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Whether you want to add a new pair of sunglasses or the ultimate tote bag for your closet, there are plenty of new summer styles to consider.

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Aleesha Harris

Publication date:

08/07/202131 minutes agoRead for 4 minutes

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We’ve passed the midsummer mark, which means your seasonal style may need a little extra spice.

Whether you’re looking to add a new pair of sunglasses, an ubiquitous dress, or the ultimate tote bag for your closet, there are plenty of new summer styles to consider adding the mix.

Here are 15 of our favorites.

Great bag

With this cute, striped bag from the Canadian brand Poppy & Peonies you can carry all your summer essentials – and more – around. The Beach Bound Reversible Tote has a chic navy blue stripe on one side and a minimalist beige on the other. Bring it to the beach, grocery store, and beyond.

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$ 49 | Poppyandpeonies.com

Haute has

The Carlo Hat from Vancouver-based slow fashion brand A Bronze Age features a wide brim to block out the sun’s rays and a stylish detachable strap to keep it from taking off during outdoor adventures. Made from a sturdy cotton canvas material, the model is made to order by local seamstresses and is available in two sizes, XS / S or M / L.

$ 195 | Abronzeage.com

Support system

If you’ve been working on your fitness this summer, it may be time to treat yourself to a new sports bra. The Lululemon AirSupport Bra High Support was specially developed for C-DDD cups. With specially developed cup support made of “injected foam”, the bra is breathable and extremely supportive.

$ 98 | Lululemon, shop.lululemon.com

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Cute sandals

For those whose sandals have grown a bit tired this season, these strappy sandals from Almada from Montreal-based Maguire brand are sure to lead to happy feet. Available in a few shades, we have a penchant for this sweet shade of orange, aptly called a creamsicle, which gives all ensembles of the season a sunny pop.

$ 200 | Maguireboutique.com

Darling dress

Hardly anything goes better with summer fashion than a loose, airy dress. This Athena style from the French brand Ba & sh fits perfectly and more. Striking details such as a pretty pink print and a subtle metallic thread reinforce the universal appeal of this fashionable dress.

$ 411 | Hudson’s Bay, thebay.com

Elevated glasses

Sunglasses are a constant during the summer season. Increase your glasses rotation with these round sunglasses from Chanel. The timeless style features a tinted lens and a touch of the brand’s signature beige-gold – along with the iconic, distinctive, interlocking double-C motif, of course.

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$ 795 | Selected boutiques, chanel.com

Right ring

There is still an enthusiasm for stacking rings in the jewelry world. Worn alone or with a few other favorites, a cute slim stacking ring is always a good investment. We love this yellow gold mini bee ring from Montreal-based brand Myel. Made of 10-carat yellow gold, the style is certainly a highlight.

$ 250 | Myeldesign.com

Lip love

Give your lips a kiss of color with this vegan, clean beauty lip gloss from the much-discussed new brand Merit Beauty. The lip product is formulated with rose hip oil and shea butter to moisturize the lips while adding a “slick of pure color”. Available in four colors.

$ 31 | Sephora, sephora.com

Upper tank

Another option to upgrade a workhorse for summer wardrobe is this Allbirds Women’s Ribbed Tank. Available in four colors, in sizes XS to XXXL, the ribbed design is made from hemp combined with a proprietary blend of eucalyptus and merino wool. It’s a style that is perfect for dressing up or dressing up – day or night.

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$ 65 | Allbirds.de

Happy tires

Hoop earrings definitely have a “moment” – although it could be said that the round earring style has never gone out of style. Crafted from 18k gold over sterling silver, these Mejuri Duet hoop earrings look like layered earrings without the pain and healing process of additional piercings. Win win.

$ 170 | Mejuri.com

Sunspot

Spend time in the sunshine? You will need sunscreen. If you need a new tube, consider this Neostrata Matrix Support with Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 30 that looks sleek while protecting against sun damage at the same time.

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$ 75 | Shopper drugstore, shopperdrugmart.ca

Best bedding

Bring some summer fun to your bedroom with this new marigold linen The Duvet Set from Vancouver-based Flax Home. The bed set made of 100 percent French linen is available in sizes from twin to king and has a duvet cover with linen bindings and two pillowcases. The sunny color is also available in a chic sheet set.

$ 260- $ 370 | Shopflaxhome.com

Perfect pants

Give your leggings a much needed break with these Dynamite Paperbag Wide Leg Pants. The loosely cut style is sure to be as comfortable as your favorite stretch pants. We love how this laid back style is polished without being too precious. And the waistband also adds a nice touch.

$ 49.95 | Dynamite, Dynamiteclothing.com

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Spray suit

Take your swimming style to a whole new level with this cute, knotted bikini top from BC-based Imagine Perry. Available in a variety of different colors and prints that can be mixed and matched, we are part of this cute Sahara gingham that has matching bottoms available.

$ 80 (top), $ 75 (bottom) | Imagineperry.com

Autumn find

If your fashion eye is firmly set on fall, we have the ultimate choice for you. This Wilfred Margaux blazer from the Vancouver-based brand Aritzia impresses with a perfect oversized fit and a trendy checked print. Combine it now with lighter pieces and then embrace all these atmospheric autumn tones in the fall.

$ 228 | Aritzia, aritzia.com

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