We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: In the dog days of August, the right summer accessories can make or break an outfit. When layering opportunities are scarce, a candy-colored pair of shades or neon-hued carry-all won’t just protect you from the sun or free up your overstuffed pockets—they’ll make your faded vintage tees and fraying jorts feel exponentially more thoughtful, pulled-together, and intentional.
Wallet feeling a little light after so many weeks of hazy park hangs and late-night dollar slices? Don’t sweat it: to help maximize your dollars (and minimize your regrets) we unearthed a treasure trove of ante-upping, outfit-making, money-saving summer accessories—a red-hot rotation of sunglasses, hats, rings, and more—that cost a Benjamin or less.
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