Gray is such a sophisticated hue that it even makes casual tees look more chic. But perhaps even better, it's a neutral that pairs with any color of the rainbow and makes brights pop, including orange and yellow. These two colors with our other favorite neutral -- black of course! -- are a little tricky to pull off without looking like it's Halloween or you're a bumblebee in the case of the latter. Gray is black's cooler cousin and a terrific choice as a summer neutral. ...Read more.
There's no shortage of statement prints to choose from this summer and it's really about selecting a look that speaks to your personal style. I gravitate to modern abstract florals (this top!) over realistic flower prints, which to me look old-fashioned. And, the cutouts on the shoulders give the look a sexy, yet totally appropriate at any age, vibe. I kept the focus on the top and paired it with these must-have, oh-so-comfy, super affordable black shorts that can be dressed up with wedges or down with sneakers. Ethnic patterns have also been in the spotlight for a few seasons now, like this darling dress Christina ...Read more.