19 Items Vogue Editors Added to Cart, From Airy Maxidresses to Cool Boxer Shorts

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As Vogue editors, we often wax poetic on the latest runway must-haves, but not every item we gush about on this website ultimately ends up in our closets. Our discoveries are nice to behold—they’re lovely to look at and inspire fun conversation—however, of all the tempting things to buy, what did we actually end up purchasing? Each month we’ll highlight those special finds our editors welcomed into their lives—all the things that made us buyers rejoice.

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The Beachwear Classics

“After adding two pairs of elevated leather flip flops to my summer footwear rotation this season, I thought it was time to add a more beach-friendly version to take on vacation in July. Havaiana’s rubber pairs are a classic and ring in at $30—a no brainer! And after lusting after The Row’s perfect red silk button down, I settled on an affordable option from Banana Republic to get the look for summer.” —Madeline Fass, senior shopping market editor

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Ralph Lauren

embroidered striped cotton-Oxford shirt

The Striped Boxer Shorts

“Boxer shorts are in their chic era! Perfect for staying cool in the summer heat, I bought this pinstripe pair from Aritzia on a whim but have been wearing it nonstop—to the supermarket, to the beach, to bed, anything goes!” —Talia Abbas, senior shopping editor

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The Denim Maxiskirt

“After a full twelve months of humming and hawing over the long denim skirt trend I finally caved for this cargo green one from Ulla Johnson (currently on sale, you’re welcome!). Don’t sleep on Johnson’s denim, co-created by the denim whisperer (Benjamin Talley Smith): it’s excellently cut, and sturdy without being restrictive. So far I’ve been pairing this high-waisted skirt with T-shirts or crisp button-downs, sandals, and plenty gold jewelry (love the gold button detail!) and I’m looking forward to mixing it into the fall mix with high boots and knits of all weights.” —Daisy Shaw-Ellis, jewelry director

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The Matching Linen Set

“Whether you’re enjoying summer at home or abroad, linen is always a great choice. This two-piece ensemble from Tuckernuck is an ideal warm-weather essential. The elevated details like the mandarin collar and flared sleeves add sophistication, while the comfortable fit makes it perfect for everyday wear. I chose the black colorway because it goes with everything, but I’m already eyeing the tan tone for my next purchase.” —Eliseé Browchuk, experiences production and marketing manager


black linen Tatum popover

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Banana Republic

European linen kaftan dress

The Sleeveless Midi Dress

“I prefer dresses and skirts to pants and promptly added this one to my collection when I saw it. I love the draping and that it’s form-fitting without being skin-tight. And that cherry red color? Beyond.” —Leah Faye Cooper, digital style director

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draped sleeveless midi dress

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La Robe Castagna draped satin dress

The Summer Office Uniform

“I picked up this Cara Cara sleeveless mididress as I needed a great work-appropriate white dress and it instantly became my favorite style of summer 2024. Wearing it to the office for the first time, I was stopped by three women on my morning commute who wanted to know who made my dress! Buyer’s rejoice indeed!” —Lilah Ramzi, Contributing Editor

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Proenza Schouler White Label

poplin cut-out midi dress

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Amal drop-waist racer tank dress, white

The Dressed-Up Short Shorts

“Add me to the list of ever-growing short-short enthusiasts, along with all of the internet’s favorite heartthrobs. Whoever decided that boxer shorts are fully appropriate to wear out (was it you, Bella Hadid?), please know I love you. These white boxers from Oddli are a regular in my suitcase as I travel this summer and temperatures keep climbing. I like to dress them up with a pair of kitten heels (my go-to micro heels are from Reformation) or lean into casual comfort with my favorite trainers. I sported them all around Paris this summer with my new favorite pair of YSL sunglasses in my desperate pursuit to find an air-conditioned room.” —Conçetta Ciarlo, events associate manager

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Jonna slingback kitten-heel sandals

