The 5 Essential Tops to Kick Off Your Summer

Starting summer right is as easy as these 5 essential looks that everyone should add to their closet. The goal each and every summer is to keep cool while stylish, right? Keep cool in breezy comfy pieces that can take you from work to weekend, or day to night in a snap. Stock up your closet with these 5 pieces now.

Keep reading to see the summer fashion essentials to stock up on! 

Summer Essential #1 Kimono
(shown with Agnes & Dora White Essential Tank, Fade Market Necklace, Universal Thread rayon shorts, Universal Thread flats)

1. Breathable Fabrics 

Don't sweat the rising temps. Stockpile breathable summer fabrics in loose knits, breezy wovens and free flowing kimonos to stay cool and comfortable all season long. Make lightweight rayon shorts or the Agnes & Dora Go To Pants  your new Summer Staple. Pair them with summer slides and you’re ready to go. (Keep reading for more essentials…)


Summer Essential #2 Boyfriend Button Down

(shown with Agnes & Dora relaxed ruffle tank, Agnes & Dora white jeggings, Universal Thread sandals, and Fade Market necklace.)

2. Basics Fit For Summer 

You know Summer has officially kicked off when white denim bottoms make an appearance. The best part? They look good with just about anything including the laidback look of a chambray boyfriend shirt tied around your waist. You can also opt for a summer plaid button down. Take it up a notch with a pair of strappy sandals or wedges.


Summer Essential #3 Swing Tunic

(shown with A.n.a. sandals and Noonday Collection necklace)

3. Summer Swing Dresses

From short and sweet swing tunics to fit n flare dresses, chic yet comfortable dresses make weathering the warmer months a breeze. Add a cute wedge or sandal to any summer dress and you’re ready for any graduation party, baby shower, or wedding.


Summer Essential #4  Hi Lo Tunic (or Dolman Tunic)

(shown with Universal Thread sandals, Universal Thread skinnny jeans and Target necklace.)

4. Conversational Prints

From whimsical flowers to feathers, pineapples to cacti, conversational prints–fabrics with recognizable images—are so on trend today. Pair a fun, flirty Hi Lo top or Dolman  top with a pair of skinny jeans or Anges & Dora jeggings and let your style do the talking.


Summer Essential #5 Frill Sleeve Top

(shown with Universal Thread slides, Universal Thread denim shorts, and Noonday Collection necklace.)

5. Ruffled Detail Tops

Ruffles, ruffles, ruffles... this on-trend favorite flatters every figure and partners perfectly with denim shorts, skinny jeans or jeggings. Add a pair of slides and your favorite sunglasses for an easy-going summer look.

What summer staples do you want this season?