Spring into summer with 15 transitional pieces to wear from May through September

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It’s time to put away those chunky knit sweaters, snow pants and beanies and replace your cool weather pieces with comfy tees, denim jackets and dresses that double as coverups. That’s right, spring is here, and summer isn’t that far behind. Create your ideal warm-weather wardrobe with staples you can wear from now until Labor Day.   

Keep scrolling for 15 transitional pieces you can wear from May through September.

For Love & Lemons Courtney Blazer, $225

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This is the perfect blazer to wear on its own or in a matching set. Style it with boyfriend jeans and sandals for a spring night out. 

Wildfox Jet Lagged Boy Tee, $62

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I love a classic tee you can wear with sweats or dress up with leather pants. The Wildfox Jet Lagged Boy Tee is an oversized T-shirt that you can easily layer under a cardigan or a jacket. 

Donni Pop Shirt, $184

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A classic button-down is a versatile closet staple. Wear it closed or opened with a cute bralette and high-waisted denim shorts. 

BDG RU Slouchy Skate Jean, $79

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The ultimate cross between a jean and a cargo pant, meet the slouchy skate pant by BDG. Wear them as a high-rise or slouched down closer to your hip for a lower rise feel.

Year of Ours Beverly Drive Dress, $160

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This is the perfect little pink sweater dress you’ll wear season after season. Wear it to work with slides or sneakers, and dress up for drinks with heels or platforms. 

Birkenstock Arizona Soft Footbed Sandal, $140

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Not to be dramatic, but I couldn’t live without my Birkenstocks. They’re a comfortable spring and summer necessity to wear while you’re gardening around the house.

Lenny Alison Jean, $245

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Lenny’s pieces are each made with love. They’re one of a kind, treasures you’ll wear for a lifetime. These jeans are tight at the waist, with a relaxed fit through the thigh for a comfortable everyday jean you won’t want to take off.

STORETS Emma Pleather Rider Jacket, $184


What’s better than a soft, luxurious leather jacket? A soft faux leather jacket! Available in four colors, we’re swooning over the lavender for our everyday warm weather jacket. 

Simon Miller Orbit Top, $215

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A cozy long-sleeve tunic in a riveting blue color, you can wear this alone or layered for chillier summer nights. Pair it with high-waisted shorts and chunky sneakers for a comfortable, trendy look. 

Zara Cropped Oversized Jacket, $49.90

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No wardrobe is complete without the quintessential denim jacket, and we’ve found one for under $50 from Zara. Its boxier fit pairs perfectly with white skinny jeans and Chuck Taylors.  

ba&sh Liam Tank Top, $75

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You can’t go wrong with a good basic. The ba&sh Liam tank top is made for a slim fit, perfect to tuck into denim or a miniskirt. 

Blue Tassel Ruffled Waistless Mini Dress, $103.60 (Orig. $148)

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We’re crushing over this Ruffled Waistless Mini Dress. Style it with strappy heels, or wear to the beach as a coverup with chic sandals. 

SKIMS Cotton Rib Onesie, $78

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A onesie is the ultimate transitional spring piece. Start off the year with layers; think a denim jacket sweater and booties, and transition into summer with flip-flops and a tee. 

AGOLDE Criss Cross Short, $178

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It’s hard to find a pair of denim shorts that fit just right, but AGOLDE hit the mark with their Criss Cross Short. Falling just below the waist, these will make you feel comfortable standing and sitting and you can feel confident that this fit won’t ride up. 

NAADAM Fancy Cashmere T-Shirt Dress, $195

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A summer cashmere can look and feel luxurious on those warm sunny days. Style this dress with sneakers and sunnies for a relaxed warm-weather look. 

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