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6 stylish summer essentials under $40 to grab at Athleta right now and wear all season long

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While many expect warm and sunny weather during the summer months, this year is a bit of a scorcher. With lots of the country experiencing temps well into the 90s, stocking your wardrobe with versatile seasonal essentials is more important than ever.

If you’re running low on cool shorts and tanks for summer, you’re in luck. Athleta is having a sweet sale right now, with a wide assortment of summery styles under $40. Whether you buy a few pieces to wear for workouts or just for running weekend errands, you shouldn’t miss these markdowns. The prices are really good, plus the quality of these Athleta pieces is top-notch. Check out six must-buys to grab before prices go back up in a few days.

Mesh Racer Run Short 4-Inch, $30 (Orig. $49)

$30 $49 at Athleta

These Mesh Racer Run Shorts are lightweight and breathable, making them perfect for a hot and humid summer day.

Trekkie Skort, $40 (Orig. $69)

$40 $69 at Athleta

Skorts are back in a big way, and this Trekkie Skort is equal parts cool and comfortable.

Ultra High Rise Elation 7-Inch Short, $40 (Orig. $59)

$40 $59 at Athleta

Yes, bike shorts are still very much "in." These Ultra High Rise Elation 7-Inch Shorts are a perfect length that doesn't show too much leg, and they can be dressed up or down.

Foothill Seamless Tank, $25 (Orig. $49)

$25 $49 at Athleta

The pretty perforations on this Foothill Seamless Tank aren't just a nice design touch; they really do help air pass through to keep you cooler when it's hot.

Renew Seamless Racerback Tank, $30 (Orig. $49)

$30 $49 at Athleta

Yes, you can wear this Renew Seamless Racerback Tank for yoga and pilates, but you can also pair it with jeans or a skirt for going out.

Vinyasa Support Top, $30 (Orig. $59)

$30 $59 at Athleta

This delicate Vinyasa Support Top is the perfect throw-on-and-go piece when you need to get out of the house quickly but still want to look cute and feel cool.

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