Ideally, as one of the hottest summers on record hits the UK, we would do away with clothes — live our best lives stripped bare, ice lolly in hand, a small army of fans directed on us. Unfortunately, come Monday to Friday, 9 to 5, this isn't an option for all. Commutes, zoom calls and team meetings still require a suitable wardrobe.
When it comes to looking put together in warmer weather we recommend something light, loose and suitably comfortable for stifling train carriages or operating from the kitchen table. The answer? A good ol' fashioned house dress. We aren’t talking about restrictive bodices and heavy fabrics but linen, silk and cotton creations that give your body breathing space as temperatures rise (and pockets are always a plus).
Whether it's to wear during your working day or during all those upcoming al fresco dinners in the garden, the house dress is here to solve all your comfort conundrums. So we’ve gathered the best loose-fitting options on the market to help you keep cool and comfy through spring and summer. Click through to find your new frock.
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