While fall is just a calendar flip away, the sweltering weather seems to be never-ending. Particularly when it comes to dressing for work, looking polished in the heat can be a challenge. We’ll guide you through dressing in this heat with pieces that are airy, yet refined, perfect for any working woman – read on.
There is a reason white is a summer staple. Reflecting the light, while being chic as all get-out, a white billowy top is a relief in the scorching weather. We love the modernity of this top, creating angles in a fabric that moves with you.
Shirt dresses are comfortable, lightweight, and a complete outfit in one. They’re a perfect summer one-and-done, since the button down shape and collar details evoke a classic work vibe, while giving you all the benefits of a dress.
The easiest way to beat the heat is with feather-weight fabrics that float around the body. We love a dress like this for its architectural structure blended into a perfect drape. This dress is appropriate for any modern office, while having the appeal of a dreamy summer frock.
Nothing says a summer fabric like linen. Paired with a classic grey and white stripe, this skirt keeps you cool while easily being dressed up for the office. Try it with a crisp button down and your favorite pump that keeps you feeling airy for whatever summer throws your way.
If blazers are your go-to, try the look in a chiffon. This barely-there fabric allows you to breathe, while retaining the structured business look. If this red is too bold, try it in lavender, ivory, or classic black.
For a breezier alternative to the classic work pant, try a wide leg pant in a light crepe. Chic and bold, these pants are the perfect warm weather alternative to your stand-by slacks.