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Summer fashion guide 2014 of some of the latest trends for summer

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summer must-have!photo courtesy of Brahmin, used with permission

Summer is in full force, it's time for a pretty, new outfits to wear to all fun-filled events. Whether it's having brunch with the girls, going for a romantic stroll, enjoying a casual day of grilling or socializing at a rooftop party, there are perfect pieces for everyone's summer wardrobe!

adidas outdoor boat slip on sleep shoes keeps feet happy all day long!
adidas outdoor boat slip on sleep shoes keeps feet happy all day long!photo courtesy of adidas outdoor, used with permission

Below are some top favorite summer picks, including on trend summer shoes, flirty dresses, tops and bottoms, as well as a fashion suite for relaxation after a full day of shopping!

adidas Outdoor Footwear for Women offers very comfortable and colorful shoes for women. The Boat Slip On Sleek Shoe is a great summer shoe, because it's cute, feminine, comfortable and allows feet to breath. The upper consists of a slip-on construction for easy and comfortable on and off. The outsole traxion offers the perfect combination of stability and grip for everyday outdoor activities. These shoes are perfect for summer picnics, bbq's, pool or the beach, because they're very light weight, very convenient and easy to wear.

Brahmin makes elegant bags with top quality hand craftsmanship. Braham bags were hot items during The Mercedes Benz New York Fashion Week at the Vogue Runway Retreat. The bags were beautiful, bold, sexy, sophisticated, yet timeless and were on everyone's wish list! For example, Brahmin's Amelia clutch in pink lychee is the perfect clutch to make any summer wardrobe pop. It's great for the day and night, and is versatile where you can wear as a shoulder bag, crossbody or clutch.

Caravan Styling Studio at the Carlton Hotel is like that of a beauty and fashion retreat, that's located inside the Carlton Hotel in NYC. It's an innovative wardrobe and beauty concept that pairs actresses, tastemakers and media influencers with top fashion designers and beauty experts. What's great about Caravan Styling Studio, is that it invites guests to an elegant spa-like suite inside the historic Carlton hotel, which acts as both a beauty and fashion studio, as well as, special event space, where celebs, models, designers, bloggers and beauty experts can relax in comfort and style. It offers specially selected clothing and accessories for guests, beauty and hair expert so guests can be pampered with hair styling, makeup application, mini skincare-spa treatments and manicures.

  • MD Complete recently partnered with Caravan Stylist Studio. MD Complete is used on high profile clientele, such as but not limited to celebrity stylists, actors, beauty bloggers and editors, musicians and performers. For the summer, MD Complete Anti-Aging Youthful Skin Sun Shield SPF 50 is ideal for summer skincare. It guards against the sun with added anti-oxidants and moisturizers. Another must-have skincare by MD Complete is the Eye Wrinkle Remover, because eyes don't lie. This hydrates the sensitive skin around the eye area, reduces appearance of crow's feet and wrinkles, lifts and firms skin and brightens skin tone for brighter, more youthful looking eyes.

Habitual, renowned for its premium and stylish denim, offers beautiful, stylish, trendy, top quality and comfortable jeans for every occasion. There's a perfect pair of jeans for a romantic date, brunch with girls, or just to look pretty. This spring and summer, Habitual has the perfect pair of jeans to compliment every occasion, such as Alice in Chai, Elle Cropped in Licorice, Jane in White Cloud, Camille in Rustic, Almas in Scarlet Floral Coated, Alice in Warehouse, Camille in Romance and many many more! To view which one compliments your individual style, visit here.

HSN, a prominent multi-channel retailer for more than 30 years, offers an assortment of exclusive fashion, accessory and beauty collections that will be sure to brighten everyone's summer wardrobe. Some of HSN’s notable collections and partners loved by everyone and celebs are, but not limited to:

ICU Eyewear offers chic, fashion-forward, trendy glasses for an affordable price. It's great for those who are fashion conscious, because the price allows for getting a different pair of glasses to go with each outfit or an individual's specific mood. ICU Eyewear boasts sof being a fashion statement that is sophisticated, fanciful, eco-friendly, affordable and simply fun to wear. With ICU Eyewear, fashion and function come together. Its glasses and sunglasses are for all walks of life - musicians, artists, aviators or intellectuals. There are vintage inspired glamour with modern color combinations and delicate details to choose from for women, and sleek and sporty shapes to timeless classics for men. Check out ICU Eyewear's new summer styles here.

