The weather in this country might be as confusing as the politics this week, but this is actually the best time to start assembling your summer wardrobe. We don’t need to list off the items that belong in a summer capsule wardrobe (in every beach-bound suitcase, you’ll find dresses, sandals and swimsuits). However, there are certain versions that will prove the most versatile and really see you through the next six months—and perhaps even six years.
The ideal 2019 summer capsule wardrobe includes classics we revisit every year, including tan leather sandals, white linen dresses, basket bags and simple swimwear. There are some new additions to the list this year, however, including fun hair accessories, strappy sandals, vest tops and beige jeans. Keep scrolling to shop 11 editor-approved essentials that will see you through this summer… and beyond.