Sometimes, making an outfit look cute in the summertime is too much of struggle. You’re hot, sweating, and you want to look attractive but- it’s just too hard when your summer closet consists of shorts, t-shirts, and a few dresses. Except, that doesn’t have to be the case. You can dress up any outfit by just adding a few cute accessories, bringing it from a 5 to a 10. Accessories are the key to any good outfit, and especially in the summer when it’s extra hot. Here are some of our favorite summer accessories to bring your outfit to the next level.

Mini Bags
Mini bags are all the rave this summer. And while they might not look ideal at first, what do you really need to bring out with you? Your wallet, car keys, maybe some chapstick? You can fit all of that (and a few other essentials) into a mini bag, and your outfit will look that much cuter.

Heads are making a comeback, and we are here for it! Headbands are a great way to add some pizzaz to an otherwise everyday outfit and will have people complimenting you left and right. Go for a solid color or even a fun pattern!

Retro Sunglasses
A cool pair of sunglasses are essential for a hot day spent out in the sun. Not only will they provide you protection from the sun, but they’ll add an extra twist to your outfit. A cool pair of sunglasses is a staple this summer.

Big Jewelry
Nothing makes a statement more than a pair of big chunky hoops and a bold necklace. Bold and big jewelry is in, and it is the perfect way to spice up an outfit! Throw on some statement gold jewelry with a little black dress, and you’ll look like the coolest one in the room.