Dresses and Co-ords We're Wearing as the Weather Warms Up

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Dresses and Co-ords We're Wearing as the Weather Warms Up

As the temperature rises and the sun shines brighter, it's time to put away those heavy winter coats and embrace the lighter, breezier dresses and co-ords of the warmer months. But what should you wear to stay stylish and comfortable as the weather warms up? We've got you covered with some outfit ideas that will keep you looking and feeling your coolest.

1. Embrace the Power of Dresses

Dresses are a perfect choice for warmer weather. Opt for lightweight fabrics like cotton or linen to keep you cool throughout the day. Flowy maxi dresses and cute sun-dresses can be dressed up or down, making it a versatile option for any occasion. Pair it with some sandals or sneakers, and you're good to go!

Shown below: SOFIA The Label Evie Midi Dress

Woman wearing floral maxi dress and slides
Woman wearing floral maxi dress and slides

2. Go for Light and Airy Fabrics

When the temperature rises, it's important to choose fabrics that allow your skin to breathe. Look for materials like cotton, linen, or chambray that are lightweight and have good airflow. These fabrics will help you stay cool and comfortable even on the hottest days. Long linen dresses are a must for breathability and sun coverage to protect your precious skin.

Shown below (left to right): Winona Lulu Button Up Dress, Winona Lulu Halter Dress

White button up wrap dress
White halter neck dress

3. Opt for Loose-Fitting Clothing

Tight-fitting clothes can be uncomfortable in hot weather, as they restrict airflow and can make you feel sweaty. Instead, choose loose-fitting dresses, tops, shorts, or skirts that allow for better ventilation. Not only will you feel more comfortable, but you'll also look effortlessly chic.

Shown below: Third Form Heavy Metal Knit Crop TopThird Form Heavy Metal Knit Maxi Skirt

Metallic rose gold co-ord top and skirt
Metallic rose gold co-ord top and skirt

4. Protect Yourself from the Sun

While enjoying the warmer weather, it's important to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. Opt for outfits that provide coverage, such as a loose-fitting shirt with longer sleeves, flowy maxi skirts, or lightweight linen pants and dresses. Don't forget to apply sunscreen to any exposed skin!

Shown below: Charlie Holiday Aria Top, Charlie Holiday Jarrah Maxi Skirt 

Long sleeve terracotta paisley crop top and skirt co-ord set
Long sleeve terracotta paisley crop top and skirt co-ord set

5. Add a Pop of Color

Warmer weather calls for vibrant and cheerful colors. Embrace the season by incorporating pops of color into your outfits. Whether it's a bright yellow top, colourful floral dresses, or a pair of bold statement earrings, adding some color to your wardrobe will instantly lift your mood and make you stand out.

Shown below (left to right): SOFIA The Label Genevieve Midi Dress, Luv Aj Malibu Tube Hoops

Orange floral midi dress
Lightweight hoop earrings

6. Don't Forget the Accessories

Accessories can elevate any outfit and add a touch of personality. Opt for lightweight accessories like multi-wear scarves, necklaces, or layered jewellery to complement your warm-weather look. These accessories not only add style but can also serve a practical purpose by keeping you cool and protected from the sun. 

Shown below: By Johnny Spliced Pipe Step Scarf

Pink and white multiwear scarf top and pink midi skirt
Pink and white multiwear scarf top

7. Stay Comfortable with Breathable Footwear

When it comes to footwear, choose options that allow your feet to breathe. Sandals, strappy heels, or canvas sneakers are great choices for warmer weather and can all be used to dress up or down your dresses and co-ords. Avoid closed-toe shoes or boots that can make your feet feel hot and sweaty. Comfort should always be a priority!

Shown below (left to right): Alias Mae Pia, Superga 2750 Cot3Strapu

Mesh ballet slipper with gold buckle
Yellow velcro canvas sneakers

8. Layer Smartly for Cooler Evenings

While the days may be warm, evenings can still get a bit chilly. Be prepared by layering smartly. Carry a lightweight cardigan or a denim jacket that you can easily throw over your dresses and sets when the temperature drops. This way, you can enjoy the outdoors without feeling too cold.

 Shown below: Saphira Mini Dress, Annabeth Jacket

Black mini dress
Black mini dress with cropped blazer jacket

 With these outfit ideas, you can confidently embrace the warmer weather while staying stylish and comfortable in your dresses and co-ords. Remember to choose breathable fabrics, protect yourself from the sun, and add some pops of color to your wardrobe. Enjoy the sunshine and have fun experimenting with different looks!

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