Stylist Recommended Must-Haves for Women's Summer Fashion from Head to Toe

With summer season being in full swing across the country, people everywhere are looking for simple forms of respite from the heat. We spoke to image consultant and founder of Mysa Consultation, Anmol Jain about what kinds of clothes, footwear, accessories and fabrics to pick this summer to not only make a style statement but to also stay cool & comfortable. We hope it helps you add a splash of fashion to your summer wardrobe too.

Subtle colours, breezy sundresses, breathable fabrics, and exquisite wardrobe selections are all part of summer fashion. While buying unusual items might lift your mood, but having the necessities in your wardrobe can help you match your mood. It's crucial to know what clothes to wear in the summer, no matter how hot it gets.

Anmol Jain, the Chief Image Consultant at Mysa Consultation, has compiled a list of summer wardrobe necessities for women. She says “The summer wardrobe philosophy is that every piece of clothing should be breathable, comfortable, and aesthetic, allowing you to look and feel great. We all embrace trends, but our closets aren't complete without the fundamentals. These pieces of clothes are adaptable and can be worn in a number of ways. These are the essential apparel pieces that every woman should have in her wardrobe. You must be aware of these summer essentials if you want to improve your style game this summer."

According to Anmol these are must have’s in one’s summer wardrobe.

A Cotton White Shirt: A white shirt can be worn for any occasion, be it professional, social, or casual. Not only this, you can combine it with anything as it is an extremely versatile piece of clothing.  

Pro Tip: To make the appearance more intriguing, experiment with different tuck patterns and accessories.

T-shirts: T-shirts are undoubtedly one of the most comfy clothing in our wardrobe. It can also be styled to create different looks varying in level of authority.  To make it more formal, wear it with a blazer. Combine it with jeans, skirts, or shorts for a casual look.

Pro Tip: Opt for neutral colour t-shirts, to make them more versatile.

A Shirt Dress:

A Shirt Dress is a great choice for work or a night out with friends at your favourite cafe. The chic and simple style is perfect for keeping you feeling cool and looking effortlessly elegant.

Pro Tip: A Shirt Dress is a great option for work or a night out with friends at your favourite cafe.  It'll turn out beautifully!

Wide-leg Pants:

These are stylish, versatile and so much comfortable.  These pants are the ideal addition to our collection for an easy and effortless look. They're ideal for summer styles of all kinds, whether worn with sneakers or sandals, party tops or relaxed shirts.

Camis/Tank Tops

They are quite comfortable to wear on those extremely hot days. They can be worn with jeans or skirts, and heels or shoes can be worn with them.

Pro Tip: Layer them with white shirts or denim jackets for a more modest effect.

Relaxed Summer Blazer

While wearing a blazer in the summer can be unpleasant, it is occasionally necessary to do so. As a result, getting a suitable summer blazer is crucial. So choose fabrics like linen or cotton, as well as flowy/oversize styles, for the perfect amount of cool comfort.

Pro Tip: Roll up the sleeves to ¾ length for a more comfortable look in the summer.

Shorts

There's nothing quite like a pair of shorts to say summer! These shorts can be worn in a number of ways, making them ideal for staying cool on hot summer days.

Summer blouses are a must-have

They're easy, breezy, and adorable in the summertime. Tops that are easy to slip on over your head yet have some eye-catching embellishment are perfect for summer temperatures and style!

Pro Tip: Opt for tops with crochet, eyelet and lace detailing for a chic look.

Midi skirts

It is chic and flattering for all body types and it’s also perfect for keeping you cool and comfortable. 

Pro Tip: Avoid midi skirts in bright colours if you are bottom-heavy.

Flowy Dresses

Tight and restrictive clothing can be a misery in hot weather. As a result, flowing summer dresses are just what you need to battle the heat in style this summer.

Pro tip: Cut-out dresses with voluminous sleeves are on trend this summer.