The ’90s-Inspired Shades

“I’m an overpacker and this Libertine x LeSportsac tote bag may be the cure for my affliction. The bold striped pattern is a fashion statement of itself, and the colors match every travel sweat set I own. The bag is so lightweight and durable that I squish it up in my suitcase, so that when I go shopping at my final destination, I’ll have a vessel to bring my treasures back home in. Oh and if you haven’t heard, the name on everyone’s lips this summer is Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, and I’m determined to channel her timeless elegance in my own wardrobe. Starting from the top down, I’ve sourced these handmade French sunglasses aptly named “The Carolyn” from Selima Optique, to sport all summer long.” —Lea Donenberg, associate producer

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hand-knotted packable tote bag

The Summer Tie-Dye

“In case you haven’t heard, tie-dye has made a comeback! I recently snagged a couple of fun tie-dye pieces from Proenza Schouler White Label, including this full-length dress. The playful print isn’t the only thing that makes it a summer staple, though—the soft, stretchy fabric and sleeveless silhouette make it an easy, breezy choice for hot days. The best part: it can easily be dressed up with jewelry and heeled sandals, or dressed down with ballet flats or white sneakers.” —Alexandra Ditch, associate commerce producer

Proenza Schouler White Label

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Sun Shack tie-dyed woven maxi dress

The Retro-Inspired Mini

“Leave it to Tory Burch to make you feel stunning in absolutely everything—even if it is just a simple LBD. The viscose knit dress is the best dress for the summer, light and airy but with a bit of dimension with the hoop detailing that was all the rage at the Tory Burch spring 2024 shows.” —Irene Kim, production and editorial coordinator, Vogue Runway

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JW Anderson

asymmetric polo cotton mini dress

The Polka Dot Ruffle Maxi

“I recently picked up this adorable polka-dot maxi for an upcoming trip, and in my opinion, it is an absolute gem for those breezy vacation nights. The ruching and delicate ruffles add a touch of whimsical charm and the cutout detail keeps it fun for a night out.”—Sam Ravin, creative development senior associate

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Ciao Lucia

Heida polka dot maxi dress

The Summer Wardrobe Staples

“In June, I officially hopped on the jort train. I picked up this pair from SER.O.YA earlier in the month and I now find myself grabbing for them more than I would like to admit. When I’m not wearing my new favorite shorts, I am usually in a dress and this one from The Garment via The Frankie Shop is a recent favorite. It can be worn as a coverup to the beach or out at night with some chunky jewelry and a strappy sandal.”—Taylor Lashley, social media manager

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Isabel Marant

Atedy pointelle-knit cotton-blend maxi dress

Proenza Schouler White Label

Agnes pointelle-knit sweater

The Airy Cotton Maxi Dress

“I bought this airy, cotton Malene Birger dress during what I thought was a heatwave—but turns out just to be the sweltering normal for New York City summer! Consider it your go-to-dress for any day over 85 degrees.” —Elise Taylor, senior living writer

By Malene Birger

Lanney gathered organic cotton-poplin maxi dress

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Loretta Caponi

Melinda metallic twill maxi dress

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The Designer Collab

“Each season I feel like I have to size up clothes for my kids so now that summer is here I recently purchased kids shorts and short sleeve PJ sets for my kids. I also went wild with the Gap x Dôen collaboration but it will probably be sold out again by the time this post goes live!” —Chloe Malle, Editor,

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The Frankie Shop

Maesa pleated cargo pants

The Versatile Statement Necklace

“While many are busy preparing for summer vacations under the sun, my focus has been fixated on finding the perfect investment piece. I was looking for a gold statement necklace that could elevate an everyday white T-shirt and add something unexpected to a little black dress for a special evening out. When I discovered IVI Los Angeles, a contemporary jewelry brand by Ivi Kyratzi, I knew her timeless approach to design was exactly my vibe, and fell in love with the Gaia necklace. Worn with a one-piece and a cover-up to a beach day-turned-happy hour or a pair of jeans to the office, the versatility of this necklace is limitless.” —Eliseé Browchuk, experiences production and marketing manager

