The Dresses Fashion Girls Will Be Wearing This Summer

Paul J. Carlson

It probably comes as no surprise that in my role as an editor, I spend a rather large chunk of my workdays researching emerging fashion trendsshare-worthy shopping finds, and buzzy or on-the-rise brands. Every once in a while, however, I’m lucky enough to have one or any combination of the above categories simply present itself to me, instead. As you probably guessed, such is the case with the topic of today’s post—Rat & Boa’s dresses which have recently taken over my Instagram feed at somewhat of an exponential rate.

While the brand, which launched in 2015, is not particularly new, as most labels do over the course of their lifecycles it seems to be experiencing a period of particular popularity right now, and just in time for summer dressing. Their dresses—the majority of which are under $300—range from floor-length slips to minis and

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My Summer Shopping Budget Is $250. Here’s Exactly What I’m Buying

Paul J. Carlson

When a large part of your job is essentially shopping online and hunting for the best, trendiest and cutest clothes, jewelry and accessories, it can prove extremely difficult to stick to a budget. As a fashion editor, I frequently find myself adding way more to my digital shopping carts than I could ever actually afford. But this summer I’m committed to setting a shopping budget at $250 and actually sticking to it.

This involves much more planning and thinking honestly about the things I need (versus the things I simply want), but that’s just a part of the fun. Some pieces on this list were easy to settle on—like a new pair of bike shorts—while others were harder to pick, like whittling down which of the 40 summer frocks I’ve been lusting after are worth investing in. I knew I’d also want to throw in some bright statement accessories, but

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This Is Why You’ll Probably Buy A Lot of Your Summer Fashion on Amazon

Paul J. Carlson

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Amazon has new summer sales on tap this year amid rumors that it has pushed back Prime Day.

The Seattle-based e-tailer told FN it plans to hold a fashion summer sales event later this month. Select sellers have been invited to participate, and the deals are expected to start June 22 and last for between one week and 10 days.

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“The Big Style Sale is slated to take place later this month and will include seasonally-relevant deals from both established and smaller fashion brands. We are delighted to help brands connect with our vast global customer base for this event,” Amazon told FN.

The summer sales event will likely allow some sellers to unload excess inventory — a problem that many retailers have reported during the coronavirus crisis. As of now, it’s unclear what items will be included in

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