With the mercury finally rising and a whole host of BBQ invites flooding in, there's really never been a better time to invest in some key summer buys. Sure, you've already secured that fail-safe floral dress and pair of flat sandals (thanks, Topshop), but what about those off-duty outfit game changers like a giant straw hat or a "wear with everything" woven tote bag?
To help you locate the chicest sunshine buys, we've rounded up the most covetable pieces—from swimwear to printed tops to swishy skirts to cat-eye sunnies. Trust us—this roundup is everything you need for a stylish summer wardrobe.
So whether you're lucky enough to be jetting off to a far-flung beach destination (in which case, do be sure to check our holiday packing list) or you're simply looking to upgrade your current wares with some statement separates, scroll below to see and shop our top picks.
Bored of floral frocks? Try this black mini instead.
The perfect summer heels.
This also comes in green.
Give your white blouse collection a new-season upgrade.
Your holiday wardrobe needs these.
For minimalistic swimwear, head straight for Matteau.
We love the high-waist shape of these briefs.
Style this puff-sleeve blouse with a midi skirt and mules.
We're big into lilac accessories right now.
Another week, another impossibly cool one-piece from Hunza G.
The ideal pair of city shorts? We say yes.
This is your day-to-night basket bag.
Swap your sundress for a printed jumpsuit.
Just add slides, gold hoops and cat-eye sunnies.
Huge hats are trending this summer.
Here's your wedding guest dress sorted.
We can't think of one good reason to not invest in these shell earrings.
Mango has the best footwear right now.
So cool with statement earrings and heels.
To be worn with white denim and printed midi skirts.
Yes, Warehouse has your sassy summer shopper.
This is so flattering on.
You can't beat a classic pair of tortoiseshell sunnies.
This is perfect for throwing over swimwear on the beach.
Wear this dotty slip with trainers, sandals, flats or heels. This is worth every penny.
You can never have too many red printed sundresses. This one also has a bow and a cape-style sleeve.
Love florals? Extend the trend to your swimwear with this flattering one-piece.
This maxi is just one more way to wear the summer polka-dot trend.
A holiday wardrobe essential.
Wear this midi with espadrilles and a basket bag.
Just add a white tee, sunnies and rope-tie sandals.
It's not all about basket bags, so why not try something wooden?
Love Ganni? Head straight for The Outnet for the latest drop of summer-ready styles.
One more Ghost dress to add to our wish list.
And there you have it—all the pieces we're ogling over at the moment.
Opening Image: Lucy Williams