When it comes to buying clothes for the season, there are the early birds and the procrastinators. The early crowd already has their seasonal staples weeks before it actually begins, meanwhile procrastinators like to shop in the midst of the season. There are pros and cons to pledging to either side, but if you happen to fall into the latter, you’ll want to pay close attention.
If you haven’t planned properly for the summer, there’s no reason to throw in the towel yet—so many sales are kicking off right now that it’s actually beneficial to be late to the party. And if you’re worried that it’s too late to properly wear them with only a few months of summer left, my advice is to stick with the most practical trends to ensure a high cost per wear. Halfway into the summer, I’m still banking big on some trends that I’d argue are worth the buy even now. To view my complete list of the top trends I’d consider a smart investment keep scrolling.