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    It's Time To Ditch Your Winter Clothes For A Few Of These 44 Summer Pieces Instead

    Will trade stuffy sweaters for airy tank tops — any time, any day.

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    1. A padded long-line sports bra 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.,

    Promising review: "I can't stop sharing how much I LOVE this sports bra. It is 100% my new favorite bra to work out in, lounge in, wear out, etc. It fits me so well, has GREAT support, and once I put it on, I don't have to worry about a thing. I also love that I can wear this with shorts or as a cute crop top during the summer." —Bekah Kinne

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available sizes S–XL and 10 colors).

    2. A strapless romper ideal for any and all warm weather activities, ergo you can finally banish this question from your lips forever: but what will I wear?

    reviewer wearing leopard print romper

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this romper! Cute, comfy, affordable, and very stylish! I love that its longer in the back and shorter in the front." —Monique M. Sanchez

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 32 colors).

    3. A bikini set you may want to purchase for the ruffled V-neck top alone, because all the maxi skirts you purchased on clearance last November? Yeah. Consider this their perfect matching top — one that also happens to be water-resistant.,

    Promising review: "I bought this suit and absolutely love it! The top is so cute that I've worn it by itself and received tons of compliments. It fits great and provides a lot of support, which is nice. The material is thick as well and I felt very comfortable in it. The bottoms are adorable and high-waisted and fit great. It runs true-to-size and the colors are vibrant. Overall, love this suit!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 21 colors).

    4. Smocked cuff-hem shorts destined to have these words coming from your lips: "I can't believe I didn't get these sooner."

    model wearing black shorts
    Forever 21

    Get them from Forever 21 for $14.99 (available in sizes 0X-4X and in three colors).

    5. A racerback tank that has most likely been blessed by a fairy godmother, because this takes your basic cami and goes *poof*. An instantly chic upgrade is yours for the taking due this high-neck silhouette.

    Model wearing the brown top

    Promising review: "I really love the fit of these tanks on me. They are a super soft thick but breathable material. I have ordered multiple colors at this point and have paired them in so many different ways. I love to wear them with long skirts for a more dressed up look. They look great with shorts in the warm weather. I get hot very easily and although the material is warmer I was super comfortable! These will be great for winter time in New England as well because the fabric is thicker and comfortable! These tanks are a good length and go great tucked in or over your bottoms." —Ashley Bonnett

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 13 colors).

    6. A seamless crop top and biker short set you'll wear with alarming frequency. Think: every. single. day. This leggings and sports bra combo provides light compression and looks casual chic à la the matchy-match design.,

    Promising review: "This set is everything! I'm obsessed with the material and how it fits. It looks just like the photos and the color is the same as well. Even my friends were wondering where I got it from, they were shocked to hear Amazon!" —Shannon Peffley

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-L and in seven colors).

    7. A slip dress crafted from 100% sustainable sourced silk so your bod can feel cocooned by luxury all day long. Throw in a stunning lilac color and bam, your quest for the perfect item of versatile clothing is over.

    model wearing the lilac slip dress

    Baacal is a small fashion biz with a focus on apparel available in sizes 10–22. Their fabrics are fab quality and sustainably-sourced, plus their designs are ultra versatile.

    Get it from Baacal for $189 (available in sizes 10-22).

    8. A wide leg jumpsuit best accessorized with bottomless mimosas served at your next at-home brunch, overpriced avocado toast and a poached egg not required (but highly recommended).,

    Promising review: "Flowy jumpsuits are my go-to because they’re comfortable and just a one piece cute outfit that you can throw on with sandals. The material is much nicer than I thought, flowy and perfect for spring/summer." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and in 11 colors).

    9. 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.

    reviewer wearing black romper

    Promising review: "I LOVE this romper! It was perfect for walking around in hot Savannah and I received many compliments. Not only is it comfortable and soft, but looks so chic. Obsessed!" —Jennifer Ferrara

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 11 colors).

