Rising temperatures may call for a skin-baring dress code, but that does not mean having to live in a bikini all-summer long. Thin, sexy straps, pretty peplum hemlines, playful mesh and crochet details –all provide everything you need to lounge in style this season.

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Crochet Knitting Top

Just like bikinis, crochet tops were basically made for summer. It’s got that perfect mix of sexy, feminine and fun with that handmade quality and take-me-to-the-beach vibe that’s irresistibly chic. Pair it with a midi or maxi skirt, or turn it into your new basic tee to match with your favorite pair of jeans.

Peplum Hem Short Top

Summer is the perfect time to play up those feminine details in the form of ruffles, lace or a peplum hemline. Balance out the statement top by way of jeans or culottes, along with a pair of sandals.

Embroidered Mesh Top

Tops with peek-a-boo details not only keep an outfit light, airy and fresh, but the subtle skin exposure sure lends a touch of flirty fun. Pair the summer-friendly top with denim cut-offs, cropped cotton pants or an ultra-feminine maxi skirt.

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