9 Work Outfits to Stay Cool In The Summer Heat

Now that graduation is out of the way, I’m sure most of you are venturing into the world of work with your internship or going to work feeling stuck on what to wear to the office that doesn’t make you swelter in the heat and abides by the dress code. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with our must have picks on what to wear to stay cool, calm and collected at work:

Pink stripe midi shirt dress, £46.00, River Island


This dress features a loose twist front which adds a unique element to the dress. The woven fabric and sleeveless design guarantees you to look good without worrying about pit stains on those heatwave days.  Style with loafers or sandals to create an effortless ensemble that looks and feels good.


White peplum shirt, £29.99, Zara


The peplum detailing welcomes a comforting feel which is ideal on days where you want to feel put together but not feel confined by your outfit. You can style the look with a flowy skirt shown on the model above or add a pencil skirt if you’re feeling more of a refined look.


Black striped jumpsuit, £34.99, H&M


A staple for those days where you just can’t be bothered and need something to put on ASAP. This jumpsuit’s loose fit is all about comfort with added formality thanks to the pinstripe detailing. To smarten the look up, wear loafers or brogues and accessorise with a satchel or black leather bag.

Pink chiffon long sleeve bodysuit, £16.00, Boohoo


Coming in a range of colours to fit your personality, if you’re planning to head to after work drinks then this is your go-to. The drape detailing creates a loose fit and flattering fit which is much appreciated on those hot summer days.


White stripe cigarette trousers, £12.00, Pretty Little Thing


Loose enough to feel comfortable yet fitted enough to still feel formal, cigarette trousers are a faultless option to wear to the office. There is also a matching belted blazer pictured option available, pictured above and the stone coloured option is currently on sale for £6.00.


Light blue button trim cigarette trousers, £38.00, River Island


Another cigarette trouser option with a button trim if you’re into pastels and want to wear something a little more polished with its distinctive tailored fit. Dress up with gold jewellery to create more of a classy look.

Checkered print wrap dress, £29.99, Mango


This tailored collar dress is a favoured option for when you have that all important meeting but want to have the fit of a summer dress. The camp collar adds a touch of formality that makes it a good choice to wear to the office.


Pleat sleeve blouse, £29.00, Topshop


The relaxed fit of this pleat top is great for those days of barely bearable heat. We love the paperbag trousers pairing to still keep that vintage fit with a breezy feel.


Horn button culottes, £32.00, Topshop


Culottes are a way to make a statement with their unconventional fit. This horn buttoned trousers from Topshop serves as a modern fit to wear to the office or on smart evenings, especially when paired with the matching co-ord suit jacking and a pair of statement tassel drop earrings.

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