    10. 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.,

    Promising review: "I was a bit skeptical when I bought a pair of these because I'm just always wary when buying clothes online. But now they are my new favorite shorts!! The waist is elastic so it's comfortable to wear and easy to slip on and off, plus it defines my waist wayy better than any other high-waisted shorts I've worn." —Savalla

    Get them from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in five colors).

    11. A tie-back bandana top perfect for wearing as-is for brunch — but le fun doesn't stop there, because you can also swish this into a headband, hair tie, and accessory for the drab black crossbody you should have retired eons ago.

    model wearing the bandana top
    Grey Bandit

    Grey Bandit is a small lifestyle biz with a focus on deliciously gorgeous clothing.

    Get it from Grey Bandit for $36 (available in sizes XS/S-M/L).

    12. A V-neck embroidered maxi I'd like to wear on a bike ride through the Italian countryside. That probably won't be happening anytime soon but I'm going to add this to my shopping cart in the name of hope.,

    Promising review: "This dress FAR exceeded expectations. It fit absolutely perfectly and the material is substantial. I think it's about the same quality you would find in many Anthro dresses. I got the gorgeous yellow color and it's the perfect transition from summer to fall with a little chambray shirt or sweater." —Rebecca Stubbs

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in sizes 0–12 and in nine colors).

    13. A retro-inspired halter one-piece with over 9,500 (!!!) positive reviews on Amazon. World, say hello to this Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants spinoff-worthy swimsuit. Reviewers rave that it provides a glove-like fit.

    reviewer wearing the black and white striped bathing suit

    Promising review: "THIS SWIMSUIT BLEW ME OUT OF THE WATER, HOLY HECK! It fits, in a word, perfectly. I may just buy this in every color." —Emma Maas

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 21 colors).

    14. An off-shoulder number in a stunning summer-ready floral pattern — and I hope my math is right here, but this top + literally any bottom = a stylish look that takes two seconds to conjure up.

    model wearing the floral top
    American Eagle

    Get it from American Eagle for $34.95 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in three colors).

    15. A supportive underwire bodysuit capable of making the word ~swanky~ come immediately to mind. Essentially, an addition like this to your summer wardrobe has the same energy as popping champagne or munching on caviar.,

    Promising review: "I purchased this body suit to wear to a concert and didn’t think I would ever wear it again, but I was PLEASANTLY shocked with how amazing it turned out. I have a larger bust but a smaller waist so I ordered a small, the fit was perfect. The straps adjust really well and everyone LOVED my outfit." —Hope Perkins

    Get it from Amazon for $18.88+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 11 colors).

    16. An off-shoulder mini with a scallop hem that strikes me as the kind of dress I'll be wearing to a point that extends beyond "outfit repeating." Kate Sanders, what would you think of me?

    reviewer wearing the black off-shoulder dress

    Promising review: "Honestly? This is my favorite dress! I bought it for my trip and I’m in LOVE with the fit! It is absolutely perfect." —Annette Prieto

    Get it from Amazon for $15.50+ (available in sizes 0X–4X and in 17 colors).

    17. A two-piece set I am crowning as "carry-on suitcase attire," aka an outfit destined for a beach vacation. Slipping on this cropped top and flowy skirt has a 100% effectiveness rate at making you feel as if you're strolling alongside Mediterranean beaches (even if today's most exciting event involves speed-walking to the store).,

    Promising review: "This outfit is perfect for weekend plans; you can dress up and down. Super classy and comfortable! I get so many compliments on it and it's a great vacation outfit." —Marisa Silva

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in sizes XS-4X and in 15 colors).

    18. 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.

    reviewer wearing the pink set

    Promising review: "These are the cutest waffle knit pajama sets! They’re so comfy, and the colors are on trend! These would make such a cute gift set for a group or for spring! I love the draw string shorts!" —ClaireCumbee

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in nine colors).

