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    Updated on Jun 30, 2020. Posted on Jul 10, 2019

    33 Light And Summery Pieces For Anyone Who's Just Too Damn Hot

    Now is the PERFECT time replace all of those sweat stained clothes you've been hoarding.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. Frayed denim shorts that'll help you duplicate Jessica Simpson's memorable look from The Dukes of Hazzard while keeping your cool.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I might be the pickiest person for shorts. I ordered these thinking 'This is stupid, they’ll either be super short or super tight.' They are amazing! Could’ve even gone a size down as they do stretch out a bit with wear. They are great. I have wide hips and thighs, these fit the best. Not too short, but the slit on the sides gives them a sexiness to them! Great wash and super stretchy making them comfy. I am not normally one to take time to review things, but I love them and got tons of compliments!" —Megan

    Get them from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 16 styles).

    2. A flared skater dress to make you feel like Tara Lipinski mid-routine despite the fact that you're completely uncoordinated.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Over 3.3K Amazon shoppers had something positive to say about this skirt! Definitely consider adding this to your closet.

    Promising review: "I purchased three of these flared skirts (black, royal blue, and white) for my high school daughter. They have become staples in her wardrobe. The polyester blend is unusual, but it totally works. They're comfortable, simplistic, and very affordable. They wash up beautifully; I machine wash with cold water and lay flat or hang to dry. The colors are true to images. They repel lint and pet hair. I imagine it fits well whether you're short, tall, slender, or curvy. Dress it up or down. This is a pretty safe bet for those who dislike buying clothing online." —Oregonians

    Get it from Amazon for $11.45+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 45 styles).

    3. A vibrant cropped tee that says "HEY, LOOK AT ME!" while also revealing a little skin. Don't forget to put some sunblock on that exposed strip!

    Seriously, I just forgot to lotion up my exposed stomach at the beach and I'm currently SUFFERING from a bad burn. Learn from my mistakes.

    Get it from American Eagle for $14.99 (available in sizes 2XS–2XL and three colors).

    4. A high-neck spaghetti strap number you can dress up with glitzy accessories for a fabulous look that won't leave you feeling overheated.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this to wear to a wedding and it was a knockout. It washes well and the pockets are a major plus, I didn't even bother carrying a purse. The straps are a little weird with where they hit under your arms but that might just be me. Still a great party dress!" —paulrmol

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 15 styles).

    5. Cotton drawstring shorts to throw on over a bathing suit for a simple but put-together beach look.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These shorts are very cute. I liked them so much that I ordered a second pair in a different color. They fit true to size, and they are comfortable and the perfect length. I'm not into shorty shorts, nor am I into long shorts. These fit mid/upper thigh and have an elastic waist band with a draw string. They are roomy without being baggy and look really cute with pretty much any top." —Tammy

    Get them from Amazon for $6.98+ (available in sizes S–2XL and five colors).

    6. A ribbed striped cami dress, so light and airy you'll feel like you're walking around naked — which is ideal for grossly humid weather.

    Forever 21

    I have this dress is every color, so I can attest to the fact it's super light and comfortable. TBH this is the dress I reach for when it's extremely hot because I know I won't have to worry about sweating to death.

    Get it from Forever 21 for $10 (available in sizes S–L and three colors).

    7. A cotton T-shirt you can pair with lightweight shorts for an easily put together summer outfit.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this shirt so much! It’s soft and fits true to size! I ordered a medium and it fits just the way I would want, not too tight and not very loose either! I love this color combo but I will probably get others too because it is very comfortable and an easy casual look to put together." —Jennifer Alviso

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in sizes S–2XL and eight styles).

    8. A scoop neck tank, perfect for showing off that awesome tan you've been working on (or magically got just walking back and forth to work because it's SO FREAKIN' HOT).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I wear a lot of sleeveless tanks/blouses with cardigans for work. I didn’t want it to be tight, and I’m between a M/L and went with the large. Definitely wish I would’ve gotten a medium. But other than the arm holes being a tad too big, I’m delighted with my purchase! I got the navy blue top and it’s not see through at all. Super light!" —Ashlee B.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in sizes S–2XL and in 13 styles).

    9. Or a floral mini skirt, essential for those super warm days when you're hoping for a gust of wind to give you some reprieve from the heat.

    Topshop

    This ditsy, multi-colored mini is made of 97% polyester and 3% elastane is about to become part of your go-to summer uniform.

    Get it from Topshop for $40 (available in sizes 0–12 and two styles).

    10. A wrap dress that'll have you looking so ~chill~ no one will think twice about the fact it's 100 degrees outside once they catch a glimpse of you struttin' your stuff.

    Walmart

    Get it from Walmart for $24.98 (available in sizes XL–3XL and four styles).

