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Different types of shrugs and how to wear them this summer

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Who said that shrugs are meant to be worn only during winter? They are perfect add ons for every season. Times have changed and summer is all about layering now. Shrugs come in a variety of different lengths and designs. You can now shop for a range of different shrugs online such as short shrugs, oversized shrugs, shrugs with long sleeves, shrugs without sleeves, floral shrugs and the list goes on. So choosing the right shrug can be a difficult task.

Choosing a fabric that is light and breathable is one of the most important things when it comes to choosing a shrug for the summer as you don’t want to be all sweaty in the burning heat.  Here’s a list of shrugs that you can flaunt this summer. So read on:

Lace shrug


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Adorned with an intricate design, lace shrugs look extremely elegant and charming. When you shop for these shrugs online, make sure you pay particular attention to the pattern so that they are delicate and tasteful. They can be worn with absolutely anything but look especially stunning when worn with a tank top and jeans or a solid colored jumpsuit. An important thing to keep in mind while wearing lace shrugs is to avoid wearing colors that are too striking or bold.

Short shrug


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Add zest to your outfit with these shrugs. They are short and simple but can make you look incredibly stylish. To notch up your look even more, pair your shrug with a tee or a top of a contrasting color or you could also have a contrast in terms of design wherein you can sport a solid colored tee with a printed shrug or vice-versa. Complete your look with a pair of ripped jeans for a more rugged and casual appearance.

Floral open front shrug


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Who doesn’t love a beautiful floral print? It has a certain charisma about it that can never be matched. Refresh your wardrobe with floral shrugs as they are perfect for the summer. Even when worn with a simple outfit such as a tank top and jeans, it immediately enhances your glam quotient. For a vibrant look, choose a vivid colored tee or a tank top. You can sport this shrug with a pair of ankle strap heels to look all decked up or you can wear it with sneakers or flats for a more laid-back look.

Oversized cotton shrug


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One of the most breathable fabrics, cotton is perfect for a hot summer day. Moreover, an oversized cotton shrug has a loose fit that not only is breezy but also gives you a sharp contrast when worn with a well fitted top. It  is also incredibly versatile as you can wear it on top of dresses, shirts, spaghetti tops or tank tops and pair it up with skirts, jeans, palazzo or dresses. For a perfectly casual look, try pairing it with jeans, plain t-shirt and sneakers.

So, which of these shrugs would you like to try this summer? Let us know in the comments section below

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