While today we officially welcome the first day of Summer, our search for party dresses, a fresh pair of shades, and sweet seasonal kicks, has been underway for a while. If you've been seeking the same, relax — we've done the legwork for you. Just in time for the season's official start — and the Summer heat that comes with it — we've rounded up the best in essential gear: sandals, totes, swimwear, dresses, and more to kick off the season as stylishly as possible. The bonus? This ultimate shopping guide is also budget-friendly. Nothing in this crew of essentials is over $100, so feel free to stock up. Click on to shop over 100 of our favorite things for Summer.
Shop them all, or jump to find just what you need by category:
- Slip into your perfect pair of sandals.
- Find the sunglasses that suit you best.
- On the hunt for just the right sundress? Your search starts here.
- Snag your Summer tote.
- Get outfitted for your next pool party or beach getaway with any of these cute suits.
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