Fashion Hit List: Summer Wardrobe Separates

By Pam Schlichter
In Style

Separates are having a major moment for summer. With a mix of crop tops, flowy skirts, vests, shorts and t-shirts, you can easily embrace this trend and whip your summer wardrobe into shape.

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1/Matching Top & Skirt: Upgrade your summer style with matchy-matchy coordinate sets like this top and skirt combo. Parker Kingston Top, $198, and Parker Wesley Skirt, $220, available on the PIPERLIME website.

2/Crop Top: The ’90s are back, and a midriff-revealing crop top is the perfect way to incorporate this era into your wardrobe. Bailey 44 Flower Power Crop Top, $73, available at Saks Fifth Avenue, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9200.

3/The Midi Skirt: A modern take on the classic midi skirt, this chambray style will take you from day-to-night when balanced with a close fitting top. Robert Rodriguez Chambray Seamed Paneled Skirt, $295, available at Neiman Marcus, Plaza Frontenac, 314.567.9811.

4/The Boyfriend Tee: An off-duty essential that will work with everything from shorts and sneakers or a skirt and heels. J. Crew Boyfriend Tee, $36.50, available at J. Crew, Plaza Frontenac, 314.862.2739.

5/Short Shorts: Denim shorts will always be a wardrobe staple, but printed shorts are the newest warm weather must-have. Pair them with a cotton tank or a colorful blouse and keep them in the rotation all season long. Thakoon Addition Printed Cotton Shorts, $325, available on Net-a-Porter.

6/Oversized Vests: Layer an oversized vest to give almost everything in your closet an instant make-over. We especially love this style, in this season’s must-have white hue. Rag & Bone Ines Oversized Vest, $450, available on Intermix Online.

7/ Printed Pants: When it’s just too hot to wear your favorite jeans, consider a lightweight printed pant that is equally stylish and comfortable. Milly Gathered Silk Pant, $295, similar styles available at Ivy Hill Boutique, Central West End, 314.367.7004.

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