Hot Summer Dressing

July 12, 2023

The temperatures have officially reached that summer high around these parts and I’m finding myself reaching for the breeziest, easiest pieces to wear. Also discovering a few things I was lacking and coveting. Linen pants being one of them I found this pair by Reformation and bought them immediately. I’ve been pairing the most basic of tops with them (this tee, my favorite Redone tank) and loving a sweater thrown over my shoulders for the evenings. Also they work so well over a swimsuit (seen here).

Turns out I love a drawstring for summer… I got these shorts as well that I’ve been living in (any pajama short would work here like this one or this one) paired with a basic tee and oversized button-down (my absolute favorite denim one from Ralph Lauren is a mainstay in my wardrobe). I think we all need this white linen pair that’s under $200. I got this white linen one I’m wearing for Mexico and it has such a great billowy shape in the back (an under $100 find too). Also great over swimsuits for a vacation. 

The quintessential white cotton dress has been on my mind as one of the best options for a hotter than hot day. I spotted this white crochet dress the other day and it’s still in my cart… I love the skinny straps. If you’re looking for something with sleeves but lightweight, this one would be perfect. Also this strapless gauzy dress could be so cool with a low bun and chunky hoops or summery shell earrings—a low bun in the heat always. Tunics are one of those no brainers for summer, so good over a swimsuit especially a button-down one like this, which gives you a few styling options—that color detail is really calling to me. 

Lastly, I can’t be bothered with anything but slides and sandals these days, ok maybe my fun shiny silver sneakers but that’s it. These Row sandals were hands down a favorite purchase this season and there is something about a classic flip flop for summer. I love this more dressed up gold thong sandal that feels like the perfect dose of shine for a simple sundress and this barely there braided and more bohemian sandal. More favorites below for these hot summer days! 

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