Summer is by far my favourite season. Sure, the crisp Autumn days are beautiful and Winter layers can be glamorous but there’s nothing I enjoy more than long balmy days, bare feet, salty hair and a chilled rosé at sunset.
Summer dressing can be beautifully inspiring. It’s the time to shed those warmer layers and feel good in light and flowy pieces. Wintery neutral tones can be replaced with colour and your styling choices are endless!
I dare you to push your Summer wardrobe this season to see no boundaries. Choose a base colour and wear it in different tones across one outfit for an all-over monochrome look or maybe a show-stopping pop of colour in a complementary colour-blocking hue. Even adding a bright coloured accessory is sure to turn up the heat on your Summer outfit.
The Easy Summer Dress
An effortless dress in Summer is like the statement coat in Winter, we all need that favourite one in our wardrobes. Lightweight cotton and linen dresses can be thrown over swimwear for a day look and paired with a cute sandal and clutch for after hours.
A Summer dress can be minimal but add the right accessories and it can be taken from a casual beach look and transformed into an outfit ready for the afternoon cocktails. Choose a flowy maxi or sleeved mini dress in a fun print or pastel-coloured tone for those cooler nights.
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The Breezy Bottoms
Days in the sun call for bare legs but it’s not all about the mini dress. Pairing my favourite one-piece with a slip-on short or skirt is one of my favourite Summer looks. An outfit like this can be elevated with a lightweight shirt and slides for cocktails at night.
Whether it be a bright embroidered pattern or a belted waistband, choose pieces that reflect your personal style and bring out your confidence. I also love the flowy pant look with a bodysuit or cute crop for evening events.
The Effortless Slide
Prep those pedicured toes because Summer shoes are ready to be showcased! The slide has become a sandal staple across the world and I can admit to jumping on that bandwagon.
It’s one of my favourite shoes of choice because they are effortless and chic. A slide can be teamed with any Summer outfit, elevating looks as simple as a tee and denim shorts to a silky jumpsuit.
The bolder the better, so opt for bright colours, metallics and multi-strap styles.
The Elevated Sunglasses
It ain’t Summer without your favourite pair of sunglasses. Like you may have read in our 3 Pairs of Sunglasses Every Woman Should Own, the perfect pair should always reflect your personal style.
I am a big fan of the cat-eye style, adding a sophisticated touch to any outfit, I envision myself somewhere in the French Riveria. For the ultimate Summer feel, try an acetate frame or a coloured lens.
Classic styles never fade either and I will always have my go-to rounded pair in matte black. I am also loving the 90s resurgence with the square-shaped looks that will give you instant street cred.
The Final Touches
Everyone loves a great accessory and the heat can be turned up with Summer ready additions.
Complete your ultimate Summer look with fun and bright accessories to suit your own style.
Whether it be as subtle as a cute belt or carry-all tote to as loud as a vibrant silk scarf, get ready to step out in style this Summer.
By Genevieve Reynolds