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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

 

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: Statement T-shirt

The slogan tee is one of summer's most ubiquitous trends. Go ahead, put your money where your mouth is.   H&M viscose T-shirt ($12.95), at hm.com.   GALLERY: 10 super cool statement tees

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: OTT sunglasses

Put away your basic black shades until next year—the season's hottest shades are oversized, printed, and super fun.   Fantas Eyes Plastic Sunglasses ($24), at fantas-eyes.com.   MUST-READ: How to choose the best sunglasses for your face shape

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: Printed pants

Printed pants have become a new neutral—you can wear them with almost anything. Try a crop top (another modern classic), or, for weekends, a white tank and a baby-soft chambray shirt.   French Connection Tropicana Check Trousers ($88), at canada.frenchconnection.com.   GALLERY: What to wear to work this week

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: The bucket bag

Bucket bags ruled the Spring 2014 runways, and they're EVERYWHERE this summer. This cute take on the trend also doubles as a backpack—a win-win solution to your music festival bag quandary.   Topshop Straw Duffle Backpack ($60), at thebay.com.   GALLERY: 10 seriously great bags under $100

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential:Denim overalls

Yep, they're back. This time around, keep both straps up, and pair with your statement T-shirt, crop top, or bathing suit. (Add a throwback Salt 'n' Pepa soundtrack for maximum amazingness.)   Vero Moda overall denim shorts ($75), at asos.com.   STREET STYLE: How to (really) wear the Canadian tuxedo

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential:Stackable rings

The stackable ring trend has been around for awhile, but what makes it new this summer is going all-out, and wearing rings stacked across all (or most) digits. If that sounds crazy, keep them to your index finger.   Pandora Silver and Cubic Zirconia Rings ($70 each), at pandora.net.   GALLERY: Jewellery pieces you need to buy this summer

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: Sporty sandal

When Miuccia Prada showed sporty sandals for Spring 2014, people decried them as "ugly chic"—now that they've been around for a few months, they look more like what they are: minimalist, comfortable, wear-them-with-anything footwear.   H&M White Sandals ($34.95), at hm.com.   GALLERY: 20 summer sandals under $150

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: Painterly dress

You can't escape summer's art and fashion trend, which started at fashion's most directional shows: Céline, Chanel and Prada.   French Connection Summer Bark Dress ($138), at canada.frenchconnection.com.   MUST-READ: How to wear the art & fashion trend this summer

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: Baseball cap

The '90s revival continues apace. Make it look modern with a printed ball cap in a pretty shade.   CALLA Printed baseball hat ($45), at avenue32.com.   MUST-READ: Your ultimate guide to the '90s fashion trend

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: Stylish sneaker

Fashion sneakers are totally a thing; so are pastels. Take care of two trends at once with a pretty, totally on-trend pastel sneaker.   Supra Skytop Sneaker ($105), at revolveclothing.com.   MUST-READ: How to pull off the stylish sneaker trend

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The only 10 summer fashion pieces you need

Summer fashion essential: Penguin swimsuit!

This is a bonus one, friends. File it under "strange but true—and awesome": swimsuits printed with animals are one of this summer's most surprising micro trends. Time to join the wild bunch.   We are Handsome The Waddle Scoop One Piece ($161 USD), at wearehandsome.com.   GALLERY: 50 best swimsuits—for your body type

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