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The List: 10 Summer Wardrobe Essentials

LOFT Strappy Maxi Dress $98
LOFT Strappy Maxi Dress $98
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Temperatures are climbing and what once was 60 degrees now become 90 degrees in a flash!

Alejandro Ingelmo Open Toe Boomerang Heels $519
Alejandro Ingelmo Open Toe Boomerang Heels $519
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In line with the rush of summer fever, fans and air conditioners everywhere are being dusted off in preparation for a summer heat wave!

Take a moment and peak into your closet, can you honestly say you're summer season prepped?

If not, you still have more than enough time to snag summer basics (even if the summer has officially started) these basics are summer staples that are built to last from season to season

Whether you're heading to a barbecue, pool party or graduation, these summer essentials can serve as an addition to your wardrobe or the very center of it.

Here is a check off list of the top ten summer wardrobe essentials...

1. Summer dress. LOFT Strappy Maxi Dress $98 loft.com

2. Summer hat. Banana Beach Hat by Indego Africa $48 toms.com

3. Statement jewelry. Dorotea Golden Coin Drops w/Black Crystals $30 ixoras.com

4. White tank. Uniqlo Linen Blended Tank Top $6 uniqlo.com

5. Crossbody bag. Diane Von Furstenberg 440 Mini Metallic Embossed Lizard Crossbody Bag $295 dvf.com

6. Sandals. Oolong Sandal $170 needsupply.com

7. Swimsuit. Zimmerman Oasis Printed Bandeau Bikini $88 theoutnet.com

8. Shorts. Vince Cotton Twill Side Buckle Bermuda $195 vince.com

9. Sunglasses. Marc by Marc Jacobs 610 Sunglasses $145 scoopnyc.com

10. Statement Heel. Alejandro Ingelmo Open Toe Boomerang Heels $519 alejandroingelmo.com

A few helpful summer shopping tips: Make sure to shop for summer essentials during the sale blitz, these typically fall around the summer biggies: Memorial Day and Independence Day. Also check for summer sales which happen periodically during the summer months.