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 Bright Maxi
A guaranteed no-sweat outfit? This pull-on-and-go maxi in breathable rayon.
To buy: $25, target.com for stores.
Marlyn Schiff Earrings
Bulky statement necklaces can be stifling, so try big and bright glass-stone earrings instead.
To buy: $42, marlynschiff.com.
Macramé is back. The shapely design of this clutch makes it modern.
To buy: $24.50, loft.com.
Skinny by Jessica Elliot Ring
Go one ring size up in warmer months to keep this wide, gold-filled band with glass crystals from feeling too tight.
To buy: $70, skinnystyle.com.
Lands' End Canvas Sandals
Simple flat leather thongs get pumped up in a vivid red.
To buy: $65, landsendcanvas.com.