What Your Summer Style Says About You (Hint: It's Not What You Think)

We're well into summer, which means that everyone's wardrobes have fully transitioned from normal things, like jeans and sweaters, into insanity. It's no secret that what you wear sends messages out into the world about who you are — but are you sure you're sending the message you think? These seven summer styles might not be.

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What does your summer clothing say about you?

We're well into summer, which means that everyone's wardrobes have fully transitioned from normal things, like jeans and sweaters, into insanity. It's no secret that what you wear sends messages out into the world about who you are — but are you sure you're sending the message you think? These seven summer styles might not be.

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"Hippie" Dresses That Cost $300

What You Think It Says: "Yeah, man. Whatever. I'm just a really laid back girl. We can do whatever. No sweat, dude. Power to the people, you know?"

What It Actually Says: I went to Bonnaroo, but slept at a hotel the whole time, because camping is gross.

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Romper

What You Think It Says: I'm super playful. I love road trips, rollercoasters, eating ice cream with rainbow sprinkles, and cotton candy. I especially love these things when they're on Instagram.

What It Actually Says: In order to use the bathroom, I have to get completely naked in public restrooms, and it's really awkward.

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Canvas Sneaker

What You Think It Says: I'm adventurous! Who's down for a hike or other kind of adventure-like activity? I know I always am!

What It Actually Says: My feet are sweaty and smell bad.

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Weed-Inspired Graphic Tee

What You Think It Says: Dude. Bro. Just chill, man. Rad. Dank. How many days until April 20, amirite?

What It Actually Says: I read a lot of VICE. Like, a weird amount of VICE.

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Flower Crowns

What You Think It Says: I am the queen of summertime!

What It Actually Says: How many times does a girl have to tweet at Tavi Gevinson before she notices?

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High-Waisted Jean Shorts

What You Think It Says: I'm fashionable, but not prissy.

What It Actually Says: My thighs are so sweaty and I am experiencing a deeply unsettling burning sensation. Owwwww.

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Overalls

What You Think It Says: Everyone is a kid come summertime! Who wants a popsicle?

What It Actually Says: I miss the days when summer meant sleepaway camp and zero responsibilities. I am having a lot of trouble growing up. How am I already in my mid-20s? My parents just sold my childhood home, and I am slowly realizing how sad the "Nothing gold can stay" line from The Outsiders really is.

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