5 Ways to Update Your Tee-and Shorts-Combo

A few ways to tweak your summer ensemble.
by Lauren San Agustin   |  May 3, 2015
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Whether it's to switch things up from last year's summer look or you just feel like experimenting with your everyday looks, these tips and tricks will help you stand out among the crowd, plus you'll definitely always look your best.

 1  Wear statement shoes.

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If you plan on sticking to the plain tee and shorts look, try wearing shoes that will boost your outfit and match many of your other summer ensembles.

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 2  Try adding some florals to your ensemble.

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Florals scream summer and everything fresh and fun under the sun, so make sure you always have a few floral pieces or accessories in your closet.

READStyle Equation: Denim + Florals

 3  Exchange your plain tee for a striped top. 

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Striped tees should also be a part of your summer essentials since they're chic and perfect for those chill summer days. You can pair it with your favorite shorts and sandals for a no-fuss #ootd.

Tip: To make it perfect for summer, choose a bright color instead of the usual black or blue and white combo.

 4  Try to revamp your old shorts.

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Not enough savings to splurge on a new pair of shorts this summer? You can try to DIY your plain shorts from last year to save money while giving your pair a unique touch. You can distress them, decorate them with embellishments, and basically just do whatever you please. The possibilities are endless.

READ: 8 Ways to Update Denim Shorts

 5  Match your top and your bottom.

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Matching sets are a big trend right now, so why not give it a go? Aside from pairing these pieces together, you can also use each piece with other items in your closet–an overall win-win.

How do you plan to update your tee and shorts look?  Just tweet us @candymagdotcom or leave a comment below! Let's talk fashion.

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