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Alexis Bittar

hinged metal collar necklace

The Lightweight White Co-Ords

“My favorite summer looks are all-white looks, and for my seasonal upgrade I wanted to add some new silhouettes and textures to the mix. I needed to have this poplin Matteau skirt the moment it landed on NAP (it has a very The Row vibe to it!) and wanted to pair it with something unexpected but still tonal. I fell in love with this summer knit tank from Rohé, which is even better in person. It’s not cut too deep from the side and looks so good with linen trousers and this other pleated midiskirt I got from Vince as well.” —Talia Abbas, senior shopping editor


cotton-bouclé halterneck tank

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crocheted cotton-blend top

The Pajama Pant Trend

“I’m really into the stripe pajama pant trend right now especially for summer travel and beach days and I found these men’s pairs from Gap that fit the bill perfectly! I bought two pairs during their Memorial Day sale, luckily they’re still marked down at $20. I’m excited to wear them everything from button-downs to bikinis!” —Madeline Fass, senior shopping market editor

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Stellae Dux

striped cotton draw string pants

The Floral Maxi

“I bought this Dôen dress as an addition to my summer dress rotation. It’s such a flattering silhouette and the liberty print isn’t too nostalgic or small to make it saccharine. So far I’ve worn it to the office and to a fancy cocktail event and happy to report it gets a good share of compliments! —Daisy Shaw-Ellis, Jewelry Director


Benoit liberty-print dress

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Guinevere swiss dot maxi sundress

The Cropped Button-Down

“I’m now the proud owner of not one, but two of TWP’s “Next Ex” shirts. The second was bought after I realized just how versatile the cropped button-down was in my closet. I find myself wearing it once or twice a week with everything from jeans to midiskirts.” —Elise Taylor, Senior Living Writer

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The Mermaid Pearls

“My favorite May purchase is this gorgeous pearl necklace from Galley Jewelry. I am forever obsessed with anything with shells and this necklace is perfect for any summer outfit, I feel like I’m carrying the beach with me wherever I go.” —Sam Sussman, Creative Development and Programming Senior Director

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The Summer Denim

“Anyone who knows me well enough will know that Dôen is my favorite brand. This month they collabed with Gap for a small capsule collection and I almost bought everything. My favorites include the wide-leg pants that come in a light khaki and denim fabric that’s going to be perfect for the summer because I will never give up on wearing long pants no matter how hot it gets! On the topic of pants I have also been exploring shorter lengths with a pair of capri jeggings from Rag & Bone (although I’m not completely sold yet on the concept).” —Irene Kim, production and editorial coordinator, Vogue Runway

Rag & Bone

Scarlett pull-on capri jeans

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The Challengers Enthusiast Trainer

“Heading into tennis season, I realized I was well overdue for a shoe refresh, so I went with a classic pair of Wilson’s. I still might not be able to go pro (or make the A level tournament, for that matter), but I certainly will be able to look the part in these. Also I am available for auditions for Challengers 2: Re-Challenged, if anyone was wondering.” —Lucy Dolan-Zalaznick, creative development senior associate


Rush Pro 4.0 tennis shoes

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NikeCourt Lite 4 sneakers

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Roger Clubhouse Pro sneakers

The Ribbed Tank

“New York City pedestrian essentials: I walk to the office every so-hot-summer morning in a ribbed tank and then style whatever else I’m in the mood for right on top and somehow it makes everything look better. Splits59 has the softest, bounciest rib fabric I’ve found so far although I also like the WSLY ones for a semi-sheer look if you dare.” —Arden Fanning Andrews, Beauty Editor at Large

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The Matching Workout Set

“I frequent my local Pure Barre most days and noticed everyone wearing these leggings with a neon green/yellow logo. It took me (embarrassingly) too long to figure out it was the Aritzia Activewear brand. I am very much my father’s daughter (I am very sweaty). Due to this horrible affliction, I am usually an only-work-out-in-black type of girl. However, I was feeling reckless and—for my first purchase from this line—bought a light gray set. I never believe when fabrics call themselves sweat-wicking, but these really are. I’m now showing up to all my Pure Barre classes in different colors and in the same style. I’m almost as obsessed with them as with Pure Barre, but it’s a close second. ” —Sache Taylor, Events Manager