    19. A ruffle hem romper capable of making you swoon every time you pass a mirror. Ideal for casual and fancy affairs alike, this is bound to become your new favorite warm weather piece.,

    Promising review: "This romper is EVERYTHING! So comfortable and I was so obsessed that I bought another one in a different color the night I wore it. You will not regret this purchase." —Angel A.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in five colors).

    20. An "air" cami crafted with ultra breathable 100% cotton. Plus, bra wearers can rejoice: a curved hem and slightly wider straps mean no 👏 underwire 👏 peekage. 👏

    model wearing the tank

    Promising review: "I was very attached to a black lightweight tank similar to this for years and it had become so beat up i was looking for a new one. I was having trouble finding the right neckline and lightweight feel that I had liked so much in my old tank and voila, found this-thank you Everlane! This is even nicer than my old one, super soft and hangs really beautifully. Got it in both black and white. I feel like you can dress this up or down, just a lovely piece!" —Ariana K.

    Get it from Everlane for $28 (available in sizes XXS-XL and in seven colors).

    21. A puff-sleeve V-neck mini called the ~citrus dress~ here to add a little spice (er, zest) to your summer wardrobe. Hear ye, hear ye: Both your limbs and closet-of-neutrals will finally be catching some sunlight.

    model wearing puff sleeve mini dress
    Yllw the Label

    Yllw the Label is a small, woman-owned fashion brand specializing in quality clothing perfect for any and every occasion.

    Get it from Yllw the Label for $79 (originally $92, available in sizes S–L).

    22. A lantern sleeve mini voted most likely to be worn by royalty because yes, absolutely, a Disney Princess would wear the below if their kingdoms were real and thriving in 2021.

    Promising review: "This dress is SOOOO adorable. Absolutely in love. Gives very old fashioned feels and I'm all for it! I got the light blue and I'm definitely buying in more colors. Worth every penny." —Olivia

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in nine colors).

    23. An off-shoulder crop top best described by one word: perfection. This scoffs in the face of white tee's past, providing a dressy upgrade to the basic wardrobe staple — one that can still be paired with truly anything in your closet.

    reviewer wearing white off shoulder top

    Promising review: "Perfect vacation top! Its not see through which I was afraid of, and it doesn't seem to be cheap material. It washes well and doesn't get stretched out after multiple uses." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in two colors).

    24. A cutout maxi I fully intend on wearing whilst padding around my 400-square foot living room, a sneaky way to trick my mind into thinking I'm yachting in the Mediterranean instead of....working from my couch.,

    Wow I already feel my blue light headache disappearing.

    Promising review: "HELLO BEAUTIFUL! Wow this dress is absolutely beautiful! Material is on the thinner side but perfect for a night out in the summer! Planning to wear this to my trip to Mexico! It fits as expected, and the back is self-tie and adjustable to your liking. The dress has slits on both sides, but not super high." —Jackie Ruiz

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in six colors).

    25. Drawstring linen shorts for a chic upgrade to your pajama bottoms. The high-rise elastic waistband ensures a comfy fit, plus large pockets mean you won't have to carry your cell around in your hand as you go from Point A (your couch) to B (your bed).

    model wearing camouflage olive green linen shorts

    Promising review: "OMG these shorts are so comfortable and so adorable that I grabbed one in every color." —Tita

    Get them from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 17 colors).

    26. 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.,

    Promising review: "Love this dress! It is comfortable and well made. Being strapless there’s always a concern that it will slip down but I did not have that issue at all. I received so many compliments! Highly recommend!" —Lisa Marram-Haug

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 23 colors).

    27. A tank top dubbed the ~sherbert~ due to its delicious color scheme that rivals even the sweetest of Baskin Robbins pints. Designed with adjustable tie straps and an elastic band back, rest assured you'll feel comfortable for that Insta shoot due to the glove-like fit.

    model wearing sherbet inspired top

    Rumours is a small fashion biz founded in 2019 by Dacey Trotta. Just a warning that browsing their website = you'll end up with at least 97 things being added to your cart.

    Get it from Rumours for $55 (available in sizes S-L and in four colors).

