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Ladies, Here Are 10 Essential Pieces to Have in Your Summer Wardrobe

Three women in swimsuits with hats

The beautiful days are returning, and the desire to build a timeless summer wardrobe is stronger than ever. The goal: no longer accumulate clothes that will never see the light in your closet. Choose the essentials, trends adapted to the season, easy to mix and match, and compatible with all body types. Here are the 10 must-have pieces for your summer wardrobe.

The Denim Shorts

This is clearly the absolute basic of the summer season. It easily pairs with a variety of tops and accessories, making it a versatile piece.

For the beach, opt for a ripped model with a crop top and flip-flops. For a city outing, pair high-waisted denim shorts with a light blouse and flat sandals.

Choose a cut that flatters your figure and vary the length according to the occasion. Details like frayed hems or buttons add an extra touch of style. While blue is the basic, dare to try color!

Iconic in the 80s, it is making a strong comeback
Iconic in the 80s, it is making a strong comeback

The Printed Flowing Pants

In summer, patterned pants are a must. They are the ally of cool evenings. Synonymous with comfort, they bring lightness to an outfit.

For a casual evening, wear them with a plain t-shirt and sneakers. For a day at the office, pair them with a white shirt and heeled sandals.

Floral, geometric, ethnic, or tropical prints can reflect your personality and mood while staying fashionable. Choose a cut that flatters your figure: high waists to elongate the silhouette and loose cuts for a relaxed look.

Very fashionable in the 70s, it is making a comeback for our greatest pleasure
Very fashionable in the 70s, it is making a comeback for our greatest pleasure

The Bohemian Dress

The bohemian dress is a basic that we love to bring out every year when the beautiful days return. It offers a unique blend of comfort, style, and femininity.

For the beach, add a straw hat and sandals. For a summer evening, complete with gold jewelry and a light jacket.

Choose breathable fabrics like cotton or linen for a feeling of lightness. The bohemian dress is ideal for staying comfortable all day long.

Since the sixties, she has been coming back regularly
Since the sixties, she has been coming back regularly

A Message T-Shirt

Message t-shirts allow you to express your thoughts, moods, or personal beliefs in a playful and trendy way.

For a casual look, wear it with denim shorts and sneakers. For a more dressed-up look, pair it with a midi skirt and heeled sandals.

Opt for cotton models to stay cool. They evolve with trends and allow you to stay up-to-date with new arrivals while maintaining a timeless look.

The t-shirt has never been obsolete for several decades; you can never have enough of them. Prioritize those in your color palette
The t-shirt has never been obsolete for several decades; you can never have enough of them. Prioritize those in your color palette

[Discover your personal color analysis to best choose clothes, accessories, and makeup that highlight your complexion, eye color, and hair color, ed.]

The White Shirt

Chic and timeless, this chameleon piece can be adapted to different styles and desires.

For the office, wear it tucked into a pencil skirt or pants. For the beach, use it as a light cover-up over your swimsuit.

Choose a cotton shirt with a perfect cut. Pay attention to details like the collar, length, and seams for a durable piece.

Borrowed from the men's wardrobe, it is very popular, and not just among active women
Borrowed from the men’s wardrobe, it is very popular, and not just among active women

The Light Jacket

Even in summer, evenings can be cool. A light jacket offers ideal protection against temperature variations.

For a city stroll, pair a denim jacket with a light dress. For a dressy evening, wear an elegant cardigan over a chic outfit.

Choose versatile jackets like denim, linen, or light bombers. They add a touch of sophistication to the outfit.

Originally popular among American workers, it is a staple in any male or female wardrobe
Originally popular among American workers, it is a staple in any male or female wardrobe

The Swimsuit

One-piece or bikini, it’s impossible not to wear a swimsuit in summer.

For the beach, pair it with a sarong and flip-flops. For a casual city look, wear it with denim shorts and an open light shirt.

Choose a model that flatters your figure and make sure it fits well for comfort. Materials resistant to chlorine or sea salt are preferable.

Scandalous when it first appeared in the 1920s, a woman can never have enough, whether for the public pool or the beach
Scandalous when it first appeared in the 1920s, a woman can never have enough, whether for the public pool or the beach

A Nice Hat or Cap

Never go out in the summer without a hat when it’s sunny. It’s the essential accessory to protect yourself from the sun while adding a chic touch to the outfit.

For the beach, wear a straw hat with a bohemian dress. For a sporty look, opt for a cap with a sports outfit.

Choose a hat or cap that matches your personal style. Straw hats or wide-brimmed hats add a dimension of style and sun protection.

Since ancient times, it has always been a woman's best friend, protecting her from harmful sunburns. Do not go without it under any circumstances
Since ancient times, it has always been a woman’s best friend, protecting her from harmful sunburns. Do not go without it under any circumstances

Flat Sandals

Flat sandals are elegant and comfortable, ideal for summer.

For the beach, wear espadrilles or flip-flops with shorts. For a summer evening: opt for flat sandals adorned with pearls or embroidery with a light dress.

They allow your feet to breathe and are ideal for long walks. They add a touch of style without compromising comfort.

Comfortable, they can also be really sexy when adorned with fancy accessories
Comfortable, they can also be really sexy when adorned with fancy accessories

Flip-Flops

Flip-flops are essential for their comfort and practicality.

For the beach: wear rubber flip-flops with your swimsuit. For a city outfit: choose leather flip-flops with shorts and a tank top.

Flip-flops offer a solution combining comfort, practicality, and style. Vary the looks depending on the materials and details.

Accessible to all budgets, it would be a shame to miss out on them
Accessible to all budgets, it would be a shame to miss out on them

These basic pieces will allow you to create a multitude of summer outfits that are both comfortable and trendy. And you, what are your favorite pieces for the summer?