Stock your closet with these 50 summer staples under $50

Summer is quickly approaching. To make sure your wardrobe is ready, check out these 50 fab style staples. From glamorous gems to flirty bikinis, you need these in your closet now. The best part? They’re all under $50!


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    Cute Bikinis

    This adorable bikini gives you just the right amount of coverage for a cute summer day at the beach or pool. The bright colors will look fantastic with your glowing summer skin.

    Free Spirit Moderate Bikini Bottom, $11,

    Halter Fringe Bikini Top, $15,

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    Cute Bikinis

    The frilled top on this suit is the perfect option for your bestie’s annual end-of-year pool bash.

    Floral Ruffle Bandeau, $15,

    Floral String Bikini Bottom, $10,

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    Cute Bikinis

    A white crochet bikini top is totally on trend this summer and will look great with any skin tone.

    Crochet Sunsuit Triangle Top, $8,

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    Cute Bikinis

    This bright bikni is perfect for catching the eye of that cute lifeguard you’ve been eyeing.

    Ruched Balconette Bikini Top, $13,

    Low Rise Ruched Bikini Bottom, $10,

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    Cute Bikinis

    A solid hot pink suit would look fab with so many different tops and bottoms, you’ll be able to mix and match it with any suits you already have.

    Strappy Triangle Bikini Top, $13,

    Favorite String Bikini Bottom, $10,

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    Sassy Sandals

    These gladiator-inspired sandals make transitioning from day to night a breeze. Wear ‘em with shorts and a tank or a glam maxi.  

    City Classified Daren Beige and Gold Ankle Strap Thong Sandals, $16,

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    Sassy Sandals

    We love the feeling of sand between our toes, but not after we put our shoes on! These sandals won’t trap sand between your tootsies, so they’re perfect for a long day at the beach.

    Women’s Woven-Strap Sandal, $23,

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    Sassy Sandals

    The geo pattern on these sandals will catch the eye of every passerby. Rock them with confidence all summer long.

    Womens Shi by Journeys Greta Sandal, $30,

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    Sassy Sandals

    The beads on these shoes make them a must have for hot summer nights. Try them with a floaty sundress and a glam headband.

    Beaded Boho Sandals, $20,

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    Sassy Sneaks

    These sneaks are a necessity for days spent wandering outside in the grass. The bright colors make them super cute for warm summer afternoons.

    Champion Anchors, $45,

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    Fab Bags

    We adore this bag for the pool or beach this summer. The shells make the tote totally unique!

    Sun N Sand Beaded Shells Woven Straw Tote, $45,

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    Fab Bags

    The funky patterns on this tote add a new dimension to your summer style.

    Roxy Mystic Beach Tote, $40,

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    Fab Bags

    How perfect is it that this tote comes with its own bamboo beach matt? You’ll never have to carry a towel to lie out on again.

    Cabo Beige and Tan Beach Tote with Bamboo Mat, $26,

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    Fab Bags

    This beach bag is perfect for when you know you’re going to be taking a dip in the ocean, since you won’t have to feel guilty about tossing your wet towel into this adorable plastic tote.

    Crocs Classic Translucent Beach Tote, $30 (on sale),

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    Fab Bags

    This oversized beach bag has the cutest nautical theme to it—perf for days by the ocean! Bonus: it’s big enough to toss an extra towel into for your forgetful BFF.

    Straw Bag, $40 (on sale),

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    Crazy Cover-Ups

    Beach pants are so in this season! Experiment with a new look with these funky pants to cover you up this summer.

    Keeping Calm Beach Pant, $44,

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    Crazy Cover-Ups

    This dip-dyed cover up is great to just throw on before you head out to tan by the pool.

    Strappy Gauze Dress, $40,

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    Crazy Cover-Ups

    Give everyone a sneak peek of your adorable suit with this sheer cover-up.

    Off the Shoulder Dress, $44,

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    Crazy Cover-Ups

    You can get creative with how to wear this perfectly patterned sarong. Go flirty, fierce, or anything in between.

    Soaked Tie-Dye Chiffon Sarong Cover-Up, $24 (sale),

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    Crazy Cover-Ups

    Bring a piece of the beach with you wherever you go with this palm tree printed dress.

    Xhilaration Junior’s Racerback Swim Coverup Dress – Palm Tree Print, $15,

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    Slick Shades

    This funky version of the vintage cat eye look is super cute for summer.

    With Love from CA Preppy Round Sunglasses, $17,

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    Slick Shades

    The retro pattern on the sides of these shades adds a colorful touch to your outfit, no matter what else you’re wearing.

    Retro Half-Frame Sunglasses, $7,

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    Slick Shades

    Be bold this summer with these funsy heart-shaped glasses!

    Heart Shaped 58mm Sunglasses, $12,

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    Slick Shades

    These checkered sunglasses would look great with your outfit for a picnic in the park or chilling outside with friends.

    Vans Spicoli 4 Shades, $12,

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    Slick Shades

    These bold sunnies will draw everyone’s eye to the beach beauty behind the peach cat eyes. 

