18 Summer Finds To Buy Right Now

It finally feels like summer in NYC! It’s my favorite time of the year because of all the adventures (and cute outfits) that await. It’s also the season that I seem to do the most shopping for – one look at my wardrobe and you’ll see that I have way more summer clothes than any other season. Probably not the most strategic use of my limited closet space, but I’m not complaining. I’m a sucker for this season’s major staples, like a graphic straw tote for the beach or this cute circle crossbody bag for brunch. I just purchased this tie front romper, which will be perfect with a pair of slide sandals or block heels. Another recent purchase (not pictured in the collage) is this floral romper, which I can’t wait to get my hands on just in time for our trip back to Arizona. I know the official start of summer is still a week away, but I’m so so ready for it!

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All 50% off! Striped Tassel Blouse / Floral Wide Leg Crop Pant / Cold Shoulder Belted Dress / Bow Back Floral Midi Dress / Tassel Shell

I know it’s going to be a good rest of the week when my favorite brand is having a major sale – I’m talking 50% off everything at Ann TaylorAgain, I know, but a whole new delivery of spring styles just hit the stores and they’re already half off?! I’m definitely not mad about it.

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Bow Back Floral Midi Dress (was $159, now $79.50)

First thing’s first: this floral/bow beauty. I love how the red and violet prints pop against the black background. It feels a little more refined than your average floral dress and can be worn during the day and into the evening. The best part has to be the back, because who doesn’t love a perfectly placed bow? I’m wearing a size 0 here – the waist fit perfectly and the hem hit me right above the ankle. I’d prefer this to be a little more midi-length, so I’m thinking about getting this in petite, which is 2″ shorter.

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Striped Tassel Blouse (was $79;50, now $39.75)

Every since I started my new job a few months ago, I’ve been gravitating towards easy, romantic blouses. I really liked this one because, well – stripes and tassels – what’s not to love? The material is a littler thicker than the flowy tops that I’ve been wearing lately, but I still like it. I think it’s one of those versatile pieces that can be worn from work to weekend. I’m wearing an XS here, but per usual, the sleeves are a little long. I’ll probably order an XSP online.

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Cold Shoulder Belted Dress (was $149, now $79.50)

This color of this cold shoulder dressswoon. It’s vibrant, but still feels super romantic thanks to the cut, the easy fabric and the belt detail. I don’t think I could ever justify $149 for a solid cold shoulder dress, but 50% off has me singing a different tune. This is one of those dresses that might sell out before it goes to markdown, so I’ll be pulling the trigger early on this one. I’m wearing a size 0 here and it fits perfectly in the waist, bust and shoulders.

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Matte Jersey Bell Sleeve Top (was $59.50, now $29.75) / Floral Wide Leg Crop Pant (was $98, now $49)

Okay, I’m not sure I tucked my shirt in the most flattering way (feeling kind of frumpy), but I love this bell sleeve top. Another piece that’s easy to wear during or after work (plus it also comes in yellow). Not that I need any more, but I definitely brought the navy home with me! And then can we talk about these floral pants? Heart eyes. They come in a very fluid fabric, which makes them so comfy and easy to walk in. I’m wearing a size 2. They’re supposed to be cropped, but since they didn’t have a petite in stores, they actually wear like full-length on me – I kind of like it that way!

Skirt The Rules / Ann Taylor Fitting Room ReviewTassel Shell (was $59.50, now $29.75)

You know I love a good tassel, right? This one is a no brainer and definitely came home with me on the same day. It also comes in navy and yellow, which is already selling out of sizes fast. My only complaint about the cream color is that it’s a bit sheer (but not see-through), but I’ll deal. I love it too much! I’m wearing an XS here, but it also comes in petite!

After my fitting room sesh, I ended up pulling the trigger on the tassel top and the bell sleeve top, plus – not pictured here – this off the shoulder top, an off the shoulder striped dress and a bright red dress. I also have my eye on this tie front top (also comes in gingham!), which I didn’t see in stores yet. Ugh, AT stop stealing all of my money! Hope you score something special during this spring sale – happy shopping!