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    31 Things From Target That’ll Keep You Both Stylish *And* Cool All Summer

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    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A pair of triple-band sandals because sweaty feet are NOT cool. These are an upgrade from flip-flops but will give your feet room to breathe.

    Black sandals with textured snake print and tan sole

    Promising review: "The cutest spring sandal! I usually wear an 8.5 but chose to get a 9, and they have plenty of room for when my feet swell up in the summer from the heat. Definitely recommend sizing up at least a half size!" —Hayden

    Price: $24.99 (available in sizes 5–11 and two colors)

    2. A pair of high-rise carpenter shorts so you can look like a walking ray of sunshine. Every time you wear them, the gorgeous yellow color will instantly improve your mood. Are these perfect for summer or what?

    The yellow shorts

    Promising review: "I love these shorts so much, they sit nicely on the waist but flare enough at the ends to be comfy. The length is perfect because they’re long enough to make me feel like nothing's showing but short enough to not feel like jorts LOL." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 00–26W and three colors)

    3. A smocked tube top mini dress that'll keep you extremely cool because of its lightweight fabric, strapless design and perfect hemline. Just picture yourself wearing it alll summer!

    Model wearing white dress, stops past the thighs

    Promising review: "Cute back detail, runs a bit oversized because of the drawstring tie back. The straps are removable so it can be strapless. The smocked top is thick enough to just wear pasties or even a nude strapless bra and the bottom is lined but not in a heavy fabric. Overall, it’s a really cute white summer dress." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $25 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors)

    4. A boxy T-shirt so versatile, you'll find yourself wearing this shirt with many, many different outfits. With 12 color options, you could wear it every day of the week — if you're so inclined.

    Model wearing the top in bright green

    Promising review: "I am so pleasantly surprised with this tee. It's a nice weight so it's not see-through and the cotton is incredibly soft. I also like the fact that it covers my tummy instead of showing it like most boxy T-shirts do. Going to order some more!" —Shelly

    Price: $8 (available in sizes XS–4X and in 12 colors)

    5. A one shoulder mini dress with a lightweight stretch fabric so you can look cute and comfy for every occasion. Drinks? Check. Target runs? Check. Outdoor bonfires? Check. The list goes on and on....

    Model wearing black dress with small slit, stops above the knee

    Promising review: “Absolutely perfect! This is so so so nice! Literally why would people buy from anywhere else when Target has the best stuff.” —Jess

    Price: $30 (available in sizes XS–4X and two colors)

    6. A pair of strappy toe sandals with an adorable design that will have passersby asking, "where did you get those?"

    the sandals in black

    Promising review: "Great solid crisp white color and the straps are a soft leather type so they don’t rub or create blisters. The sole of the shoe is very comfortable." —ARisko

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 5–12 and two colors)

    7. A sleeveless bodycon dress for the days when you have zero idea what to wear. Throw on a pair of strappy sandals and *bam* — instant outfit.

    Model wearing orange dress with unfinished hem

    Promising review: “Highly recommend since it can be dressed up or down,” —Riley

    Price: $12 (available in sizes XS–XXL and in two colors)

    8. A spaghetti-strap skater dress with an open back, string ties, floral jacquard pattern, and a lightweight fabric that'll make it's way into your top five very, very quickly.


    Promising review: “Love love love the open back. Target is really stepping up. It looks way more expensive than it really is. The material is almost silk like.” —Payton

    Price: $30 (available in sizes XS–4X and two colors)

    9. A pair of high-rise mom-jean shorts that will become your go-to with any summer outfit. Pair these with your favorite tee and sandals and you're all set.

    Model wearing light wash jean shorts that stop mid-thigh

    Promising review: “Love the fit and especially the STRETCH to these! Probably gonna buy another pair in a different color. Hopefully they last and the quality is good! Can’t beat a pair of jean shorts for $15. ” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $15 (available in sizes 00–18 and four colors)

    10. A pair of mid-rise pants with a relaxed fit that are both work appropriate *and* beach appropriate. Plus, the outfit opportunities are truly endless.

    Model wearing off-white pants with an elastic waist band tie

    Promising review: “These pants are adorable! I really like the style and the fit is perfect. They're great for a day out shopping or at brunch or at the beach. They are super comfortable and the material is perfect thickness. This item has pockets.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $25 (available in sizes L–XXL and two colors)

    11. A light-washed denim overall dress because you need one in your rotation ASAP. Looks cute? Yes. Easy to style? Yes. What more could you want in a summer dress?

