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    30 Things You'll Want To Add To Your Summer Wardrobe ASAP

    Yes, of course I'm looking forward to BBQs and warm weather and swimming pools and major movie releases. But obviously, the part of summer that's most exciting is THE FASHION.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Amazingly affordable and comfy go-everywhere sandals that over 1,500 reviewers swear by and that you may keep on your feet from now 'til Labor Day.


    Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on these sandals.

    Promising review: "These are the best sandals for the price! I purchased them because of all of the amazing reviews. I got both the tan and black ones and I rotate wearing them. I've worn them almost every day for the past five months and haven't had any issues. They feel like I'm barefoot. I absolutely love these and will be ordering at least four more pairs just so I always have a backup for when they do wear out." —Erin P

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes 5-11 and in eight styles).

    2. A leafy midi skirt you'll go absolutely bananas for.


    Get it from ModCloth for $65 (available in UK sizes 4-22).

    3. A possibly perfect sundress that's cute as a ~button~., Amazon

    It's got over 1,000 positive reviews! Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this beauty.

    Promising review: "If you've heard good things about this dress, they're true! I'm one of those people who never writes reviews. I found this dress through a BuzzFeed article and couldn't resist the white sunflower one. The material is stretchy and just fits your body so well. I didn't have any problems with it being see-through while I was wearing light grey underwear. The length is cute, it hugs you in the right spots, and the buttons are fake so they stay uniform all the way down. It's stretchy across the back of the bodice, so bigger-chested people would love this. Me and my mom have completely different body types and the large fits us both amazingly! I'm definitely going to try to order as many prints as I can!" —Courtney Clark

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in 32 colors and prints).

    4. A pretty floral crop top and skirt so you can not only join in on the matching set trend, but totally master it.

    River Island

    Get the top for $24 (originally $36, available in sizes 4-14) and the skirt for $64 (available in sizes 2-14), both from River Island.

    5. A classic straw fedora that combines fashion and function — it's got UPF 50+ and an adjustable band inside to help you get the right fit, so you'll be made in the shade.


    Promising review: "Love it! I just wore it every day on a trip to Mexico. It packed well in my luggage. I was able to wear it on boats and in the wind without it blowing away. And I didn't get any sunburn on my face at all!!" —Jessie A. Dorne

    Get it from Amazon for $45 (available in four colors).

    6. Posh linen-blend shorts for when you're sick of your Daisy Dukes (hey, it happens).

    Forever 21

    Get them from Forever 21 for $17.90 (available in sizes XS-L and in two colors).

    7. An effortlessly chic striped midi skirt basically made for twirling in the summer breeze.,

    Promising review: "This skirt was exactly what I hoped it would be! It’s a light, linen-like material that's great for summer. The elastic waistband fits snugly but is very comfortable and flexible. The drawstrings are real, so you can tighten them if necessary, which is great." —Alyssa Baxter

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S/M-L/XL and in six colors).

    8. Squee-worthy embroidered flamingo sneakers fit for a flock star.


    Get them from Asos for $45 (available in wide fit sizes 4-11).

    9. A fun jean jacket from Ellen DeGeneres' Walmart line that you can toss over anything and everything else in your summer wardrobe.


    Get it from Walmart for $28 (available in sizes S-XXL).

    10. A super affordable, striped tie-front bikini that people will knot be able to stop complimenting.,

    Check out more of the best swimsuits you can get on Amazon.

    Promising review: "This bathing suit is so cute! It fits me perfectly and I’ve been getting compliments every time I wear it. I ordered a medium; I’m 5’6” and 145 lbs and I wear a 32C. It fits me like a glove. If you are small-chested I could see the straps being an issue, because they aren’t adjustable. I jumped off a cliff in this bikini and it stayed in place." —Courtney H.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 22 colors and prints).

    11. An awww-worthy (and AHHHHHH!!!!-worthy) striped tee perfect for wearing on Shark Week and beyond.


    Get it from ModCloth for $29 (available in UK sizes 6-18).

