2013 Wardrobe Essentials: The Summer Knit — For chilly office environments or balmy nights by the bonfire, a lightweight knit that feels summery will help you stay warm without looking like you dug out last Decembers holiday sweater. A.P.C. Leopard Print Raglan Sweatshirt; Massimo Dutti Open Work Sweater.
2013 Wardrobe Essentials: The Striped Pant — Dont be scared — just because Beetlejuice rocked them, doesnt mean that youve got to do it that way, too. In fact, we love how easy it is to style a vertical-striped pant. Just throw on a pair of flats, an easy tee, and youre good to go! 3.1 Phillip Lim Straight Leg Floral Print Trouser; By Zoe Striped Lorens Pant.
The Flowy Top — Heavy-duty humidity totally stinks, but that's never a reason to forgo a beautiful blouse, even if it is hot as hell. Thanks to the arrival of the sexy, summer-perfect drapey top, you'll be able to keep your cool all day long, no matter what you pair it with. 30 Summer Wardrobe Essentials You Need, Stat #Refinery29
2013 Summer Wardrobe Essentials You Need: The Structured Shopper — Total no-brainer, easy, practical, goes with everything, and FITS everything. Just take it everywhere and enjoy a hands-free summer in the chicest possible way. Marni Shopper; Scotch & Soda Raffia Shopper.
2013 Wardrobe Essentials: The Bateau Top — No question, a simple, striped T-shirt is summers secret weapon, and if yours from last year is a little worse for wear, this is a great chance to upgrade, tout suite. Jack Wills Alburgh Breton Tee; By Malene Birger Sailor Striped Knit Top.
2013 Summer Wardrobe Essentials You Need: The Grecian Headband — Worn low on your hairline or high up, the traditional way, the Grecian headband helps keep your sweaty locks in place, but somehow transforms your bedhead into an intentional effortless do. We love wearing ours with a super-casual outfit as an unexpected pop of bling. Jennifer Behr Rope Hitch Metallic Headband; BCBG Chain Elastic Headband.
The Denim Jacket — Our favorite street-style heroines know how incredibly versatile a good denim jacket can be all year round, and this spring, it's the ultimate casual layering essential. Broken in and a tiny bit shrunken (this is the key!), the denim jacket works overtime, going from an after-hours party paired with some sequins to a long weekend walk through Central Park. The rule of thumb, right through to fall: Don't leave home without it.
2013 Summer Wardrobe Essentials You Need: The Adult Crossbody — A structured, sleek crossbody bag with grown-up hardware is imperative for hot nights in the city (or hotter days shlepping it across town). But, that doesnt mean you have to go ho-hum with the colors. Rainbow hues work best with this shape! Zara City Bag with Metallic Foldover Flaps; Kenzo Pouch.
2013 Summer Wardrobe Essentials You Need: The Embellished Belt — Perfect for cinching skirts, topping off high-waisted shorts, or streamlining dresses, the embellished belt lets you go easy on the rest of your accessorizing that day. Matthew WIlliamson Embellished Suede Belt; Anthropologie The Glitz Belt.