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WHAT TO WEAR: Summer

We’re not called the Sunshine State for nothing! The Florida sun is here and it’s here to stay. Right now, summer is the time to lay out by the pool, eat popsicles and just relax. This Gainesville Fashionista epitomizes these fun summer days with her playful ensemble.

Nothing screams summer more than tie-dye. It brings you back to your summer camp days as a little kid, but instead of wearing that old T-shirt from 10 years ago, try wearing this crop top that this Fashionista rocks so effortlessly. The off-the-shoulder style is a cute way of keeping cool without succumbing your boring everyday tank top.

And no summer outfit is complete without a pair of high-waisted shorts and the copper buttons on this Fahsionista’s pair are a perfect touch to complement the tie-dye pattern. If you want to be adventurous, try to make your own DIY distressed shorts with an old pair of jeans you have laying around. It’ll feel like those summer camp craft days all over again!

The most important rule when putting together any outfit is that there isn’t one. When it comes to shoes and accessories anything is fair game and you can keep it simple with strappy flats like this Fashionista did, or opt for a pair of youthful jelly sandals. Though some people would rather leave these in their childhood memories, this trend is coming back for those Fashionistas who are not ready to leave the past behind!

Lastly, since you’re wearing such a stylish outfit, you don’t want to be caught squinting because of the sharp sunlight. A retro pair of mirrored sunglasses is the perfect solution.

One Simple Change: To transform this look into a day to night outfit, swap your high-waisted shorts for a pair of high-waisted jeans. That way you can easily be ready for a night on the town.