Sorry, pale pastels and timid neutrals: This spring and summer, we’re going big and bright. Rach’s wardrobe stylist, Cara Apotheker Jammet, shows you how to work statement shades into your wardrobe.

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Keep it Teal

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With its effortlessly tropical feel, teal is a perennial warm-weather mainstay, and this year is no exception: Pantone highlighted the blue-green Arcadia as one of spring's top trends. Get yourself some island cool with these Stella & Dot Simonne Sunglasses ($129), which give teal the ombré treatment on acetate frames.

Hello, Sunshine!

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The lemony vegan leather of this sporty Deux Lux Annabelle Circle Crossbody Bag ($105) offers the perfect dose of one of the season's hottest (and loudest) colors.

Big Red

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Denim gets a daring update in this Forever 21 Balloon Sleeve Denim Jacket ($35) in cheery cherry tomato. Pair it with your favorite faded jeans for the perfect backyard barbecue look.

Feeling Blue

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Equal parts breezy and bold with a flirty high-low hem and a vivid ocean-blue shade, this Halter Maxi Dress by Vince Camuto ($148) is made for park picnics and bonfires on the beach.

Orange Squeeze

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Give your ensemble a hit of citrus freshness with the leather Annie Belt by B-Low the Belt ($128). Beyond its daring orange hue, it features an oversize buckle and chic wrap effect.

Purple Haze

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Power purples popped up in the spring/summer collections of Gucci, Moschino, and Carolina Herrera. If you don't want to go head to toe, get a piece of the action with these funky BaubleBar Corsica Tassel Earrings ($38).

Evergreen

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It's a jungle out there—at least on the spring/summer 2018 catwalks, where leafy greens made many a cameo. Step into the trend with Kenneth Cole's Viola Satin Fringe Slide Sandals ($99).