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Summer is officially here! Can’t you just picture it … clear blue skies, lazy days by the pool, and endless sunshine.
With that in mind, you’ll want to make sure that you are prepared to enjoy those fun-filled and carefree days of summer.
Check out this list of essential items that every girl should have.
A flattering swimsuit
A nice swimsuit is a no-brainer for summer. Whether you are chilling by the pool or relaxing on a sunny beach, this item is a definite necessity.
Here are three of the cutest I’ve seen this season.
Sunglasses are another no-brainer. Not only do they help to protect your eyes from damaging sun rays, they also add the perfect touch to your summer outfit. These Jessica Simpson sunglasses will complement your outfit perfectly.
Stylish Oversized Tote Bag
You will need a nice and sturdy tote bag to keep all of your essential items in one place . Things like your wallet, phone, lipstick, camera, books/magazines, water… you get my drift. This round Bohemian top-handle tote would hold all of your summer time necessities!
A cute, yet comfy sundress
You will definitely need a cute sundress (make that sundresses) for the season. Dresses are light, airy and oh so feminine. Simply pair it with the right accessories, and you are ready for a summer concert, date night, or evening with the girls.
This Off The Shoulder Ruffle Shift Dress can be transformed from a day to a night look seamlessly.
Shorts, like these rolled hem distresssed denim shorts are perfect for those days when you want to keep it really casual, but still be super cute.
Throw on some denim shorts along with your favorite t-shirt and sneakers, and you are good to go.
Who doesn’t love a great pair of summer sandals! Trust me, you will definitely want to give your toes some breathing room as the temperature climbs. Opt for a pair that is comfortable, yet stylish like these Steve Madden espadrille sandals.
Protect your skin from the sun’s harsh rays by wearing sunscreen. My family’s favorite is Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Water Resistant and Non-Greasy Sunscreen Lotion. Be sure to reapply it as necessary, especially when you are swimming.
There you have it, friends. My list of summer essentials. What would you add to this list?