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Summer ‘fit check: 7 OOTD must-haves to keep you cool and fab

Prep your summer wardrobe with these light and breathable clothes and accessories perfect for the season!

When dressing up for summer, one important question always comes to mind: How can you stay cool and comfortable without sacrificing style?

The season’s scorching heat and humidity are great factors to consider when planning your summer wardrobe, whether for a special vacation or a simple day at home or work. However, you shouldn’t let these limit you from looking fab and fashionable—because you can easily balance both with these 7 stylish summer finds!

When shopping for these wardrobe must-haves, use Swipe coupons and the SM Malls Online app to save money with great discounts and promos. 

Chic sunglasses from Executive Optical

Sunglasses aren’t just fashion accessories; they also help block off the sun’s harsh glare and harmful UV rays that can damage your eyes. Executive Optical’s exclusively distributed brands bring you a variety of stylish sunglasses in different lens frames, colors, and designs, so you can easily find the best match for your summer outfits. Whether you’re up for classic aviators or a dramatic cat-eye pair, an exclusive Executive Optical eyewear can surely add a chic touch to your outfit.

Enjoy a 50% discount on select exclusive sunglasses and EO sunwear (excluding eyewear from Oakley, Tom Ford, Mango, Adidas, EO Sports, and Shields) at Executive Optical when you present a Swipe coupon until May 31.

A light tank top from Bench 

The lighter your clothes are, the better. This applies not just to colors, but also to clothing styles and cuts—which means you should opt for fewer layers and if possible, go for sleeveless clothes. With this Bench Men’s Fashion Tank Top, you can enjoy better airflow during humid days. This tank top is also perfect if you tend to sweat quickly since you won’t have to worry about sweat stains showing to dampen your style. 

Get this Men’s Fashion Tank Top at 25% off for only P232.31 when you present a Swipe coupon at Bench in select SM malls nationwide until May 31.

Breathable blouse from Forever 21

Aside from the style and cuts, you should also consider your clothing’s material when building your summer wardrobe. Opt for fabrics that offer breathability and airiness, such as seersucker—a lightweight cotton material with a crease-free and naturally puckered texture. 

This Women’s Seersucker Raw-Cut Shirt from Forever 21 uses this perfect summer fabric to make wearing long-sleeved shirts bearable despite the intense heat. Suitable for office or smart casual settings, this stylish top features a basic collar and chest patch pockets for extra flair.

Get the Forever 21 Women’s Seersucker Raw-Cut Shirt at 55% off for only P799 (originally P1,795) at Forever 21 via the SM Malls Online app.

Summer straw hat from Miniso

Whether you want to hide from the sun or elevate your beach OOTD, a classic straw hat is the perfect way to complete your summer look. Miniso’s Classic Jazz Straw Hat features a wide brim for sun protection and feels lightweight and breathable thanks to its high-quality straw material. Aside from giving the ultimate beach aesthetic, this versatile accessory’s classic and elegant design also makes it easy to pair with any outfit in your summer wardrobe.

Score this Classic Jazz Straw Hat for only P349 with a Swipe coupon at Miniso in SM branches nationwide.

Poolside footwear from Sports Central

Out for a swim? Your top footwear options include slides, especially those made of water-friendly material like the Reebok Fulgere Slide. This men’s footwear is suitable for poolside adventures thanks to its soft molded EVA upper, which dries quickly so you can switch between wading in the water and enjoying other summer activities without waiting long. 

Enjoy a 10% discount on the Reebok Fulgere Slide – HR0688, now available for only P1,165.60 from its original price of P1,295 at Sports Central via the SM Malls Online app.

Stylish slides from Adidas

Aside from swimming, slides are also excellent for many other summer activities because they offer comfort and convenience. The Adidas Adilette Slides is a highly recommended pair for all-day wear because of its durable rubber outsole. This slip-on footwear is also made of a smooth leather upper and soft lining to keep your feet comfortable even during long walks, while the open-toed design makes it breathable and perfect for the summer weather.

Score these Adidas Adilette Slides HQ6746 at 30% off for only P1,820 (originally P2,600) at Adidas via the SM Malls Online app.

Beach-perfect tote from Straightforward

Need an elegant tote to carry all your beach essentials in? Straightforward’s DVL Tote Bags with Sling are your best fashion pick! This bag’s Daily Vegan Leather material, which is the brand’s signature offering, is perfect for the beach because of its water resistance. 

It is also spacious enough for daily essentials like tablets, notebooks, pouches, wallets, phones, keys, alcohol spray, umbrellas, or tumblers up to 12” tall, so you can easily store them all together instead of bringing several bags. In terms of style, its minimalist design radiates natural sophistication while making it versatile to pair with any summer outfit.

Get two DVL Tote Bags with Sling for the price of one at only P999 (instead of P1,998) with a buy one, take one deal at Straightforward via the SM Malls Online app.