The Best Summer Pieces To Score At The Mall

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by The Zoe Report

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Although summer feels like it just started, the longest day of the year is behind us and the season is therefore waning. Sartorially speaking, this can leave you in a tough spot—while you’re probably growing fatigued of your leftover spring wardrobe, it’s not exactly peak time to be investing in more warm-weather clothes. That said, it doesn’t mean you can’t make responsible purchases to refresh your closet without chewing into your fall fashion budget. Enter a host of wallet-friendly mall brands, who surprise us time and time again with key pieces that only look expensive. Here, 20 on-trend staples in lightweight fabrics and eye-catching prints to inject new life into your summer wares.

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Abercrombie & Fitch, Off The Shoulder Peasant Top, $58, available at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Abercrombie & Fitch, Ruffle Sleeve Midi Dress, $68, available at Abercrombie & Fitch.

Ann Taylor, Scalloped Eyelet Shell, $89.50, available at Ann Taylor.

Ann Taylor, Amalfi Halter Dress, $159, available at Ann Taylor.

Chico’s, Adeline Drop Earrings, $25, available at Chico’s.

Chico’s, Adeline Multi-Tassle Clutch, $39.50, available at Chico’s.

Banana Republic, Halter Ruffle Dress, $89.99, available at Banana Republic.

Banana Republic, Blyss Heeled Sandal, $128, available at Banana Republic.

Forever 21, Contemporary Eyelash Lace Top, $15.90, available at Forever 21.

Forever 21, Self-Tie Floral Maxi Dress, $29.90, available at Forever 21.

H&M, Shirt Dress, $34.99, available at H&M.

H&M, Strapless Flounced Top, $12.99, available at H&M.

Loft, Herringbone Stripe Pants, $69.50, available at Loft.

Loft, Striped Lace Up Blouse, $59.50, available at Loft.

White House Black Market, Printed High-Low Fit-And-Flare Dress, $160, available at White House Black Market.

White House Black Market, Ankle-Wrap Leather Wedge Sandals, $89.99, available at White House Black Market.

Guess, High-Rise Flower Model Jeans In Gazer Wash, $128, available at Guess.

Guess, Tala Embroidered Jacket, $108, available at Guess.

Gap, 1969 Denim Wrap Dress, $59.99, available at Gap.

Gap, Twill Stripe Girlfriend Chino, $59.95, available at Gap.