All the Cool Fashion People Told Me 18 Things They Can't Wait to Wear for Summer

When we're on the brink of a new season like summer, I'm always thinking about what my approach will be for getting dressed and which items I'll be adding to my shopping list. Though I study the runway trends and keep a close eye on all of the newness arriving on the market at my favorite brands and retailers, I always wish I could get an inside peek at what fashion insiders are ordering and the new pieces sitting in their closets.

That's why I reached out to some of the most stylish women on the fashion scene and asked them to share the exact items they'll be wearing next month once summer hits. Their shortlists are stocked with everything from directional, colorful flats and fresh takes on denim to going-out bras and pretty cotton dresses. Scroll down for their cool summer shopping picks to inspire your new-season wardrobe.

Tiffany Hsu, Fashion Buying Director,  MyTheresa

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What is your approach to fashion this summer?

"Comfortable, fun, loads of cutouts, and flat shoes!"

"This swimsuit by Nensi Dojaka is also a perfect bodysuit to wear with cool denim. I love the '90s aesthetic, it's super sexy without being overexposed."

"This summer, it's all about colorful shoes, and this is the perfect way to update your flats wardrobe."

"I am obsessed with blazers that can be also worn as a minidress. It's my perfect day-to-night item."

"Green is the new black, and I personally love it. This updated Bottega Veneta pouch bag is going to go with literally everything."

Libby Jane Page, Senior Market Editor, Net-a-Porter

What is your approach to fashion this summer?

"Easy, everyday comfort with a fashion twist. Comfortable fashion with a practical sensibility is how I plan to dress this summer. I want pieces that are timeless but have a nod to this new fashion dawn of being excited to dress up again. I'll be opting for neutrals, that I know I can come back to next summer and the summer after that."

"For me, a white cotton dress is definitely a must-have summer staple. This incredible dress is from our exclusive capsule collection with Khaite that launched on Monday and is truly the perfect addition to our summer wardrobes."

"Practicality and comfort have been top of mind for us all lately and these sandals from Birkenstock make the perfect summer sandal. The woven detailing gives them an elevated feel making them extra special."

"I love investing in timeless pieces like this Cartier watch that I know will last me a lifetime. It truly can go with any look no matter the season."

"We've recently launched New York brand, Savette and it has quickly become my new favorite multifunctional bag. It's a modern yet classic handbag suitable for any and all occasions. I know I will find myself grabbing for it all summer long."

Grece Ghanem, Content Creator and Model

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What is your approach to fashion this summer?

"My summer looks are looking pretty colorful, as I am excited to wear my vibrant pink and green pieces, even color-blocking them in one look. I'm also looking forward to sporting wide-leg trousers and crochet tops."

"Green is one of my favorite colors and I believe it is going to be a big color of the season. I love the fishnet twist in this classic polo."

"I have been wearing these wide-leg distressed denims on repeat. I love the light wash and it pairs so well with a lot of colorful pieces in my wardrobe."

"I cannot wait to wear chunky wedge sandals with all my Bermuda shorts and dresses this summer especially when it comes in a vibrant color like bubblegum."

"This spring babydoll collared shirts were on-trend, I would love to carry it forward into the summer in a denim shirt to give it a new twist and pair it with a pair of denim as well."

"Summer season passes by so fast, it is such a good time to style bra tops and the possibility are endless depending on your comfort level.  A statement bra like this one can be layered over a T-shirt or worn just on its own with a pair of high-rise trousers. Don't be afraid of experimenting!"

Nausheen Shah, Stylist

What to buy for summer



What is your approach to fashion this summer?

“Less is more. Keep it simple with one key piece and wardrobe base pairings."

“It's always essential to have one bra you wear out with summer trousers."

“The SL lace panties are the perfect piece to show off your toned, tanned legs with a belt and an easy tank”

“It's the first season Attico launched swimwear and I'm all for their bold colors and cuts."

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“Clogs are making a comeback. I am partial to Chanel's edition."

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