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What to Wear to Work When It's Crazy Hot Outside

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In climates with cold winters, summer heat feels like a three-month tropical vacation. The only drawback to elevated temperatures is one question that looms during the work-week: what to wear to the office?

The usual long-sleeved silky blouses, tailor-cut blazers, and form-fitting trousers just aren't an option when it's 90-plus degrees outside; neither are the slinky tops, sundresses, and short-shorts that make up your summer weekend uniform.

So what do you put on when the only soluble solution is to wear as little as possible, but your work dress code (and not to mention the secondary problem of freezing cold office air conditioning) favors wearing layers of clothing?

It all comes down to fabric, fit, and versatility. Whether you work in a conservative business office or a more relaxed, creative space, our curated selection of tops, dresses, skirts, and pants will save you the question of what to put on during weekday mornings (and the embarrassment of sweating through your outfit during the commute).