5 Tips from Celebrity Stylists on How Look Your Best This Summer

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We got in touch with some of Hollywood's hardest working stylists to reveal even harder-working pieces that make good on boosting summer style. Click through the gallery to find out the hot-weather must-haves and savvy styling tips from stylists like Elizabeth Stewart, Nicole Chavez, and more for a fresh, on-trend look all summer.

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Elizabeth Stewart: Don a Dress

Celebrity Stylist Elizabeth Stewart
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"Summer is the perfect time to wear dresses. Throw one on and go! I think baby blue is a fantastic shade for summer-it's super chic and elegant," says Stewart, who was struck by the pale shade on the Givenchy runway. "Wear it with simple silver or black accessories-flat silver sandals are perfect for a beachfront party."

Ted Baker, viscose, polamide, and elastane, $248;

tedbaker.com.

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Zara

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Lyocell, $70; zara.com.

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Tibi

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Silk, $575; tibi.com.

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Estee Stanley: Stick With Basics

Celebrity Stylist Estee Stanley
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"It's easy to go overboard with all the color and pattern choices this season-but simplicity is key. Pick one trend and make it yours," advises Stanley who prefers pairing off-whites, like The Row long-sleeve top, with denim, khakis, and black pants. "The lightweight fabric is breathable for warm-weather climates. Plus, it'll keep you warm in overly air-conditioned offices." Shop for similar styles with intricate detailing for that extra pizzazz.

Viscose, $120;

net-a-porter.com.

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H&M

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Rayon, $25; hm.com for stores.

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Zara

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Cotton, $40; zara.com for a similar style.

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Jeanann Williams: Go Greek

Celebrity Stylist Jeanann Williams
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"Grecian-style sandals are so versatile. Dress them down with shorts or up with a maxi dress," says Williams. "When buying summer sandals, I look for simplicity, great leather quality, and styles that can be worn with just about anything. Buy a metallic pair for a more upscale look."

Ancient Greek Sandals, leather, $255;

farfetch.com.

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Loeffler Randall

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Leather, $195; loefflerrandall.com.

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Topshop

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Leather, $76; topshop.com.

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Joey Tierney: Transition Day to Night

Celebrity Stylist Joey Tierney
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"Summer is all about being effortless and comfortable. For me, that means choosing outfits that transition easily from the beach to a dinner out on the town," says Tierney, who likes the Free People caftan for its breezy, lightweight fabric. "Wear a flowy one over a bikini at the beach; belt it and throw on a pair of summer heels at night. Avoid synthetic fabrics that cling, and choose soft cotton or silk, instead."

Silk, $298;

freepeople.com.

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Tory Burch

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Silk, $395; toryburch.com.

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Missoni

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Viscose, $275; intermixonline.com.

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Nicole Chavez: Score a Shorts Suit

Celebrity Stylist Nicole Chavaz
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"I am always on the hunt for pieces I can wear year-round," says Chavez, who thinks the "It" item this summer is the polished shorts suit, like the T by Alexander Wang set. "It's chic enough for most offices and playful enough for a night out. It's three outfits in one: 1) Wear the coordinated set together with a camisole or bralette, 2) pair the shorts with a crisp button-down, or 3) shrug on the blazer over a tee and skinnies."

Viscose, $375 (jacket) and $195 (shorts);

net-a-porter.com.

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Joie

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Linen, $298 (jacket) and $138 (shorts); joie.com.

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Cotton, acetate, and polyester, $225 (jacket) and $100 (shorts); aritzia.com.

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