    28. Denim overalls ideal for any sort of activity due to how comfy *and* stylishly simple it is: running errands, lounging on the couch, outdoor dinners, you get the idea.


    Get it from Maurices for $44.90 (available in sizes XS-24).

    29. A mini dress featuring a cutout design for the allure of "I matched a top and bottom this morning" without having to actually, well, match anything.

    reviewer wearing blue cutout dress

    Promising review: "I LOVE THIS DRESSSSS. It’s so cute, isn’t see-through, and I get so many compliments on it." —Yoselin Arevalo

    Get it for Amazon for $5.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 18 colors).

    30. A crisscross lace-up one-piece so chic, it'll be impossible to not take a mirror pic as soon as you try it on. Channeling your inner MySpace self will have never felt so trendy.

    Promising review: "BUY IT! This was definitely my favorite swimsuit I took to Mexico! I will be purchasing it in other colors and I love the side detail." —Bekah

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 16 colors).

    31. An A-line cami dress sure to be the ~cherry on top~ of your summer wardrobe — and if you hate puns, I'm truly sorry, I am who I am.

    reviewer wearing black mini dress with cherry print

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress. I wish they had it in more colors! It's one of my favorite traveling dresses because it is so incredibly lightweight and takes up no room in my bag. I always get compliments when wearing it!" —Susie

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in eight colors).

    32. A plunge neckline high cutout one-piece best accessorized with an inflatable kiddy pool if you don't have the luxury of an in-ground — because *nothing* should prevent you from wearing this lovely 'fit while lounging poolside this summer.,

    Promising review: "I’m sort of short-waisted so I was worried it would be too long but the halter tie could really make it go either way. The fabric is really nice and it is lined. Looks much nicer in person. I’m happy I took a chance on this!" —Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 17 colors).

    33. A cotton set so lovely, I actually gasped aloud and stopped scrolling. I do not pretend to understand the meaning of / live my life to the "cottagecore" aesthetic but, oh my word, this has me contemplating a life filled with forest animals and hand-picked berries.

    model wearing the black cotton set
    Lisa Says Gah

    Lisa Says Gah is a woman-owned clothing brand that focuses on unique designs and one-of-a-kind pieces — the result is fashion that feels entirely your own.

    Get it from Lisa Says Gah for $139 (available in sizes XS–L).

    34. A midi skirt voted most likely to be worn by royalty. A delicious gold satin fabric coupled with a mid-thigh slit? I'm salivating. This is basically champagne and caviar converted into clothing form.,

    Promising review: "This skirt is so cute! It is really good quality with a good thickness that doesn’t feel too revealing. I got this in black and camel and the color is accurate for both. The length is also perfect for me as it hits slightly above mid calf, whereas most midi length skirts and dresses hit me right above the ankle. Definitely get this!" —Victoria Protacio

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in three colors).

    35. High-waisted jean shorts part of Express' new curvy collection, aka these hunks of denim are cleverly designed as to hug your curves and contour perfectly to your waist. Translation: No more gaping. Throw away your belts in celebration.

    model wearing high-rise denim cutoffs

    I personally own the above shorts and now intend on getting them in, well, every single available color. They are perfectly stretchy but don't lose retention and aren't huge on my waist or tight at the thighs — they just fit perfectly.

    Get them from Express for $40.50 (originally $54, available in sizes 00–14).

    36. A seamless jumpsuit purposely designed with a lightweight material and slightly loose silhouette, that way the fabric won't cling to skin (because sweat season is a-coming). However! The drawstring waist ensures you won't feel like you're wearing a shapeless potato sack.

    reviewer wearing the black jumpsuit

    Promising review: "For the price, this is a fantastic, comfy and easy outfit to wear around the house or out to run errands. It's breathable and loose so would be perfect for a day at the park in the summer, too!" —Christine Morrison

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 19 colors and two styles).

