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 Airy Tunic
Trina Turk for Banana Republic Top
Blousy sleeves made of a breezy cotton-and-silk blend are ideal for those who don’t care to bare.
To buy: $89.50, 888-277-8953.
Charter Club Shorts
Fitted stretch-cotton Bermudas are surprisingly flattering, even in white.
To buy: $35, macys.com.
Sonya Renée Earrings
These large gold-filled hoops make a visual impact but feel like nothing at all.
To buy: $64, sonyarenee.com.
Fantasy Jewelry Box Bangles
Modern yet organic: wooden bracelets in a variety of sleek geometric shapes.
To buy: $37 for four, fantasyjewelrybox.com.