Easy Summer 2012 Fashion
Look pulled-together even when you feel like you’re melting: Slip into lightweight pieces. By Rebecca Daly
Most women fall into one of the following categories: triangle (larger at the bottom), circle (thick around the middle), hourglass (curvy but evenly proportioned), and rectangle (straight up and down). Learn which pieces work best for your unique body shape—and which won’t flatter you.
The Flowy Skirt
Forever 21 Skirt
A breezy knee-length skirt in swingy polyester supplies enough coverage for even the most modest.
To buy: $23, forever21.com.
This cotton-and-modal cropped tee looks red hot, but its loose cut provides a breath of fresh air.
To buy: $78, Prohibit, 212- 219-1469.
Sonya Renée Earrings
Faceted turquoise studs feel right at home in this southwestern-toned look.
To buy: $58, sonyarenee.com.
Devora Libin Short Necklace
A cluster of crystals may or may not ward off evil spirits, but they do look lovely suspended from a delicate 14-karat-gold-plated chain.
To buy: $90, devoralibinjewels.com.
Alexandra Beth Long Necklace
Rough-cut quartz is the perfect pairing for an otherwise-polished ensemble.
To buy: $98, alexandrabeth.com for stores.
Seed beads give this faux-leather belt a warm-weather vibe that will last from spring all the way through September’s Indian summers.
To buy: $13, target.com for stores.
Call It Spring Sandals
Breathable woven fabric straps and a sturdy wedge make these sandals so comfortable, you won’t even miss your flats.
To buy: $60, callitspring.com for stores.