I'm a Zara Expert—Here's What I'm Buying This Summer

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Meet Lauren, Who What Wear's fashion editor and co-founder of The Devils Wear Zara. Lauren is so obsessed with Zara that we started calling her The Zara Scout. Now she's turning the nickname into a franchise so she can regularly share her insider knowledge of the brand, including all her hacks, secrets, and must-haves with you.

Close all other shopping tabs because Zara has everything you need and more this summer—trust me. As a true Zara addict (and some might even say "expert"), I can humbly admit that I have an eye for the best Zara product that rolls through season after season. Maybe this is because I spend way too much time stalking the site or maybe it's because I get to see brand-new product in person at the Zara showroom here in NY, but whatever the reason, I have officially become our office's scout for the best new product offered up by the retailer. I find it on site, add to cart, shoot it for The Devils Wear Zara, and call it a day.

So what kind of affordable online shopping should you be doing at Zara this summer? Below I've mapped out the kinds of products I've been buying from Z (what Mimi and I call Zara for short) so far this season. Per usual, I am drawn to quirky accessories, bright colors, and on-trend shoes. But that's not even the half of it. Go on to shop the must-have summer items I'm coveting from Zara at this very moment.

Weird Accessories

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This summer, the weirder the accessory, the better. I'm on the hunt for quirky jewelry, multicolored bags, and statement sunnies galore.

Knit Sets

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Instead of instantly reaching for a floral dress this season, I am trying to push myself to opt for something a little more interesting. Zara's colorful knit sets do just the trick.

Oversize Denim

If you haven't owned a pair of Zara jeans, I suggest you add some to your cart. Instead of traditional styles like skinny jeans or cropped flares, I'm shopping as much oversize '90s denim as possible.

Fresh Florals

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Zara's slew of floral product has me in a frenzy. From the variations in the beachwear collection to essentially an assortment of floral dresses on tap, if a festive flower child is what you're going for this summer, look no further.

Tropical Shirts

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Retro shirts, Hawaiian shirts, tropical shirts—whatever you want to call them—are making a huge comeback this season, and naturally, Zara has the best assortment. Wear the shirt trend with knit shorts, oversize denim, or open over a swimsuit for maximum fashion-girl effect.

'90s Sandals

Goodbye, flat sandals—hello, '90s strappy heels. These comfortable throwback shoes are all I plan on wearing throughout summer 2018.

Occasionwear

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Need a few pick-me-up items to wear out for a special night on the town? Zara's got you covered with its vast selection of sequined, lace, and statement-making pieces perfectly suited to make you shine.