The Stores Are Full of Summer Clothes—Here's How to Wear Them Already

Payday this month just so happens to fall within the same week that lots of stores experience hefty new drops of spring and summer goodies. You can see where we're going here, right? The only problem is that many of the gorgeous items hitting the rails feel like they need to be stored away for months until you can legitimately wear them: But we've pondered on this and come up with a series of solutions in order to buy now, wear now, and therefore feel very now. Below are some of our favourite new-in buys, plus the ways that you can make them work IRL. Scroll down to get five fast-track layering and styling tips…

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