A dress, lightweight pants, a woven bag, sandals, a lightweight top, shorts, sunglasses, and a one-piece—separately, they may not mean much, but when you combine them, you have a recipe for the ultimate summer starter pack. Sure, you won’t exclusively wear these items, but collectively, they’re the perfect foundation for a versatile summer wardrobe. Simply integrate them with the seasonless pieces you already own, and you’ll have a functional wardrobe for the next few months and even beyond. Consider it the light seasonal update your wardrobe needs to prepare it for sunny skies, tropical vacations, outdoor dining, and whatever else summer’s arrival may mean to you.
Whether you need one, own none, or have them all but are simply in the mood to refresh your look, today, I’ve assembled my favorites for each category at four different price points so your closet can get the seasonal update it deserves. Shop all of my curated picks, starting at less than $50, below.