“Summertime and the living is easy.” That’s the way the song goes, so when you imagine summertime, you can also start picturing summer outfits that are light, cool and breezy. Summer clothes are also as colourful as they can get, making most people look forward to warm and sunny days to show off their unique style with the clothes they wear.

Our choice of clothes to wear depends significantly on the changes in the seasons. In the winter, jackets, leggings, thermal underwear, and other layers of clothing are the appropriate outfits to keep the body warm and comfortable. The best apparel to protect and keep you dry during the rainy season is a durable raincoat. During the summer, cotton shirts, shorts, and light-coloured clothes are the usual choices as they allow the air to penetrate the body and keep you from sweating from the heat. Changing your wardrobe keeps you comfortable in any climate and protects you from the elements. At the same time, the clothes you wear also reflect your personality and style. Cotton and linen are just some of the ideal materials for summer. You can also create a summery outfit with French terry fabric, like a loose-fitting dress, shorts, or loungewear for relaxing during the warm summer.

When choosing fabric for summer clothes, there are some essential factors to consider. First, materials should be light, as they dry much faster than heavy fabrics. Heavy material usually adheres to the skin, trapping heat and sweat, which is not ideal during warm weather. During the summer, you can also experience high temperatures that can be uncomfortable if you aren’t wearing suitable clothing. Therefore, it is best to go for breathable fabrics that help you stay relaxed and comfortable. Also, it would be best to choose material in lighter shades as darker clothes maintain more heat in the body, which is not suitable during the summer.

Below are some ideas on garments you may want to make for next summer.

Flowing summer dresses

During the summer, you want to wear something that is both stylish and comfortable. Thus, having flowing summer dresses in your wardrobe is an excellent idea. They are versatile pieces you can wear for any occasion, from casual daytime wear to a more formal outfit wearing appropriate accessories. You can pick out material in any colour of your choice and make a summer dress in whatever style and length you wish.

White T-shirts

Nothing can be more relaxed than a white T-shirt during the summer. You can pair it with jeans, shorts, or skirts or inside a denim jacket. White T-shirts are stylish, inexpensive, and easy to wear. They are timeless pieces for different occasions, accessorised or worn for daily activities. White T-shirts are a must for your summer wardrobe.

Linen trouser suits

Linen is an ideal fabric for summer wear as it is breathable and lightweight. For more formal affairs where you may want to veer away from traditional dresses, you can opt for linen trouser suits in white or lighter colours for a chic summer look.

Welcome summer with a wardrobe of the most relaxed and stylish outfits you can create.


Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.

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