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100 Cheap Summer Finds
There's always so much more to do in the summertime. Now that the weather's fine, you never know how what sort of outdoor activities your day might hold—which means you'll need to come prepared, of course! We found one hundred stylish steals for the season of backyard barbecues, picnics in the park and spur-of-the-moment pool parties. Click through the gallery to shop them all.
The sweetest seashell pink in a party-friendly silhouette.
Hot pants just got a whole lot more tasteful.
A pleated mini isn't at all prim in radioactive neon.
The polka dots will really pop against crisp white shorts or jeans.
Instantly makes any outfit nighttime-ready.
So great with gold sandals.
You'll feel like Rachel McAdams in The Notebook.
An adorable, wear-everywhere version of the book clutches celebs can't get enough of.
The perfect Saturday afternoon scarf.
This mug is so sweet, you might need to cut the Splenda out of your morning coffee.
The denim shirt's answer to cutoffs.
The only thing better than a scalloped hem is a DOUBLE scalloped hem.
Offset the vintage-y floral with a sharp blazer.
The ultimate work-to-weekend sandal.
You'll feel just a little bit more cunning.
In sheer chiffon, a black maxi is airy enough for even the most sweltering summer days.
The summer weekender you've been searching for year after year.
What's sexier than a push-up black bikini?
A white belt really stands out against colored denim.
Goes on so light, you'll be surprised when you don't leave the beach looking like a lobster.
The closest you'll get to Michelle Williams' Oscars gown—for under $50, at least.
The hottest cutoffs ever.
Nothing says easy femininity like a white lace dress.
Cobalt accents add interest to a classic flat sandal.
For those impromptu summer Happy Hours.
3-D roses are so romantic and unexpected on a bikini.
Pretend you're lounging at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Just the right size to carry your beauty essentials on a weekend getaway.
Your favorite boyfriend shirt, shrunken down to your size.
There's something so sophisticated about a black cover-up.
We love that sharp, stripey collar.
100% night-out approved.
Dress it up with a silk tank and metallic heels, or down with a tee and flat sandals.
Mint-green studded smoking slippers? Yes, yes, and yes.
Add just the subtlest touch of polish with these tiny gold studs.
So sweet at a summer party.
Wear it shopping on a Saturday afternoon and pretend you're Chloe Sevigny in 1994.
Sporty stripes make it casual enough to double as a cover-up.
These shades are just screaming for a road trip.
Freshen up your phone for summer.
Throw it on over anything for chilly nights on the beach.
The right cropped trouser works any day of the week.
A little white skirt is like the black jean of summer—you just can't go wrong.
So elegant with tailored shorts.
Edgy enough for Saturday night, earthy enough for Sunday morning.
Can you say Fourth of July party?
You'll want one in every color.
Matte coral lips scream retro poolside glamour.
Your new favorite cutoffs. You're welcome.
So pretty, you'll actually feel compelled to write in it.
This deep turquoise looks great with any skin tone.
Toe the line between laid-back and dressy.
A sleeveless blouse is the simplest way to stay cool while still looking put-together.
An alarm clock so cool, you might actually want to get up for work after a weekend at the beach.
Leave some space on your wall for a fashion fantasy power couple.
You'll have everyone flocking to your spot on the beach.
Wear it to work with a belt and jacket, or on its own with sandals and a crocheted bag.
With the right accessories, it's sexier than your tiniest dress for a night out.
Try it with bright wedges.
A tie-waist blouse looks refined with a maxi or high-waisted shorts.
As blue as the pool you wish you were sunning by.
So deliciously Art Deco, so delightfully affordable.
You heard it here first—jellies are back.
We'd wear it with a long, flowy dress.
Crisp white shorts will never go out of style.
Brightens up even the slowest summer workday.
As sweet and summery as a mint-chip milkshake.
The preppiest shoe ever.
Paisley is making a serious comeback.
You officially need a skirt like this one.
In case you missed out on the Jason Wu for Target version.
The slinky wraparound shape makes a beachy palm print night-appropriate.
Makes even the plainest white tee look fancy.
Wear it to work with a wide brown belt and oxford flats.
Trade in your fedora for something a little earthier this year.
D'Orsay flats (and red lipstick) are the easiest way to trick people into thinking you're French.
A soon-to-be permanent guest in your summer weekender.
Like a bowling shirt, but better.
The ultimate summer color palette.
You'll be so Penny Lane in these.
The sweetest skinnies ever made.
You'll stand out in any summer rainstorm.
It doesn't get any brighter than this.
A cleanier, Gatsby-esque version of last summer's floppy sun hat.
Pair with a little white dress and wooden platforms.
Upgrade your basic black pencil skirt for summer.
Refined enough for the office—or at least casual Friday.
This cover-up looks like lace, but it's pure breathable cotton.
It won't come off your wrist until Halloween.
The leather strap looks so luxe, you'd think it cost 10 times the price.
In lemon yellow, silk works just as well for day as for night.
You'll want to wear it with absolutely everything.
Tie-dye hasn't looked this cool since we were kids.
Just picture them with a flowy skirt or silky shorts.
Way artsier than your other striped bikinis.
The coolest way to keep time—or pretend to, anyway.
Works just as well with cutoffs on the weekend as with a structured skirt at work.
Offset the edgy high-low hem with polished low-heeled sandals.
At this price, it's almost a crime to buy it in just one color.
Bring the party with you wherever you go.
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