6 Fashion Girls on How to Make Last Year's Summer Clothes Feel Like New

You might think it's too early to start planning your summer wardrobe, but now that the midseason sales are officially underway, it's only a matter of time before billowing dresses, linen separates, and basket bags start to fill the new-in sections of your favourite sites. That said, you needn't buy tonnes of new items to ensure you're summer-ready when the time comes. Instead, we suggest using this at-home time to start assembling your next-season wares from items you already own. 

Below, you'll find six clever styling tips that, chances are, you'll be able to re-create using pieces you already have in your wardrobe or with minimal investment on your part, all of which will make your old summer clothes feel like new. Keep scrolling to see how to re-wear summer clothes like a fashion pro. 

WEAR A TANK TOP

Style Notes: While your knee-jerk reaction might be to pair your skirts with fancy, puff-sleeve tops, nothing feels more now than a simple tank top. 

CLASH YOUR PRINTS

Style Notes: One of the most effective ways to make your old clothes feel new is to try out print combinations you've never tried before. Zebra print and '60s florals? Inspired. 

ADD THONG SANDALS

Style Notes: Easily summer 2020's most in-demand footwear, thong sandals will bring all of your old clothes up to date. 

SWITCH OUT JACKETS FOR JUMPERS

Style Notes: Knitwear was undoubtedly the hero purchase of 2019/20, so be sure to put your favourite woolies to good use, wearing them on top of your floaty summer dresses in lieu of a jacket. 

UNBUTTON YOUR SHIRT FROM THE BOTTOM

Style Notes: It's a small tweak that can make a big difference to your looks. Unbuttoning your shirts from the bottom allows you to channel the crop top vibe like a grown-up. 

TRY THE NEW MONOCHROME

Style Notes: The classiest colour palette, beige and black pieces together make for a chic, pull-together look. 

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