This printed racerback dress is beyond perfect for a boardwalk stroll.
Dress, $72, RBL; nordstrom.com.
We love a good staple summer fruit for your clothing — after all, nothing says "tropical weather" quite like a pineapple.
Shift dress, $550, Moschino Cheap & Chic; net-a-porter.com.
Accessorize this light tank accordingly with a tall glass of pink lemonade.
Top, $64, topshop.com.
These are the updated version of bermuda shorts that won't make you look like a tourist, but just make sure to lose the fanny pack.
Shorts, $88, BLANKNYC; nordstrom.com.
We all know that a maxi dress is the quintessential summer date outfit, working anywhere from beach nights to cruise days.
Maxi dress, $195, MICHAEL Michael Kors; net-a-porter.com.
This tank is a preppy and fresh travel necessity, and can either be casually paired with jeans or, instead, dressed up with tailored capris.
Tank, $105, Acne; net-a-porter.com.
Even if you're just spending the afternoon on a canoe, this clean-cut, nautical skirt will give you that classic, Jackie O-esque yacht style
Skirt, $75, J. Crew; net-a-porter.com.
Pair these high-waisted shorts with a crisp white button-down for a beachy, '50s pinup look, but without looking dated.
High-waisted shorts, $64, topshop.com.
They say time flies when you're having fun. The shock resistant Baby-G BGD141-8 helps you keep track with a precise digital clock programmed to 2099. It also serves as a calendar, countdown timer, and 1/100 second stopwatch (so your cousin can stop cheating in the annual beachfront dash, already).
Price available at baby-g.com.
Off of work for the weekend or, if you're lucky enough, for the month? This colorful maxi dress is fitting for a summer-long happy hour
Maxi dress, $350, J. Crew; net-a-porter.com.
From your neighbor's cookout to the Cayman Islands, a bright pair of tailored pants are a great way to give you a polished Hamptons look.
Pants, $168, Current/Elliott; net-a-porter.com.
This classic collared dress is perfect for a day out on a boat or a night at the carnival.
Dress, $78, I.Madeline, nordstrom.com.
Fun and floral, this top is the very definition of summertime living.
Suntop, $52; topshop.com.