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The Best in Beauty and Style This Week: Summer Must-Haves

Despite travel restrictions due to coronavirus, the radiant summer sun still invites us to dance in its beautiful wonder. We must seize the opportunity to treat ourselves with summer must-haves that help celebrate this warm season. Transport yourself to a relaxing tropical vacation with emerald sea green nail polish and sip refreshing iced lemonade by accessorizing citrus yellow slides with a rhinestone anklet.

Whether you go on a stylish, socially distanced picnic or a relaxing neighborhood walk, below are a few must-haves. From comfortable summer sandals to luxurious Açaí-infused SPF oil, add a striking color, shimmering luminosity, and superior comfort to your summer fashion and beauty rotation.

Zara, Double Strap Leather Sandals, $79.90

Minimalistic yet sporty, these off white leather sandals by Zara are made of durable leather and adjustable straps for a customized fit.

Freedom Moses, Two Band Slides – Leo/Toffee, $45

Update your summer style with a bold animal-print design from Freedom Moses. These two-band slides are waterproof while its textured footbed provides a supreme grip for every activity. The shoe has a signature milk and honey scent to ensure you always smell good – from your head to your toes.

Gucci, 712 Melinda Green Nail Polish, $28

Treat your nails to ultimate luxury with Gucci’s 712 Melinda Green nail polish that can be best compared to vibrant greenery. Fast-drying yet ultra-glossy, this nail polish features a custom-designed brush for effortless application.

Petit Moments, Emma Gold Rhinestone Anklet, $30

Made of sparkly rhinestones in gold settings, Petit Moments’ Emma Gold Anklet will be the most glamorous yet elegant accessory to your favorite slides.

Essie, Sunny Business Nail Polish, $9

Let the sunshine in with Essie’s Sunny Business nail polish. It is the perfect lemony yellow shade and features an easy glide brush for quick, professional application.

Seychelles, Low Key Slide – Pink, $109

Designed with a puffy leather band and a molded footbed, these cheery tri-color slides by Seychelles are the definition of soft.

Ugg, Fluffita – Pink Cloud, $100

Ugg has taken the best feature of their famous shearling-lined boots to provide for the coziest summer slide. The Fluffita has a flatform silhouette, adjustable strap, and contoured footbed for absolute comfort. Whether it is worn indoors or out, you will feel like you’re walking on a cloud.

Sol de Janeiro, Bum Bum Sol Oil Sunscreen SPF 30, $38

Unlike most sunscreens that have a harsh chemical scent, Sol de Janeiro’s Bum Bum Sol Oil Sunscreen leaves skin deliciously scented with notes of sweet salted-caramel and warm vanilla. This Açaí-infused SPF oil will leave your skin nourished with shimmery mica and lush Cupuaçu Butter for an added glow.

Nails Inc., Eco Ego, $10

Add a striking wash of color with Nails Inc. Eco Ego Plant Based Vegan nail polish. Made of recycled packaging, this natural polish is made of a revolutionary formula that is 21 free, vegan, cruelty-free, and Halal friendly.

Adidas, Adilette Slide Sandal, $45

Add a splash of citrus yellow with Adidas’ Adilette Slide Sandal. These iconic slides feature plush cushioning to provide you with ultimate support every day.

ASOS, Anklet with Moon and Star Design in Gold Tone, $9.50

Step up your shoe game with ASOS’s stunning celestial gold anklet that we dare say is out-of-this-world.

OPI, Have Your Panettone and Eat it Too, $13

Long-lasting and perfect to transition from summer to fall, OPI’s Have Your Panettone and Eat it Too nail polish provides gel-like high shine to create an indulgently sweet burnt orange.

Vince, Glyn Dual Buckle Slide Sandal, $250

Buckle up because Vince has designed the most sophisticated white slides. The uniform color promises endless styling opportunities, and the buttery leather lining ensures these high-quality sandals last a lifetime.

Cirque Colors, Evergreen $16

Get two nail polishes for the price of one. Cirque Colors’s Evergreen thermal nail polish changes color based on the temperature. Every purchase of this gorgeous nail polish will help Mother Earth stay evergreen. 100% of the net proceeds benefit Eden Restoration Projects, a non-profit organization that works in developing countries to rebuild natural landscapes destroyed by deforestation.

Birkenstock, Arizona Sandal, $135

Birkenstock’s Arizona sandals allow wearers to slide into unparalleled comfort and timeless style. Transport to blooming flower fields with this lovely purple orchid color.

Zoya, Harbor Nail Polish, $10


Whisk yourself away on a relaxing tropical vacation with Zoya’s Harbor nail polish, a creamy emerald sea green. It is opaque and free of the top 10 harmful chemicals found in most nail polish formulas.

Melanie Tran

Melanie is a Marketing and Fashion Merchandising student who enjoys writing about fashion and beauty.