Be prepared with five summer staples that take you from backyard to beach and everywhere in between

Warmer weather has arrived and, while this summer may be looking a little different from summers past, we can rest assured it will include plenty of backyard visits, beach outings and some possible patio appearances.

These are the pieces you need no matter where this summer takes you…

    1. Your everyday romper

      NevadaNo summer wardrobe is complete without a romper and, with linen emerging as the summer must-have, this piece will quickly become your new go-to. Made from a cotton linen blend, the Nevada is a lightweight staple perfect for hot days that transition into cooler nights. A fabric waist tie provides a flattering silhouette or make it your own with a belt of your choice. This romper is your one-and-done solution to getting dressed in the morning.
      $128; Available online

      2. Your beach dress

        MischaWith backyard (socially-distanced) gatherings on the horizon, the search for the perfect summer dress begins. The Mischa satisfies every need with its effortless fit and neutral stripe. A twist detail and asymmetrical hem elevate this simple dress, suitable for your next BBQ appearance or beach outing. Pair with sandals to keep it casual or throw on a pair of heels to dress it up.
        $81 on sale; Available online

        3. Your summer set

        SetMatching sets have quickly become one of the biggest trends this summer due to their effortless appeal. Set aside the lounge sets for a lightweight summer alternative. This tank and short pairing features a feminine floral to elevate your overall look while taking the hassle out of putting an outfit together. When you need to change it up, throw on the Aimee Tank with your denim or pair the Zev Short with your favourite basic top.
        Aimee Tank ($74) and Zev Short ($84); Available online

        4. Your go-to top

        MadisonAs temperatures rise so does the need for a collection of cute tops to throw into the rotation. Pair the Madison Top with shorts and sandals for a casual everyday look, or dress it up with denim and heels for your next summer gathering. The lightweight fabric creates a slightly sheer look that adds to the effortless appeal. If sheer isn’t your thing, throw a white cami underneath and go!
        $88; Available online
         

        5. Your layering essential

        KimonoA kimono is an essential for summer and for good reason. From a beach cover-up to a layering piece on cooler days, or just as a stylish touch to any outfit, the kimono will go with you everywhere this summer. The Heron Kimono cinches in to provide an arm hole and features a delicate navy print providing a effortlessly polished look. The versatility of the piece makes it a staple in any summer wardrobe.
        $58; Available online

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