As the temperature and humidity continue to rise, the idea of getting into that button-up shirt, tailored blazer and trousers is more unthinkable than ever. So how can we continue to look chic and polished at the office when it’s absolutely sweltering outside? Opt for a summer dress, of course! It’s light, refreshing, and something that you can continue to wear over the weekends with a simple switch of shoes and accessories. All you have to remember is to be aware of the length of the dress, and also to avoid anything strapless, one-shouldered or too flimsy. To help you get started, we’ve rounded up a few options to keep you cool all through the workday.
Made from jersey and crepe and printed with wild flowers, this dress by Balenciaga comes with an unexpected play on silhouettes. It consists of a t-shirt top and folded-down skirt which can either be worn the traditional way or draped over a pair of jeans depending on the occasion.
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