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    People From Hot States Swear By This Lightweight Clothing (And Soon So Will You)

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    1. A wide leg jumpsuit best accessorized with bottomless mimosas served at your next at-home brunch, overpriced avocado toast and a poached egg not required (but highly recommended).

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    Promising review: "Absolutely love this little jumpsuit. Super lightweight and great for hot Houston summer weather." —Dawn

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and in 11 colors).

    2. A pocketed jersey T-shirt dress purposely designed with a longer hemline, which means your undergarments won't be on the brink of exposure with every sudden gust of wind.

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    Promising review: "This is my new go-to brand for extra-comfy, relaxed and uber soft clothing. So far every piece is well-made, very soft, and the perfect length to wear as a dress or as a tunic; you can even sleep in these, they're that comfortable. This jersey cotton is a nice, cooling fabric, perfect for the hot Texas summers. Very affordably priced, quick shipping and easy returns/exchanges." —Claire Dunway

    Get it from Amazon for $19.90 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 12 colors).

    3. A high-low dress about to become your plus one for all 97 of the weddings you RSVP'd to, each one that was cancelled and rescheduled for this upcoming summer. We hope you enjoy every single cocktail and Venetian hour to the fullest.

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    Promising review: "Love, love, love this dress! It fits perfectly and is lightweight enough for the heat wave we are experiencing in LA." —Sweet Serenade

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 30 colors).

    4. A pajama set here to nudge your high school gym shorts and old soccer team T-shirt into retirement. Sweaty sleepers, this cool-to-the-touch bamboo fabric is *especially* divine for you.

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    Promising review: "These are my favorite pajamas I have! I live in Arizona and it's just so hot here, but these are nice and cool and lightweight. They are as close to wearing nothing as you can get while wearing pajamas." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.89+ (available in sizes S-4X and in 13 colors).

    5. A stylish strapless romper destined to have these words coming from your lips: "I can't believe I didn't get these sooner." Give a warm round of applause to your new summer wardrobe staple.

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    Promising review: "Looove this summer romper! It’s super cute and extremely comfortable. With the Florida weather getting in triple digits, this is also perfect for hot summer days. I love the style and comfort of it so much I have bought in several different colors." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in seven colors).

    6. A maxi dress you'll wear with alarming frequency. Think: every. single. day. due to its lightweight material, a versatile design, *and* the fact that it has pockets.

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    Promising review: "This is very comfortable and flowy. Wore it all day and didn’t want to take it off because of how comfy it was. I got lots of compliments on it at my baby shower — I’m eight months pregnant in Texas and it’s HOT here." —Lorin Rae

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes 14-26 and in 34 colors).

    7. A V-neck maxi with adjustable straps and the phrase "summer staple" embedded into its DNA. If TikTok has inspired me to plan anything, it's an aesthetic picnic spread — and this is exactly what I plan on wearing when said picnic plans actually happen.

    reviewer wearing the palm print maxi dress
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    Promising review: "I live in Vegas and this is perfect. It's beautiful and truly the perfect summer sundress!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 33 colors).

    8. A two-piece set I fully intend on wearing whilst padding around my 400-square-foot living room, a sneaky way to trick my mind into thinking I'm yachting in the Mediterranean instead of....working from my couch. Currently adding this to my cart in anticipation of an eventual vacay.

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    Promising review: "I love this set! Every time I wear it I get compliments from friends. I also like how open and breathable it is. Texas summers are very hot and I ‘m not absolutely dying when I wear this! Very happy with the purchase." —Erika V.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 11 colors).

    9. A drawstring romper with all the comfort of the pajama set you've been wearing to bed since 1893, but it's not fuzzy fleece rubber duck pajamas and ergo a *lot* more chic.

    reviewer wearing black romper
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    Promising review: "Bought four of these in different colors, black, blue, red, and green. Love them all. Live in Florida and its perfect for the hot weather." —DVS

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 16 colors).

    10. A tank top because the band tee you own and love is made from a fabric best described as "heavy and prone to smelling bad after one drop of sweat hits it." Swap for the season with this; let in that airflow.

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    Promising review: "PERFECTION. Thick enough to not be see through; thin enough to be comfortable in Texas heat." —Dana Kroger

    Get it from Amazon for $16.58+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 36 colors).

    11. A high-rise exercise skort (a product name that may or may not transport you back to middle school) with built-in shorts and mesh pockets, the latter of which mean you can carry cards or cash — without having to lug around a crossbody, which adds at least 10 pounds of heat when the temps rise above 85.

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    Promising review: "I live in the south where it gets uncomfortably hot in the summer, so I wanted a skirt that would look cute, keep me cool, look like something that is casual like shorts, but a tad more comfy. This skirt fits the criteria! The inner leg pocket is big enough to hold a large iPhone, and the pocket on the waist would hold a key and some credit cards. So, if you plan on going to a festival, baseball game or somewhere you don't want to have to carry a bag, these pockets would work well for holding important items." –CupcakeBaker

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 12 colors).

    12. A sleeved T-shirt for scenic walks and long hikes. This top enlists the help of a lightweight, moisture-wicking fabric that also provides sun protection and prevents any smelly odors from forming (because all deodorant effectiveness goes right out the window the moment you start to sweat, that's not up for debate).

    reviewer wearing the sleeved top in blue
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    Promising review: "Withstood the Arizona heat test. I wore this on a bicycle ride under my jersey. It was 104 degrees. It was cool! I even tried one sleeve up to compare arms and the covered one was cooler because the radiant heat of the sun was hot! I sprinkled my sleeves with water and it was really cool for a while. I got it because my skin is starting to get age spots even with daily sunscreen so I have to cover up." —Saltwater girl

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in 11 colors).

