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Summer shopping doesn’t always have to cost a fortune.
With summer quickly approaching, it’s about time to start adding new warm-weather pieces to your closet. Whether you’re headed on vacation, spending a day at the beach, or going to a family barbecue, Walmart has plenty of options to fulfill your summer fashion needs that won’t break the bank.
When it comes to fashion, Walmart may not be the go-to retailer for most. Best known for their deals on electronics or home goods, Walmart also has some great fashion finds for people of all ages and sizes. The retail giant offers a variety of selections ranging from casual workout wear to summer date night outfits. Ahead, we’ve gathered a list of pieces from Walmart to add to your summer wardrobe.
1. Distressed denim shorts
One of the most popular clothing brands sold at Walmart right now is Sofia Jeans by Sofia Vergara. The actress launched the brand in 2019, and it includes a variety of affordable, size-inclusive jeans. Her women’s Lila Mid-Rise Destructed Hem shorts are a good option if you’re looking for distressed shorts this summer. A Walmart best-seller, the shorts come in a variety of colors, from white to various shades of blue, and sizes go from 00 to 22.
2. A light and airy cropped T-shirt
Champion made a big comeback in recent years and is now one of the most sought-after athletic apparel brands around. Champion pieces aren’t always cheap, but Walmart is currently having a sale on their women’s Cropped T-shirt. This loose-fit crop top is perfect for a hot summer day if you’re looking to be casual and comfy. The top comes in white, black, oxford gray, and pinky peach in sizes XS to 2XL, depending on the color. Go grab yours while prices are low!
3. A versatile pair of sandals
Everyone needs a versatile pair of sandals in their closet for the warmer months. These Sam Edelman sandals can be dressed up for a summer date night or dressed down for a pool day, while still prioritizing comfort and keeping you cool. They come in six colors including white, Tahiti pink, and Wild Orchid, and sizes range from 5 to 11.
4. Your everyday maxi dress
Every woman needs a maxi dress in their wardrobe for the summer. Maxi dresses can be both casual or dressy, perfect for a relaxing day at the beach or a girls’ night out. They can be dressed up with a pair of your favorite heels or dressed down with comfy sandals or even sneakers. One of Walmart’s best sellers is this Nine.Eight maxi dress, which comes in 17 different colors and patterns, and ranges in sizes from XS to XXXL.
5. A formal maxi dress
If you’re looking to get dressed up while still maintaining your comfort, a formal maxi dress is the way to go. Another pick from Nine.Eight, this halter dress is a great option if you’re attending an outdoor event. It’s airy and flowy, helping you to stay cool, especially in the dog days of summer. The dress comes in 12 colors and patterns, and sizes range from XS to XXXL.
6. A unisex bucket hat
Bucket hats are great for shielding your face from the sun, allowing you to keep cool outdoors. They’re perfect for attending an outdoor summer festival or family barbecue, or for a casual beach day or stroll through your favorite park. This Gelante hat from Walmart is suitable for both men and women, coming in 23 colors and available in sizes S-M and L-XL. It even includes an adjustable strap to help it stay in place.
7. A unisex fanny pack for your smaller essentials
Fanny packs are back in style and they’re another must-have for your summer concerts and festivals. They’re also useful for a day at your favorite amusement park when you don’t want to carry around too much. This unisex Dalix fanny pack from Walmart has three spacious compartments, allowing you to carry all of your smaller personal items like your phone, credit cards, and hand sanitizer. The pouch comes in eight colors and has an adjustable strap to fit people of all shapes and sizes.
8. The perfect summer travel bag
If you’re planning on doing some traveling this summer, you’re probably in need of a travel-sized bag that’ll hold your essentials while still fitting underneath the plane seat. This Ecetana bag will do just that! It has multiple compartments to store your TSA-approved items, and it can also be carried along on your out-of-town excursions. The bag comes in five colors, ranging from black to wine red, and it’s waterproof. A built-in USB port is another convenient bonus to help keep your electronics charged during your trip.
9. A cute and comfy braided sandal
Braided sandals are a big hit this summer. They can get expensive depending on which brand you choose to buy, but these Time and Tru braided sandals won’t break the bank. For under $15, you can snag these from Walmart in black, blue, bone, lavender, or pink. Sizes range from 6 to 11 in either medium or wide width.
10. A classy clutch
A small clutch is needed for any elegant event, especially in the summer. Carry your phone and other small must-haves like your favorite lipstick or mascara in this handheld clutch, without lugging around a large purse. Clutches are great for dates or weddings, and they go well with a little black dress or mini skirt. This Daisy Rose clutch comes in 17 colors and patterns and has sections for your credit cards and IDs, cash and spare change, and your phone. It’s also made with vegan leather, which is another great perk.
11. A simple swimsuit cover-up
A cover-up is always needed for those summer beach and pool days since you can easily take it off and put it on before and after getting in the water. This As Rose Rich cover-up is simple, and its versatility allows you to still wear it as a dress on a regular day. It comes in eight colors in sizes XS to 3X, and it can also be worn with a cute jacket on those chilly summer nights.
12. Chic hoop earrings
A simple pair of small hoop earrings should be in every woman’s jewelry box. They’re elegant and chic and can spruce up any outfit. These Cate & Chloe hoops do just that while adding a special touch with small Swarovski crystals lining the outer half of each hoop. The earrings are a Walmart best-seller, and they come in rose gold, silver, and yellow gold.
13. A patterned jumpsuit
Jumpsuits are always fun in the summertime. They’re flowy and airy and can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Pair them with your favorite sandals or sneakers for a casual picnic in the park, or wear them with heels for a Sunday brunch date with your friends. Jumpsuits can be even cuter in a playful pattern, like this polka dot one from Sexy Dance. It comes in blue, green, red, and yellow, and sizes go from S to XL.
14. A patterned romper
If you’d like to be a bit more casual and cool in the summer heat, go for a romper instead of a jumpsuit. Rompers are great for beach days and outdoor summer events and go best with slip-on sandals or low-top sneakers. This romper comes in two fun patterns, Destination Floral and Marbled Dot, and sizes go from XS to XXXL. Both patterns are perfect for a tropical summer vacation!
15. A floral dress for your mini-me
Floral is always in for the spring and summer, making outfits more vibrant and colorful in the warmer months. Finding summer clothes for children can be tricky, but this floral Wonder Nation dress is perfect for little girls to wear this season. It comes in four floral patterns from sizes 4 to 14/16 Plus. It’s great for your mini-me to wear to a summer picnic or Sunday church service, or just for a playdate!
16. A boy’s swimsuit set
If you’re looking for cute and affordable swimsuits for your child, Walmart is the place to buy them. They have a great selection of swimwear for both boys and girls of all ages. This super cute Big Chill swimsuit set for boys comes in lime in sizes 4 to 14 and features an eye-catching tie-dye pattern. Boys are sure to love the huge shark on the shirt along with the matching swim trunks.
17. A two-piece swimsuit for girls
Walmart has plenty of cute swimsuits for girls at low prices. Take this Justice two-piece, which is both adorable and sporty. It’s perfect for those summer beach days and surf sessions with your little ones. It’s offered in multi, which is a colorful tie-dye pattern, and multi black, which has a rainbow metallic top. The swimsuit comes in sizes 5-18, making it great for girls of all ages.
18. A sexy monokini
Monokinis are a great option for those who like one-piece swimsuits, but also don’t mind showing a bit more skin. This Hilor monokini is both sexy and fun, and the see-through midriff and criss-cross straps add a unique touch. It comes in 36 different colors and patterns, and sizes vary from 4-18, giving you a wide variety of options to choose from this summer.
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