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When seasonal trends pop up it can be hard to stay on top of the latest styles. So Hoda and Jenna welcomed TODAY style contributor Bobbie Thomas last month to share her favorite fashion must-haves for summer.
She shared the hottest finds, from trendy sunglasses that double as readers to a travel-friendly hat that will keep you cool in the heat. She also found chic face masks that come with matching headbands and breathable clothing.
While we're loving these outfits for summer, you can also find pieces that are perfect for year-round wear. Read on to check out the style essentials you need right now.
Best style finds for summer
Stay cool and stylish in this breezy maxi dress. It comes in 26 colors and can be worn for a casual day in the park, a summer get-together or as a swimsuit cover-up.
Need a basic camisole to wear under your lightweight blouse? Check out this one from Banana Republic. It's available in eight different shades of nude to suit all skin tones and hits right at the hip.
This hat can be rolled into a compact shape making it easy to store in your bag. It's available in eight styles and made with a lightweight woven material.
This adorable hat will keep you cool in style. Plus, it has unique shell details along the top.
Thomas loves these readers because they have blue light blocking technology and an anti-glare coating. The brand is also affordable and a favorite among celebrities like J. Lo.
The same brand makes readers that double as sunglasses so you won't have to worry about switching your glasses. They're a summer essential and come in five different lens colors.
While you always can opt for a basic face mask to wear while you run errands, you don't have to sacrifice style. Thomas loves that this brand makes face mask bundles that feature a mask and matching headband. Each piece is made with stretch cotton and can be worn separately or together.
Mask chains are the newest trend this summer and one influencer, Lara Eurdolian of Pretty Connected, launched her own line. This silver chain strap will keep your mask close so you won't forget it during your summer outing.
More of Bobbie's picks:
This sleeveless top is ideal for layering. It features a moisture-wicking material that's designed to keep you cool on warmer days.
This comfortable, everyday bra has an underwire design for full support. The molded cups also offer a comfortable fit.
This smoothing slip offers a no-show look under skirts and dresses. It's made with smoothing microfiber material and has a cling-free finish to prevent static.
Slide into summer with these chic and comfortable sandals. The site features multiple styles in solid colors, sparkles and bold patterns.
Store up to four sunglasses at once in this compact case. It comes in five vibrant colors and it's easy to take on the go.
Opt for this indigo mask if you're looking to keep up with the tie-dye trend. It's crafted with three layers of fabric and hand-dyed.
If you want a totally unique mask, you can get one customized with a photo at R2 Custom Creations.
This story was originally published on July 16, 2020.
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