FASHION AND STYLE | June 28, 2021

Affordable summer essentials that will elevate your wardrobe 

N Now that summer is here, and Covid restrictions are lifting, it’s time to get summer outfits lined up for all the summer events filling up on our social calendars. If you are like me I know you are looking forward to attending social gatherings, however attending multiple events can get expensive. That is why I am happy to partner with Walmart Fashion to update my closet with affordable summer essentials. A lot of people think you have to forgo quality for affordability but I am here to tell you, you don’t! I found so many amazing on-trend summer pieces at Walmart that will elevate your outfit of the day. I found tons of flowy dress options, sporty sandals, shirt dresses and more.
Scroll down to see the affordable summer essentials I found at Walmart and how I styled them
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Shirt dresses

I have said this before and I will keep on saying it, shirt dresses are one of the most important items to add to your closet. The versatility of a shirt dress makes it so important as you can wear it as a dress, cover-up, over pants etc. This black and white shirt dress from Walmart is so cute and looks great with my jeweled sporty black and white sandals. I love the fact that it has pockets and the fabric is amazing. I decided to keep the styling simple and chic, however you can also belt the dress if you prefer a more fitted look. You can also wear it open and wear it to the pool.
Sweatshirt: $36 | Sandals: $22

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Top $15| Shorts $24

Graphic t-shirts and Bermuda shorts

As much as I love dressing up, there are days that I just want to throw on a t-shirt and shorts. Guys, Walmart has so many amazing graphic t-shirt options! This tee is everything! I love the fact that it has a tie-dye effect making it interesting and on trend. Oh, I almost forgot to mention that the shirt is $15! Bermuda shorts are another must-have for the summer. I selected this white pair because of it’s high rise, and comfort factor! The two look great together and create a casual-cool, yet stylish outfit, hence I will be wearing these affordable summer essentials all season long. 

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Flowy dresses

I am living for the color green right now! Green and yellow are two of the colors that I am having the most fun with this summer, hence selecting this gorgeous green dress was a no brainer. Everyone should have flowy dresses during the summer time. On days I don’t want to think too much about my outfit, I tend to reach for easy-breezy dresses that look great on their own. It gets pretty hot in Atlanta, so picking dresses that don’t cling to the body when the temperature is unbearable is a must. There were so many great flowy dress options, so I couldn’t just settle for one. I also got this fun baby doll dress and paired it with this layered necklace from Walmart and beige and black sporty sandals. Both dresses look fabulous with little effort. The quality of both dresses are also amazing, so you can be sure to wear these pieces all season long!

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Sandals $26 

Accessories: Raffia bags and sporty sandals 

How is your accessory game this season? The easiest and most affordable way to stay on-trend is via accessories. There are so many accessories that can help elevate your outfits this season, and that includes raffia bags and sporty sandals. These two items are summer must-haves. I personally love yellow, it’s my happy color. This raffia bag in yellow and beige not only makes me happy, but adds interest to my outfit of the day. The color combination also allows for the bag to be worn with multiple outfits making it extremely versatile. Sporty sandals are another summer must! This pair from Walmart is not only super comfortable but they are also chic! They come in an array of colors and look great with shorts, skirts and dresses!

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Check out my post on “The best summer denim under $40! ” here


Thank you Walmart for partnering on this post

Which affordable summer essentials were your favorite? Let me know with your comments below! 

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