    11. Basic gym shorts for when the weather is just so unbearable you can't even bother getting truly dressed.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I wear these at work during our physical training blocks for the recruits (I run a police academy). They are durable and have held up well for the last six months or so, and we do not treat clothes kindly in our PT. Mat work, running, jumping, all the typical CrossFit stuff has done nothing to them, and they are very light and comfortable. I like wearing these when I run as they allow for good airflow to help keep me cool. Color has held well after repeated washing a couple of times a week. No problems so far and no fraying edges or seams yet. Will buy more when these finally give out, can't beat them for the price!" —Chris Wagoner

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $18.50+ (available in men's sizes S–2XL and five styles).

    12. And a lightweight crop top to complete your it's-too-hot-to-get-dressed style.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I really love this shirt! I didn’t read the description properly, but I was happily surprised when I saw the back of the shirt was mesh. It’s lightweight and breathable. I ordered a small and probably could have ordered a medium but just for a little more length. The small falls right under my belly button which is fine. The material is really nice, too. I’ll definitely be ordering a few more." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 14 styles).

    13. A dress starring thin straps that cross in the back for an unexpected sexy ~look~ you won't sweat in because it's super breathable.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this dress. It’s made from a great quality material that is thick but breathable and also stretchy. I also have pretty small breasts so I was a little concerned about them fitting in the dress. I tried it on with no bra and the dress actually hugs them. The straps are also adjustable to make the dress tighter or looser." —Kristina

    Get it from Amazon for $21.09+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 31 styles).

    14. A leopard-print wrap skirt so you can channel Tarzan and Jane's easy breezy vibes.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $16 (available in petite sizes 0–10).

    15. Or a high-waisted pleated skirt you'll want to twirl around in like Beyoncé on her haters... to generate a breeze because, let's face it, it's hotter than hell.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Bought this for a trip to Italy and was AMAZED at the high quality. I’m a curvy girl and would normally get an XL, but after reading reviews about stretchy waistband opted for the L and it was a perfect fit. It hangs beautifully and is very flattering. Highly recommend." —Dr. Shannelle

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in sizes S–2XL and seven colors).

    16. A T-shirt with a list of all the ingredients you'll need to turn your mood around until it's winter again.

    Amazon

    Spoiler: this spells out just what you need for a BOMB grilled cheese. Lactose intolerant? Fear not, you can also purchase apparel in honor of other comfort foods like cookies, pizza, avocado toast, and chicken tenders.

    Get it from BuzzFeed's Tasty shop on Amazon for $21.99 (available in men and women's sizes S–3XL, youth sizes 2–12, and two colors).

    17. Linen shorts that'll keep you so cool in the summer sun, you won't beleaf you lived this long without them.

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I loved these as soon as I put them on the first time. The linen blend fits better than the regular chino that most of the other 'perfect' shorts are made of. The pattern is to die for!!" —Maggie

    Get them from Old Navy for $12 (available in sizes 16–30).

    18. A tank with an edgy neckline to make you feel ~cool~ in both senses of the word

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "Runs slightly big but I like it that way! I am 5'2", 140 lb., size DD. I ordered a small only because they didn't have medium in stock and I was thrilled with how it fit! Made my cleavage look great but it was flowy around the belly area. Bonus that my bra straps were covered by the top so I didn't have to wear a strapless. I'm thinking of buying it in a different color :)" —KaylaLV

    Get it from Amazon for $4.59+ (available in sizes S–XL and eight colors).

    19. A tube top and skirt set you'll love because it's flowy, summery, and essentially everything you'd want in a chic seasonal outfit.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is such a beautiful outfit. It is better than I expected! I have tried other two piece outfits and they all ended up fitting weird. The stretch of this outfit is key in the fit. It is very comfortable and flowy. It is perfect for the summer and I can't wait to wear It!" —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $27.49 (available in sizes S–XL and three styles).

    20. Or a piñata skirt your partner will take one look at you wearing and say "I'd hit that." ;)

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $69 (available in sizes 2XS–4XL and three styles).

    21. An oceanic tee can ~make some waves~ in your wardrobe and make you want to pick up and move to an isolated beach town.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Note that these run much smaller than a typical tee. A regular Small will fit like a 2XS, whereas the 2XL fits like a standard Large. Size up, friends!

    Promising review: "I am typically a M and the XL size was the perfect fit. Even though it says XL it is definitely an U.S. M. I love this shirt! Great quality and soft. Not like scratchy cheap cotton T-shirts. This exceeded my expectations for the price. I’m going to order it in more colors now." —Miranda

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and six colors).

