Spring/Summer Necessities on a Budget

Chelsea Evic

Spring/Summer Necessities on a Budget

  • Chelsea Evic

Spring is finally upon us and it is time to start gearing up for warmer weather and summer break! Shopping for a season change can be tricky on a college budget. However, with this list of warm-weather attire, we’re here to show you that you can still look stylish, tanned, and beach-ready without spending a ton of extra money!

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Swimwear

Women:

When you’re busy with day-to-day life, sometimes online shopping is the way to go. Forever 21 is always a good site to check out for on-trend items at reasonable prices. Shipping is also time-effective and reliable. Many of their swim sets are under $30.

Men:

For men’s swim shorts, the ASOS online store is offering packs of two for $33. They have a variety of colors, styles, patterns, and lengths for fast and cheap shipping.

Tanning

If you want a quick, easy, and glowing tan without the sun damage, a sunless tanner is an affordable option.

The Ulta Beauty Bronze Glow Self Tanning Tinted Mousse retails for only $12.99! It’s easy to apply, quick drying, and instantly gives you a natural looking tan.

If you’re hesitant to apply self-tanner on your own and fearful of mistakes, getting a professional spray tan might be a better choice. The Screamin’ Peach, a local tanning and waxing studio in Fort Collins, offers quality spray tans for as low as $25. They use a tanning solution called South Seas Spray Tan which has been voted “Best of the Best” by Allure Magazine.

Accessories

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Women:

Although Urban Outfitters isn’t necessarily known for their exceptionally cheap prices, they do however carry an assortment of affordable accessories. They offer a vast selection of trendy sunglasses for under $20 and beach bags for less than $30!

Men:

Tillys is always a safe bet for quality men’s accessories at reasonable prices. For spring, their offering two pairs of sunglasses for $15 and a variety of hats and fanny packs for under $30.