How to Master Laid-Back L.A. Style, With Fashion Toast's Rumi Neely

With summer right around the corner, we can all afford to take a few style cues from those who dwell in the perenially sunny state of California. As such, we've teamed up with blogger Rumi Neely of Fashion Toast for a new monthly column in which she shares all her current obsessions. And up first? How to achieve that casual-cool, L.A.-girl style that's so en vogue.

"It's about that time to start lightening up your wardrobe and adding some key pieces to transition into warmer months," Neely says. "I'm all about zeroing in on a few wear-everywhere statement accessories and elevated basics. In L.A., it's all about casual-cool vibes and a wardrobe that goes with itself. That always makes things easier."

Keep scrolling to see Rumi Neely's picks for a California-inspired warm season!