How to Go From Meh to Hooray in 4 Summer Style Switch-Ups

Lisa Aiken is Net-a-Porter’s retail fashion director and the woman responsible for our extensive wish lists and dented wallets. She is something of an oracle for the Who What Wear team in the UK. We trust her every recommendation (and attend her seasonal trend presentations without fail); we look to her wardrobe choices and unwaveringly cool NAP edit to make our own moves; and now, she’s a regular columnist here on the site—hurrah! For this month, it’s all about the virtues of a few simple summer style improvements…

Summer wardrobe switch-up time has (finally) arrived, and having just returned from Sydney Fashion Week, I’ve already been thinking about the sartorial changes I’ll be making to my closet both now and during the hotter months to come. In April, I gave you the lowdown on the contemporary brands I consider to be worthy of stealth purchase status, but now I’m here to tell you how to style them.