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The 4 Best Excuses to Get Dressed Up This Summer

Jul 3 2014 - 11:15am

The warm days and long nights of Summer mean we have plenty of time to party down! With a calendar chock-full of fun events, we're certainly feeling the pressure to find the perfect look for every occasion — and we bet you are too (particularly with the Fourth of July upon us!).

Luckily, we did some sleuthing and found four outfits that will have you looking your best, no matter where you're headed. So, send in your RSVPs, and know that whether you plan on dipping your toes at a pool party or sipping a sweet margarita at a rooftop fiesta, there's a perfect outfit just for you.

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Pool Party

This colorful ensemble is sure to make a splash when you're lounging by the pool.

Shop the look:

Miu Miu Bandeau Bikini [2] ($395)

Tibi Eyelet Dress [3] ($228, originally $325)

Ray-Ban Sunglasses [4] ($170)

Mara Hoffman Mirror Beach Bag [5] ($412)

Loeffler Randall Starla Sandals [6] ($175)

Backyard Barbecue

If you're headed out to a low-key event, short overalls are a fun and flirty alternative to the standard cutoffs.

Shop the look:

Current/Elliott Short Overalls [7] ($298)

Gap Stripe V-Neck [8] ($18, originally $23)

Converse Chuck Taylor Low Sneaker [9] ($45)

Marc by Marc Jacobs Shoulder Bag [10] ($280)

Forever 21 Cat-Eye Sunglasses [11] ($4, originally $6)

Cocktail Party

A satin dress and quirky clutch are a seasonal pairing that will turn heads at an event with a more formal dress code.

Shop the look:

Topshop Satin Stripe Dress [12] ($140)

Aldo Leather Heel [13] ($40, originally $90)

Serpui Marie Macaw Embroidered Clutch [14] ($344)

Crap Eyewear Sunglasses [15] ($58)

Boat Party

Whether you're on a boat or just lounging on the dock, this preppy look is one part patriotic and one part sailor chic.

Shop the look:

H&M Chiffon Dress [16] ($30)

J.Crew Underwire Tank [17] ($115)

TOMS Wedge Sandal [18] ($69)

Karen Walker Sunglasses [19] ($250)

J.Crew Panama Hat [20] ($58)


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