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Q. I bought this pretty ombre crochet dress from Topshop and I love it! The only problem is, it’s completely unlined and has large crochet holes. What should I wear under it?

A. Crochet is a big trend this season. Luckily, many pieces do come with a lining, but for those that don’t, your best bet is to wear something opaque underneath. In the case of this dress, A full slip that hits mid-thigh is your best bet, allowing your bare legs to show through the lower part of the dress. Look for a white slip, rather than nude, to avoid looking “naked” underneath the crochet. Also, avoid slips with lace trim or other details as you don’t want to compete with the crochet. Here are some options for you:


Q. I bought a bunch of cute shorts and cropped pants for summer, but I’m having trouble finding anything to wear with them. I want something that is casual and cool but isn’t a plain t-shirt or tank top. I need several, so I don’t want to spend a lot of money. Can you suggest some inexpensive options?

A. Absolutely! I practically live in beyond-basic t-shirts and tank tops every summer. Scroll through some favorites under $50 this season:



Q. I have a very large bust and have such a hard time finding cute bathing suits. Can you recommend some for women with a DD cup?


A. It can be difficult to find stylish swimwear in larger cup sizes. However, it’s much easier than it used to be! We found a ton of great options for DD+ cup sizes (including DDD and FF sizes) on, and they are just as stylish as the swimsuits for smaller cup sizes. also has a great selection of DD+ styles.

Q. I have a pool party coming up in a few weeks and I am super uncomfortable about wearing a swimsuit in front of everyone. I don’t plan on swimming, so can I get away with just wearing cute shorts and a top or a little sundress?

A. Absolutely! A casual sundress or maxi dress with sandals or shorts and a top with wedges are perfect clothing options if you prefer not to wear a swimsuit. Another option is to wear a swimsuit with one of this season’s must-have tunics or a pretty kaftan on top - even if you never remove your cover-up, you’ll still look “ready” for the pool. Here are some looks for inspiration:


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