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    39 Warm Weather Clothes That Feel As Cool As They Look

    Stylish looks designed with the temps in mind so you can ~stun in the sun~ without overheating this summer.

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    1. A lightweight button-down tank for a breezy look that can easily be dressed up or down without sacrificing comfort.


    Promising review: "Absolutely love this top! I got a ton of compliments and it fit perfectly and the quality was better than I expected. No one could believe I bought this top on Amazon!" —Ashley9217

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in 17 colors and in sizes S–XXL)

    2. Some track sweats ideal for those boiling days that turn unexpectedly chilly once the sun goes down. Reviewers swear these are somehow both cooling in hot temps *and* warm when it gets cold.

    Promising review: "These are probably the softest pants I've ever owned. They feel like velvet, and are unique in that they will keep me warm in chillier months but are airy and breathable enough to wear during the sticky, humid summer months. I shy away from sweatpants usually because I don't like fleece lining or warmer pants in general because they always just seem to make me TOO hot no matter the season." —Jessica

    Get them from Amazon for $7.18+ (available in sizes S–3X and 20+ colors and prints).

    3. A super stylish ruffle V-neck one-piece swimsuit to accompany you on all of your long-awaited trips to the beach this summer.,

    Promising review: "This swimsuit is sexy, comfortable, and affordable. Love it. Would give it 10 stars. Bought it in red and olive." —Holly

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 18 colors; this is a super cute plus-size option as well).

    4. Some baggy overalls to keep the cool breeze a-flowin'. Reviewers love the roomy fit and conveniently-sized pockets!

    reviewer wearing the black jumpsuit

    Promising review: "I am literally obsessed with these! I have been wanting to order overalls for a couple of years now. I thought this was a cute way to wear them without trying to look too young. Spot on. I actually bought it as my lounging outfit. With all this time being spent at home with the recent crisis, I wanted something comfortable but cute so I’m not in sweats all day. Thinking about getting a couple of other colors. I would totally wear these out and about." —WamQQk

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

    5.  A flowy ruffled printed tunic available in a variety of patterns and loved by over 7,000 reviewers for being soft, comfy, and ultra-breathable! 

    reviewer wearing the tunic in pink floral print
    reviewer wearing the tunic in leopard print

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this, so soft and flowy. This company has the best clothing ever. Would recommend this or any other clothing from them. Fits great, not tight at all." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes 1X–4X and 20 colors/prints).

    6. A simple, but classic V-neck tee designed to fit loosely for extra comfort and breathability on those days when the temperature is particularly punishing.

    reviewer wearing the white top

    Promising review: "This shirt is unbelievably comfortable! The fabric is wonderful and makes for a breathable shirt that can be dressed up or dressed down. The sleeves are longer than a typical V-neck, which makes it stand out in comparison to similar shirts." —Ashley Schmaltz

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 47 colors).

    7. A wrap dress here to help you serve up boho-chic looks whenever your heart desires. The V neckline, short butterfly sleeves and breezy split will help keep you from overheating even when sun feels like it's ready to swallow the earth.,

    Promising review: "I got this for Easter 🐣 ! It's super cute and the dress is well made. It's a wrap style dress it's easy to adjust! And for sizing I went with my regular size." —C.L.

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes S–2XL and 24 styles).

    8. A hat for anyone who wants to look stylish while hiding from the sweltering sun.,

    This hat also has a chin strap so you'll never have to worry about blowing away at the beach or if you're riding in a convertible (hey, you never know!).

    Promising review: "This hat is perfect proportions for my taste. The brim is large enough to protect from the sun but not too large to move it into the floppy sun hat category. It folds so it will travel well. It looks great on me as well as my daughter. It provides a stylish look. I am happy." —Mary Holstein

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in sizes M–L and 4 styles).

    9. A cooling jersey T-shirt dress with pockets (!) for those days when putting on pants seems like an insurmountable task.

    reviewer wearing the black dress

    Promising review: "This is my new go-to brand for extra-comfy, relaxed & 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-XL and in 12 colors).