    12. Glam oversized sunglasses that just might get you mistaken for a celeb avoiding the paparazzi.,

    Promising review: "I get compliments on these EVERY time I wear them. They look a lot like the brand Quay, which everyone asks me if they are. The fact that these get mistaken for a pair of $50 sunglasses should tell all." —Madison Holder

    Get them from Amazon for $7.95+ (available in seven colors).

    13. A beachy oversized tote with more than enough room for your sunscreen, swimsuit, and several poolside reads.

    Forever 21

    Get it from Forever 21 for $24.90.

    14. An absolutely beautiful printed maxi dress you'll wear to every summer party.

    @pronounced_ahhna / Via,

    The buttons stop around your knee, so the bottom's free to flow dramatically in the breeze. It's no wonder this beauty has over 2,000 positive reviews!

    Promising review: "I bought this dress on a whim and was a little skeptical about it, but I shouldn't have been. I've never received so many compliments on a dress before. I wore it on a trip to the Biltmore Estate with my husband and in-laws, and we honestly couldn't get through the day without someone stopping me every few minutes to ask where I got my dress or to tell me how gorgeous it was. It flowed beautifully on that windy day. I'm so obsessed with it, I even bought two more in different colors. I highly recommend it!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.88+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 26 prints).

    15. A versatile tank top that has a little more structure and coverage than a classic tank, so it's perfect for the office on those sweltering days where sleeves are just not an option.


    Promising review: "These tops are so cute! They're soft, flowy, and flattering. The material is nicer than I expected and looks nice enough to wear to work under cardigans or blazers, but it could also be a casual look, too. They're true to size. If you are between sizes and/or less busty, I would size down. The arm holes aren't as big as they look in the picture, so no worries that your bra is going to show!" —Suzi

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 24 colors and prints).

    16. A beautiful turquoise statement necklace ready to take you fave sundress to the next level.


    It's made of faux turquoise but it looks real as heck to me!!!

    Get it from Anthropologie for $49.95 (originally $78).

    17. Stretchy denim shorts that hundreds of reviewers love, because you're not wasting another summer praying in vain for a savior — er, perfect-fitting pair of shorts — to rise from your shopping cart.,

    Was that a truly terrible paraphrase of Bruce Springsteen?

    Promising review: "These are the best shorts I've ever owned, and I absolutely love them. They fit like they were made for me. They're so comfortable, they look amazing, and they don't move around as much as other jean shorts do, so you don't have to adjust them as much." —Maria K.

    Get them from Amazon for $15.19+ (available in sizes S-3X and in six washes).

    18. A luxe crescent pendant necklace with a boho vibe that'd make it perfect to toss over your breeziest maxi dress or a white tee, shorts, and kimono-style shawl ensemble.


    Promising review: "I love this necklace. It goes with everything, is the perfect length, and is very lightweight. I purchased it before and lost it, but I had to order it again — it's that good!" —JGM

    Get it from Amazon for $78.

    19. An OMG-worthy watermelon print cardigan that's the most adorably summery way to cover up on chilly nights that I ever did seed.

    Unique Vintage

    Get it from Unique Vintage for $48 (available in UK sizes 16-22; find it in straight sizes here).

    20. Chic, lightweight paper bag waist pants for when you need something a little more polished than shorts, but it's way too hot to wear jeans or slacks.

    BuzzFeed / Taylor Miller, Amazon

    I tried these babies for a photo shoot we did here at BuzzFeed and was pleasantly surprised by the chic structure, perfect length, and generous pockets for the price! You can totally dress them up or down and they're an instant outfit with a tucked-in tee and sandals. I'd recommend sizing up if you're between sizes since they don't have much stretch.

    Get them from Amazon for $13.88+ (available in sizes XS-XXL and in seven patterns).

