25 Amazing Summer Style Essentials—All Under $50
Leopard Print Satin Scarf
Tie one on with this funky, patterned scarf that doubles as a summer-ready hair accessory. Just wrap the fabric around a low bun or ponytail for the ultimate humidity-proof hairstyle.
To buy: $39; stories.com.
Statement sleeves and ruffled cuffs add a touch of whimsy to this breathable cotton top that won’t break the bank.
To buy: $35; hm.com.
Sunshine Heritage Canvas Carmel Sneaker
These ’70s-inspired sneakers coordinate with everything in your closet, from jeans to dresses.The kicks are vegan too, and cushioned with an OrthoLite insole for added support.
To buy: $50; toms.com.
Orange Open-Back Dress
Orange is very much the new black, thanks to this versatile, tea-length dress that seamlessly transitions from work to play.
To buy: $40; zara.com.
Wood and Yellow Resin Bangle
Accessorize everyday outfits with this cheery wooden bangle that’s durable yet lightweight.
To buy: $25; inkalloy.com.
Sun Jellies Retro Bag
Relive all of your ’90s fashion glory with this funky jelly bag reminiscent of the era’s ever-popular jelly sandals.
To buy: $28; bando.com.
Hurricane Drift Sandal
Comfortable and nearly indestructible, these summer-ready sandals mold to fit your feet, no matter the terrain.
To buy: $40; teva.com.
Crinkled Top With Lace
Made from woven viscose, this breezy summer blouse features a flounced hem and a lace trim insert.
To buy: $18; hm.com.
Begonia By Mine Cream Floral Print Belted Midi Skirt
A bold floral print and belted waist turn this classic midi skirt into a showstopping wardrobe staple for warmer months.
To buy: $49; lulus.com.
Anna & Ava Raffia Statement Hoop Earrings
Statement hoops are a summer essential, like these punchy earrings that instantly elevate any outfit.
To buy: $21; dillards.com.
Made from recycled fabric, this sleek jacket looks best when paired with neutral basics.
To buy: $50; zara.com.
Up your sandal game with these faux leather shoes that boast strappy accents in an array of pastel hues.
To buy: From $20; amazon.com.
LLD Solid O-Ring Bandeau Bikini
Side Tie A-Line Dress
Sneakers or sandals both look fab with this stylish wrap dress that you’ll wear long after Labor Day is through.
To buy: $43; ellos.us.
Tretorn Sky Slide
Slide into something chic with these beach-ready sandals adorned with stripes and a braided jute trim.
To buy: $50; shopbop.com.
Pure Linen Casual Shorts
Cuffed hems and a tie belt add a hint of prep to these lightweight linen shorts that you can dress up or down.
To buy: $44; markandspencer.com/us.
Laniyah Fringe Drop Earrings
Delicate tassels and glass beads add drama to these glam, monochrome earrings.
To buy: $44; baublebar.com.
Touchable cotton and breathable sleeves turn this bold blouse into a must-have item for cool summer nights.
To buy: $50; ae.com.
Embroidered Cotton Top
Sweet eyelet embroidery and fringed details are just two reasons to love this flattering, v-neck blouse.
To buy: $20; hm.com.
Sunski Polarized Sunglasses
Brave the sun in style with these polarized, retro-inspired sunglasses. Made from recycled plastic and backed by a lifetime warranty, they’re bound to become your go-to shades.
To buy: $48; sunski.com.
White Beaded Hoop Earrings
Crafted from delicate white beads, these elegant earrings are a statement accessory made simple.
To buy: $30; talbots.com.
This summer, slip into monochromatic slides that’ll take you from barbecues to the beach in style.
To buy: $45; reportshoes.com.
Cotton Jersey Sleeveless Tunic Dress
Available in classic black and vivid teal, this flattering shift dress is an ideal outfit for the office and post-work play.
To buy: $30; landsend.com.
A New Day Rayna Knotted Slide Sandal
Refresh your summer shoe wardrobe with these neutral sandals that pair well with everything from cropped pants to breezy dresses.
To buy: $23; target.com.
Plaid Plunging One-Piece Swimsuit
Designed with Old Hollywood starlets in mind, this glam, gingham-print swimsuit serves as proof that the retro print isn’t going anywhere.
To buy: $30; cupshe.com.