Summer Clothes & Accessories

Peaches and Dreams
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Summer Clothes & Accessories

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Darlin' Clementine

Darlin' Clementine
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Move over, pink-orange is a tangerine dream. The color energizes neutrals, looks plucky in straw hats, and is the right bright for nearly all skin tones-but especially for redheads.

Straw hat, Hat Attack, $65; at Joseph, 713-623-8034.

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Darlin' Clementine

Darlin' Clementine
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Nylon-spandex one-piece, Milly, $194; at Bergdorf Goodman.

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Darlin' Clementine

Darlin' Clementine
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Cotton eyelet top, J. Crew, $168; 800-562-0258 or jcrew.com.

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Kiwi Cuteness

Kiwi Cuteness
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Lime loves a tan and a glossy candy-pink lipstick smile. A little bit Latin and a little bit preppy, this is the perfect shade for tart contrasts, icy whites, pretty prints and tropical settings.

Cornhusk tote, Redfish Designs, $27; 800-243-3464 or redfishdesigns.com.

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Kiwi Cuteness

Kiwi Cuteness
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Matte jersey dress, Molly, $138; at Purdy Girl, 212-787-1964.

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Kiwi Cuteness

Kiwi Cuteness
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Wedges of cotton canvas and cork, Magnolia, $145; magnoliashoes.com.

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Strawberry Shake

Strawberry Shake
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Red is retro recipe for summer glamour evoking old Hollywood (in a check shirt or platforms) or a Roman holiday (in a shirt or slip dress). Hot like a chile pepper, a little of it goes a long way.

Patent-leather slingbacks, Bebe, $98; bebe.com for stores.

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Strawberry Shake

Strawberry Shake
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Cotton shorts, Take a Seat, $129; 469-348-8873.

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Strawberry Shake

Strawberry Shake
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Cotton blouse, Tailor New York, $119; 631-204-5600.

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Blueberry Basics

Blueberry Basics
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Blue-who knew? Breezier than black and the coolest hue in the spectrum, this is easy chic for every day. Combined with white, it finds new appeal in a soft skirt or printed halter top.

Cotton boy shorts, Jessie May, $92; at Just Us Girls, 661-259-7157.

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Blueberry Basics

Blueberry Basics
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Stretch-cotton bikini, Banana Republic, $38 each piece; bananarepublic.com.

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Blueberry Basics

Blueberry Basics
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Cotton voile top, Rebecca Taylor, $182; satineboutique.com.

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Lemon Heaven

Lemon Heaven
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Citrus looks sharp because it's almost fluorescent. Apply the glow to laid-back, beachy looks, or add some tang to the cocktail hour. A society favorite, lemon adds class as well as bite.

Wicker bag with leather trim, Kate Spade, $245; 800-519-3778.

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Lemon Heaven

Lemon Heaven
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Gold-plated chain with resin beads, Paste by Tracy Kahn, $158; pastejewelry.com.

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Lemon Heaven

Lemon Heaven
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Cotton cardigan, Tommy Hilfiger, $59; at select Macy's stores.

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Watermelon Daiquiri

Watermelon Daiquiri
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Mouthwatering and flattering, melon is not quite pink and not quite red, so it looks best with other subtle midtones: caramel and cinnamon, pistachio and lilac, and all your faded denim.

Silk ribbon dress, Tashia, $451; at Neiman Marcus.

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Watermelon Daiquiri

Watermelon Daiquiri
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Nylon-spandex bikini, Gap Body, $29.50 each piece; 800-427-7895.

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Watermelon Daiquiri

Watermelon Daiquiri
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Cotton bucket hat, Hat Attack, $56; Angela Moore, 401-848-9695.

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Peaches and Dreams

Peaches and Dreams
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Did someone say eighties? Peach is the innocent of the fruit palette, but you can transform it into a sophisticated sundae with a dash of chocolate or neutral sprinkles.

Cotton miniskirt, Guess, $49; 800-394-8377.

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Peaches and Dreams

Peaches and Dreams
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Stretch-denim jeans, J & Company, $165; at Rumor, 818-981-4762 or jandcompany.com.

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Peaches and Dreams

Peaches and Dreams
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Leather sandals, Rafe, $165; 212-780-9739 or rafe.com.

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