I'm doing the (fairly minor) swap from my spring capsule to summer today, just a few days behind the season. As I did successfully last season, I'm keeping all my essentials available and just switching out which statements are front and center in the closet. I expect to be wearing lots of sleeveless black dresses, regularly just pulling on a uniform of wideleg crops with a black top or graphic tee, and using statement pieces to add some fun and diversity when I'm in the mood.

Spring, summer, and fall are all fairly similar seasons here, although very hot days (which I define as over 95° F/35° F) are much more common in summer. It also literally hasn't rained here since March, and honestly hasn't rained all that much in the past year (see pic, measurements in inches), so that plays into my choices as well.

I kept most, but not all of the same statements out for summer as for spring. I removed the printed dress that's better for cooler days, didn't include any statement toppers except for a very lightweight kimono-style cover-up, and removed some pieces that just aren't working for me right now. I also brought out my linen wrap skirt, my leopard skirt, and another silk wrap skirt that I don't have a find for. Lots of midis! Tops are mostly the same, except that I brought forward the gray striped Amour Vert faux wrap, which doesn't really seem like much of a statement, but is for me.

With the exception of the white dress (my statement purchase for this past spring) and the ruched jersey top (fall 2020), all of these pieces have been in my wardrobe for a few years. I would really like to purchase one new statement for the season, in addition to updating essentials as necessary. I have my eye on a tiered dress, perhaps embellished or in a mustard yellow.

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