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Figuring out what to get dressed in each morning when your brain is only 50% on is hard enough. Doing it with the expectation that your entire body is going to transform into a bloated, sweating, frizzled, frazzled mess as soon as you step out of your (hopefully) air-conditioned abode is enough to send you back to bed.
It's rough out there for anyone trying to project a certain amount of look in the summer, aside from the fresh-from-the-gym, damp one. It's all about thinking strategically and taking a few shortcuts that ensure maximum breeziness. To help, we headed to the beach on a particularly sweltering day to put in practice some hot-weather style moves that'll keep you looking as un-melted as possible.
Special thanks to Hotel Tides and The Saint.
Photographed by Aaron Richter; Styled by Emily Holland; Hair by Adam Maclay; Hair by Sophie Haig
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