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 Breezy Pants
Willow & Clark Pants
These wide-leg printed polyester pants—a major trend this summer—keep you comfortable and help conceal a multitude of sins.
To buy: $88, belk.com (available mid-June).
Rachel Rachel Roy Top
Time to cut loose. Flowy silhouettes, as seen in this polyester-and-spandex halter, allow air to circulate.
To buy: $69, rachelroy.com.
Skinny by Jessica Elliot Earrings
Coral enamel studs add a vibrant punch to any warm-weather ensemble.
To buy: $35, skinnystyle.com.
The Limited Belt
To rein in a bold and billowy look, a neutral strawlike belt is the natural choice.
To buy: $30, thelimited.com (available late May)
Samantha Howard for Winga Hawaii Ti Leaf Bangles
Take your look to a whole new (sea) level with shell-accented gold-filled bangles.
To buy: $70 each, wingshawaii.com.
Pink and red thread with touches of gold-tone metal give this design an exotic, got-this-on-vacation vibe. Sold with five other bracelets of various styles and materials.
To buy: $14.50 for six, loft.com (available June)
The brass beading on this leather pair acts as jewelry for your feet.
To buy: $77, 866-206-9508 (available late June).