We Think Every Summer Wardrobe Needs These Three Staples

Sponsor Content Created With Michael Kors

Summer might seem like a long way away, but here at Who What Wear we're already thinking about those pieces that are going to serve us best over the warmer months. But, as you're no doubt aware, it's surprisingly hard to find summer items that don't just feel exclusively 'beachy'—walking along the streets of London looking like you've just waltzed out of Coachella is never a good look. 

The solution? A finely-tuned edit of pieces that can easily be adapted and switched-up according to your context. We're talking about a blazer that looks just as good with tailored trousers as it does with a floaty midi dress or a roomy tote that will happily house your Saturday gym class essentials and it will a beach towel, sun cream and poolside read. Easier said than done though, right? 

Well, to make your life easier, we’ve partnered with Michael Kors to hand-pick three key pieces from the new MICHAEL Michael Kors collection that will seamlessly transition from the busy streets of London to wherever you're jetting off to for your summer hols. For each key buy, we've also shown you how to dress the look (because we're nice like that), and it would appear the styling opportunities are endless. Just what the busy city-dweller needs. 

Scroll down to see and shop our MICHAEL Michael Kors beach-to-bar summer edit. 

The Demure Sun Dress


Style Notes: If you're one of those people who find prairie dresses a little terrifying, then try this white tiered midi out for size. While it would look dreamy with leather sandals in the sun, it would be equally as fab toughened-up with chunky boots and a biker jacket. 

Shop the MICHAEL Michael Kors Sun Dress

The Beach-to-City Bag


Style Notes: A roomy tote is an essential addition to your summer edit and this raffia bag ticks all the boxes with its long handles and sizable interior. We'd wear ours with cargo trousers and a white tee when the weather warms.

Shop the MICHAEL Michael Kors Malibu Straw Tote

The Versatile Blazer


Style Notes: We are self-confessed blazer addicts here at Who What Wear, and can't get enough of the polished nonchalance they bring to our wardrobes. This navy blazer from Michael Michael Kors is just what we need for cooler summer evenings. We'll be pairing ours with flared jeans, white sneakers and a tie dye tee.

Shop the MICHAEL Michael Kors Linen Blazer


Hannah Almassi
Editor in Chief

Hannah Almassi is the Editor in Chief of Who What Wear UK. Hannah has been part of the the Who What Wear brand since 2015, when she was headhunted to launch the UK sister site and social channels, implement a localised content strategy and build out the editorial team. She joined following a seven-year tenure at Grazia magazine, where she led front-of-book news, fashion features and shopping specials as fashion news and features editor. With experience in both print and digital across fashion and beauty, Hannah has over 16 years in the field as a journalist, editor, content strategist and brand consultant. Hannah has interviewed industry heavyweights such as designers including Marc Jacobs and Jonathan Anderson through to arbiters of taste including Katie Grand and Anna Dello Russo. A skilled moderator and lecturer specialising in the shift to digital media and e-commerce, Hannah’s opinion and work has been sought by the likes of CNBC, BBC, The Sunday Times Style, The Times, The Telegraph and MatchesFashion.com, among many others. Hannah is often called upon for her take on trends, becoming known as a person with their finger of the pulse of what’s happening in the fashion space for stylish Brits. Hannah currently resides in Eastbourne with her photographer husband, incredibly busy son and highly Instagrammable cat.