The following post was written by MC Y. , who blogs at Looks by MC  and is part of POPSUGAR Select Fashion .
The sun is shining, and the weather is warming — that only means Summer is coming! In celebration, here are a few seasonal outfit essentials.
1. Denim Shorts
Denim shorts are essential for Summer. They're a fun and casual piece that can be paired up with pretty much any top. You can wear them to music festivals, beach hangouts, casual dates, and even family reunions.
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2. Light and Flowy Skirt
A lightweight skirt can be dressed up or down; you can easily create a day-to-night look. It allows you the freedom to move around while still looking put together. Plus, a skirt is good for any Summer occasion.
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3. Summer Dress
A Summer dress is a versatile piece of clothing. It can act as a cover-up at the beach or a dress at parties and beach weddings. Summer dresses are usually light, making them appropriate for the hot weather.
Shop the look: Dress: H&M (shop similar ), Belt: Gifted (shop similar ), Shoes: Payless (shop similar )
What will you be wearing to celebrate Summer?