Easy Summer 2012 Fashion
Look pulled-together even when you feel like you’re melting: Slip into lightweight pieces. By Rebecca Daly
The Denim Capris
Pale peach denim is a stylish (and easier to wear) update on classic summer whites.
To buy: $69, Lord & Taylor, 800-223-7440 for stores.
American Eagle Top
Engineer-striped cotton gives a traditional Mexican pattern an instant style upgrade.
To buy: $39.50, ae.com.
Perforated details and a canvas strap lend vintage charm to this faux-leather bag.
To buy: $25, target.com.
Braided thread bracelets have an arts-and-crafts appeal that brings back memories of summer camp.
To buy: $30 each, shoplatitude.com.
Sam Edelman Sandals
Infinitely chicer than flip-flops, these patent-leather sandals are just as comfortable.
To buy: $65, piperlime.com.