    Vans Circle Lens Cat Sunglasses, $12,

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    Adorable Dresses

    This dress will make ya look super cool, no matter how hot the weather is.

    In Print Condition Yellow Print Dress, $44,

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    Adorable Dresses

    This preppy dress is so perfect for a Sunday brunch with the fam.

    Toile Racerback Dress, $45,

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    Adorable Dresses

    We love the way this dress flows around you. It’s the prime sundress for the summer.

    Lulus Exclusive Play the Field Cream Dress, $42,

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    Adorable Dresses

    The daisies smattered across this shirtdress make it look girly and fresh for the warm weather. Pair it with sandals during the day and wedges at night and you’re set!

    New Look Daisy Cap Sleeve Swing Dress, $34,

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    Adorable Dresses

    The tropical pattern on this sundress will make you feel like you’re traveling to the Caribbean, even if you’re just walkin’ to the neighborhood pool.

    Bellfield Tropical T-Shirt Dress, $38,

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    Summer Gems

    Turquoise and coral both scream summer! So there’s no better pairing for a sweet statement necklace.

    Beaded Statement Necklace, $24,

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    Summer Gems

    This necklace is perfect for a pop of color on a hot steamy day. Pair it with a bubble dress or even a t-shirt to add some pizzazz.

    Layered Statement Necklace, $24,

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    Summer Gems

    Show your beachy side with this sparkling silver starfish bangle.

    Rockport Starfish Bangle in Silver, $12,

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    Summer Gems

    No one will be able to take their eyes off you while you're wearing this glowing gold medallion necklace.

    Double Medallions with Beads Long Pendant Necklace, $11,

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    Summer Gems

    Anchors aweigh! These pale blue nautical studs are wearable with any outfit, from cruising on a boat to hangin’ at home.

    Oversized Anchor Button Stud Earrings, $8,

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    Sizzlin’ Shorts

    These high-waisted white shorts are a perf way to strut your stuff and show off your newly tanned legs.

    LA Hearts Lace Overlay Shorts, $33,

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    Sizzlin’ Shorts

    This pair of shorts can be worn with any soft tee or tank you have for a casual, cool look.

    Chambray Dolphin Shorts, $38,

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    Sizzlin’ Shorts

    Who says jean shorts have to all look the same? The lace on these adds a li'l attitude to your outfit.

    Liv High-Rise Shorts in Pale Indigo Lace, $40,

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    Sizzlin’ Shorts

    These cute shorts will give you a perfect excuse to show off your long legs in the upcoming months. Pair them with a flirty crop top or a slouchy tank.

    Crochet Trip Wrap Shorts, $22,

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    Sizzlin’ Shorts

    These are just the right floral print shorts to rock with a chambray shirt. The bright colors give you so many amazing options for accessories and shoes to pair with your outfit.

    Floral Bloom Ruffle Shorts, $19,

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    Haute Hats

    Want to keep your face perfectly sun kissed instead of completely burnt? This ‘by the sea’ hat will do the trick.

    Roxy by the Sea Hat, $29,

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    Haute Hats

    This fab fedora will work perfectly with any outfit to keep your cheeks out of the sun. Wear it with a flowy maxi dress, casual jeans, you name it.

    Straw Fedora, $18,

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    Haute Hats

    This colorful hat can definitely take the heat, with a wide brim that gives your shoulders major coverage from the sun.

    Striped Floppy Hat Pink, $15,

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    Haute Hats

    This fun pink pineapple print will make the perfect statement if you’re lookin’ to stand out. Use it to spice up an outfit or rock it with a sporty ensemble.

    Pineapple Frenzy 6-Panel Cap, $9,

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    Haute Hats

    Keep your eyes out of the UV rays with this lightweight floral straw fedora. Your head will keep cool while the rest of you heats up in the warm summer sun.

    Floral Straw Fedora, $13,

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    Hair Care

    A texturizing spray gives you perfect beach hair: lots of volume and wavy tousles.

    Bamboo Beach Summer Ocean Waves Tousled Texture Spray, $20,

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    Hair Care

    Get fab beachy waves and a matte finish with just a few sprays of this easy-to-use product.

    Beach Babe Texturizing Sea Salt Spray, $6,

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    Hair Care

    Keep your hair completely frizz-free with this styling spray, which blocks humidity 70 percent better than silicones and oils. 

    No Frizz Weightless Styling Spray, $26,

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    Hair Care

    Always wanted your hair to have those long beachy tousled waves you get from the ocean when you’re not at the beach? Just a few sprits of this and you’ll be completely transformed into a surfer gal.

    Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray, $26,

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    Hair Care

    This styling lotion will give you much needed moisture to your dried out hair this summer. Use it to build volume or give your locks a bit of sleekness for a fancier touch.

    Bumble and Bumble Styling Lotion, $19,

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by Hannah Noyes, Chloe Feldberg, Bria Price | 2/1/2016