    13. Compression shorts available in three lengths, with even the ~shortest~ version ensuring that your assets won't be on full display with every step you take. Throw in the fact that these have pockets and voila, warm weather dressing just got a whole lot easier.

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    Promising review: "I live in Florida and it’s hot, but I enjoy running so long leggings are becoming out of the question for me. I don’t like short shorts and these are just absolutely perfect as far as length and fit goes. I’m getting back into running again and these actually stay up and in place." —JL

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–3X and in 45 styles and colors).

    14. A strapless romper ideal for any and all warm weather activities, ergo you can finally banish this question from your lips forever: but what will I wear?

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    Promising review: "If you live in a hot state like Florida, you will LOVE this! Its beauty is not done justice by the pictures. I wear this to the beach over my bathing suit, that way when I go to one of the side restaurants I look stylish." —Theresa Wagoner

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 28 colors).

    15. A lace trim tank and shorts set crafted with velvet, aka this is the embodiment of luxe loungewear. Wearing this around your apartment takes mundane activities (hello, mindless Instagram scrolling) and makes it feel like an event.

    the burgundy velvet tank top and lace trim shorts
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    Promising review: "I'm so thrilled with this purchase! I'm always hesitant to order clothing online but this one fit as expected, and the top is long enough that it's not a crop top (navy color). The fabric feels velvety but isn't hot, making this comfortable to sleep in even in Vegas summers." —Stefany Volmer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL and in five colors).

    16. A surplice dress available in solid colors and a snazzy leopard print, the latter of which I personally intend on purchasing in preparation for my eventual Disney vacay (inspired by the below reviewer).

    a reviewer in a cheetah print dress at disney world
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    Promising review: "It feels almost like I'm wearing a nightgown. It's not clingy at all, even after I washed it in my washer (cool water) and dried it in my dryer on high. This dress is flowy and wears well for our hot Texas summer, plus it can be worn with shorts or leggings. When cooler weather comes, a denim jacket will give this a nice casual look." —RoomRVier

    Get it from Amazon for $28.40 (available in sizes 1X–6X and four styles).

    Psst: this item is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    17. A sleeveless T-shirt dress to replace the leggings you've been wearing since, oh, last October. This equally comfortable option won't retain humidity and allows your limbs to feel some breeze.

    reviewer wearing black sleeveless dress
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    Promising review: "I order a lot of dresses of this type and by far, this is the best brand when It comes to consistent quality. The fabric is light enough to be comfortable in the hot Arizona sun but not see-through. The finish work is great, there are pockets, and the drape of the fabric is just right . Perfect with sandals or flip-flops and a big hat. I love this dress and plan to order it in more colors." —Gaye Levy

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes S-XXL and in 30 colors).

    18. Track sweats reviewers swear are crafted with magic fabric that remains cool on sweaty days *and* warm on frigid ones. Hermione? Are you responsible for this?

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    Promising review: "These are the best. They are soft and buttery and the comfiest pants I own. I’ve personally been wearing them after giving birth to my son and these have been a lifesaver. I have ordered to more colors! They are super soft but also lightweight! I live in Florida so I can wear these with a light T-shirt and not be sweating, or wear them with a hoodie on cooler days!" —FIU Student

    Get them from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in sizes S–3X and 20+ colors and prints).

    19. A floral print romper if you love the look of dresses but are terrified of sudden gusts of wind. This give you the silhouette of a short mini *but* the flowy shorts mean you can cartwheel in public without panic. *attempts a cartwheel at 26* *is in pain for a week straight*

    reviewer wearing a green floral romper
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    Promising review: "WOW! Do yourself a favor and buy this romper. What a hit. I LOVE the bright green color, the neckline is super cute without being too low, and the romper actually fits! Has a zipper on the back and the bow tie sleeves so it’s pretty adjustable. The fabric is light and silky which I love for hot summers in Florida!" —Jordan Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in eight colors).

    20. A two-pack of crewneck tees, because it's about time you bid adieu to the ratty old gym shirt you've been wearing for the past, oh, decade. These are simple, sleek, and crafted with a moisture-wicking material.

    one shirt in black and the other in white
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    Promising review: "Super comfortable for hot climates! I am in and out of the South Carolina heat in the summer and these keep me cool while looking a little more professional than a more running style shirt. They do run longer in length which I like because everything stays covered, they are not super clingy or tight, and are very comfortable." —Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $18.50 (available in sizes XS–XXL).

    21. A strapless floral maxi that feels like it should come with an all-inclusive resort package because, wow, this is a vacation dress if I ever did see one. Slipping this on will make afternoon Zoom calls feel as if they're taking place somewhere tropical.

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    Promising review: "The material is on the thin side but that will be perfect on hot southern nights here in South Carolina. I am already looking at other patterns to buy a second one! The bust is snug (I am a 40C) but I love that because I don’t worry about it folding over or sliding down." —MimDOT

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 26 colors).

    22. Baggy overalls (with pockets!) for anyone who detests having to scrounge up a matching top and bottom, plus wants to look peak Instagram-worthy in their loungewear — all you'll have to do is slip this on over a bralette *or* a sleeved tee.

    reviewer wearing the black jumpsuit
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    Promising review: "I honestly love these! They are perfect for Florida weather as they are lightweight and if you size up, the baggy fit works great in warmer weather (living in Florida). Super comfortable." —slw

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XXXL and in six colors).

    23. A V-neck nightgown for anyone who wants to go pants-less while trekking to the kitchen... but lives with a ton of roommates. Your perfect solution resides below.

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    Promising review: "I love this night shirt! It is lightweight enough for hot Texas nights and I will have no problem zipping into convenience stores while wearing it." —Brownp

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes XS–3X and in 25 colors).

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    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.