While we all love a good fashion trend, no wardrobe is complete without the essentials. The items you turn to on a daily basis to complete almost every look.

With the sun finally making a long awaited appearance now is the time to start planning your wardrobe so that you can look and feel your best for the season ahead. To help you make this summer your most stylish yet, we have created a list of 9 wardrobe must-haves to see you through the sunnier months. Whether you are heading away to warmer climates and looking for inspiration or simply creating a capsule wardrobe, these are the nine pieces every summer closet should have!

Maxi Dress

This chic and simple summer favourite is perfect for keeping you feeling and looking effortlessly elegant all summer long!

€259.95, Michaela Louisa
€259.95, Michaela Louisa
€49.95, Tiffosi
€49.95, Tiffosi

Breton Stripes

Nothing screams summer more than breton stripes! Get the nautical look with a chic striped sundress or pair a breton tee with white jeans.

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€39.95, B.Young

Basic Tops

T-shirts in block colours are an absolute must in any summer wardrobe or if you’re looking for something a little more exciting, florals for summer are always a good idea!

€15.95, Benetton
€15.95, Benetton
€35.95, Benetton
€35.95, Benetton

Shorts

Good quality tailored shorts are the perfect alternative to skirts and dresses for summer and can be easily dressed up or down.

€29.95, Benetton
€29.95, Benetton
€49.95, Fransa
€49.95, Fransa

White Jeans

White jeans are a wardrobe hero that will see you through a multitude of summer occasions. if you are looking to inject some colour, pastels are an on-trend alternative. 

€59.95, Selected Femme
€59.95, Selected Femme
€49.95, Benetton
€49.95, Benetton

Swimwear

Good quality, properly fitting swimwear is one of the most important investments you’ll make in your summer wardrobe.

€126, Freya
€126, Freya
€50, Naturana
€50, Naturana

Denim Jacket

The ultimate “throw on over anything” piece, a denim jacket is great for summer evenings when a chill creeps into the air. Go for brightly coloured denim for a modern update on the classic.

€59.95, Street One
€59.95, Street One
€129.95, Taifun
€129.95, Taifun

Straw Hat

The perfect accessory to protect your skin from the sun’s harsh rays while putting a fashionable finishing touch on any summer outfit.

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€25

Summer bag

Carry all your sunny day essentials in a stylish tote like this functional yet fashionable shoulder bag from Radley which comes in a variety of colours. 

€85, Radley
€85, Radley

All items available from Anthony Ryan’s Ladieswear, 16-18 Shop Street, Galway.

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