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These Are The Stylish Linen Dresses That Will Keep You Cool This Summer

Keep cool in these pretty frocks.

#1: All Things Mochi linen dress, US$408 (S$546), www.net-a-porter.com
This handcrafted and versatile striped midi linen dress can be easily dressed up or down depending on whether you pair it with flats or heels. Wear it cinched at the waist with the colourful belt, or let it fly loose and free for a breezy and billowy summer look. Paper fedora hat, $22.90, Stradivarius
Straw tote bag, $49.90, Topshop
Leather and textile sandals, $59.90, Dorothy Perkins
#2: Lisa Marie Fernandez linen dress, US$825 (S$1,104), www.modaoperandi.com
Go for a fun, retro vibe with this cute, polka-dotted frock in a cheery yellow shade. Flattering on any figure with its cinched-in waistline and playful balloon sleeves, complement this feminine dress with equally vintage accessories for an unforgettable outfit. Thierry Lasry acetate sunglasses, US$165 (S$221), www.theoutnet.com
Straw bucket bag, $39.90, Bershka
Polyester and pu sandals, $45.90, Pull & Bear
#3: Linen dress, $89.90, Mango
A spaghetti-strap dress is the perfect weapon against the heat, and this khaki version from Mango is perfect. With its neutral shade and functional pockets, this comfortable dress will be easy to move around in. Wear with espadrilles and a statement bag to bring yourself from day to night. Shell and metal earrings, $49, Massimo Dutti
Suede shoulder bag, $94.95, H&M
JW Anderson canvas and suede espadrilles, US$614 (S$822), www.net-a-porter.com
#4: Loro Piana linen dress, €1,500 (S$2,343), www.mytheresa.com
A classic, white linen shirt-dress is a timeless piece that will never go out of style. Add one to your wardrobe today – we recommend this version that has frayed edges to the stand collar and cuffs to bring a bit of an undone touch to the otherwise refined button-up silhouette. Emilio Pucci silk scarf, US$940 (S$1,258), www.modaoperandi.com
Sheepskin clutch, $89.90, Topshop
Pu sandals, $69.90, Stradivarius
#5: Vita Kin linen dress, $2,451, www.farfetch.com
Ready for a bold pop of colour? Catch the attention of everyone in the room by rocking this bright red dress with embroidered flowers. You can dress it down by wearing it with a pair of white sneakers, or go all out and match with equally colourful wedges or pumps. Metal and plastic sunglasses, $14.95, H&M
Pu backpack, $39.90, Bershka
Cotton and pu sneakers, $55.90, Mango
#6: Linen dress, $89.90, Zara
Naturally, when we think of summer, we think of colourful blooming flowers. Incorporate them into your outfit by slipping on this pretty floral-print frock. Featuring a strappy V-neck and A-line silhouette, this dress will look good on anyone. Linen bandanna, $14.90, Pull & Bear
Raffia and leather crossbody bag, $225, Massimo Dutti
Textile espadrilles, $39.90, Dorothy Perkins
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