6 Tips For Updating Your Spring & Summer Wardrobe!



6 Tips To Update Your Spring and Summer Wardrobe:

By: Marianna Orso

There are many ways to refresh your wardrobe for Spring / Summer 2016! Many of us, find that with the weather warming up and temps rising lately, it’s time to bring out one’s seasonally appropriate wardrobe. What to do, however if you find your wardrobe needs some tweaking in the style department? Follow these tips and you will surely become a fabulous local fashionista to watch!


  • Don’t be afraid of prints or detailing on fabric!


One way to instantly refresh your wardrobe is by using funky or trendy prints like a tie dye or ombre print, whether in a neutral, pastel, or vibrant color. Pretty detailing on fabrics, like lace, a perforated style, faux buttons, devore (burnout texture or pattern), or a colorful paisley or geometric (a la Pucci) print, also add unique twists.


  • Add pops of color, don’t be afraid!


Use color to refresh your drab, wintery wardrobe.  Great summer colors 13083378_1179188875424666_8147006523668347660_n include corals, vibrant pinks, and bright shades of aqua or turquoise. Vivid greens are wonderful too.


  • Try skirts in a midi length or maxi length dresses!12321351_1174768189200068_4212479722219078822_n


Skirts and dresses are a wonderfully cool way to beat the heat, with the midi and maxi lengths being very chic. Try cooler fabrics like cotton. Styles can be dressed up or down with jewelry, a fabulous clutch, or a gorgeous pair of sandals.


  • Don’t forget about warm weather accessories like the perfect pair of shades, a great hat to block the sun, or a cute pair of shoes! 13055440_1179221312088089_6098364924763120723_n


Consider aviator or cat eye shaped shades, an oversized floppy straw hat for the beach or cool fedora for breezing about town, and wedges or strappy / gladiator sandals.


  • Try a different silhouette!


A one-piece romper or jumpsuit either in a version featuring shorts or pants, can be an effortless look. It can be simply worn or dressed up with accessories. A great yet simple, transitional look from day to evening.


  • Be fitted for a properly fitting bathing suit!


A properly fitting suit can make all the difference in enhancing your figure or masking pesky problem areas. Prints and colors can work in your favor! And, of course don’t forget to add a colorful sarong, wrap, or a caftan cover up. All three options being great for slipping over your suit, a la poolside!


A great local boutique to visit, to check out all of the latest spring and summer fashion’s, is SOLO Fashion Boutique, located at 336 Main Street. Anna Ryn – Jakubowski is great, as is her staff, including Liz Shields. They will surely have you leaving, looking like a fab local Farmingdale fashionista. Check out their FB page for more info and photos! Looking forward to seeing you ladies around town, in some great new looks and seasonal apparel. Happy Shopping!




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