7 Summer-Friendly Work Wear Ideas to Beat The Scorching Heat


WFH has almost become a distant memory, as most of us are back in the office full-time. Making the transition even more difficult is the insufferable summer heat. The idea of getting to work and coming back from it without turning into a pool of sweat feels like participating in an intensive video game—where your only task is to not combust into flames.

Could you imagine dressing up to nines, only to wind up looking like a mess, even before you’ve had your morning coffee? The only solution is to strategically pick your outfits, specifically for this summer. Swap your denim jeans for linen pants and polyester dresses for cotton frocks and shirts for starters—in case you need more ideas, scroll down for our celeb-inspired summer-friendly work wear shoppable list.

1. A-Line Cotton Dress


Karisma Kapoor’s cotton, floral printed number by Anita Dongre has summer written all over it. It’s easy-chic, simple to style and comes with pockets.


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2. Coordinated Kurta Set For Work


What’s better than a regular kurta? A coordinated kurta set and Mira Kapoor seems to agree. Keep it stylish and cool in the Santorini print inspired pure silk set by Yam India.


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3. Oversized White Shirt


Oversized white shirts? Yes, please! pair them with black shorts, sliders and a pair of gold hoops like Alia Bhatt and you’re good to go.


You can shop this look from Balenciaga here.

4. Anti-fit T-shirt With A Mini Skirt


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Summer dressing has to be comfortable, not boring. Take a cue from Ananya Panday who styled this white Huemn t-shirt with a short skirt and teamed it with a pair of stilettoes.


You can shop the look here

5. Tone-on-tone Coordinated Set

For those who don’t have a capsule wardrobe to mix and match their basics, a pre-paired coordinated set will come in handy this summer. Opt for this blue breezy set of separates with ruching detail worn by Shanaya Kapoor by Label Ritu Kumar.

6. Floral midi Dress


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If flowy dresses don’t cut it for you, try this straight-fit, floral, tie-up dress Bhumi Pednekar wore by Summer Somewhere. Perfect for casual Fridays in office and that post work happy hour.

7. White Chikankari Kurta


A white chikankari kurta is like an ace in your summer wardrobe. Style it with palazzos or a pair of wide-legged jeans, belt it up and treat it like a dress or wear it with a simple salwar, the options are endless.


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You can shop the look here.

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- Junior Digital Editor


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