    37. A tortoiseshell button V-neck number guaranteed to make you feel ~trendier than thou~ on your stroll to the corner deli. Available in neutral colors and fun patterns alike, quickly throw this on to make it seem as if you didn't snooze through your alarm this morning.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress!!! I honestly wasn’t expecting much for the price, but I’m actually ordering more colors. I wanted something cute but also cool for these extremely hot summer days and this is perfect! It’s a bit loose, but that’s what I wanted." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 34 colors).

    38. A tank top because the band tee you own and love is made from a fabric best described as "heavy and prone to smelling bad after one drop of sweat hits it." Swap for the season with this; let in that airflow.

    reviewer wearing white rolling stones tank

    Promising review: "PERFECTION. Thick enough to not be see through; thin enough to be comfortable in Texas heat." —Dana Kroger

    Get it from Amazon for $15.98+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 35 colors).

    39. A swanky spaghetti strap cami likely the muse behind Rihanna crooning ~where have you been all my life~. If you've thrown your entire wardrobe onto the ground in pursuit of a decent top, this bb is here to save the day because at long last — a perfectly versatile dressy top is now yours.,

    Promising review: "This is a comfortable shirt for a night out! I love it so much, I bought it in another color and even sized down. The adjustable straps are a huge plus for me!! So cute and trendy." —Michelle K. Scott

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes 4–14 and in 13 colors).

    40. A smocked skater dress you'll find yourself gravitating toward for any occasion. It all lies in the power of shoe choice: Pair this with heels for tasting course dinners in which you leave starving, and sneakers for that ~aesthetic~ coffee shop you found on Instagram.

    reviewer wearing the yellow dress

    Promising review: "I love how easy and casual this little sundress is, which makes it so perfect for summer. Wore it after spending a sunny day on the lake and used a pair of wedges to then dress it up a tiny bit for a family bbq. I will be very sad to pack this away with the rest of my summer wardrobe when the dreaded winter arrives in New England!" —Laura R.

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 11 colors).

    41. A high-rise exercise skort (a product name that may or may not transport you back to middle school) with built-in shorts and mesh pockets, the latter of which mean you can carry cards or cash — without having to lug around a crossbody, which adds at least 10 pounds of heat when the temps rise above 85.

    Girlfriend Collective

    Promising review: "Wasn't sure I would be a fan of this, but LOVE! So comfortable, stylish, and fun! Love the high waist, the shorts underneath, and the versatility. Just need some warmer weather to wear them outside of the house (or without leggings underneath!)" —Brenna H.

    Get it from Girlfriend Collective for $58 (available in sizes XXS–6XL and in 11 colors).

    42. A flared drawstring skirt you can pair with a white tee (we highly rec. the TikTok method of cropping seen below) and et voila, that fashion blog shall be calling.

    reviewer wearing the dotted skirt

    Promising review: "This is a great skirt! I wore it on my birthday to a steakhouse and then to dancing, just changing my boots between occasions. I got a ton of compliments and I was super comfortable. I also love the versatility of this skirt. Mine is pulled up super high for my outfit, but the adjustable waist means you can wear it however you want!" —Mallory

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 27 colors).

    43. A two-piece set complete with high-waisted bottoms and a smocked tube top, the latter of which has a subtle ruffle design and is begging to be paired with palazzo pants and a straw cross-body bag.,

    Promising review: "I love this swimsuit! I have been looking for this style for so long now and this swimsuit far exceeded my expectations! It is ADORABLE! I got the red and I’m in love. You can tighten the straps." —Alyssa

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 20 colors).

    44. 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.

    reviewer wearing the black jumpsuit

    Promising review: "I am literally obsessed with these! I have been wanting to order overalls for a couple of years now. I thought this was a cute way to wear them without trying to look too young. Spot on. I actually bought it as my lounging outfit. With all this time being spent at home with the recent crisis, I wanted something comfortable but cute so I’m not in sweats all day. Thinking about getting a couple of other colors. I would totally wear these out and about." —WamQQk

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XXXL and in three colors).

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