    22. A chiffon layered tank you'll recommend to all of your friends thanks to how nicely it transitions a look from ~workday chic~ to ~date night ready~ while also keeping you from feeling super sweaty.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This shirt is super cute. It has two layers, the top layer is sheer and the second layer provides coverage. The shirt (from what I can tell) is not see through. I'm 5'9" and ordered a medium, and it fits perfectly. It's the right fit and length. It's a flowy shirt so it's not formfitting. It's very comfortable to wear and cute!" —Nicole M.

    Get it from Amazon for $15+ (available in sizes S–2XL and in eight styles).

    23. A sheer poncho you can wear to protect your skin from the sun's harsh rays and your office's freezing AC.

    Torrid

    Promising review: "Bought this for summer work, cover up sleeveless shirts. OMG! So pretty yet durable. I was afraid it would be flimsy but it's not. My world turns into compliment city when I wear this!" —I WUBZ IT

    Get it from Torrid for $14.99 (one size fits most).

    24. A skirt with vintage vibes, because I know you've been dying to replicate Midge Maisel's impeccable style from that summer vacay her fam took to the Catskills.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS SKIRT!!! I get so many compliments and the pockets are my favorite!!!! My nephew tells me I look like a princess every time I wear it! It's so cute, comfy and feminine." —Samantha

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 27 styles).

    25. A mini wrap dress featuring boho vibes you can keep on deck for the hottest day of the year.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Amazon customers have noted this dress runs small, so go up a size before purchasing!

    Promising review: "Love the colors in this dress! It’s super cute and easy to dress up or down. Is a true wrap dress, a good length, not see through, and not too low cut! Lightweight and perfect for summer!" —Olivia Noles

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 10 styles).

    26. A cold shoulder cami with a scallop edge, a must-have for anyone who is always cold indoors but trying to survive a heatwave.

    Boohoo

    Get it from Boohoo for $10 (available in sizes 2–10 and three colors).

    27. Or a similar tank with scallop details, in case the thought of wearing sleeves during the summer makes you wanna scream.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love that this top is super basic and can be worn with pretty much anything, but the scallop detailing and high neck make it cuter than just a plain tank crop. It does fit snuggly, but that’s the style I was looking for. If you are looking for a looser fit, or if you are well endowed in the chest area, you may want to size up. But regardless, the fabric is super stretchy and forgiving." —Stacey Gebler

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes XS–L and in 33 styles).

    28. A casual T-shirt dress you can buy in every color and wear as your summer uniform. Who wants to try and put an outfit together when it feels like their brain is melting? NOT ME.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This dress is a real gift to me and my closet. It pulls over my head easily, flatters my figure, and moves enough to make me feel beautiful. I live in Florida and our summers are hot so this simple dress matches my lifestyle. Add a pair of sandals and I am out of the door. The dress does not hug my belly like most do and the sleeves are the perfect length! I will be buying more and this will be my summer go to outfit. I have tried other brands and they wrinkle easily, this one can be slept in and still not have wrinkles. I will travel in it and wear it to the beach, too." —Suzanne

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 23 styles).

    29. A stylish, lightweight midi dress for that first date you've been stressing over because it's the middle of summer and you don't want to look like an actual hot mess.

    Walmart

    Get it from Walmart for $18.97 (available in sizes S–XL and in blue or black).

    30. A ruffled mini skirt you can wear to show off a lil' leg — it is summer, after all.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I have seen this skirt all over boutique websites for double the price. So happy I ran across this one instead! Great quality, comfortable and soft material, gorgeous pattern, pretty coloring! It is also a really good length as well! I definitely recommend this skirt!" —Hannah Tyler

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and nine styles).

    31. A loose-fitting maxi dress so versatile, you'll easily be able to rock it at brunch or at the beach.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I'm very happy with my purchase. This dress is soft and good quality, solid fabric. It is not see-through at all. The straps are adjustable to show as much or as little cleavage as you'd like. I'm 5'1" and the dress fit me slightly long, but fine with wedges or heels. A perfect go to dress for the summer." —Erika

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 17 styles).

    32. A sleeveless romper made of a breathable rayon material. Sweat stains? I don't know her.

    ModCloth

    Get it from ModCloth for $59 (available in sizes 2XS–4XL and in black or navy).

    33. And a tee made for proud introverts, because on days when it's too hot to function, we should all embrace that side of ourselves, crack open a book, turn on Netflix, and just STAY INSIDE.

    Femfetti / Etsy

    Promising review: "The unisex small is a bit too big and baggy on me (I'm a size 4, if that helps anyone reading this decide what size to get), but the shirt is beautiful, well-made, and exactly as pictured!" —Elaine Kohler

    Get it from Femfetti on Etsy for $21+ (available in unisex sizes XS–2XL).

    Now if only we could figure out how to tame our hair during this gross weather...

    NBC

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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