I Shop for a Living—42 New Under-$100 Summer Finds I Want Everyone to Know About

There are officially 74 days until summer—yes, I’m counting. I, for one, cannot wait until it’s warm enough to feel the sand in my toes a little more often, relish in boatloads of watermelon (preferably in cocktail form), and enjoy some much-needed relaxation time throughout the long days and nights. But before all of that, I’m excited to get my summer uniform into gear. Bring on the lighter layers, colorful statement pieces, and warm-weather accessories.

I’m someone who spends practically every day finding the absolute coolest new-season pieces that I believe are worthy of your money, and lately, I’ve been bookmarking some seriously stylish pieces to share with you, our dear readers. Take a peek below at the sartorial goodies I want you all to know about, from trend-forward basics that you can rely on to ground your look to trending statement pieces that will make your outfit pop. Just add a watermelon mojito. 

Protect yourself from the sun in style.

Everything about this vest, from the silhouette to the color, is perfection.

Sporty sunglasses are having a moment this summer.

The detail on this dress, though.

Cushy sandals are a summer must.

A cool finishing touch to your look.

Such a striking summer cardi.

Amp up your basics with trendy pearls and colorful gems.

These are still my favorite staple shorts—the fit is perfect.

The fashion crowd’s most-loved accessory.

Sporty tennis whites are getting the fashion treatment this summer.

Colorful gemstones are a big jewelry trend this season.

For bridal showers, brunches, and every other outdoor event on your cal this summer.

Get in on the platform trend.

An Insta-worthy swimsuit.

A chain belt will add a retro-chic touch to your summer look. Wear over dresses and swimsuits alike.

Such a stunning set. Shop the matching Rennia Skirt ($88). 

The first thing I’m packing for my summer vacation.

Go bold or go home.

These come in various colors, but I can’t resist the of-the-moment orange hue.

Bold and bright button-downs are everywhere right now.

This is giving me major Prada vibes.

The perfect addition to your jeans-and-tee outfits.

Sleek and versatile.

These look luxe.

Cue the compliments.

Modern hoops are always a good idea.

Simple yet striking.

A little over $100 but so worth it.

After a swim in the pool, twist your hair up with this cool hair claw.

I’m all about dreamy white dresses.

Fisherman sandals are my favorite shoes right now.

Psychedelic prints are a trend I’m 100% behind.

Add an instant cool factor to your look.

Summer calls for natural bags—this one is giving me French-girl vibes.

A summer staple I can’t live without.

A chain-link necklace will add a fashion-person touch to every outfit.

I’ll be living in these elegant linen shorts once the temps warm up.

Nothing puts me in the summer spirit like a little crochet.

Just add sneakers or flat sandals.

These look way more expensive than their price tag.

For your next night out.

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