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Sandals That Shine

Devoted to your flip flops? Inject extra style into your summer ensemble with these cheerful yellow thongs, embellished with gemstones for some sparkle in the sun. Apepazza Melon Tile Sandals, $128; anthropologie.com
photo by Jens Mortensen

Short Story

The perfect length is not-too-short and not-too-long. The light-weight fabric and eggshell shade makes these shorts cool even when the temperature’s rising. Calvin Klein Jeans Twill Surplus Short, $39.50; calvinkleinjeans.com
photo by Jens Mortensen

Jelly Jam

The 80s are all grown up with this fresh take on the decade’s jelly shoe. In bag-form, it’s repellent to stains, easy to clean and still utterly stylish. Coccinelle Hulanicki printed jelly tote, $230; coccinelle.com
photo by Jens Mortensen

Brimming Beauty

Ditch the sun-faded baseball cap for something more glamorous. A wide brimmed hat speaks of the French Riviera, even if you’re just heading to the local swimming pool. Jennifer Ouellete sisol and grosgrain hat, $225; jenniferouellette.com for stores
photo by Jens Mortensen

Sunny Sunnies

The quickest way to add some style to your summer? Flattering frames. Choose wisely and you’ll hold onto these gems for years. Michael Kors Captiva sunglasses, $250; michaelkors.com for select stores
photo by Jens Mortensen

Sunrise Shades

A floaty dress in light-as-air chiffon feels good no matter how steamy it gets. Max Studio Watercolour Chiffon Dress, $250; maxstudio.com Philippe Ferrandis Seychelles necklace, $265; Baron De Limoges, 212-588-0713
photo by Jens Mortensen

Sole Mates

Two fashion classics (Missoni and the espadrille) converge to make one perfect wedge. Missoni platform espadrille wedge, $320; intermixonline.com for stores
photo by Jens Mortensen

Get Temperatures Rising

Showing skin is both sexy and practical when the thermometer starts creeping upward. This frock’s cut-out back is a sultry surprise with a cool side. Rory Beca Halter Gown with cut out, $437; lindsaylou.com for stores
photo by Jens Mortensen

Suit Up

A one-piece is anything but dowdy when done in sleek champagne, subtle ruching and sophisticated details. Tommy Bahama Pearl Bandeau one piece, $132; tommybahama.com
photo by Jens Mortensen

Summer’s Stripes

It’s a sandy-hued take on spring’s nautical trend with this beige and white T. We suggest throwing it on at the beach or mixing it with white jeans for a seaside dinner. Tory Burch Malerie top, $225; toryburch.com
photo by Jens Mortensen

The Two-Fold Tunic

A breezy tunic in sun-bleached white will quickly claim a spot as one of your summer staples. Use it as a cover-up or pair with a thin tank for day. Either way, it’s seriously stylish. Coldwater Creek bead neck tunic, $79.95; coldwatercreek.com for stores WANT MORE SUMMER CLOTHES? CHECK OUT J. JILL: JUNE’S EDITOR’S PICKS
photo by Jens Mortensen

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