Keilir Pillow is the best traveling pillow out in the market today! With so many people doing summer travels, try Keilir Pillow while traveling especially on a plane. It's very comfortable especially around the neck area and adjusts to each individual's specific needs. Keilir Pillow is made of Memory Foam, which is pressuresensitive that forms quickly to the shape of the head, and is also used in other health related products world wide. It's made of five adjustable support pads, is small and compact, comes in a travel bag, so everyone can travel comfortably on a boat, bus, car or plane this summer.

Kmart, a discount department that sells clothing, electronics, music, movies, bedding, household hardware, sporting goods, toys, jewelry, office supplies, health and beauty products, home decor, and even food items, have great fashion finds for summer! Kmart has amazing accessories and clothing from brands such as, but not limited to

Madonna & Co, located in Soho, NY has very pretty dresses, knits, tops, pants and shorts to fill up your summer wardrobe. What's special about this boutique, is its exclusive designs and vintage pieces are easy to wear, yet sophisticated, feminine, inspired by the art of edgy fashion details. It's hard to find summer knits that look pretty, feminine and feel comfortable on a hot summer night. Thanks to Madonna & Co, there are lots of choices to choose from. Check out her collection of fashion-forward and unique styles here. For example, the Ruffle Hem Cardigan is a must-have for summer, because it looks gorgeous during the day and at night (think romantic summer stroll at the beach or a summer cocktail party out on the deck). It's very light weight, looks and feels soft like a puppy or kitten and is perfect over a little dress. The ivory chiffon ruffle along the hem makes this cardigan very special, and very eye-catchy. Madonna & Co carries many different kinds of dresses that will be sure to make you the center of attention. From mini dresses to maxi dresses and all in between, Madonna & Co has it!

Simply Vera Vera Wang and Princess Vera Wang offer fashion designer Vera Wang's wide range of haute couture collections at very affordable prices at Kohl's. What's great about Simply Vera Vera Wang for Kohl's, is that high fashion trends can easily be emulated. For example, Pippa Middleton attended Wimbledon 2014, wearing a breezy, sleeveless floral dress, layered underneath a light, slightly cropped off-white jacket. Fashion enthusiasts can simply emulate her on-trend, summer-friendly look with a similar dress and cardigan. Simply Vera Vera Wang Summer Wrap Dress in Fresh Floral is almost identical to Pippa’s frock, featuring a vibrant print in a fresh blue-and-peach color combination. This beautiful dress is on sale now for only $34 (down from $68) and is perfect when paired back to the Springtime Flyaway Cardigan, which is on sale now for only $34.80 (previously $58). Another wonderful floral option, is the Chiffon Flounce Dress which offers a slightly longer style with an asymmetrical hemline. This dress features a monochromatic black-and-white floral print and retails for $68. If the silhouette of Pippa’s dress is what you desire, the Gathered V-Neck Dress is another fantastic find, in a bright blue, cream and blush pink print, with a drawstring waist to accentuate one’s shape.

Princess Vera Wang has pretty summer tops and dresses that will make you look and feel pretty cool on a hot summer day. Some must-have tops for the summer are the Mixed Media Tank, Lace Hi-Low Tank, Lace Beaded Sleeveless Top, Chiffon Hi-Low Dress, Tribal Open Back Dress.

UGG, renowned for its classic sheepskin boots and other footwear, bags, clothing, and outerwear, allows for summer traveling and enjoying the beach in comfort and in fashion style. Some top summer must-haves by UGG are

  • Women's Delizah Stripe and Lucianna Strip Scarf are special for those in a nautical mood.
  • Laela Woven is a multi wash denim with soft suede accents, which looks chic and stylish. Its soft, heel-cradling sheepskin, cotton jersey lining and spongy EVA arch support makes this sound like the most comfortable slip-on shoe ever made! Pair the beautiful Jane Tote with the Laela Woven for a sporty and luxe look.
  • Delmar Woven is a must-have shoe for those who are in a denim mood.

Vera Bradley, renowned for its quilted patterned bags and accessories, has the most pretty and whimsical patterned bags, perfect for summer travel. Vera Bradley's Large Duffel, which comes in many patterns is a fantastic travel bag, especially for weekend getaways. It has comfortable long handles that won't hurt the shoulder and has lot of room to fill up on travel essentials. It measures 22" x 11½" x 11½" so it's TSA compliant (TSA maximum dimensions for carry-on are 22" x 9" x 14).