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We’re busy. We’re hot. We’re not going to spend hours getting ready on dog-day mornings. Luckily, you don’t have to sacrifice style and professionalism for precious sleep. These quick and easy shortcuts will help you put yourself together in record time.

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Throw on a Maxi Dress with Sandals

A maxi dress is the fashion god’s gift to lazy girls everywhere. Floral, solid, striped: Any long flowing frock is an instant outfit-maker. Just add strappy sandals.

Get the Look: Maggy London dress ($148); Free People sandals ($68)

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Pair a Top Knot with a Bold Red Lip

For those days you snooze 17 times and happily sacrifice your normal makeup routine, enter the one beauty step to spare you: a bold lip plus a slicked back bun. You’ll instantly look put together (even if that’s the only makeup you’re wearing). 

Get the Look: DuWop lipstick ($22); Wayf blouse ($65)

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Slip Into a Shirt Dress and Sneakers

In the summer, it’s just too hot to layer on pieces. Keep it simple with a lightweight cotton shirtdress and sporty with a fresh pair of kicks.

Get the Look: H&M dress ($20); Marc Jacobs sneakers ($295); B.P. clutch ($25)

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Let Statement Earrings Do Their Job

They don’t call ‘em statement earrings for nothing. Throw your hair into a sleek pony and let your accessories do all the work.

Get the look: BaubleBar earrings ($36); Shashi earrings ($45); Kenneth Jay Lane earrings ($40)

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Adopt a Uniform of White and Denim

You likely have several pieces already in your closet. Use the foolproof color combo to create weekday uniforms you can easily reach for. 

Get the Look: Tularosa dress ($178); Madewell jacket ($118)

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Go Monochromatic

When in doubt, throw on a one-hued outfit. White and black are no-brainers, but any color family works just as well.

Get the Look: Club Monaco blouse ($150); Vince Camuto skirt ($69); Calvin Klein heels ($120); Bibi Marini earrings ($300)

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Cover Up a Bad Hair Day With a Wide-Brim Hat

If you want to leave your hair down, but don't feel like styling it, invest in a chic straw hat that will upgrade any casual outfit.

Get the Look: Nordstrom hat ($38); James Perse t-shirt ($75); Mara Hoffman skirt ($350); Sam Edelman sandals ($100)

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