#ClosetEssentials: Must Haves for Summer 2016

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We are excited about summer 2016, can you tell? Today we are checking out all the clothing items that you should have in your closet this summer.

Some of the biggest summer trends are here to stay and others are not. From off shoulder tops to bell bottom sleeves, there is a variety of styles to pick from this summer.

READ: Closet Essentials: Must-Have Underwear For Men

Your favorite fashion bloggers, fashionistas and celebrities have started rocking some of the essentials. Here are major must haves for summer 2016 below;


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Anything in denim is a summer must have! A pair of shorts, jumpsuit, playsuit, dress, shirts, rompers, dungarees and even chokers are all in this summer.

Off shoulder 

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Dresses and tops, prints or plain! This is the biggest trend of summer 2016. Off shoulder tops are available in ankara prints and variety of fabrics. It really seems like the off shoulder trend is here to stay.

Ballerina flats 

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Ballerinas are so hip! You can either make one yourself or buy one. Whatever you do be sure to own a pair.

White Shades 

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Nothing says Summer is here better than sunglasses. Shades with white frame colors are so in right now, you need to get a pair.

Bell bottom Sleeves

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Most of the 2016 collections from Nigeria fashion labels features bell bottom sleeves, whether in your dresses or blouses. They are so in right now.

Wrap dresses


Wrap dresses will never go out of style.

Colorful bags 

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We got tired of seeing black and brown bags everywhere. Summer 2016 is bringing back colorful bags, you should get yourself a colorful bag right now.

Baseball caps

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Summer and caps go together, and for summer 2016, it’s baseball caps that are trending.

Black bathing suits


If you are thinking of going swimming or to the beach side in a bathing suit this summer, go with a black bathing suit.


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Slides, palm slippers are so in now! For the slides, Rihanna’s Fenty with Puma can take the credit, but if you want the trendiest palm slippers, you have to buy Nigerian.

Lace up shoes 

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Lace up shoes

It could be for open toe shoes or court shoes, laces are on every shoe this summer.

White Sneakers 

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Major must have! You need white sneaker this summer, they are comfortable and chic. And every brand has made one. It should be really affordable to get.


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