Temps are on the up, and fashion’s getting cooler, simpler and pared down to what really works. Get a jump on summer trends from Joie, Helmut Lang, Ted Baker London, kate spade new york, Tory Burch, Bony Levy and more.
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Joie — Short & Sweet // Channel a breezy, retro mood with the new short set. All floral silk and smocking, this one is thrown-on easy yet plenty polished. Just add strappy sandals. Done.
Helmut Lang — Strapless Sleek // Catch the breeze—and lots of attention—in a spare, shoulder-baring dress. This one skews über modern with a structured underlayer and flyaway panels. Genius.
Ted Baker London — The 2-IN-1 // Sure, this looks like a flirty sundress, but it’s really two mixable pieces. Wear them together or pair the cami with tailored flares—and the full skirt with a crisp white shirt.
kate spade new york — The Shirtdress // The latest iteration is a playful mix of femme and tomboy. Here, it’s updated with a crisp graphic and easy fit-and-flare shape. Very flattering, very cool.
Tory Burch — The Soft Hobo // What goes around comes around. Case in point: this bigger-is-better rendition of the laid-back classic. What’s key now: the tan leather, iconic logo and ultracomfy shape.
Tory Burch — The Spare Sandal // It’s pedi time, and nothing shows one off like a barely there sandal. Here are two sleek takes on the trend. Team with everything—shorts, dresses, trousers.
Tom Ford — Elevated Aviators // Pared down and luxed up, these shades are a glam take on the spirited classic. Slip them on and enjoy the view.
MICHELE — Layers of Luxe // Give the classic timepiece new-season edge with a diamond hand chain from kismet by milka and Bony Levy rings. Suddenly, your mix looks fresh, interesting and all your own.
Bony Levy — Tiny Treasures // Pavé diamonds and gold designs to layer up your own way. What’s modern now: wearing multiples in a mix of metals.