The summer of love is nearly here at last and it’s time to bust out your boldest duds for the occasion. Half the fun of the season is all the fabulous free time you’ve got to frolic freely with friends. Whether you’re attending an outdoor music festival or just having a park picnic with the gals, you can definitely play the part by incorporating some hippie chic pieces into your look.

The runways were filled with splashes of bohemia, and while you may not want to dive deep into the trend for fear of looking like a time machine trip gone wrong, there are a few items guaranteed to take your look to further depths of chic. A wide-brimmed hat has and always will be a must-have, perfect for adding an instant dose of cool to any look. From denim cut-offs and a tank top to a bold printed maxi dress, a wide-brimmed hat is ideal for taking things up a notch.

It’s time to scour your mother’s closet in search of those bell-bottoms of yore. All it takes is one good pair to compile a ton of fab vintage-inspired ensembles. From a sheer button-down blouse to a vintage T-shirt showcasing your affinity for classic rock — or at least the vibe — there are several pieces that can accompany a pair of old school denim the most effortless of ways. Try a bold structured blazer to add a bit of polish to the look or hop on the time machine and throw on a crop top and wide brimmed hat. The times, they are a changing’, and it’s about time you let loose with your style choices, t