Invest in these 11 summertime essentials and you’ll always have a sharp outfit option in your closet. Scroll through to see how to look put together, without a whole lot of effort, this summer.
Babaton for Aritzia Dante Blazer ($125)
Want to wear your favourite t-shirt to work? Just throw on a lightweight blazer and you’re office-ready.
Fitted Denim Jacket
Citizens of Humanity Borderline Jacket ($288) in Summer Fling
Top off your daytime look by layering a slim-cut jean jacket over your outfit.
Elizabeth and James Richmond Polarised Wayfarer Sunglasses ($190) in Shiny Black
No time for makeup? Hide the evidence behind a pair of stylish sunglasses.
Sleek Sleeveless Dress
DKNY Sleeveless V Neck Dress ($295) in Orchard
Keep it simple in a go-anywhere monochrome shift dress this summer.
Bright White Jeans
J Brand Skinny Maria Jeans ($176) in White
Crisp white jeans always offer an elegant yet effortless vibe.
Acne Studios Slingback Sandals ($490)
With heels, you can get away with wearing a more laidback outfit, while still looking put together. Go ahead, try it!
Cropped Skinny Jeans
J. Crew Selvedge Toothpick Jeans ($188) in Cherish Wash
Sure slouchy jeans and sporty sweatpants are comfortable, but if you want to instantly look sharp, go for your favourite cropped skinny jeans instead.
Maya Brenner Designs Mini Number Necklace ($240) in Gold
Dainty gold jewellery is the chicest way to add a subtle touch of shine to your outfit.
Leather Crossbody Bag
Rag & Bone Enfield Mini Bag ($550) in White Croc
Rather than a bulky oversized purse, opt for a functional and convenient cross-body bag.
Sleeveless Black Button-Up Blouse
Theory Duria Sleeveless Silk Blouse ($190) in Black
You can’t go wrong with a black blouse—it will never let you down.
Fresh White Sneakers
Superga Cotu Classic Sneakers ($65) in Total Alluminum
Want a comfortable shoe option without looking sloppy? Try a pair of fresh white sneakers.
Elizabeth and James Richmond Polarised Wayfarer Sunglasses ($190)