5 Ways to Look Chic in the Summer Heat with Aimee Song

Summer is here in full force and the style blogs and magazines are focused on giving us all style inspiration that lets you beat the heat. Mind behind the Song of Style blog, Aimee Song is a Los Angeles-based fashion blogger accustomed to a year-round warm weather possesses a natural sense of style that might inspire your summer looks. Fresh, relaxed, easy, and carefree are her signature look that will be perfect for anyone looking for an attainable warm-weather style without taking too much of a toll on your wallet.

  1. Make your casual denim pieces chic and breezy.

architectural top with ripped shorts

denim on denim outfit with pom pom sandals denim dress with strappy sandals chic bell sleeved blouse with ripped shorts

If you’re a fan of denim items, make them chic as much as possible. Whether wearing a pair of neat denim shorts or teaming a chic blouse with your denim bottoms, adding some chic element will make you beat the heat without forgoing your style. Like Aimee, you may still go for a denim-on-denim outfit but spice it up with a pair of feminine pom pom sandals. Or, team your distressed denim shorts with a white bell sleeved blouse, or an architectural tom to add some flair to your casual street style. You may also resort to a chambray or denim dress to add some effortless touch to your feminine style.

  1. Resort to summer-friendly fabrics that will give you breezy and chic style.

breezy dress with metallic heels ruffled dress with statement shoes chic top with water print bottom breezy marsala shirtdress

Rayon, silk, cotton, chiffon, chambray and such are some of the summer-friendly fabrics you may go for to keep your looks breezy and chic at the same time. Like Aimee, go for a free-flowing shirt dress that will add some effortless touch to your summer style. Ruffles, frills, and cut-out details will add some feminine dose while comfy heeled shoes will keep your outfit chic.

  1. Don some summer-inspired prints on your street looks.

floral print skirt with white top tropical print outfit retro floral print shorts with white top pineapple fruit print dress

Floral prints, Breton stripes, and fruit prints are some of the summer-inspired patterns that can complete your statement. Like Aimee, add some flair to your basic and plain pieces with floral print bottoms that will look chic and feminine. Or, simply resort to a graphic print like a pineapple-print dress that looks playful and quirky, but keep the rest of your outfit simple and muted so you’ll let your prints steal the show.

  1. Get a breezy-chic look for your summer parties.

ombre black and white summer party dress pastel pink summer party dress lace top with high waist skirt and red box clutch cocktail dress with pumps

Summer parties, summer weddings, and garden parties are common in the summer. So, look season-appropriate with breezy dresses, lace tops, short skirts, and pastel colored outfits that will look perfect for your occasion. Like Aimee, think of an ombre dress that still look sophisticated so you’ll give your little black dress some rest. Or, go for a cold shoulder pastel pink dress that looks romantic and flirty perfect for garden parties like Aimee Song wore.

  1. Make your weekend style easy, chic, and breezy.

matching set with ankle strap cap toe heels tropical matching set with cap toe loafers summer print romper with metallic gold sandals printed romper with ankle strap sandals

Weekends may be the time for laidback and effortless looks, but you can still keep your casual cool vibe in chic pieces. Skip those denim items and resort to easy jumpsuits, rompers, and matching sets that can keep you cool in the heat. Indeed, dressing for the warm weather is easy as long as you know how to make your pieces look chic and functional.

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