Top 10 Fashion Trends to Try This Season — Without Blowing Your Budget

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Espadrille Slide Sandals

Slide sandals have been a huge trend for the past few summers — now, espadrilles are being added to the mix, too. These straw-bottomed sandals give you a bit of height, while two leather straps make them easy to slip on and go. Whether you pair them with a sweet sundress or casual jeans and top, they're the versatile shoe you'll be wearing all summer long.

Buy It! $60 (usually $80); nordstromrack.com

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Wrap Top

You'll feel fun and flirty with this tie-front wrap top. A bow at the side and swallow pattern add touches of whimsy, while a deep v-neck keeps it grown-up. Whether for work or play, this top can transition seamlessly from day to night.

Buy It! $27; nordstromrack.com

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Embroidered Jeans

Catch major summer of love vibes with these flared, embroidered jeans. Seventies-inspired fashion is huge right now, and these jeans help you get in on the trend — for less than $50. Their mid-calf crop keeps them modern and fresh, while colorful retro flowers take you back to a groovier time.

Buy It! $45 (usually $128); nordstromrack.com

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Straw Tote

Whether you're hitting the beach, the farmer's market, or the fair, this bag is the perfect companion for all your summertime activities. Its woven straw material is on-trend this season, and its circle shape makes it a whimsical classic. Cute and colorful tassels add a touch of fun, and a zip closure, top handles, or a crossbody strap ensures it's always securely by your side.

Buy It! $40; nordstromrack.com

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Maxi Dress

Feel as bright and sunny as the season in this gorgeous maxi dress. Ruffled sleeves and a delicate red dotted print keep it feminine, while its smocked bodice and just-above-the-ankle length add modern details. With two hidden pockets and a breezy cut, you'll be as comfortable as this dress is cute.

Buy It! $35; nordstromrack.com

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Platform Sandals

These sandals are the perfect blend between sporty and stylish. Their platform height helps you comfortably add a few inches, while an ankle strap and transparent toe strap are both versatile and fun. A cushioned, contoured footbed means these sandals will keep you comfy all day long.

Buy It! $40 (usually $59); nordstromrack.com

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Peplum Blouse

Hit the town in this ultra-flirty blouse with heels and a pair of skinny jeans — and then transform it the next day in the office with a cardigan and flats. This versatile and summery blouse comes in five colors and patterns, so you can choose the one that best fits your style. With peplum detailing at the waist and ruching down the front, it's a sweet and easy addition to your closet — and a steal at only $27.

Buy It! $27 (usually $35); nordstromrack.com

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Tie-Front Shorts

Trade in your uncomfortable denim cutoffs for these super-breezy, loose-but-still-flattering paper bag shorts. With a smocked elastic waist, a cute tie at the front, and pockets (yes, pockets!) they're both cute and practical. In five colors and a wide range of sizes, they're sure to become a summertime closet staple.

Buy It! $17; nordstromrack.com

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Wrap Dress

This dress transitions from office to weekend as easily as you do. Its nautical-inspired striped pattern and tie waist make it fun for the summer, while its three-quarter-length sleeves and conservative cut keep it work-appropriate. And at 76 percent off, you'll want to snag this dress while you still can. Bonus: It's also available in plus sizes.

Buy It! $33 (usually $139); nordstromrack.com

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Woman wearing a light blue embroidered romper with gladiator sandals. photo

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Embroidered Romper

Hit the beach or the boardwalk in this sweet ruffled romper. With large vintage-inspired embroidered flowers and three-quarter-length bell cuffs, your friends might think you copped it from a thrift store. But no — it's available for under $30 at Nordstrom Rack, and it's so cute, you might just have to get it in multiple colors.

Buy It! $27; nordstromrack.com

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