These 23 Zara Items Will Spice Up My Summer Basics

Although it sometimes feels like I have nothing to wear, I’ll admit that my wardrobe consists of the classic foundations—e.g., good denim, basic tees, etc. All that’s missing is some added spice, aka statement-making pieces that can elevate my staples so that they feel extra special and give me some more styling variety. Below, I present my current shopping list of cool and fun pieces that I’m eyeing up at Zara right now. I’ve turned towards bright saturated colours, such as pinks, oranges and rust reds, as well as vintage-inspired stripes and scarf prints. I’m also excited about the texture and proportion play, as below you’ll find dramatic maxi skirts, oversized shirts and unusual cut-out detailing to add a point of interest. Keep scrolling to see the buys that are adding some much-needed flavour to my spring wardrobe.

This feels like Zara’s answer to Jacquemus’s F/W 21 pink midi skirt. I plan on wearing this with an abundance of crop tops.

Single-closure cardigans make fun going-out tops.

It’s impossible to not look like a boss in these.

I really love the pants, but just give me this entire outfit.

Oversized shirts are already part of my spring wardrobe, but this shade of orange really steps it up a notch.

Resort ready.

Just look at that back detail!

I know pool parties are at least a few months away, but when they arrive, I’ll be ready.

Waistcoats have a way of making everything look cool.

This top is relatively simple, but the sweetheart neckline really sets it apart.

This could function as a swimsuit cover-up, but if you’re not afraid of risks, it could also function as a cool top.

My basic jeans aren’t cutting it for me, so I’m opting for denim with noticeable details.

Can you tell romantic dresses are all I want for spring?

Khaki trousers to make all my The Row dreams come true.

Maxi skirts are the moment.

Yes, this must be worn as a set.

Spring is all about pretty jackets like this.

I bet you don’t have a dress like this.

Sixties vibes coming in hot.

I’m so into the elegant round neckline of this blazer—it feels like I should be drinking espresso at a Parisian café.

These would look amazing with a cropped white tank and trainers.

I’m getting Jil Sander vibes from this.

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