Hello, sunshine. It’s officially summer, and as the temperatures have suddenly risen, we've started booking in plans for a summer of travel and alfresco socialising, and if there's one thing to consider that is just as important as where your'e going to spend the next few sunny months, its what you're going to wear. Whether you're planning a weekend staycation, heading for sunnier shores, or simply getting ready to spend summer in the city, you needn't waste your valuable time having to plan what to wear each day.
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The easiest solution to any seasonal dressing dilemma is to put together a capsule wardrobe of fashionable but functional pieces that'll have you prepared no natter the weather. So instead of spending the next few weeks searching for the perfect summer outfit, we've done the hard work for you and put together the ultimate summer capsule wardrobe—all of the tops, shorts, loungewear and accessories you'll need you'll need to stay cool when summer heats up.
PANGAIA’s edit of linen and towelling in mood–boosting shades makes the perfect hot-weather uniform. These summer essentials are designed to take you from the city to beach in lightweight and low-impact fabrics, keeping you cool and looking good too. And, to make to make your shopping experience that much more sustainable, PANGAIA is giving you access to their Archive Sale, with up to 50% off previous product generations in a bid to create a zero-waste production model where no product is leftover.
So whether you’re dressing for work or drying off by the pool, shop our edit of the environmentally conscious, summer pieces we’re adding to our basket now.
All of the shirts, T-shirts, tanks and vests that you'll need to build a capsule wardrobe. Just add relaxed bottoms for a fashionable, but functional fit.
Suns out, legs out. Soak up the best of the warm weather in a pair of easy, breezy shorts in any length–from knee skimming long shorts to high rise minis.
Wrap Up in Outerwear
After spending your day in swimwear and shorts, wrap up and watch the sun set in light layers designed to keep you warm, while still letting your skin breathe. They're the perfect pieces to invest in now, and layer up in autumn too.
Bold Vacation Accessories
Once your outfits are planned and packed, the only thing left to think of is the accessories. The finishing touch to any look, good accessories can make or break an outfit, so think comfortable shoes, shady hats and carry-all bags for any eventuality.