getting you no less than one million compliments.
A romper comfy enough for errands and hikes but *also* swanky enough for dinner and drinks. I’ve never leaned into a style trend so quickly. Bless the trend gods for making this easy ‘fit so popular again.
An off-shoulder top because while we talk about the importance of the LBD, I’d argue that the little black top is just as important — perhaps even more important.
A stylish matching set that screams “farmers market chic” and I don’t know why because I have not been to a farmers market in like, three years. But this set! This set will be my motivation!
A pair of floral shorts for an easy, breezy, ~doesn’t require pants~ outfit you’ll want to slip on for every occasion. These are comfy enough to lounge in, stylish enough to ‘gram in, so cue the Hannah Montana soundtrack because ’tis the best of both worlds.
A T-shirt dress with a 1,000% guarantee of turning you into a fashion blogger stat, no significant Instagram following required. There’s just something about a tie waist — amirite, folks?
A sleeveless wrap jumpsuit that doesn’t have a favorite season. In fact, it loves to be worn throughout all of ’em: whilst stepping on crunchy fall leaves, to holiday parties paired with slingback heels, during romantic spring picnics in the park, and to summer weddings when the weather is best described as “hotter than Hades.”
A high-waisted palazzo trouser for a wardrobe staple that’s great for team meetings, happy hours, and pretty much everything else in between. Now repeat after me: chic.
A floral print romper if you love the look of dresses but are terrified of sudden gusts of wind. This gives you the silhouette of a short mini ~but~ the flowy shorts mean you can cartwheel in public without panic. *attempts a cartwheel at 27* *is in pain for a week straight*
A T-shirt dress equipped with both a tie-waist and pockets, the latter of which are the sole requirement I’m looking for in an article of clothing.
High-waisted shorts reviewers swear have remained durable for years despite the affordable price tag. World, wave hello to a wardrobe staple you’ll have in your summer arsenal for decades to come.
A maxi dress featuring the crème de la crème of fashion designs: pockets. Throw in super soft fabric and you’ve got yourself a recipe for perfection.
Striped shorts ideal for day trips to the beach *and* warm weather vacays in which the only decisions that need to be made involve gelato flavors (the right answer is always classic chocolate).
A pair of baggy overalls (with pockets!) for anyone who detests having to scrounge up a matching top and bottom, AND wants to look Instagram-worthy. This is perfect for lounging around hotel rooms *and* padding over to the pool (this layers fab over a bikini).
A smocked top that strikes me as the kind of piece I’ll be wearing to a point that extends beyond “outfit repeating.” Kate Sanders, what would you think of me?
A drawstring romper with all the comfort of the pajama set you’ve been wearing to bed since 1893, but it’s not fuzzy fleece rubber duck pajamas and ergo a *lot* more chic.
An essential cropped tank that has most likely been blessed by a fairy godmother. Why? This takes your basic cami and goes *poof.* An instantly chic upgrade is yours for the taking due to this high-neck silhouette.
Compression shorts available in three lengths, with even the ~shortest~ version ensuring that your assets won’t be on full display with every step you take. Throw in the fact that these have pockets and voila, warm weather dressing just got a whole lot easier.
A sleeveless swing mini for impromptu wine nights with le pals, grocery store runs, fancier dinners (simply add in some heels), et cetera. Versatility is this dress’ strongest suit.
An off-shoulder jumpsuit made from a breathable, lightweight fabric that won’t cling to your upper thighs the second the temps rise up. Annnd a drawstring waist for an hourglass silhouette is the cherry on top of a perfect wardrobe sundae.
High-waisted shorts for a cool, effortless vibe made exponentially better by the following feature: pockets. Someone contact Alanis Morissette and let her know we’ve got her ideal summer staple.
An off-shoulder maxi that had me humming the intro of The Lovin’ Spoonful’s “Do You Believe In Magic?” as soon as I laid my peepers on it. That smocking! The mid-thigh slit! I officially believe in the existence of sorcery.
A ruched lantern-sleeve top with “fancy dinner during a tropical vacation” written all over it. All that’s missing is salty hair, rosy cheeks, and perhaps a straw crossbody that is somewhat impractical but looks très trendy.
A knit cutout dress that is. the. best. thing you’ll purchase ahead of warm weather seasons. Dare I say, I’ll… actually want to make plans going forward? Just for an excuse to wear this gem?
High-waisted shorts designed with an elastic waist that means ::les gasp:: you’ll actually be able to exhale without feeling cold metal dig into your belly button. These comfy hunks of denim mold to your curves perfectly for a glove-like fit.
A spaghetti strap sundress because in the year that won’t be named (*ahem* literally the one we are living in now), the impossible has happened: we’ve gotten sick of leggings. This simple number provides all the comfort from our once beloved staple but looks far more put-together.
An off-shoulder jumpsuit you can “tailor” to your taste. It’s a wide leg silhouette but, if you prefer a more fitted look, there’s enough excess material to tie around your ankles (exhibit in the left photo below).
Baggy overalls (with pockets!) for anyone who detests having to scrounge up a matching top and bottom, plus wants to look peak Instagram-worthy in their loungewear — all you’ll have to do is slip this on over a bralette *or* a sleeved tee.
A longline padded tank that reaps the versatility of a tank with the sweet, sweet support of underwire thanks to a body-hugging fit. TL;DR: going braless will have never felt so secure.
A high-neck bodycon dress available in neutral colors that are perfect for daily wear, plus you can choose between three sleeve options: long, cap, or sleeveless. The latter is wonderful if you’re feeling ready to let it all ~air out~.
A strapless floral maxi that feels like it should come with an all-inclusive resort package because, wow, this is a vacation dress if I ever did see one. Slipping this on will make afternoon Zoom calls feel as if they’re taking place somewhere tropical.
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