Chic in the Heat: Summer Work Wardrobe on a Budget

Your guide to staying stylish, business-appropriate and comfortable when the barometer spikes (13 Photos)

Lauren Bernstein on May 10, 2011 at 5:02PM

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Chic in the Heat: Summer Work Wardrobe on a Budget

Anthro, Uniqlo, Charm and Chain, Piperlime,

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The Print Pencil

There’s nothing more lady-like than a prim, floral-print pencil skirt. This lightweight linen version from Floreat embodies l’elegance, with a waistband that reads Parterre Fleuri (Ornamental Flower Garden). Pair with a preppy blue oxford, a beige bag and pump, and a gold key pendant necklace to unlock that garden glamour.

Floreat Gladiolus Skirt ($88 at Anthropologie)
Uniqlo Oxford Long-Sleeve Shirt ($24.90 at Uniqlo)
House of Harlow Long Key Necklace ($98 at Charm and Chain)
Melie Bianco Jane Bag ($68 at Piperlime)
Vince Camuto Kain2 Blush Shoe ($89 at

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