    10. Some high-waisted jean shorts with a folded hem that you'll wanna wear every dang day. Pair 'em with a thrift store tee or something flowy for a classic summer look you'll never get tired of.,

    Promising review: "I'm IN LOVE with these shorts. Being a short girl with an hourglass figure, I found it was impossible to find high-waisted shorts! They wouldn't be stretchy enough, or they would stretch enough to get over the legs but then leave a gap in the back! These are stretchy.. ahh perfectly stretchy! No struggle getting them on. I got a billion compliments on them the first time I wore them out!" —Melody

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 15 colors)

    11. A maxi dress with not just one, but *two* slits for those days when you're relying on the breeze to keep you from feeling like a raw egg sizzling on the concrete.,

    Promising review: "I wanted a comfy dress but still wanted to look cute as well. This definitely fits both descriptions. The dress has pockets. I am 5'8" and got the XL. Fits true to size (12–14) and length is good. I have worn with the front tied as well and get compliments each time I wear. The fabric is not see-through and held up well in the wash. It can be dressed up but I choose to wear it casually." —BargainBecky

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 25 colors/prints)

    12. A mesh top designed to look fabulous while giving your skin a little more access to the cool, life-giving air.

    close up of reviewer wearing the black mesh top
    the reviewer wearing the black mesh top with black jeans

    Promising review: "This shirt is the I love it wear it with a long skirt. I love love love ❤❤❤. It fit true to size. I highly recommend it. Now, I am going to order another for my friend." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in sizes 0X–4X and in five styles).

    13. A vacation-ready, lightweight two-piece set complete with a cropped top, V neckline, tank sleeves, wide legs, and full length slits on the sides to help keep you nice and cool while you're out and about.,

    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).

    14. A loose-fitting V-neck T-shirt dress with tortoiseshell buttons perfect for those warm days when you just wanna throw something comfy on quickly without harming your reputation as a style icon. This breezy number will help you stay cool and fashionable — it comes in a variety of neutral colors *and* fun patterns to ensure that you can find something that flawlessly fits your aesthetic.,

    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress!!! I honestly wasn’t expecting much for the price, but I’m actually ordering more colors. I wanted something cute but also cool for these extremely hot summer days and this is perfect! It’s a bit loose, but that’s what I wanted." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 34 colors).

    15. A loose-fitting Carhartt workwear T-shirt that begs the question: "how can such a simple tee look so stylish?" The answer: it just does. Pair it with your fave cuffed pants, throwback sneaks, and dad hat for a normcore vibe that looks effortlessly fashionable while keeping you cool as a cucumber.

    Model in a green t-shirt with a front left pocket

    Promising review: "Best shirt I have ever found! I generally only wear t-shirts and jeans. So, when it comes to T-shirts, I'm a bit of a snob and a connoisseur. Generally speaking, the vast majority of t-shirts available are too thin. They are made with a very light material. They tend to shrink badly, become misshapen and wear out quickly. These K87 T-shirts are the best I've found. They are made with a very heavy material and obviously will last a long time. They launder well and do not noticeably fade after several washings. They are soft and comfortable. I generally make it a rule never to give free advertising to a company by wearing their branded attire. These Carhartt shirts do have branding on the L chest pocket, but it is small and understated, so I make an exception by wearing them. These have become my go-to T-shirt indefinitely." —dr. keith

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in men's sizes S–4XL, including Tall sizes, and five colors).

    16. A lightweight velvety tank top with enough of a stretch to it to keep you cool and comfy while looking fab.

    Promising review: "I can't believe how great this top is for the price. Not only is it cute, it's also comfortable! The fabric has a bit of a stretch to it and does not feel heavy at all. So far the quality seems great but only time will tell. I'd highly suggest buying this! I feel like it will become a new staple in my wardrobe." —Alison Wildes

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in nine colors and sizes XS–XXL).

    17. A breezy pair of overalls that'll look great over borderline anything. Good luck trying to put together an outfit that doesn't include these once you have them at your disposal.

    a reviewer wearing olive overalls

    Promising review: "I liked these when I tried them on and after wearing them for a few hours, I ordered four more pairs. These are perhaps the most comfortable thing I have ever worn, that includes a pretty awesome cashmere lounge set. They looked cute running errands and were so perfect for chores of all kind, including outside on a hot winter day (gotta love Florida). I have made a lot of Amazon purchases (a whole lot, lots of lots), and these are definitely in my top five." —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–5XL and in 21 colors)

    18. A sleeveless T-shirt dress ideal for those days when it's way too hot out for sleeves.

    reviewer wearing black sleeveless dress

    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 $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 31 colors).

    19. A lace mini dress ideal for everything from happy hour to relaxing beach days. Plus, it has a tie back and adjustable straps to ensure that it fits exactly the way you want it to!


    FYI, this dress is included in Prime Wardrobe so you can give it a trial run if you're a member!

    Promising review: "This dress is REALLY pretty in person. I like it a lot. I don't think there is any way to wear a bra with it but the material is thick enough that it's not necessary. The back is really beautiful. You must tie it right to get it to lay flat." —Connor McKay

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 33 colors).

