Usually the hottest period of the year worldwide, the summer months present an opportunity for those who live in cold weather to dress down, and even those who live in the tropics like she Caribbean, to add a bit of color to their wardrobe. Summer also presents the opportunity to dress in causal, laid back but still stylish wear, so we present a few suggestions on how women and men can look their best during this period.
Denim – this can range from anything like shorts, jeans, jackets, jumpers and shirts. On the cooler days in summer, you can wear a denim jacket over a lace dress, or grab a pair of denim shorts with a strap or strapless top and some cute sandals or sneakers for a casual yet stylish look during the summer. Another popular denim look is the simple strap top with blue jeans and some jewelry.
Mini Skirts and Shorts – ideal for the really warm days. Add a loosely fitted casual shirt and a nice belt for a cute look.
Sundresses – these cute dresses can be dressed up, or dressed down, making them very versatile choice during the summer. Sundresses also keep you cool especially if outside is hot, while still giving you that classy chic look.
Colorful Shirts with White Pants – it is very easy to create a chic, casual and stylish look for the summer months with a white pants. Almost anything goes well with white pants, but during the summer, go for a color such as pink, red, blue, green or yellow; any color that would make you stand out from the crowd. Finish the look with a nice pair of sunglasses and your favorite sandals or heels depending on the occasion and jewelry to match.
Maxi Dresses – although this may seem a bit cumbersome to wear in the heat of the summer, maxi dresses are a popular style during the summer months. Choose the ideal material, one that will not keep you too hot so that you can be both cool and comfortable. Maxi dresses are very versatile and can be worn in a variety of settings during the summer. They also come in a variety of styles, so take your pick from unique prints, or interesting necklines.
For men, all the clothing worn during the summer should fit a bit looser and any combinations of clothing should be versatile. That is, the clothing should be able to be “mixed up” and worn separately depending on the occasion.
Shorts with Casual Shoes – some men are shy about showing a little leg, but shorts are great for summer wear. 10 inch shorts are a good middle ground, short enough to show off the legs, but not too short to make you uncomfortable. Add a nice fitted shirt and casual shoes you are good to go.
Simple casual pants and shirt – probably the most popular casual look for men, this style is virtually timeless. You can wear a pants of any colour (if you are creative and bold enough) with a nice fitted t-shirt, polo or sweater.
Denim – as with women, men can never go wrong with denim during the summer. Wearing denim is a very versatile choice for the summer, as it can be worn with t-shirts, button down shirts, v-neck shirts or a jacket.
The “Suit” Look – who says the summer is too hot for suits? This outfit is ideal for those occasions where you need to look sharp and at your best, but not too overdressed. You can go for the casual look – jeans, button down shirt and khaki blazer or the more business look – a well fitted cotton pants, button downed shirt and blazer.
Patterns – Patterns are a nice summer look for men and can range from anything plaid to floral for those really bold guys. Compliment the shirt with a pair of shorts, denims or slacks, and a boat shoe or canvas sneaker.
With these outfit suggestions for men and women, persons have many options for a variety of occasions and activities during the summer months. These outfits will help you be comfortable and cool in the heat, and still maintain your stylish, classy and chic exterior for the summer.
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