The summer basics you need to slay everyday
A wardrobe would not be complete without the basics. They are the pieces of clothing we can rely on to create any outfit without having to try hard. For this hot summer, we selected the must-have essentials you will need to design your own basic key look.
The white t-shirt
This is a staple everyone should have in their wardrobe. The white tee is an accessible and versatile item which you can use to build any outfit. With an ounce of imagination you can transform this basic tee into an Instagram-worthy post. Team it with high-waisted denim, short nude heels and oversized retro sunglasses for a no-fail look! Check out this one from Peterhahn.
Round neck top with drop shoulder
The Breton stripes
The popular sailor tee is an iconic piece of clothing which gives us a French ‘je ne sais quoi’. Easily dressed up or down, the striped shirts are utterly flattering and bring this effortless chic appearance. This striped blouse from Eterna can be paired with a bold skirt or denim overall for a timeless outfit!
Blue and white striped blouse
The peasant top
Hippie chic mode on! The peasant top takes us back to the seventies with the bohemian vibes. If you tend to feel uneasy under the piping hot sun, this loose-fit top is made just for you! From the embroidered to the printed or plain one, there are plenty of ways to style it for the look you are aiming for. We selected this one for you from Boohoo.
Puff Sleeve Peasant Crop Top
You loved your skinny jeans for years but I bet you will feel much comfier with wide leg pants this summer! This garment is so airy and will give some volume to your outfit. Whether you are off to a date, to the office or a street walk, this staple is a must-have. Make sure to tuck in your tops and pair them with pointed toe heels for a maximum effect! This one from Banana Republic will give you a lovely silhouette with the belt loop.
Wide-Leg Linen-Cotton Pant
Here is THE skirt of the season. The midi-squirt is known to be super versatile and a universally flattering item, especially for the petite women out there. Plus, it is so practical as you can style it your way and wear it pretty much most of the year! Opt for this patterned one from Dorothy Perkins with woven sandals and style your hair up in a bun for your everyday walks in town.
Paisley Print Midi Skirt
The ultimate laid-back yet stylish dress. The shirt-dress is such a great investment as you can create as many looks as you want with only one piece! The one rule is to find the perfect fit for your body shape. Combine the dress with chunky jewelleries and your favourite sneakers and there you go! Check out this one from Eterna.
Blue and white striped shirt dress
If you don’t have one pair in your shoe collection, you are missing out! The white sneakers are the canvas for every outfit you are thinking of. From track pants to summer dress and midi skirt, these kicks are literally the best shoe companion. You will look fresh in this pair from Peterhahn.
Pearly hair accessories
Hair accessories are having a moment this summer. They are the easy way to add a spin to your outfit plus, they will help styling your hair without having to do much! The pearly details will give you a romantic and chic look on every occasion. These chunky ones from Boohoo will add some spark to your everyday style.
Chunky Pearl Hair Slide
Bright crossbody bag
If you are planning to carry your stuff around town you should go for the crossbody bag. They are so convenient yet stylish and come in a variety of sizes and colours for all tastes! For the warm-weather, bold colours will elevate the outfit like this yellow one from Dorothy Perkins, perfect when you are on the go!
Yellow Ring Cross Body Bag
Bigger means better! The dramatic look of a good oversized sunglasses is everything. These frames are ideal for summer, offering you full protection and that jet-set look at the same time. We love these retro oversized sunglasses from Boohoo.
Rose Gold Oversized Retro Sunglasses