{Summer at Last: Bohemian-Cali Girl Fashion Finds}

Hey B, Love your fashion posts. What are your must-haves for this summer?

Ah, summer … my favorite time of year … beachy hair, bikinis, tan toes, and flowy, pretty, laid-back clothing. Bohemian-Cali girl. That’s basically my style in a nutshell, all year round. Clothes like that just make you happy, right?

First and foremost, distressed cutoff shorts. I live in mine (sorry Mom). For summer, I’m dreaming of the perfect pair in white, like maybe these, from Blank Denim on Piperlime.

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Kimono jackets are another one of my favorite things right now. Blu Moon makes a bunch of great ones. Throw it over a simple tank top, distressed skinny jeans and heels and go get a mojito.

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I am very into blending a bunch of chunky and delicate gold rings right now and wanted to add a turquoise piece to the mix. Saw this amazing $20 ring on Nasty Gal. Add to cart.

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You can never, ever own too many lacy, crochet-y white tops to throw on over cutoffs and a bikini during the day or with skinny jeans at night. I am lusting after this top by Jen’s Pirate Booty

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… but this lace tank is easier on the wallet and has a gorgeous back.

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The ultimate companion to the summery top is a military jacket. I am obsessed with this style to give an edge to a girly top or dress. This Hive & Honey version is sort of perfect.

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I am also dying to find the perfect high-waisted, to-the-floor maxi skirt to pair with a cropped top or fitted white tank. Loving this colorblock version from ASOS.

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Ray-Ban aviators are my go-tos, but I am also super into the oversized, slight cat-eye of these Von Zipper sunglasses (under $100!). Very California.

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My dream bikini wishlist includes a suit by Acacia — love love love the prints and the itty-bitty bottoms — but they are oh so expensive and it makes me cry …

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… A more realistic swim purchase came from H&M recently. I am very into vintage-y floral prints right now, too, and this bikini was like, THIRTY dollars. Oh, and H&M makes Brazilian-cut bottoms now, too. Sold.

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Speaking of floral prints, I’m obsessed with the modern chinoiserie-esque print on this classic pencil skirt from Target. So chic for office gals.

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Another absolute must-have for me are maxi dresses. So easy, so pretty, love them. If I had a lot of money I didn’t care about, I would buy this Twelfth Street by Cynthia Vincent leather strap maxi in a heartbeat.

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Finally, I need to find a good floppy hat for beach days. Swell sells some cute, well-priced ones, like this one from RVCA.

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Happy shopping!

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