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Your Summer Wardrobe, Sorted

These are the must-haves to pack

When you’re thinking of what to buy for your summer wardrobe, you need to think of wearability, breathability and versatility. Save precious luggage space for the beautiful trinkets you’ll discover along the way, so pack clothing that you can mix-and-match or wear for both day and night. Our edit of pieces are lightweight and easy to wear pieces that you don’t have to worry about – that means no ironing and no delicate materials.

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Vicose-blend top, $99.90, Zara
We love clothing that does double duty. The long length of this top makes it double up as a kaftan for days by the beach. Wear it with palazzo pants for brunch and tucked in with a midi skirt for dinner and drinks. C/meo Collective polyester jumpsuit, $91.60, Club21
Say goodbye to tricky tan lines with an off-shoulder jumpsuit that you can wear with sandals for sightseeing and wear with heels for dinner. Versace silk-chiffon kaftan, USD$862 (S$1,180), www.net-a-porter
Wear it as a cover-up to the beach with an oversized hat, or put on a pair of slinky heels and hooped earrings for cocktails. Zimmerman linen top, USD$414 (S$567), www.net-a-porter
A cropped blouse in breathable linen that you can wear with denim shorts for daytime sightseeing, it can be worn with wide legged pants for a fancy dinner. Denim shorts, S$950, Saint Laurent
A pair of white denim shorts are more versatile than blue denim, even with the ripped detailing, it’s more dressed up and can be worn for day or night. Leslie Amon seersucker swimsuit, USD$221 (S$302), www.net-a-porter
The square neckline and thin Swarovski-embellished straps of this swimsuit makes it super chic to lounge in at the pool. And versatile enough to be worn as a bodysuit with a midi skirt or denim shorts. Cloe Cassandro silk-chiffon wrap top, USD$120.39 (SGD$165), www.net-a-porter
With a lightweight and billowy silk chiffon material, this cross back crop top has a pretty bow fastening at the back. Wear it as cover up with high waisted bikini bottoms or wear it with slick leather pants for a night out on the town. Cotton dress, S$94.95, H&M
The 100 per cent cotton dress is super breathable, and the vibrant orange makes it perfect for hot summer days. The peek-a-boo detailing at the bust is sexy and flirty, worn on its own the dress can be super casual or dressed up with gold jewellery. Cotton crochet dress, $119, Zara
With a flattering v-neckline and thin straps, this dress channels major Coachella vibes. Crochet is a must-have for summer with the woven detailing that makes a bold fashion statement without compromising on comfort. Polyester-cotton pants, $139, H&M
A high waisted and wide legged trouser in a zebra print, this is edgy with the belt and cut-out section at the back of the waist. Wear it with a bikini top in the day, and with a silk button down blouse at night.