    Model wearing mini overall dress that stops well above the knee

    Promising review: "This dress is a great casual dress that you can dress up when needed. Great length and fits good at the bust and correctly in the thigh area. Highly recommend!" —Target Reviewer

    Price: $28 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors)

    12. A bodycon polo dress that'll look chic on the golf course or while having drinks with friends. You're 'fit will be on par for any and all Instagram photos.

    Model wearing blue dress with collar and v-neck, stops mid thigh

    Promising review: "This fitted polo dress is everything!!! The color is perfect, the fabric is soft, and the length is great! Add the perfect sandal and this will look great! Wearing on the boat, out with friends, on a date, or just running errands." —Target Reviewer

    Price: $25.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and in four colors/patterns)

    13. A tie front cover-up pant with slits so that you can look stylish on the beach, at the pool, or on days when you just want to stay cool. Looking good ~all~ the time has never been easier.

    Model wearing white cover up with slits that stop above the knee

    Promising review: "I LOVE these. They boost my confidence and help me cover up without feeling like I am hiding." —Mmhawks13

    Price: $22.99 (available in sizes S–3X and in two colors)

    14. A button-down blouse so cute you might just have to buy one for your best friend, siblings, and mom. You'll want all six colors after just one wear — trust me.

    Model wearing orange button down blouse with round neck

    Promising review: “I love this shirt. The fit is true to size, the color is vibrant and beautiful. Can’t wait for warmer weather to wear it in!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $18 (available in sizes XS–4X, except 1X and 2X and six colors)

    15. A cropped T-shirt with a V-neck because looking cute and staying cool should be synonymous. Wear this with a pair of joggers or a maxi skirt, if you dare.

    Model wearing mustard yellow shirt, stops at the waist

    Promising review: “Cute basic. You can't beat the price (especially on sale). I have been wearing these shirts a lot since I spend so much time at home. This paired with high-waisted leggings or shorts makes for a comfortable outfit that makes me feel super cute. I have this shirt in black, white and maroon.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $5 (available in sizes XS–3X and seven colors)

    16. A short-sleeve top with an eyelet design, flutter sleeves, and an open neckline that'll pair beautifully with shorts and a pair of sandal heels. Sign me up, please!

    Model wearing sea green top

    Promising review: “I love this top so much I got it in almost all the colors. I found this top to be true to size. I highly suggest this lightweight, amazing top. Dress it up or down. It is perfect for sunny days!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $20 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    17. A short sleeve jumpsuit with an adjustable waistband, hidden zipper pocket, side pockets, UPF 50+ rated material, and a quarter-length zipper. This stylin' onesie may or may not be "borrowed" and never returned by your friend.

    Model wearing mustard yellow jumpsuit cuffed at the ankle

    Promising review: “Love this jumpsuit. I purchased it to wear on planes when I go on trips but it’s so great I’ll probably wear it all the time. I LOVE the material and the secret hidden pocket. ” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $45 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    18. An adjustable bodycon dress that'll have you reaching for it every time the temperature is too hot to handle. No need to worry — the only thing hotter than you in this dress is the sun.

    Model wearing  cream dress with ruched silhouette and adjustable strings

    Promising review: “Bought all colors! Looks expensive and is surprisingly so comfortable and not too tight. I actually ended up exchanging and sizing down but is still comfy.” —Jess

    Price: $21.25 (available in sizes XS–4X and three colors)

    19. A pair of paperbag trousers, perfect for work meetings and drinks right after. We love a versatile pair of pants, ya know?

    a model wearing the pants in brown

    Promising review: “I have been on the hunt for dress pants for months, and finally found this awesome pair! Perfect length and rise, and the yellow color is a lot more versatile than I expected. It is definitely less 'mustard' than in the photos, but still a great color. Only thing is these run a little small. Would recommend!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $27.99 (available in sizes XS–4X and four colors)

    20. A satin ruched slip dress that's both glamourous and comfy. The satiny spandex material is also super cute on everyone!

    Model wearing sleeveless hot pink mini dress, goes past the thigh area

    Promising review: “Ultra sexy dress. Has a very slight stretch to hug curves. Def doesn’t seem like an on-the-rack Target find. Would recommend.” —Rae Rae

    Price: $30 (available in sizes XS–M and two colors)

    21. A silk crop top with a midi skirt that is the perfect ~two-in-one~ set and is so eye-catching that you'll find yourself desperately waiting for laundry day so you can wear it again.

