With spring well underway and the summer season just around the corner, you might find yourself going through your warm-weather wardrobe and wondering how you can spruce things up a bit. But sometimes, all you need are a few simple pieces to do the trick!
Shop All Day contributor Chassie Post joined the 3rd hour of TODAY to share some chic and comfortable summer staples that will give your wardrobe both the trendy feel and versatility that it needs.
Keep reading to shop a bestselling swimsuit at an exclusive discount for TODAY viewers, beach day essentials and even more summer must-haves for your wardrobe and beyond.
Summer staples as seen on the 3rd hour of TODAY
Post says Summersalt is known for its swimsuits that flatter all body types. The brand's bestselling style, The Sidestroke, comes in 11 different patterns, boasts waist-defining seaming, flattering compression and sewn-in cups. Whether you want to try the top-rated style or shop any of the brand's other cute swimsuits, you can use the code TODAY30 to score an exclusive 30% discount, through May 18.
Ekouaer Women's Swimsuit Cover Up
Another bestselling swim essential you'll wear all summer long? This breezy cover up. Post says it is the "epitome" of effortless style thanks to its flowy and flattering silhouette — and you can wear it beyond the beach, too. Throw on a pair of shorts or jeans to match and you've got the perfect casual look. Plus, it comes in 59 different colors in sizes XS-3XL, so there's an option for almost everyone.
Shoe Land Falema Women's Flip-Flops
Consider these sandals an elevated take on your typical summer slip-on, Post says. These shiny flip-flops come in all of the trending colors of the season, she added, and are actually comfortable, thanks to the cushioned footbed.
Hoxis Mesh Beach Tote
Post says fashion meets function with this accessory since crochet is a big trend right now — and the airy design means you won't bring home sand from the beach once you pack everything up. It's washable, waterproof and comes in several fun colors that might make you want to sport it long after beach days are over.
Lanzom Women's Straw Beach Hat
Editor's note: Post's pick is no longer available, but we found another similar option below.
If baseball caps don't match your summer style, this straw beach hat just might. The Western-inspired style boasts a brim wide enough to provide ample shade on sunny days, plus the material makes it breathable to help you avoid overheating. It comes in seven different colors and each hat features a braided accent that attaches to an adjustable strap for the perfect fit.
Einskey Straw Hat
This straw hat also comes in several different colors and one size fits most. According to the brand, it has a wide brim for ample sun protection and features a sweat-wicking band on the inside to help you keep cool.
More summer essentials
Cushionaire Women's Fame Cloud Slide with +Comfort
This style of shoe, similar to recovery slides, are intended to provide relief for achy feet. According to the brand, thanks to this shoe's thick +Comfort footbed, they can do just that. Plus, the double-buckle design is perfect for busy summer days.
Sojos Trendy Oversized Square Sunglasses
Sunglasses are always an essential for this time of year. We love this oversized pair, which feel trendy for the season.
Cupshe Tummy Control Swimsuit
This one-piece swimsuit is the second-bestselling swimsuit on Amazon right now. It comes in 24 different colors and designs in sizes XS-XXL.
A New Day Slim Fit Ribbed High Neck Tank
It's the season for sleeveless tops! This easy tank pairs well with everything, from jeans and skirts to shorts. Even better? It's less than $10!
A New Day High-Rise Tailored Linen Shorts
The tailored look is having a moment right now and we're loving this take on the trend. Plus, the shorts come in a few bright colors that are sure to pop in your summer wardrobe.
Old Navy High-Waisted Linen-Blend Wide-Leg Pants
If you prefer a longer pair of pants for chilly summer nights, these linen-blend pants provide coverage while remaining breathable. The neutral color means you can wear it with a range of tops, all season long.
Sun Bum Face Mist SPF 45
It's no secret that sunscreen is a must-have when it comes to an anti-aging skin care routine — especially in the summer months. If you're in a pinch and spending a lot of time outdoors, this misting spray from Sun Bum provides broad spectrum protection with SPF 45.
Vrurc Portable Charger with Built-In Cables
Whether you're at the beach or taking a much-needed vacation, a portable charger is one accessory you might want to take along with you. This gadget is a Shop TODAY bestseller and features built-in cables, so you never have to worry about forgetting cords at home.
Gacimy Chunky Gold Hoop Earrings
Another simple way to upgrade your entire look is with a pair of chunky gold-plated earrings. According to the brand, these earrings are hypoallergenic, making them perfect for those with sensitive ears.
Banana Republic Tencel Cargo Joggers
"Cargo pants are back and better than ever! Once a Y2K staple, they've come back with a bit of a chic makeover," said style expert Preston Konrad, who previously stopped by TODAY with Hoda & Jenna to share summer fashion staples. These cargo pants will be your summer go-to comfort style with 100 percent tencel fabric and an elastic drawstring waist, according to the brand.
Banana Republic Ribbed Tank Top
Konrad says to pair the chic neutral pants to match with your favorite bold print or solid top. He loves this simple ribbed tank top, which comes in nine classic and vibrant colors to choose from.
Hidepoo Gold Coin Pendant Necklaces
Pull the entire look together with this gold-plated, versatile layering necklace. Featuring an adjustable chain to wear at your preferred length, you can wear these all together or as individual pieces.