My Summer 2018 Hero Piece

When I'm shopping for summer, there's one idea that comes up over and over again: ease. I'm energized by late sunsets, toastier temperatures, and a certain carefree attitude that takes over. And along with all these changes, also comes a shift in my style. Where in fall I love layering, this time of year, summery tank dresses are all I really want to wear.

Part of the genius about this straightforward pick is the fact that, while it looks great on its own, it can be transformed instantly with the addition of one item like a belt, tee, or jacket. From a statement-making night-out look to a spaghetti-strap style that you can wear to work (yes, really), I'm sharing all the occasions and ways I'm planning on putting this dress style to good use this summer. So read on for a primer on how to make this the hero piece of summer and to shop my favorite styles.