    Model wearing two-piece tan outfit, skirt has slit, stops at the knee

    Promising review: “The nicest set — this set is absolutely perfect. Why buy from anywhere else when Target is such a good buy.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $35 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors)

    22. A pair of jeans with a super high-rise cut, faded finish, and distressed detailing to pair with your favorite tee or sleeveless blouse.

    Model wearing medium wash denim pants with big holes

    Promising review: “Love these!!! They have some stretch so you aren’t so stiff when trying to squat down. Seriously might be my favorite jeans and such a great price.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $22 (available in sizes 00–18)

    23. A knit tank dress because some days getting dressed is complicated. Pair this with anything and you'll look incredible — promise!

    Model wearing burgundy dress, stops at the knee

    Promising review: “Super cute! Great color. Easy weekend outfit! Fits true to size.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $10 (available in sizes XS–XXL and five colors)

    24. A cute T-shirt dress you'll wear over and over and over. Seriously though — it's incredibly comfy.

    a model wearing the dress in light blue

    Promising review: “This is truly the perfect dress. Great for all day events or hanging out at night. I love the color and like to accent it with white or turquoise jewelry.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $12 (available in sizes XS–4X and 10 colors)

    25. A puff sleeve shirt with a round neck that'll spice up any simple pair of denim shorts. Can't guarantee you'll like spicy foods while wearing though.

    Pink T-shirt with puff sleeves

    Promising review: “Loving the cute puffy but not too puffy sleeves! Pairing this up with cute shorts and these new sandals from Target!!! Feeling super colorful! Definitely size up one!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $12 (available in sizes XS–XXL and three colors)

    26. A pair of round sunglasses to protect your eyes from the sun. Plus these are super cute and look fabulous. You *might* get mistaken for a movie star – no photos please!

    Black sunglasses with circular lenses

    Promising review: "I wish I was joking when I say I’ve purchased over five pairs of these in case they break or get lost. These are the only sunglasses I have worn for years and I never want to be without them. They’re stylish, offer great protection and give off I'm-famous-please-don’t-talk-to-me vibes. The price and quality are so on point." —Emma

    Price: $14.99

    27. A pair of cargo shorts because they're a) super comfortable b) fit like a dream and c) look SO cute on. Plus, they're high-waisted with pockets!

    woman wearing gray cargo shorts with tan sandles

    Promising review: “I love these shorts! It comes in several colors which read as neutrals. The waist is small enough to fit without gapping at the back, and the leg openings are wide enough to be comfortable. That’s a difficult combo to find! Plus the inseam is a nice length, not too short and not long enough to be a Bermuda. I definitely recommend these!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes 00–26W and four colors)

    28. An adorable T-shirt dress with an adjustable waist band because it's 2021 and anything other than comfy clothing is not necessary.

    Model wearing short sleeve charcoal dress with pocket

    Promising review: “Really impressed with the quality and comfort of this dress. I was looking for a dress I could throw on and feel really comfortable in and this 100% fits the bill. It's soft and the perfect weight. I also really appreciate that it came wrapped in paper rather than plastic — not sure if Target is switching to wrapping in paper or if it is just United by Blue, but love it!” —Lauren

    Price: $49.99 (available in sizes XS–XL and three colors)

    29. A pair of pull-on shorts that are both light and airy. These shorts are high-waisted, with pockets, and an elastic waistband so they're perfect to throw on during those sweltering summer days.

    Model wearing green shorts that stop mid thigh

    Promising review: “I love these shorts! I wanted some shorts that you could lounge around in and be comfortable (since I work from home) but you could also dress them up a bit to wear out and these are perfect for that. Perfect length — not too short. Have already bought more pairs!” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $17 (available in sizes XS–4X and two colors)

    30. A denim mini skirt to pair with your favorite band T-shirts. It's also the perfect length for summer and will show off those legssss for days.

    Model wearing pink seamed denim skirt, stops mid thigh

    Promising review: “I purchased two of these skirts last summer. The light denim one and a pinkish one and I love them. Never have been a big skirt person but I love how fitted yet comfy these are — they are so worth the price” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $17 (available in sizes 00–26W and five colors)

    31. A denim shortall so chic you'll want to make sure you add them to your cart ASAP. Summer 2021 — here you come!

    Model wearing medium wash overalls with pockets

    Promising review: “I absolutely love these denim shortalls. They are really comfy and look super cute.” —Target Reviewer

    Price: $28 (available in sizes XS–XXL and two colors)

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