Here's a classic you'll have and wear for, like, every summer for the rest of your life - a polka-dotty silk chemise ($345, Georgie Bolesworth , 891 Dundas West, 416-703-7625) by Toronto-based design geniuses Mercy.
Kick it retro in this coral double-layer embroidered lace number with tie-up straps and waist detail ($545, Finishing Touches , 3281 Yonge, 416-482-9034, www.ftouches.com).
Whether you're a beach bride-to-be or simply looking to outfit your inner goddess, this smokin' smocked piece from new-to-Canada retailer Mango ($91, Mango, 220 Yonge, 416-595-7130) is a fine frugal find.
With boho sensibilities so strongly infiltrating most of today's fashions, why stop at embroidery and bead-azzlement? Here's an easy cotton tie-dyed option from Miss Sixty ($174.30, Over the Rainbow , 101 Yorkville, 416-967-7448, www.rainbowjeans.com).
A quick shoe switch is all you need to dress this simple mustard sundress with pink detailing ($160, Risque , 404 Bloor West, 416-960-3325) - by Vancouver's own Blushing Designs - up or down.