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Sure, it's summertime and the livin' is easy. But, living is also pretty humid, sticky, and gross right about now, too. Whether you're sliding into skin-meltingly hot seats in a car or standing in that sauna otherwise known as the subway, your commute's likely gotten hot enough to reduce you to a human puddle before you reach your morning meeting.
Until someone figures out air-conditioned garments, or public nudity becomes workplace acceptable, there are a few sartorial solutions that are the best way to keep your temperature down this time of year. Our simplest trick is switching in lightweight and airy fabrics. So, we collected a few options worthy of your professional wardrobe that are all size 14+ and are sure to work overtime to keep you cool. If your dress code permits crop tops and short-shorts, you can always take the less-is-more approach to summer dressing. If not, click through to see our promotion-worthy picks.