Heatwave High Fashion: How to look smart in the summer sun!
Heatwave dressing isn't easy, the temptation to slide into beachwear is great but you must resist and stay true to your fashion loving ways! I've come up with a few tips and tricks to ensure you stay looking cool in the heat.
This Proenza Schouler dress is très expensive ($1925, la Garçonne), but illustrates perfectly how to wear something brief without looking trampy or surfy. Avoiding flip flops is a surefire route to stylishness, go for lace-ups, the flat shoe of the moment. Topshop's woven pair (£28) are in a summery colour and the handy ventilation will keep you cool.
Statement accessories can make a simple shift or vest top look chic, and Debenham's wonderfully OTT birds and flowers necklace (£16) can more than compensate for a simple ensemble. For a more comprehensive selections check out our gallery of Summer Statement Jewellery.
Thank goodness jersey is in, stretchy, comfy and cool it's an essential summer wardrobe item but you can't wear it alone. Team a jersey piece with a tailored piece and hey presto! Smart yet comfortable summer dressing. The Urban Outfitters printed skirt is only £19.99 will look great with a simple singlet. The vintage madras jacket ($24) is perfect for a smart look, and you can sneakily slip it on once in the office, magic? It will look great with something like American Apparel's pocket skirt.