No sweat! Summer style that won't leave you hot under the collar

By admin
12 November 2016

Let’s break through the potential summer sartorial nightmares, and get straight into the stylish side of things!


Yes, it’s summer! And summer, with its healthy dose of Vitamin D and endless pool party opportunities and beach lazing, is exciting, fresh, riveting, even. Ice-cream cones, the smell of sunscreen, Instagram moments abound. But… the sweat stains. Getting dressed for work when your home resembles a sauna. Your ever-growing pedicure bill. (Hey, I’ts sandal season after all.) Never fear. Click on the items below to shop the looks

“I have important business meetings all day, but the sun has turned me into a puddle of stress and sunburn.”


The cold-shoulder top is the answer to any dressed-up summer style dilemmas. Wear with tailored trousers to reiterate your girlboss status, and finish off with open-toed shoes – the more breathing room the better. You’ll feel refreshed, yet in control.

STYLE REPUBLIC_Bow detail smart pant

SLICK_Cold shoulder top

AWOL_Strappy heels YOU & I_Minimalist watch FIORELLI_Grace satchel bag

“My summer body needs to get here, like, yesterday. Can I make my early morning gym sessions work for later in the day?”


The answer here is yes, and yes, and thank you to sports luxe. Don your sneakers with your formalwear for a modern take on athleisure, or pair your track top with a pleated skirt. Joggers get an instant uplift when paired with tailored pieces. Keep things in the same colour palette to ensure polish.

EDIT_Smart pant

EDIT_Longer lengthe shirt  

“Summer says laid-back, dressed-down style, but my lifestyle dictates a more dressed-up approach – for work as well as after hours. How do I stay on trend while still looking put together?”


Stripes are THE print for SS16, and the best news of all? The geometric aspect instantly pulls together any look, and makes it look instantly more dressed up. Even oversized pieces look polised with the addition of a stripe – ideal for boardroom meetings and beach days, respectively.

MANGO_Striped jupsuit

MANGO_Striped trousers

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