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Fresh Picks: Late Summer Blues

In the effort to conjure up an eternal summer, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite pieces in the season’s most beloved blue hues. Done in richer, more saturated tones (like cobalt and indigo), this cool shade perfectly transitions right into fall!

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1. Free People Breezy Tank in True Blue

2. BCBGeneration Solid Stud Scarf in Blue Smoke

3. Steve Madden “Bsnapp” Satchel in Cobalt

4. Brigitte Bailey “Melanie” Date Night Dress in Cobalt

5. Jack by BB Dakota “Herrick” Sweater in Classic Blue

6. Free People “Silo” Tank in Periwinkle

7. Report Signature “Olaf” Heels in Blue

8. Alternative Viscose Tank Dress in Steel Blue

9. Alternative Perfect Cap Sleeve Tee in Cambridge Blue

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Inspired By: Nouveau Gypsy

Adventurous dressing can go one of two ways. It can be a total mess OR it can become an amazing form of self-expression that actually turns heads for all the right reasons. Today’s street style inspiration is a vibrant example of how the bold can also be beautiful (and sexy in that not-trying-so-hard sort of way!)

Check out take on this red-hot ensemble that’s definitely on the more playful side!

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1. Free People Jacquard Pieced Vegan Moto Jacket

2. Maaji “Fractal Fantasy” Bustier

3. ALDO “Bighorse” Jeweled Clutch

4. Aryn K Printed Palazzo Pant

5. DV by Dolce Vita “Adryna” Sandals

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Inspired By: Festival Florals

As the mid-summer heat starts its descent, our love affair with breezy floral pieces and crop tops only ramps up. This easy festival-worthy look is all about carefree style—and isn’t that the real spirit of summertime after all?

Check out our take on this boho-inspired look spotted at the Governor’s Ball in NY!

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1.  Free People Scalloped Lace Crop Top

2.  Jane Tran Stretchy Headband

3.  L.A.M.B. “Dixy” Bucket Bag

4. Gabriella Rocha “Holly”  Floral Beach Pants

5. DV by Dolce Vita “Dixan” Sandals

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Fresh Picks: Bold Swimwear

Even if you tend to play it safe with your day-to-day ensembles, there’s no better way to ditch your inner wallflower than with fun and bold swimwear! Dare we say there’s never been a more exciting time in the world of swim?

Check out some of our favorites in head-turning swimwear styles:

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1. Seafolly "Goddess" High Neck Maillot

2.  Beach Riot “The Casa Blanca” One Piece

3. Seafolly "Songbird" Maillot

4. Maaji "Lavender Lover" Soft Cup Top

5. Wildfox '70s Rainbow Tankini Top

6. Beach Riot "Midnight" Top

7. Seafolly "Keira" Kaftan Cover Up

8. Wildfox "Fruit Punch" Lace-up Brief

9. Luli Fama "Mermaid Glitter" Kaftan Dress Cover Up

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On Our Favorites: Varsity Vibes

Our 'My Favorites' list is always brimming with so much awesomeness; we just have to share some of it with you!

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RVCA Rebels Raglan Sweater -  With its raw edges and lived-in feel, this wears like our favorite college sweater, only cuter.

Townsen Leo Carrillo ShortsPerfect for lazy lounge-around days, but can also be dressed up with a pair of heels and a sexy top!

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Inspired By: Creative Layering

By simply layering your go-to summer staples in unexpected ways, you can drastically change the look and feel of each piece. Take this effortlessly cool example below.

Taking a barely-there summer dress and layering it over a classic tee instantly transforms it into something altogether fresh and new. Talk about getting more mileage out of your clothes!

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1. Alternative Perfect Cap Sleeve Tee

2. Free People Floral Trapeze Slip Dress

3.French Connection “Mod Squad” Shoulder Bag

4. DV by Dolce Vita “Zippy” Sandals

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Fresh Picks: Just Peachy

Not quite pink, not quite orange, peach is totally having a moment this summer with its soft, utterly girly vibe. The best part about this delightful hue? It looks amazing against a fresh summer tan! 

Below are some of our fresh, peachy picks:

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1. DV by Dolce Vita V Eyelete Lace Dress

2. Brigitte Bailey “Skyler” Shift Dress

3. Gabriella Rocha Crystal Laser Cut Dress

4. BCBGeneration “The Tubular” T-Shirt

5. ALDO “Biravia” Sandals

6. Brigitte Bailey “Happy Place” Lace Kimono

7. ALDO “Exrootip” Crossbody Bag

8. BCBGeneration “The Count on Me” Crop Bra

9. Jessica Simpson “Maselli” Sandals

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On Our Favorites: Heavy Metal

Our 'My Favorites' list is always brimming with so much awesomeness; we just have to share some of it with you!

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Brigitte Bailey Fancy Metallic Crop Top – Dress it up, dress it down. Either way, this brilliant top is destined to steal the spotlight!

BCBGeneration “Casey” SandalsMetallic + futuristic hologram = major game changer.