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Awesomely Affordable: 10 Items From Express For $50 Or Less

Confession time: I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Express. Even though they’re known mostly for slutty office wear. Even though they instructed their employees to use the term “up in this piece” in the ’90s. Because hidden between all of the sequins and bandage dresses, they actually have some really cute pieces at reasonable prices. Click through to check out 10 awesome items from their current collection, all for 50 bucks or less!

Summer Style Inspiration: Nancy Sinatra

The moment I saw this photo of Nancy Sinatra with thick black eyeliner and an entire bouquet of flowers in her hair, I knew I had found my summer style inspiration. It might be too hot to wear her signature thigh-high boots, but the rest of Nancy’s famous flower child look is perfect for beach weekends and summer barbecues. Get the look for yourself, after the jump! Keep reading »

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Must Haves: 10 Sweet Chambray Pieces

Chambray is like denim’s svelte, attractive cousin — a better clothing companion in the warm months than a pair of bulky jeans. And, chambray translates well as a great fabric for shirts, rompers, skirts and more. It’s breathable, lightweight and looks super good against tan skin. Try these 10 chambray pieces on for size.

Must Haves: 8 Dramatic Draped Dresses

Artfully draped fabric instantly makes any dress more interesting, and, as an added bonus, gives the illusion that it’s a much more expensive piece of clothing. With that in mind, here are eight of our favorite draped dresses, perfect for adding a little high fashion drama to your summer wardrobe. The best part? Most of them are less than $50. Enjoy!

Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha: Super Mini Mini-Dress Edition

It’s time for Don’t Show-cha Your Chocha! This week let’s take a look at some super mini summer “dresses” and the awkward contortions required to model them. Click through to check ‘em out, and remember–if you need to bend your knees, cross your legs, and clench your thighs in order to not show the world your underwear, well, your dress might actually be a shirt.

Must Haves: 10 Hot Hawaiian Prints

Hawaiian prints were all over the spring and resort runways this year–from Stella McCartney, Dries Van Noten and more. And now that it’s summer, it finally seems appropriate to break them out. While Hawaiian shirts might traditional be the purview of men, we’ve found girly, feminine interpretations of the trend for ladies. Check ‘em out!

Must Haves: 7 Sexy Lace Back Tops

If you’re looking for a way to add a little sex appeal to your summer wardrobe but don’t want to be too revealing, a lace back tank might be the perfect middle ground. They show a peek of skin under a layer of feminine lace–the effect is totally sexy (not to mention totally stylish). Click through to check out seven of our favorite lace back tops in a variety of cuts and colors!

Must Haves: 10 Pieces For Your Inner Horse Girl

Were you a horse girl when you were younger? I definitely was, from my horse-sticker-covered Trapper Keeper to my short but sweet stint with horseback riding lessons. Horses are just so majestic and pretty, am I right? But they’re also expensive and they poop a lot. So maybe instead of owning one, let’s consider just wearing one, mmkay? After the jump, 10 horsey-horse-themed pieces for your riding pleasure.

Must Haves: 7 Stunning Drop Waist Dresses

Maybe it was the magical trailer for “The Great Gatsby,” or the 1920s lawn party invitation we just got in the mail, but whatever the reason, we are obsessed with drop waist dresses right now. Want to add this retro silhouette to your wardrobe? Click through to check out seven of our top picks!

Must Haves: 7 Cute Canvas Sneakers

Flip-flops and fancy sandals are obviously summer footwear necessities, but I’ve found that a cute pair of light sneakers will also get a lot of wear in the warmer months. Throw ‘em on for spontaneous trips to the river, evening walks with your BFF, or braving the dirt and dust at outdoor concerts. Here are seven pairs in a variety of styles and colors that will be totally trashed by summer’s end–but don’t worry, that’s the way it should be!

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