Back to Basics

In the sweltering months of summer, shorts and skorts and tanks and tees are the must-haves. These basics are the building blocks to plenty of versatile styles you can easily dress up or down. We rounded up eight looks in a variety of hues, patterns and styles to meet your every outfit need, for when it’s just too hot for complicated attire. Stay cool!

Lisette L tie-front top, $84; Lisette L Japanese Garden skort, $144; both from C.T. Weekends
Lisette L tie-front top, $84; Lisette L Japanese Garden skort, $144; both from C.T. Weekends
Nally & Millie tank, $88, Liverpool Vickie short, $68; both from lori+lulu
Nally & Millie tank, $88, Liverpool Vickie short, $68; both from lori+lulu

 

Rails Ielie linen shirt, $148; The Mitchell chino short, $134; both from Uniquities
Rails Ielie linen shirt, $148; The Mitchell chino short, $134; both from Uniquities

 

Leonie Blossom blouse, $198; Mother Bermuda Snippet short, $178; both from Uniquities
Leonie Blossom blouse, $198; Mother Bermuda Snippet short, $178; both from Uniquities

 

Monrow Camo tank, $94; Frame Platoon shorts, $175; both from Uniquities
Monrow Camo tank, $94; Frame Platoon shorts, $175; both from Uniquities

 

Project Social T smocked hem knit tank, $48; Feathersby Tolani shorts, $74; both from South Moon Under
Project Social T smocked hem knit tank, $48; Feathersby Tolani shorts, $74; both from South Moon Under

 

Michael Stars trapeze tank, $84; Lisette L Sakura skort, $150; both from C.T. Weekends
Michael Stars trapeze tank, $84; Lisette L Sakura skort, $150; both from C.T. Weekends

 

Beau Jours top, $108; Liverpool Vickie short, $68; both from lori+lulu
Beau Jours top, $108; Liverpool Vickie short, $68; both from lori+lulu
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