Between weddings under the stars, romantic candlelit dinners for two and countless GNOs, your summer schedule is all about the romance (keeping it or finding it). And let’s face it — your rotation of summer slip dresses just isn’t going to cut it. Get the most out of your lazy girl summer style essentials by adding a slew of off-the-shoulder silhouettes and after hours-approved pieces that BRING the fling. As you embrace a summer state of mind, don’t be afraid to channel your inner vixen and show off a little more leg than you’re used to (hello, peekaboo slits!). Whether you’re coupled up or happily rocking the single life, look no further than these statement pieces that are designed to desire.
Nasty Gal Fever Trip Halter Dress ($188): Enter the Malibu Barbie-inspired dress of our dreams. Maybe it’s the hot pink chiffon, or perhaps the asymmetrical hemline and criss-cross straps, that make this stunner princess-perfect. Add tassel earrings and sparkly platforms to bring more va-va to your voom.
Lovers + Friends Golden Ray Maxi ($230): Salsa dancing with the S.O.? You best be bringing it with a come-hither dress that’s airy enough for endless dips and twirls. This mesmerizing floral maxi with a ruffled neckline and a fierce slit will straight-up slay on the dance floor — we can promise you that.
ASOS Midi Embellished Prom Skirt ($122): Turn down the chance to dress like a Disney princess? Not on our watch. From summer wedding receptions to fancy soirees, this swoon-inducing mint tulle skirt is guaranteed to fit the bill for a number of affairs. Pro tip: Team it with a silk cami and metallic steppers for a look that takes you from a.m. to p.m.