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Kendra Scott Rocco Cluster RingA palette of cool blues is so striking - and a guaranteed way to make a statement this season. This ring incorporates a trio of gorgeous stones, including turquoise magnasite, blue agate and aqua chalcedony, for a look that just exudes a breezy, laid-back-meets-glam vibe. It's the perfect accessory to pair with all of your warm weather ensembles, from goddess-like maxi dresses to kick-back shorts and tanks.

$75 at maxandchloe.com

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Banana Republic Silk Abstract Floral Dress"Everything in moderation" is a fair adage, but it just doesn't apply to floral prints - especially not when there are so many gorgeous styles just waiting to be added to our spring wardrobes. This artfully etched dress makes a splash in cool blues and greens, and is exactly the kind of piece that can go from desk to date without a second thought. So fresh, comfortable and elegant, yet also practical!

$150 at bananarepublic.com

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Second City Style compiled A Shoe Wish List...If Money Were No Object. A girl can dream can't she? 

If you've managed to hold out this long without a good, basic, classical tote, listen carefully: Bag Snob says you need a tote and this YSL is a surefire staple!

Nothing exudes bombshell appeal, takes a face from au natural to done, or says "grown-up and ladylike" like the impeccable red lip - find your perfect red at Beauty Snob.

Coquette loves the look of lace for summer parties and BBQs!

Fashion Pulse Daily is crushing on a pair of vegan cork wedge flip-flops by Sanuk.

The Jet Set Girls reveal two new summer gift sets from Nars.

KRISTOPHER DUKES is wearing Muji shawl collar, wrap cardigan .

Shopping and Info loves this 3.1 Phillip Lim halter dress for summer.

Who says slimming can't be sexy? StyleBakery found 16 chic and slimming swimsuits to wear this summer.

StyleHive pairs with Universal Music Group to bring you this AMAZING Lady Gaga GIVEAWAY
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1. What to pack for a summer weekend in the city - Going away? Lucky you! Here's what to pack for a weekend of shopping, touring, and eating.

2. Shore things 2011: street-to-beach sandals - Far more chic than your basic rubber flip flops, these glam sandals easily transition from beach to boardwalk to town.

3. Steal Brooklyn Decker's bright bold style - Yellow and black make for a striking combination.

4. 12 perfect day dresses for summer under $100 - There's nothing more easy and comfortable than a casual summer dress and sandals.

5. Makeup that works for everyone - These 4 picks work for every skin tone, promise!

6. Shore things 2011: stylish beach totes - These are so chic, you'll want to carry them everywhere.

7. How to throw a memorable Memorial Day party (plus, what to wear) - Grab a few friends, follow these tips, and let the fun begin!

8. Red carpet: 2011 Billboard Awards - See which pop stars impressed us on the red carpet.

9. Wear ANY dress anywhere with the Cleava - a quick solution for plunging necklines.

10. Memorial Day whites - Yes, it's official (though we don't subscribe to that outdated rule) here are some of our favorite whites.
Oh My Love Chiffon TunicWhether or not you're headed to the beach anytime soon, you can all but guarantee you'll need something to see you through the coming months in comfortable style. A sheer tunic like this is a great option, not only for its luxe chiffon material, but also its vibrant, spirited pattern. Throw it on over your swimsuit or hit the boardwalk with a pair of shorts.

$59.09 (sale) at asos.com

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DV by Dolce Vita Dugan FlatsThe perfect alternative to a wedge or heel this season? A dressy flat, naturally. These feature a striking combination of rope and faux woven leather in your choice of metallic silver or gold, for a look that's the epitome of effortless chic. Try them with a denim skirt and T-shirt or a colorful dress for a fresh spring look.

$69 at lordandtaylor.com

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Aqua Mint Cluster NecklaceA burst of cool mint stones create serious drama on this statement necklace, which, while bold and attention grabbing, doesn't feel at all over the top. Quite the opposite, in fact - it's versatile enough to wear during the day with a pretty dress and makes a great focal point for a dressy evening ensemble, too. At this price, it's an all-around winner.

$48 at bloomingdales.com
Karen Millen Color Block Shoulder BagA jolt of cobalt blue shakes up this sporty-chic shoulder bag and lends it eye-popping appeal - the kind that makes it perfect to wear with everything from jeans and white T-shirts to flirty spring dresses. The color-block design is right on trend, and the lean strap allows for crossbody wear, so you can easily sling it on and go for a quick style fix.

$199.42 (sale) at asos.com

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Argenti Floral DressIf there's one thing we love about this time of year, it's the fact that the dresses that go from AM to PM are so outrageously fun and colorful. This one, by Argenti, just oozes feel-good tropical vibes, from its mesmerizing print to its cute ruffled neckline. With nude heels or wedges, it's an everyday dress that instantly and effortlessly pulls your look together.

$49.99 at chickdowntown.com

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1. 16 chic and slimming swimsuits - Who says slimming suits can't also be stylish?

2. 16 amazing bust-enhancing swimsuits - For those looking for a little enhancement when it comes to swimwear.

3. 10 swimsuits for D cups and larger - Why is it that the cutest swimsuits always seem to be sized for women with smaller busts? We did some hunting and found really cute options for up to G cup.

4. 12 sexy one-piece swimsuits - No need to sacrifice sexy for coverage.

5. Shore things 2011: chic swim cover ups - Tunics, caftans and dresses that go straight from the beach to town.

6. Top hair trends for spring and summer - From quick low-commitment hair styles to dramatic hair color changes, here are 3 of spring's hottest -- and most wearable -- hair trends.

7. Hair tips for a blow-dry free summer! - Skip the heat of your blow dryer and opt for these warm weather styling tips.

8. Amy Adams is so work-appropriate in Tory Burch - Take a cue from Amy Adams when you need to find a new outfit for work.

9. Look 10 years younger with these makeup artist tips - Quick makeup tricks that will make you look 10 years younger from professional makeup artist Susmta Patel.

10. Mini trend: jewelry with tassels - Tassel jewelry makes a stylish yet subtle update to your spring wardrobe.
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