With Emily Current and Meritt Elliott

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I need to be professional and look appropriate for the office this summer, but w

I need to be professional and look appropriate for the office this summer, but w

When it's sweltering outside, but you need to look pulled together and professional, remember this: tailored pieces in cotton and linen blends are your friends. The key is to refrain from wearing anything too tight; you want to make sure your clothing has a little give so you can move easily and not trap heat in your clothes. A solid-colored one-button jacket is a great staple to have on hand, though a floral or striped version will work too. Wear it over a cotton t-shirt or silky shell and style with a knife-pleat skirt for a polished-yet-cool ensemble. Alternatively you could wear a structured vest with a crisp button-up and relaxed or slouchy tapered trousers. If you're more of a dress girl or simply like an uncomplicated outfit, I have an idea for you too! A long-sleeve shirtdress is perfect for work, especially in a personality-filled print like paisley. A breezy silk dress is another excellent option; just be sure to style it with a lightweight cardigan for the air-conditioned office. Finally, stock up on silky shells and camis in dark colors. They don't show sweat marks, which is invaluable in hot climates!

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Emily Current & Meritt Elliott

You probably are already familiar with Emily Current and Meritt Elliott. These Los Angeles-based stylists are known for their work with red-carpet favorites like Emma Roberts and Mandy Moore, to name a few. In addition to their noteworthy stylist careers, the ladies are also the geniuses behind the beloved denim brand Current/Elliott, and debuted their first design collaboration—Westward for Kate Spade, a small collection of key handbags—last year. They will be answering your style questions, so be sure to submit your most pressing queries today!

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