I Searched Through Thousands of Luxury Products and Only 22 Summer Pieces Really Stood Out

Summer, is that you? Maybe? The on-and-off weather may have us well and truly confused, but there's no denying from the smattering of sunny days that the new season is on its way. Whilst the countdown to al fresco dinners and beachside adventures may be on, our wardrobes probably aren't as ready as our optimistic calendars. Perhaps you haven't yet added a sunshine-ready basket bag to your collection or found the perfect pair of linen shorts that can propel your office and off-duty looks alike to all-new levels of chic. Luckily, I'm dedicated to guiding you through shopping purchases so that they can be the most thoughtful and long-lasting additions to your wardrobe.

Marilyn wears a white shirt and skirt, basket bag, black sandals, brown swimsuit

As editors, we have many skills, from hunting the high street for hidden gems to identifying the luxury pieces worth spending that bit extra on. When it comes to the latter, we're well-versed in the forever bags that only get better with age, the summer dresses that you'll reach for year after year and being able to spot a burgeoning brand icon that's new to the market.

I've searched through thousands of summer-ready luxury buys to bring you a strict edit of what's worth your attention. From Dôen's iconic dresses to Zimmermann's sunshine-ready two pieces, beloved sandals from The Row to fresh-in tailoring courtesy of Rohé, each piece is a standout in its own right. Together, they make up an elevated and sophisticated summer wardrobe that can prepare your outfits for dinner dates, trips away and even your everyday coffee runs.

Keep scrolling to explore the luxury summer fashion items that are truly worth seeing.


Florrie Alexander
Acting Affiliates Editor

Florrie embarked on her fashion journey while studying French and History at university. Whilst studying in Aix-en-Provence, she began to write her dissertation on the history of fashion and the influence of Haute Couture, and landed her first role at Harper’s Bazaar. Following this, she interned for various publications including Elle, Grazia and Marie Claire before joining the fashion team at Conde Nast Traveller. There, she contributed to international photoshoots, styled pages and covers, and produced engaging digital content.

During a freelance period, Florrie honed her skills in editorial work in various digital and print publications including Vogue Italy and Departures magazine, as well as styling e-commerce photoshoots and personal shopping. Florrie actively pursues an in-depth understanding of fashion and jewellery, and after styling a jewellery cover shoot at Conde Nast Traveller chose to complete the De Beers Diamond Foundation course. Florrie first joined Who What Wear UK as a freelancer before becoming the Commerce Writer, blending both editorial and commercial content. Now, as the Acting Affiliates Editor, she monitors current trends, new-in styles, wardrobe heroes and how best to style them. In her downtime, Florrie can be found in her hometown of London, usually with a coffee in hand.