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The heatwave is our particular hell hole this year, with temperatures reaching 47 degrees in certain parts of the country.Wet and drenched as we make our way to work every day, it's more important than ever to wear fabrics that will help us get through this summer.

  • The airy, breezier nature of organdy and organza, voile, lawn, lace, chiffon and chambray, gauze and crinkle cloth makes them perfect for your summer staples.
  • Breathable materials like linen and cotton will give you a breezy feel.
  • Cotton Jersey Knit is a stretchy, comfortable material which is easy to wear in the summers. Just ensure that it is not worn too tight; as that may expose the body bulges.
  • Silk fabric is mostly lightweight and adds lustre for increased visual texture.
  • Rayon is a soft fabric that hangs and drapes beautifully on the body and feels like a fresh summer breeze.

Must-Have Summer Footwear

Summer call for comfort, not just in terms of clothing, but also in terms of footwear. When it comes to footwear, shoemakers, designers, and fashionistas explain what's 'hot' this summer. Many people enjoy playing dress up in the hot weather or the chilly winds. So, rain or shine, wearing the appropriate footwear is essential not only for looking fashionable but also for feeling comfortable. Anmol Jain offers some footwear fashion advice. 

Slides

Slides are ideal for summer since they're comfy, stylish, and easy to put on and take off.

White Sneakers

A pair of white sneakers will keep your feet look and feel fresh this summer. They're perfect for busy days as well as lazy weekends. They are a timeless addition to your wardrobe and may be worn not just in the summer but also throughout the year.

Pro tip: Get plain white sneakers with no adornment or pattern so that they are extremely versatile and can be worn with anything.

Espadrilles

Espadrilles feature a gorgeous woven fibre sole and are particularly pleasant to wear in the summer. They go well with a variety of dresses, skirts, and shorts.

Two-strap heels

Nobody wants sweaty feet in the heat. Two-strap heels are an excellent choice in this case. The open style will not only prevent your feet from scorching, but it will also elongate the appearance of your legs.

Pro Tip: Nude two-strap heels are a great investment as they don't seem as heavy as black with summer outfits and go with anything. The fact that nude colours make your legs appear longer is also a plus.

Ballet Flats

Ballet flats are a popular summer shoe design that are easy to wear and provide a cool and pleasant look. They make any outfit look classy and chic.

For now, you'll be ready to pull out your summer dresses, basic whites, and neutral-toned ensembles to look stylish. What about the accessories, though?  Have you given them any thought? Do you have any summer-themed accessories? Things become trendy and then go away in the world of accessories. You must have some of the most fashionable accessories to enhance your style quotient and ensure that it does not go out of style very soon. Well, accessories definitely assist to finish an ensemble, and if you're looking for some ideas, Anmol offers some simple but stylish options for you.

Hair accessories

In the heat, it's a relief to pull your hair back; therefore, hair accessories are a great investment. This summer's must-have accessories include claw hair clips, silk scrunchies, and headbands.

Sunglasses

Sunglasses are the ultimate summer accessory, finishing off your style perfectly.

Pro tip: Select a frame type that flatters your face shape and features.

Raffia bag

This bag, which is made of straw, bamboo, or rattan, gives any outfit a very summer vibe. These bags go with a wide range of designs and aesthetics.

Straw Hat

Hats are a great way to shield your skin from the sun's harmful rays while still looking fashionable. A straw hat may add a beautiful finishing touch to a number of warm-weather outfits, making it ideal for the beach or a picnic.

Colouredcrossbody bag

No summer wardrobe is complete without a pop of colour. You’ll be able to combine a colouredcrossbody with numerous outfits for an instant style boost.

Pro Tip: Choose a bag in that colour that will go with everything in your closet.

Summer is a great time to play around with bright colours, interesting patterns and different cuts.  Use this guide to build a Workable Summer Wardrobe and have fun styling them in different ways. If you have any fascinating fashion advice to share with us, please do so by leaving a comment on our Facebook, LinkedIn, or Instagram pages.