    20. A midi skirt and tank set that comes in a variety of fun prints for anyone whose closet is missing a statement piece.

    buzzfeed editor wearing the two-piece set in a green and brown jungle print
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    "I love a matching set because it takes most of the work out of putting an outfit together. And this one is such a great deal! I love how comfy and easy it is to wear. I was concerned about it being see-through, but it wasn't! It has a stretchy waist and a cute tie detail in the front of the skirt. For spring days, I just throw a denim jacket over it. And, of course, I plan to wear it all summer as well. I would 100% buy more colors in this — and there are so many to choose from!" —Kayla Boyd, BuzzFeed editor

    Promising review: "Absolutely LOVE this! I want to order a few more in different colors! It’s stylish, dress it up or wear it casual! I got lots of compliments. Very comfortable and soft. Moves nicely with the body! Very cool looking top!" —Jules

    Get it from Amazon for $18+ (available in sizes XL–5XL and 36 colors/prints).

    21. A ruffled backless dress just begging to be worn to a destination wedding.


    Promising review: "I have been wanting this same dress from Free People but it was $118. I was leery about this considering it was much cheaper in cost but it is PERFECT! Great length too. Keep in mind you can't wear a bra with it and if you are larger-busted (I'm small, an A cup) then it may fit totally different. It's thin and lightweight but with skin-colored undies, I had no problem with lines or visibility. I'm considering buying it in another color 😍" —Bullitt02797

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 22 colors).

    22. An open-back pink lace skater dress that'll earn you some well-deserved compliments every time you wear it out.


    Eleven60 is a Black-owned business that sells clothing in sizes 10–28.

    Get it from Eleven60 for $89 (available in sizes 1X–3X).

    23. A pair of elastic-waist shorts to add some bold colors to your summer wardrobe that'll help your outfits pop a little more while helping you continue to avoid wearing ~actual~ pants.

    voluminous elastic waist shorts with matching tie belt in geometric pattern

    Reviewers suggest sizing up when you order these, and they also note that these shorts sadly do *not* include pockets :(

    Promising review: "Super comfy, nice soft material, washes really easily." —Lori

    Get them from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and 30 styles).

    24. A striped tee with different colored sleeves to add some funky '90s flair to your summer style.,

    Promising review: "I really liked the material and quality of this shirt! I wasn’t expecting it to be such good quality for that price! It is soft, fits well, and I love the design. Great purchase!" —Laurel

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in nine styles and sizes XS–3X; straight sizes and plus sizes are available as different "styles" on the same listing).

    25. A cotton set that's honestly making me feel less overheated just by looking at it. Plus, the subtle flower-shaped buttons are super cute!

    model wearing the black cotton set
    Lisa Says Gah

    Lisa Says Gah is a woman-owned clothing brand that focuses on unique designs and one-of-a-kind pieces — the result is fashion that feels entirely your own.

    Get it from Lisa Says Gah for $139 (available in sizes XS–3XL).

    26. A floral romper dress with shorts that'll make you wanna frolic in the flowers all day long.,

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and 11 patterns).

    27. A detachable shirt collar so you can bring your fave layered looks into summer without sweatin' your buns off.

    Instagram: @yagirltiaallen_1,

    Promising review: "This is such a great product!! I always get too hot when I wear button ups below my sweatshirts and this is the perfect way to look stylish and put together while also being super comfy. The straps on the side are adjustable to make it fit just right and it looks like a real shirt! 10/10 would recommend." —Jada Commodore

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three colors and in round and pointed collars).

    28. A leopard wrap skirt that'll elevate any top you pair it with, and is perfect for days at the pool, trips to the beach, or even just running errands.,

    Promising review: "This skirt is amazing! I found through a blogger and have to say this has been one of my favorite purchases lately. The fit is great and perfect to toss and and head to brunch. Absolutely suggest this!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 14 colors).

    29. A pair of lace-up, ankle wrap sandals to keep your feet from sweating their way through the summer.

    Greek Chic Handmades / Etsy

    Greek Chic Handmades is an Athens, Greece-based shop from Eleftheria Tyraki. Almost all of their designs can be customized, so if your sandal of choice doesn't come in the exact color you were hoping for — just reach out and ask if it's possible!

    Promising review: "They’re exactly as pictured. The laces are not stretchy so you’ll have to flex your legs while tying them or else they’ll be too tight. This means they stay up on my leg perfectly though. I’ll definitely order more sandals from this vendor." —Abs Inthe

    Get them from Greek Chic Handmades on Etsy for $80.15 (available in sizes 4–14 and in three colors).

    30. A wrap dress with a hand-printed tropical pattern and front split designed to be lightweight, breathable, and fast drying in so you can get through the hot season without being drenched in sweat.

    long green dress with flowers
    Hope and Harvest

    Hope and Harvest is an Australian plus-size brand that manufactures through fair trade agreements.

    Get it from Hope and Harvest for $129 (available in sizes 8–22).

