Today is the official first day of summer. It’s time to spruce up your summer style with fabrics and colors that say cool and refreshing. While you’re staying cool, don’t let the heat tempt you to veer away from the modesty trail. You can still be stylish without compromising.
What’s the best way to stay protected from the sun’s heat? Cover up! Have you ever seen a nomad trekking through the desert in super short shorts? Nah. Here, summer is the season when all micro mini apparel takes center stage. Go for a patio dress, or maxi dress or skirt. Remember, skirts and dresses that are long and flowing allow air to circulate.
If super long isn’t your thing, there’s lots of mid-length and short skirts and dresses that are pleasantly modest. Sheath or shift dress anyone?
Lighter, Brighter Colors
Lighter colors reflect the sun’s heat. That was easy. Neutral earth tone colors come to mind.
Various shades of coral, pink, purple, blue, red, yellow, green and orange are examples of bright colors that spell out summer. The exact shade of color pop that looks good on you will be according to your skin color. Find what works for you.
I love denim and express my love for it with the Denim Skirt Days Collection. Denim’s not always the best choice on super hot days, unless it’s a lighter, stretchy denim.
Look for cool fabrics that soak up moisture from your skin.
- lightweight silk (crepe de chine)
- modal blend
Loving: Gaetano Navarra Top ($79)
Loving: Gina Chiffon Pleated Maxi Dress (£15)
Lightweight Cotton & Modal Blend
Loving: Strawberry/Oatmeal Striped Ballet Neck Dress ($105)
Loving: Manoush Top ($119)
Loving: Marni Short Dress ($360)
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