The best thing about summer is we get to upgrade our wardrobes with colorful stuff to match the sunny season. But of course, along with fun fashion finds should be items that stand the test of time. Below, we culled pieces that strike a balance between trendy and classic.
What's a summer essential list without a swimsuit? This tropical print bikini top provides ample coverage, and its mid-rise bottom tucks in your puson while exposing your waist.
Penshoppe All Over Print Knit Bikini, P899, Penshoppe.com
A flared silhouette creates the illusion of a smaller waist and lengthens your legs. This pair is a perfect match for your camisoles and breezy tees. (Ed's note: If you buy Promod jeans today until March 17, you get a 30 percent discount on the second item!)
Promod Eugene Flared Jeans, P2,995, Greenbelt
With the hot weather already making us suffer, it's best to wear a comfortable and breathable bra. This pullover brassiere from Avon is nude and seamless, so it's basically invisible even under a sheer t-shirt.
Avon Sonia Non-Wire Seamless Pull-On Brassiere, P899, Zalora
This pair of shorts will let your thighs breathe, and the floral print is too pretty to pass up!
Uniqlo J.W Anderson Flared Shorts, P1,490, Glorietta 5
Whether you're busty or small-chested, this halter bralet will look good on you.
For Me Linen Bralet, P798, ForMeClothing.com
A bright colored sundress is a must-have in every girl's summer wardrobe.
Forever 21 Twill Button-Front Dress, SM Megamall
A charming ruffled midi skirt can easily be paired with a basic tee, tank, tube top, or even a swimsuit!
Bershka Printed Skirt, P1,595, Glorietta
This tropical shirt looks good with denim shorts and as a cover-up for your swimsuit.
Plains and Prints Hendrick Top, P1,598, Zalora
A silk slip dress will never go out of style. You can dress it down with a denim jacket or wear it on its own for a sexy evening look.
Sunday Sky Cherie Dress, P1,500, SundaySky.ph
This beaded bag can spice up even the most basic outfit.
From Blank Mini Tote in Caramello, P1,945, From Blank
Follow Ira on Instagram.