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Summer’s a comin’, which means that it’s almost time to swap out your light knits for airy dresses (yippee!).

Before you head out to gear up though, make a list of your needs with these nine items at the very top. They’re the pieces that set the stage for summer, which basically means one thing: they’re going to sell out, fast.

Summer 2016 Fashion Trends to Shop:

Frayed Denim Shorts

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Denim shorts are always a summer staple, but thanks to Chloé, this summer the frayed kind are bigger than ever. Plus, just like jeans, they pretty much look good with anything.

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Slip Dresses

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Slip dresses are this summer’s gift from heaven, since they’re super light and airy. Throw one on with a pair of flats on a super hot day, ét voila, you’re on point and not sweating to death.

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Slipper Mules

summerCalling all slippers lovers: Slipper Mules are basically like wearing slippers, except you get to wear them out in public—and look fantastic while doing it.

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Tops With Exaggerated Sleeves

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The bigger the better is the key to your sleeves this summer. Think flower child meets Victorian princess.

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Graphic Bags

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When it comes to your bag this summer, more is most definitely more, and the wackier the better. So if you’ve always dreamed of carrying a purse shaped like a soda can, your time is now.

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Laceup Flats

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Flats are always a wardrobe staple, but they were in major need of an upgrade. Isn’t it a wonder what a skinny little lace can do to a shoe?

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Off-The-Shoulder Everything

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If 2015 was the year of the midriff, 2016 is totally the year of the shoulder. Don’t be afraid to show yours off—those sun-kissed puppies deserve a little exposure.

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Denim With Patches

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Hippies come forth: Patched denim is back from the sixties, and it looks just as fresh as it did at Woodstock. All you need now is a clean white tee.

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Next-Level Gladiator Sandals

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Gladiators are the best option when you want your shoes to do the talking for you.

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