Want to know what a pro would scoop up for her own wardrobe? Real Simple’s senior fashion editor shares her favorite finds.

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This scarf’s neutral hues get a serious boost from a bold graphic pattern. Tassels show a stylish attention to detail. To buy: $49.50, anntaylor.com.
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This scarf’s neutral hues get a serious boost from a bold graphic pattern. Tassels show a stylish attention to detail.

To buy: $49.50, anntaylor.com.

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Move over floppy-brimmed sunhats. If there’s such a thing as an “It” hat, right now it’s the classic Panama style. The boyish, laidback vibe has a chic appeal just right for summer.

To buy: $49.50; anntaylor.com.

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High-waisted with a flat front, these gingham shorts feel a little retro, a little modern.

To buy: $59, anntaylor.com.

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Add a pop of (super saturated) color in the most manageable way possible—strappy, flat sandals. You’ll be surprised how well bright orange works with neutral color palettes.

To buy: $118, anntaylor.com.

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Make this your “throw-it-on-and-go” piece. Menswear-inspired stripes help an easy, comfortable dress look polished.

To buy: $139, anntaylor.com.

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Give your statement necklace the evening off—these sparkling stunners are all you need to accessorize your little black dress (or your boyfriend jeans, for that matter).

To buy: $49.50, anntaylor.com.