25 Summer Items You Need If You're Anti-Trend But Still Like Looking Relevant


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Looking classic and relevant is easier than ever. Thanks to the long shelf life of the quiet-luxury aesthetic, it has never been easier to build a timeless wardrobe. But if you can't decide between buying something to freshen up your wardrobe or buying something that will guarantee your closet will always look classy, you've come to the right place. 

Below, we've curated 25 of the best summer basics, including trendy items that make up the foundation of any strong wardrobe. These pieces are hard workers, easy to wear on repeat, and worth every penny, whether a splurge or a steal. Keep scrolling to see exactly what we're talking about, and prepare to add a few of these beauties to your shopping cart. 

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Editorial Director

Lauren Eggertsen is currently the editorial director of Who What Wear and has worked at the company for over eight years, where she started as an associate editor and has since worked her way up. Lauren has over 10 years of experience in the fashion editorial space, starting her career with internships at Marc Jacobs, Marie Claire, and The Zoe Report, where she was later hired as their editorial assistant. Lauren has worked in the Los Angeles and New York Who What Wear offices but currently calls L.A. home. It is here where she leads and manages Who What Wear's fashion team and oversees all day-to-day editorial content and large tentpole moments. This includes all of the runway, trend, and shopping-driven content that ultimately helps to build a strong brand reputation within the industry. Lauren's role also includes helping to set the fashion direction for all original photo shoots and often styles many of the celebrity cover shoots, including big names like Kaia Gerber, Normani, and Kristen Stewart.

She has also attended multiple fashion weeks, including New York, London, Milan, and Paris, where her personal style has been featured on sites such as Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, and Elle. She prides herself on discovering and supporting small brands and on her knack for a good vintage shopping find. When she isn't working, she enjoys researching and dining at reputable restaurants around both her neighborhood and the globe.