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WHAT TO WEAR: Brunch

Summer has arrived and it’s time to dust off our bright colors and put them front and center in our closets. We’ve spent winter being cozy and playing it safe. The coats are gone, the scarves are done, and hot chocolate has been replaced with smoothies. Now’s the time to have some fun with our ensembles. This Fashionisto shows us how to effortlessly rock bright orange. On the way to his 19th birthday brunch, he makes his way down the streets of SoHo, Manhattan.

The rolled-up sleeves of his lightweight sweater give off very laid back vibes. The best outfits are the ones that look completely natural and uncomplicated. His DIY knee-rip jeans only add to this. Can we just take a minute to recognize and appreciate perfectly symmetrical knee rips? Okay, moving on. Let’s talk about these Rihanna Puma creepers. If you aren’t obsessed, you’re not on the right page. These all-around tan sneaker platforms have the ability to elevate any outfit. Not only do they give you a bit more height, but they add a little more pep in your step. These shoes are an immediate confidence booster.

One Simple Change: This look can easily take you from your favorite brunch spot to a day of summer classes. Throw on a tote or stylish backpack to make your outfit school-ready. The sweater, distressed jean and sneaker combo never fails to impress. This is one of those rare fashion moments where you don’t have to sacrifice comfort ability to be cute.