    31. A truly stunning Plant Kween x Tonlé Torey Tunic that's basically a work of art. It features a hand-printed plant motif, two side slits, hand-carved coconut buttons up the front, and a patch pocket on the chest, solidifying its destiny as your new favorite piece.


    Tonlé has a mission to create sustainable, inclusive, and honest fashion. As a community of makers and wearers, they're envisioning a new fashion ecosystem— one where those historically sidelined or exploited by the traditional fashion industry are recognized and centered as leaders and creators.

    Get it from Tonlé for $86 (available in sizes XS–3XL and in four prints).

    32. Magical high-rise leggings specially made with UV-blocking, quick-drying technology designed to keep you as cool as possible when you can't get around wearing pants.


    Get them from Uniqlo for $14.90 (originally $29.90; available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

    33. A light and easy slip dress made from 100% sustainably sourced silk that'll feel soft and cooling against your skin.

    model wearing the lilac slip dress

    Baacal is a small fashion biz with a focus on apparel available in sizes 10–22. Their fabrics are fab quality and sustainably-sourced, plus their designs are ultra versatile.

    Get it from Baacal for $189 (available in sizes 10–22).

    34. A bandage one-piece swimsuit that'll make you wanna hit the beach every chance you get this summer.

    Reviewer wearing the orange swimsuit
    Reviewer wearing the black swimsuit with side cutouts

    Promising review: "This hot pink suit is bright and fun! I feel very comfortable wearing it! I am happy with the fit because it doesn't cut me anywhere. I highly recommend this bold and bright suit!" —Amazon reviewer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in sizes 1X–4X and eight colors)

    35. A cute dress with cutout sides perfect for warm weather *and* a tropical pattern that'll make you feel like you're living it up at a resort even if you're in more of a staycation-type mood.

    pastel dress with balloon sleeves and palm tree pattern
    Keer Orr / Lilly's Kloset

    Lilly's Kloset is a Black- and woman-owned online boutique that sells clothing, accessories, and more.

    Get it from Lilly's Kloset for $108 (available in sizes 1XL–4XL).

    36. A colorful midi dress that'll leave you stealing glances at yourself in every reflection you encounter while being amazed at how lightweight it is.

    A model laying in the grass while wearing the midi dress
    Mr Water New York on Etsy

    Mr Water New York is a New York-based Etsy shop filled with unique, stylish, and sometimes vintage-inspired pieces.

    Promising review: "Absolutely gorgeous dress!! Came exactly as pictured, and better than anything I’ve bought at a big box retailer in years. Considering how voluminous and dramatic the piece is, it’s about as lightweight as you could ask for a lined semi-formal dress. I’m 5’0, 140lbs, and fairly busty. I usually wear a 10 or 12, but I went with a 12 out of caution and it fits like a glove." —Angelina Meehan

    Get it from Mr Water New York on Etsy for $89 (available in sizes S–XXL).

    37. A short-sleeved printed button-down that's the perfect combo of breezy and classy.

    Model in navy blue collared short sleeved button down with white triangle pattern
    Taylor Stitch

    Taylor Stitch is a California-based clothing line established in 2007 that specializes well-constructed, long-lasting apparel using sustainable fabrics.

    Promising review: "Fantastic piece. Love the design pattern, fabric, and fit. One of my all time favorite shirts." —Gavin L.

    Get it from Taylor Stitch for $105 (available in men's sizes XS–XXL and seven styles).

    38. A lightweight, tie-waisted midi dress you can get in a bunch of fun patterns for anyone whose closet is missing some bolder looks.


    Promising review: "This looks SO much better than the photos! At first glance, I wasn’t a huge fan of the pattern/colors, but I thought the style of the dress was fabulous, so I knew it’d all work together – success! I love this adorable dress. It’s perfect for spring and summer. The asymmetrical way the front/back slits are cut add a unique and modern touch to this classic style and I love the rolled up (stitched in place) sleeves." —LadyJean

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 10 styles).

    39. And finally, some open-toed handmade braided huaraches if you wanna treat your feet to some fresh air.

    Artesanías Camila / Etsy

    Artesanías Camila is a Carthage, Texas-based shop from Blanca Olivera. All of their Mexican-inspired huaraches, bags, hats, and apparel are handmade.

    Promising review: "These are not just gorgeous shoes — they are comfortable and supportive. I have trouble finding shoes that fit properly (I have a high arch) but these fit great! No blisters or scrapes, plus as soon as they arrived, I could walk over a mile without having to break them in. I get so many compliments on them, too! I highly recommend." —emnkugler

    Get them from Artesanías Camila on Etsy for $42.49 (originally $49.99; available in sizes

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