the summer uniform to beat the heat.

Right now we are in the middle of a heat wave, so my outfits need to be simple and no-fuss because the purpose is just to stay cool and stay alive! Let me tell you, it's hard to look cute when sweat is dripping down your face, you hair is frizzing from the humidity, and your legs are sticking to you car seat. BRUTAL. Anyway, I've gotten my summer uniform down to a science. It's simple. Cute tanks, denim shorts, hat to keep the sun away (also looks cute with a poneytail or bun to keep the hair off your neck), sandals, sunglasses (obviously) and minimal accessories. If you can, keep it to something simple. Also a colorful nail polish, which is great when you're wearing minimal clothing because it gives your outfit some kick without adding on the layers! 
Check out my summer uniform to beat the heat here....
The summer uniform.

Recreate your summer uniform here:

So is anyone else experiencing a heat wave in your neck of the woods? I've been living on iced coffees and my AC is my new best friend. What's your favorite way to beat the heat?


  1. The tank is so cute, and I love the shorts!

  2. fun choices! I almost did a little dance in my car when the radio weather man said the heat would be breaking tomorrow. Hope it's the same by you!
    With Luck Blog

  3. Gosh it has been SO hot! As soon as I get home from work, I change into shorts and a tank too :)

    The Tiny Heart

  4. Our weather has finally gotten to be brutal here too! As soon as I am done with photos I change into shorts and tanks!

  5. YES its been so hot near me and every day a thunderstorm rolls in for about 20 minutes. Weird weather. How cute is that tank top? And I love the hat!

    xo Jackie

  6. I love those sandals, and that shirt with the bananas is just too cute! We're in the middle of a heat wave too, I wish I could wear a bikini all day long ;)

    xo jen
    Pearls & Lace

  7. Banana tank, love it!


  8. I've been rockin' the tank and shorts combo here too! I love that orange nail polish!

  9. Love those sandals. Plz check out my blog too!


  10. Chouette ce vernis j'aime le flacon.....bonne soirée !

  11. I love this cute banana print shirt and I totally know what you mean. It's so hot these days that I'm practically living in my jean shorts and loose tanks. :)
    xo Andrea
    Wonderful and Marvelous

  12. I love that tank! and I didn't know there were Feed hats! I may need to take another trip to Target... Thanks for visiting my blog ps and I'm loving yours!!

    Just Dawnelle

  13. Great items! Especially love the iPhone case. Thanks for the follower :)


  14. I'm really loving all the new FEED for Target merch. Everything is super adorable and wearable!

  15. Love the choices! You have a darling blog -- thanks for stopping by mine so I could find yours.
    Heather from Friendship, Life and Style

  16. Just came across your blog today... I've been looking for a fun iPhone case, that one is a great find!


  17. Great picks! The sandals are beautiful! Love your style!

    I wanted to personally invite you to enter my summer giveaway - http://mash-elle.blogspot.com/2013/07/blog-post.html

    Have a great week,


  18. It's been really hot in my neck of the woods too! I really don't know how to dress for work because nothing could possibly keep me cool enough! A pair of denim shorts is a must! Love the set girl:)!

  19. What a a cute top! Love it with the tropical iphone case :)

  20. This heat wave is crazy but at least you'll look cute; such a perfect summer outfit!
    XO Wil Harris

  21. How nice these summer dresses . Lot of thanks .

  22. excellent article and choice of clothing in summer. i hope people will try your fashion tips. thank you.
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