The newest ways to wear this essential are a little unexpected. Your button-up can sit this one out.
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The Jumpsuit
Make the most of the jumpsuit moment with this casual-chic chambray treatment. Old Navy cami jumpsuit, $39; oldnavy.com
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Courtesy of French Connection
The Bomber
That leather jacket on your splurge list stands down to this lightweight version. And it won't set you back a paycheck, either. French Connection chambray bomber jacket, $79; frenchconnection.com
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Courtesy of Matches Fashion
The Culottes
Now's your chance to see what all the hype's about. Make this your 9-to-5 summer staple. MIH chambray culottes, $295; matchesfashion.com
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The Shift Dress
Nothing basic about this belle-sleeved mini dress, especially when paired with knee-high gladitors. Zara Loose Cut dress, $70; zara.com
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The Romper
This take on the perennial one-piece was made for your most chill weekend lounging. Old Navy chambray romper, $25; oldnavy.com
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The Miniskirt
A daytime miniskirt that transitions perfectly into Summer Friday happy hours. Victoria Beckham Striped Panel Denim miniskirt, $375; mytheresa.com
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The A-Line Skirt
Twirl-worthy, romantic and crop-top friendly. Thomas Maier Denim skirt, $552; mytheresa.com
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The Slip-On
Cheat on your black leather slip-ons in these for the summer. Tabitha Simmons Huntington Denim Slip-On sneakers, $595; mytheresa.com
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The Jumper
Not quite romper, not quite jumpsuit, this neo-basics number is an understated happy medium. Ilana Kohn Indigo jumpsuit, $276; ilanakohn.com
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The Espadrille
Nude is better with a little pop of blue. Mango Leather-Blend espadrille, $70; mango.com
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Courtesy of Herschel Supply Co.
The Long Weekend Essential
This pastel blue backpack is proof that all your totes are actually a little boring. Herschel Heritage Backpack in Chambray Crosshatch/White Rubber, $55; shopherschelsupply.com
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Courtest of & Other Stories
The Crop Top
We've found the perfect summertime crop top. & Other Stories Rachel Antonoff crop top, $50; stories.com
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Courtesy of Steven Alan
The Flat
Minimalism wins with this two-tone chambray flat. Anne Thomas Vedella flat, $232; stevenalan.com
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Courtesy of J.Crew
The Headband
Don't you think chambray accessories are just way cuter than regular accessories? J.Crew cloth headband, $19; jcrew.com
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Courtesy of Style Bop
The Overalls
Pair these chambray blue bad boys with a graphic-printed crop top, and you're good to go. Rag & Bone chambray overalls, $265; shopbop.com
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