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Girlfriend Collective

Moon Paloma racerback bra

Girlfriend Collective

Moon compressive leggings

The Monochrome Minimalist

“I’ve recently come to terms with the fact that I’m a Staud-aholic, and I fully indulged this impulse during the It-girl brand’s Memorial Day weekend sale…whoops! In my defense, it was like smart shopping (and timing) to add some more sleek Staud pieces to my wardrobe. I love wearing black and white because it pairs well with absolutely everything—especially my funky printed vintage finds.” —Conçetta Ciarlo, events associate manager

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The Trendy Sneaker

“I caved. Just when I thought I was done lusting after (and buying) Wales Bonner’s Adidas collab pieces, she dropped what might be my favorite offering yet: a more pared-back, cream version with cobalt blue croc stripes. They’ll definitely be my go-to sneaker this summer, in and out of the office. Long live the Samba—as long as WB has a hand in it.” —Madeleine Schulz, Vogue Business Reporter

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Adidas x Wales Bonner

SL76 leather-trimmed brushed-suede sneakers

Squash Polta AKH mesh sneakers

The Whimsical Hand-Woven Bag

“Picture this: Me, at the Union Square Farmers’ Market. It’s a Saturday, and my white peasant dress is just grazing the ground as I weave through the tents. Maybe I’m looking for artisanal honey, or perhaps a carton of eggs. One thing is for sure: I will be buying bouquets of flowers—and this Sezane tote bag is the perfect vessel for all my goodies. I am coveting this piece and I think Jeremy Allen White should grab one for his summertime farmers market runs too.” —Lea Donenberg, associate producer

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the open-crochet straw tote

The Cool-Girl Comfort Basics

“Now that the days are longer and it stays light out later into the evening, I’ve been embracing after-work walks. Naturally, this meant I needed a new pair of sneakers for the occasion. I wanted something chunky and sporty, so I landed on these Asics—and I’m loving them. I’ve also been itching to get in on the long shorts trend (if you told me four years ago I’d say this, I wouldn’t believe you). To add to my weekend wardrobe, I went with these effortlessly cool Agolde denim shorts. I’m looking forward to pairing them with an oversized tee and some ballet flats.” —Sam Ravin, creative development senior associate

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Grace frayed denim shorts

The Y2K Nostalgic Jewelry

“Last year in a bid to feel alive, electric, and slightly reckless, I got my navel pierced. This month while shopping for accessories, I upgraded to a sparkly, dangly navel ring. I’m inspired by the many belly-pierced greats around me like Tyla, Dua Lipa, and Megan Thee Stallion who have helped revive the early-aughts trend. Take this as a sign to rock some form of fun, decorative jewelry on your own this summer, whether it be an anklet, new earrings, or yes—even a belly ring.” —Maya Layne, entertainment associate

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Le Piercing signature belly bar

The Denim Jumpsuit

“I recently purchased Good American’s ‘Fit for Success’ jumpsuit, and every time I slip into it, I feel that it lives up to its name. It has quickly become one of my favorite wardrobe staples. The denim is equal parts soft and stretchy, making it super easy to wear to the office, to run errands around the city, or for anything in between. As a proud outfit repeater, I know I’ll be wearing this all year round, styled with a white turtleneck underneath in the colder months. But for the spring and summer, it’s the perfect one-and-done outfit.” —Alexandra Ditch, associate commerce producer

Good American

Fit For Success stretch denim jumpsuit

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Sailor short-sleeve denim jumpsuit

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The Versatile Dress

“Feeling the first hints of warm weather, I had to pick up a white poplin dress, and Staud felt like the obvious choice for something playful yet effortlessly chic. I thought the puff sleeves were so sweet and made this the perfect transitional piece for both work and the weekend.” —Samantha Ravin, senior associate of creative development

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Ulla Johnson

Adette tie-detailed midi shirt dress

The Minimalist Sandal

“I’ve been after a good occasion sandal ahead of wedding season, something comfortable, timeless, and versatile. I was delighted when I found a pair of Bottega Veneta’s stretch wedges on resale, never worn before!” —Madeline Fass, senior market shopping editor

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Marion leather wedge sandals

