Easy Summer 2012 Fashion
Look pulled-together even when you feel like you’re melting: Slip into lightweight pieces. By Rebecca Daly
The Striped Tank
Tory Burch Top
The black stripes on this airy and almost-sheer linen tank keep it from being revealing.
To buy: $95, toryburch.com.
Rachel Rachel Roy Pants
Not crazy about shorts? These cropped nylon-and-rayon trousers in hot pink are a polished but still summery alternative.
To buy: $99, rachelroy.com (available late May).
Rope details bring a whimsical, nautical element to the tiniest gold-plated posts.
To buy: $50, 866-829-0030.
Kate Spade Necklace
These chunky (in size—not weight) navy resin beads don’t match exactly but still work.
To buy: $69, couture.zappos.com.
Load up on thread-wrapped bangles to add cheery shots of color.
To buy: $34.50 for three, loft.com (available June)
Create your own shade wherever you go with an open-weave straw fedora.
To buy: $34.50, loft.com.
Call It Spring Heels
You can wear pumps and cool your heels, thanks to this pair’s peep toes and perforated faux leather.
To buy: $24, jcp.com.