    21. A Pride Month-ready tank top from American Eagle's Pride collection that's awesome year-round. Need more reason to love it? The line donates all proceeds to the It Gets Better Project!

    American Eagle

    It Gets Better works to support LGBTQ+ youth through education and sharing positive stories of empowerment.

    Get it from American Eagle for $14.96 (originally $19.95, available in sizes XS-XXL). Check out the full collection here.

    22. Totally sweet ice cream statement earrings that I'm seriously craving. They'll be the cherry on top of any summer look.



    Get them from Baublebar for $58 (available in two colors and in a clip-on version).

    23. A showstopping one-piece swimsuit over 2,000 reviewers are obsessed with, and I'm pretty dang sure you will be, too.,

    It's got removable cup inserts so you can get your ~breast~ fit. However you style it, you're sure to look fab, just like the countless gorgeous reviewers who've blessed us by leaving photos. Check out BuzzFeed's full write-up on this suit.

    Promising review: "The label says polyester, but I'm convinced this suit is made of CONFIDENCE! Seriously. I put it on and suddenly understood so many things Beyoncé has been singing about. The material is very soft. Some reviewers have complained that the top is too loose, but I tied mine up to hold everything snugly, and I'm telling you — cartwheels couldn't make the gals jump out. I love this suit and am tempted to buy other colors. Don't even hesitate if you've got your eye on this one. You will not regret the purchase!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S-3X and in 26 styles, including some with criss-cross straps).

    24. A gorgeous cutout romper to keep you looking and feeling cool even on those days when everyone else is sweating through their shirts after six seconds outside.


    Check out more fabulous rompers here.

    Promising review: "SO happy with this romper! I swear I’ve worn this almost every day since I got it in the mail — no exaggeration! The fabric is super breathable and doesn’t retain odor, so I’ve been able to wear it as a pool cover-up, running errands, or around the house. It’s perfect loungewear but can also be dressed up. I’m in love with the colors and how they complement each other. Honestly, it's the best Amazon purchase I’ve made in a while!! So worth it." —Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in seven styles).

    25. A breezy, rainbow-stitched cropped jumpsuit that's super comfy and has POCKETS, so it's basically made of pure joy.


    Get it from ModCloth for $34.99 (originally $69, available in sizes XXS-4X and in two colors).

    26. A breezy V-neck cover-up with an adjustable waist that's so sexy and cute, your swimsuit might get jealous. How dare it be upstaged.


    Promising review: "The arm holes are a little tight, but overall, I LOVE this cover-up. It's sheer enough to let you show a little skin, but still feel appropriate. I've worn it on a beach with just my husband and I've worn it to a kid's swim party. This cover-up works anywhere. I bought a large and I'm 5'2" and a size 12-14." —Gemini77

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in eight colors).

    27. Lemon print wide-leg pants that you will look absolutely fabulous in, citrus-t me.


    Get them from Boohoo for $18 (originally $36, available in petite sizes 0-10; find them in blue here and in plus sizes here).

    28. A tropical print tee ready to whisk your basic jeans and shorts off to an island paradise.


    Promising review: "Y’all. This is the best shirt! It isn’t see-through. It isn’t too low-cut, and it's longer in the front and back than the sides. It holds up in the wash!!!! It isn’t that flowy, so if you don't want your shirt to touch you in the midsection, consider sizing up. All in all, I love this shirt!" —A.K.

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 12 prints).

    29. A magic carpet-inspired denim mini skirt with the ~phenomenal cosmic power~ to make you the best-dressed person in the theater when you go see Aladdin over Memorial Day weekend.

    Hot Topic

    Get it from Hot Topic for $23.94 (originally $39.90, available in sizes XS-3X).

    30. And a quirky-printed dress toucan rock to every summer wedding and prepare for all the compliments.


    Get it from Eloquii for $89.95 (available in sizes 14-28).

    Here's to looking FABULOUS all summer long!


    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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