The Breezy Pants

“I recently bought these Reformation silk bias pants and they have quickly become a springtime wardrobe staple. I have to stop myself from wearing them multiple times a week!” —Mai Morsch, fashion editor

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wide-leg pleated satin pants

La Ligne

Colby satin wide-leg pants

The Best Ballet Flats

“I bought my first pair of ballet flats from Aeyde this past summer in Paris. I had to go to four different department stores because they were just completely sold out, and I finally found them in my size at Le Bon Marché. Not only did the sales associate tell me that I was super-lucky because I got the last pair available in stores, she mentioned that Aeyde was really rising in popularity amongs Parisians for its affordable but high-quality shoes that are super-comfortable. This month I got two new pairs, the Uma and the Gabriella, which I’m excited to add to my spring wardrobe. The blue satin version is really Cinderella-like and so dreamy!” —Irene Kim, production and editorial coordinator, Vogue Runway


Gabriella satin ballet flats

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Uma Mary Jane ballerina flat


Kristen powder blue flats

The Spring Uniform

“April showers bring…retail flowers? I couldn’t resist this Loretta Caponi floral blouse and love pairing it with my new Tory Burch deconstructed denim skirt. Ready for May flowers!” —Chloe Malle, editor of

Loretta Caponi

x Liberty Zita smocked top

Tory Burch

deconstructed denim skirt

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JW Anderson

asymmetric denim cargo midi skirt

The Spring Staples

Two spring staples I’ve been wearing on repeat are Yuni Buffa’s square-toe ballerinas in bright white and Buck Mason’s casual-cool take on the trench coat; a recent closet addition that’s proven to be the ultimate lightweight layer for mercurial temps. I love pieces that feel timeless with a twist, and these both embody that sentiment.” —Talia Abbas, senior shopping editor

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Kensington Heritage trench coat

The Matching Set

“I’ve been on the hunt for a new set for spring that will hold up all summer. Luckily, I came across this mesh midiskirt and tank set by Grover Rad. I love how the playful floral print doesn’t feel too girly and that the pieces can easily be worn together or as separates. For all of my summer travels on the horizon, I will definitely be slipping this look into my suitcase.” —Eliseé Browchuk, experiences production and marketing manager

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Erdem Luna cropped linen halterneck top

Erdem Hermia floral-print linen midi wrap skirt

The Full Blooms

“This Carolina Herrera corset top has me in the mood for summer. I usually shy away from bright colors and prints, but the vibrant blue and the sexy silhouette were really speaking to me. I think it will be a perfect day-to-night top, and I’m already brainstorming all the ways I can wear it.” —Hannah Jackson, fashion writer

Carolina Herrera

Floral cotton-blend crop top

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Henri ruffled floral-print top


Rosella lace-trimmed floral-print crepe top

The Statement Flats

“Okay, I’ll admit it took me a while to come around to the resurgence of the ballet flat trend. But boy, have I gone from 0 to 100. Since buying this pair from Mansur Gavriel, I have barely touched any other shoes in my closet. I have somehow managed to wear these with jeans, camo pants, skirts, and sweats, and I don’t plan on stopping there. As a bonus, I can walk miles in these shoes without pain.” —Molly Barstein, associate manager of audience development

Mansur Gavriel

square-toe ballerina flat

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Sandy Liang

MJ double-strap ballerina flats


Alba leather ballet flats

The Sleek Sneaker

“This is my second pair of these slip-on sneakers, which were first introduced to me by my friend Anna’s mom, who is a sneaker trendsetter. This style reminds me of the Sauconys I wore throughout my 20s, but slide right on. They are weightless and look good with skirts, jeans, wide-leg pants—you name it. I have them in merlot and am considering buying the blue ones next.” —Jill Weiskopf, vice president of communications

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Dries Van Noten

leather-trimmed suede sneakers

The Frilly Tote

“My favorite purchase this April was my Edie Parker blue glitter-grass mini tote; I nabbed it on Poshmark and it’s silly enough to delight me yet just the right size to take absolutely everywhere (as long as I stick to only bringing a slim book with me.)” —Emma Specter, culture writer

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