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Daniel’s Style Guide: Summer Edition

Welcome back to the final edition of Daniel’s Style Guide! With the city’s grueling heat, summer can be one of the hardest seasons to dress for; so this edition will be your style send off into a hot–but stylish–summer.

Dresses: A perfect summer dress is the perfect way to beat the heat these next couple of months, think colorful and flowy!

  1. Zara Floral Print Dress This midi-length floral dress is a great and well-priced ($50) piece for summer.
Image 1 of FLORAL PRINT DRESS from Zara

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2. Five Seventy Five Mini Dress This one-shoulder, star-print mini dress is super cute and from Barneys New York’s latest private label collection! ($60)

FiveSeventyFive Star-Print Crepe One-Shoulder Minidress - Dresses - 505892064

Credit: Barneys

3. Reformation Alexandra Dress A long, silky dress is always a good idea, this reformation one may be pricey but it is for sure a good investment considering that you are supporting a company that is committed to sustainability! ($128)

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4. H&M Short Dress What a steal! This white, pleated H&M dress is only $35!!

Pleated Dress - Natural white/paisley pattern - | H&M US 1

Credit: H&M

5. Adam Selman Printed Dress Be prepared to get many, many compliments while wearing this leopard-print slip-dress, because it is sick! ($325)

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6. H&M Tiered Dress This H&M dress is the epitome of summer: light, flowy, and dreamy! ($35)

Long Tiered Dress - Light beige - Ladies | H&M US 1

Credit: H&M

7. Valentino Silk Dress How chic is this! This vintage Valentino piece is the dress of my dreams! ($245)

Silk Tie-Accent Dress

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8. SIR the Label Yellow Dress I love a mini-dress, and this yellow one by SIR the Label is a perfect one. ($159)

SIR The Label Mariele Slub Linen Minidress - Dresses - 506108891

Credit: Barneys

Bathing Suits: Whether a solid, low-cut one-piece or a printed bikini, bathing suits are the most important element in your summer wardrobe.

  1. Onia Lemon-Print Bikini Straight from the hottest new swimwear collaboration, Onia x Weworewhat, this lemon-printed bikini is a great summer investment. (top: $95, bottom: $95)
Onia Lydia Lemon-Print Bikini Top - Tops - 506340379

Credit: Barneys

2. H&M One-piece Who doesn’t love a chic, basic one-piece? This v-neck swimsuit from H&M is the way to go. ($25)

V-neck Swimsuit - Red - Ladies | H&M US 1

Credit: H&M

3. Solid & Striped Bikini CHIC. CHIC. CHIC. ($160)

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4. Asos Red Bikini A high-waisted bikini bottom is super chic this season, this one from Asos is a steal! (top: $32, bottom: $25)

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5. Alberta Ferretti One-piece I know there’s a lot of red going on in this style guide, but I had to include this other red one-piece; it’s so cute and on sale! ($81)

Alberta Ferretti "Dreamers" One-Piece Swimsuit - One Piece - 505689308

Credit: Barneys

6. Zara One-piece This Zara one-piece is a steal at $40 and, honestly, who doesn’t want some ruffles in their life?


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7. Caroline Constas Bikini I know what you’re thinking, why would I ever wear a leopard-printed bikini? Well, let me just tell you, leopard-print bikinis are always a good idea. (top: $88, bottom: $116)

Image 1 of Caroline Constas Mykela Bikini Top in Leopard

Credit: Forward By Elyse Walker

8. Topshop Black Bikini Everyone should have a simple, black bikini; this one from topshop is cute and a good price. ($64)

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9. Proenza Schouler One-piece While this Proenza Schouler bathing suit is ridiculously priced, I had to include it; it’s so chic and can double as a bodysuit! ($325)

Tie Dye Bandeau Swimsuit

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Shorts: Shorts are another must-have for summer, especially summer in the city; who wants to be running around in hot, long pants? From denim shorty-shorts to biker shorts, here are the best ones to buy:

  1. Re/Done Denim Shorts There is nothing like wearing a  good pair of basic, denim cutoffs on a hot summer day; this pair by Re/done make a good investment. ($175)

RE/DONE High Rise Levi's® Cutoff Shorts - Shorts - 506187656

Credit: Barneys

2. Zara Pleated Short These pleated shorts from Zara are a versatile piece, they can be dressed up or down. ($30)

Image 2 of PLEATED SHORTS from Zara

Credit: Zara

3. T by Alexander Wang Biker Shorts A biker short is so in this season, this Alexander Wang pair may be a splurge but they are totally worth it! ($124)

Image 1 of T by Alexander Wang Swim Biker Short in Black & Papaya

Credit: Forward By Elyse Walker

4. Agolde Bermuda Shorts You heard it here first, bermuda shorts for women are in! While you might want to leave bermuda shorts to the guys, this Agolde pair is hard to resist! ($138)

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5. Anine Bing Shorts These Anine Bing printed shorts are a fun way to spruce up a night-time look. ($169)

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6. Grlfrnd Denim Cutoffs These Grlfrnd shorts are another great, basic pair of denim cutoffs! ($45)

GRLFRND Cindy Distressed Denim Cutoff Shorts - Shorts - 505727627

Credit: Barneys

Daniel Biro is currently a sophomore at The Packer Collegiate Institue and is a reporter for the Packer Prism this year. He joined the publication noticing a lack of content regarding fashion and style. This is his first year in journalism and he hopes to one day have his own column. Daniel is a member of the packer track and field and debate team this year. He has an extreme passion for fashion with big hopes and dreams for his future fashion career. He will never be caught not dressed to impress. In his free time he can be seen rewatching Call Me By Your Name over and over again. Daniel can be reached at

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