Intense heat calls for light and breathable pieces

From fun prints and weather-appropriate items to the right accessories, these are some pieces you can depend on this summer season

It is an understatement to say that this year’s summer is pretty intense. We’ve been experiencing an extreme rise in the temperature, and, as reports say, warmer days are still coming. Apart from staying hydrated, it is also wise to opt for clothes that are suited for the sweltering heat we have now. If you are planning to curate your wardrobe for the season, here are some of our recommendations that will guarantee an easy, breezy, and chic summer, whether you’re in the city or somewhere exotic.

Old Navy

Innovative pieces

As part of its 10th anniversary in the Philippines, clothing brand Old Navy introduces its newest collections filled with this season’s essentials fit for urban dwellers. Among its highlights are polished and casual workwear pieces like its Taylor Pants, OG Chinos, Blazers, Luxe, and Bestee Tees for Button Down Oxford Shirts for women. Report to the office in style with its men’s Ultimate Tech Pants, Chinos, Polo Piques, Button Down Shirts, Loose and Boxy Tees, and its Pro Signature Shirt with a Go Dry moisture-wicking technology perfect for the scorching weather.


Classic linen

Global apparel retailer Uniqlo unveils its linen collection, bringing even greater comfort to the pinnacle of natural materials. The expanded collection features 100 percent European Premium Linen, as well as linen blends with smooth rayon or soft cotton, offering styles with distinctly different textures. With the new lineup, Filipinos can enjoy a variety of designs and styles to suit every occasion.

Ray-ban and Maui Jim

Cool shades

Sunglasses are the very definition of where function meets style. It is the perfect finishing touch to a look with its instant cool factor. For the season, Vision Express unveils its spring-summer eyewear collection from various luxury brands. Perfect for every day are the pieces from Ray-ban and Maui Jim. Ray-Ban puts forward innovative designs with the Icon Evolve and Ray-Ban Reverse. Maui Jim also combines the innovative technology of PolarizedPlus2 lenses with contemporary designs.

Joshua Garcia wearing Sperry Men’s Bahama II Baja Seacycled in Black (P4,590). RA Bubiano in Sperry Women’s Chunky Boat 2-Eye Leather in Black (P6,590).

Nod to nautical

As seen on past runway shows, boat shoes are making a comeback. As prepsters and fashion enthusiasts alike embrace the comfort and versatility of boat shoes, Sperry finds itself riding the wave in this resurgence. Our top picks from the brand are its Sperry Men’s Bahama II Baja Seacycled shoes and Sperry Women’s Chunky Boat 2-Eye Leather for that comfortable and preppy look.

Love, Bonito

Prints Charming

Summer is all about exploring prints and textures. Clothing brand Love, Bonito puts a spin on printed pieces by exploring ancient Chinese philosophy yin yang. Embracing the interconnectedness of complementary contrasts, this collection is a juxtaposition of looks where masculine meets feminine, and where dark blends with light. The beauty of the collection is encapsulated in its versatility to suit multiple occasions.

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