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Of course, you'll want to pepper in the special occasion and one-off pieces as needed (bathing suit for the beach, cocktail dress for a party, you know). Those things change, but here are the constants  to start with. Click through for shopping info. (Bonus: nothing's over $100.)
No more getting somewhere and kicking yourself for not having a proper dress to wear. This one's easy to dress down or up, depending on the occasion.
Unlike black heels, which can look sort of harsh with bright summer dresses and lightweight fabrics, these can pair with your dark jeans and your floral minidress just as naturally. (Plus, they're a little fresher-feeling than nude heels.)
You'll want a just-in-case layer that can be casual with jeans and a tank or go more formal when worn over a dress. This one's not crepe-y like a lot of blazers are, so it won't wrinkle if you keep it packed full-time.
With jeans, with shorts, with dresses. You'll wear them all weekend. Honestly, at this price you might as well have multiple pairs.
Well, duh: you need jeans, and it's probably best to keep a classic,  understated pair in your go-bag.
The easiest throw-on-and-go dress.
Maybe you end up forgetting your bronzer, but who cares? This kit has a ton in it for the price, so it's what we'd keep stashed as default weekend makeup. A pretty lip and defined eye will take you far.
To sleep? To workout? To wear with jeans and Converse? To wear with heels and a statement jacket? You decide.