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Get ready for summer with fun, innovative trends

The one piece swimsuit that we once wore as kids may be perhaps the biggest swimwear comeback trend this summer. - Courtesy photo
The one piece swimsuit that we once wore as kids may be perhaps the biggest swimwear comeback trend this summer.
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Summer is quickly approaching us, and with that comes warmer weather. The upcoming season is the perfect time to explore bright and unconventional pieces that you wouldn’t normally pick out for your wardrobe. While most of us have our go-to pair of shades, swimsuit and shoes, below are pieces that will encourage you to step out of your style comfort zone. Look out for trendy, innovative and most importantly, fun pieces.

Protect your eyes from the summer sun in style. Try these sunglasses that will make for a trendy summer:

• Cat eye frames - A continuous top trend in the eyewear industry.

• Circle frames - Geometric shapes in general, but most commonly circles, have been a popular trend.

• Colored lenses - An easy way to add color to your look, anywhere from blue to yellow tinted lenses.

• White frames - Bright, simple, classy.

If you’re planning to spend time in the water this summer, here are some alternatives to your classic swimsuit:

• One piece - The swimsuit that we once wore as kids may be perhaps the biggest swimwear comeback trend.

• High neck - Think a waterproof, cropped halter top.

• Off the shoulder - A noticeable trend that has been in the street-style scene meets swimsuit.

• High waisted - The cut is flattering on a wide variety of body types.

• Lace-up - Previously most commonly seen in tops, the trend is seen in both one and two pieces.

Refresh your summer wardrobe with shoes that will stand out among the rest. More than your average flip-flop, yet still practical for whatever your plans may be:

• Espadrilles - A summer staple that has been going on for years.

• Lace-up ballet flats - The ballet flats that you know, combined with the lace-up trend and taken to the next level.

 

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