5 Outfit Recipes Every Fashion Girl Just Can’t Get Enough Of

by Kelly Madu

New Yorkers, like myself, aren’t really known for holding back, especially when it comes to our fashion choices. Lately, whether it’s through walking the streets of New York City or just scrolling through my Instagram feed, I’m constantly seeing the same trends worn different ways. Print-mixing moments, monochromatic suits, strappy sandals, and puffy sleeve mini dresses paired with a woven handbag are just some of the ongoing trends. 

Curious to see the looks repeated and admired all over NYC this summer? Just keep on scrolling to see and shop the lineup below.

Milkmaid Bardot Tops + Hoop Earrings + Woven Handbag

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Keep it classic and fresh with this perfect silhouette for summer. Milkmaid bardot tops are all over the streets and our feeds at the moment, and it’s no surprise why NYC girls are so on board. This clothing piece and a pair of hoops are a match made in heaven, as you can never go wrong with a pair of classic hoops. As for that woven handbag? It’s a great accessory to give your final look that light touch made for summer style.

Shop This Look: Dorothy Perkins Blue ‘Foster’ Heeled Mules [$27], Reformation Aurora Floral Top [$146], Topshop Blue Button Satin Bias Skirt [$18.89], Kayu Lolita Woven Bucket Bag [$145], JCPenney ‘Liz Claiborne’ Hoop Earrings [$8.40]


Monochromatic Suit Set + Strappy Sandals + Purse

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Matching suit sets have been in this season and every fashion girl has been seen sporting a variation of this trend. To remain in sync with the season, opt for suits in pastels or light neutral shades. For a minimalistic touch, throw on your favorite strappy sandals (or white chunky sneakers, again, another huge trend this season). Strappy sandals have quickly become the shoe of the summer and they’re pretty much here to stay. To complete this look, all you need is a shoulder bag and you’re good to go.

Shop This Look: Farfetch ‘Red Valentino’ Brocade Shorts [$321], Moda Operandi Micro Lizzard Saddlebag, Nordstrom Dala Strappy Mule [$120], Similar Blazer Mango Structured Linen Jacket [$59.99]



Satin / Silk Dress + Pearl Drop Earrings + Cowboy boots

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Satin slips have been the staple of the season and every fashion girl is all about it. Simply put, my NYC girls have figured out that satin slips are the perfect light layer for going anywhere and everywhere this season. A silk dress paired with pearl drop earrings are classic gems that are the perfect way to complete this look.

Shop This Look: Nordstrom Pearl Drop Earrings [$55], Farfetch ‘GANNI’ Brown Rosette Patent Leather Cowboy Boots [$457], Net-A-Porter Reformation’s Red Satin Slip Dress [$300] Similar Dress Boohoo Satin Cowl Back Slip Dress [$17.60]



Denim Bermuda Shorts + Belt bag + Sneakers 

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Denim bermuda shorts are one of the fashion staples you’ll want to stock up on this season. Whether you're tired of bike shorts or looking to re-introduce the style to your wardrobe, denim bermuda shorts are the way to go. Now, paired with the right belt bag and sneakers? You’re bound to have heads turn when rocking this comfortable yet casual look.

Shop This Look: Similar Levi’s Denim Bermuda Short [$79], Adidas Originals Swift Run Shoes [$85], The Outnet ‘Alice + Olivia’ Black Tank [$75], Net-A-Porter ‘Theory’ Suede Belt Bag [$165]


Bustier-Style Crop Tops + Girlfriend Jeans + Square Toe Mules

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

Styling and Photo by Kelly Madu

If you’re looking for a dressed up take on a street style look, square toe mules are your best friend. They are the perfect accessory to give off the cool-girl vibe we all strive for. Now grab some girlfriend jeans and a bustier top and you have a street style-ready look that gives you that cool girl vibe you’re looking for.

Shop This Look: Topshop Cropped Denim Jacket [$80], Similar Shoes Dolls Kill ion Leather Ankle Oxfords, T by ALEXANDER WANG Triangle Nude Silk Bralette [$130]

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