To many, modest dressing in the summer may seem like an oxymoron. I get it—when the temperatures have surpassed 90°, no amount of clothing feels right. But those of us who adhere to a modest lifestyle have learned how to feel cool and simultaneously look chic, even in the middle of the summer. But sometimes, I have days when I struggle a bit to put outfits together, which is why I have an ongoing mood board where I'm always adding looks I want to re-create.
Summer dressing is hard for many, so I've shared my favorite looks below so you can join in with these fresh outfits. Even if you aren't a modest dresser, the ideas below are worth considering.
Despite never considering myself a preppy person, I can't get enough of polished ensembles like this one. From the crisp poplin shirt to the coordinating vest and trousers, what is there not to love about this?
I'm always reluctant to clash prints, but this outfit has me ready to take the plunge. Printed maxi dresses can get repetitive, so I love this take on mixing prints with a maxi skirt.
Yes, another blazer look because one is just never enough. A full-on suiting look may come off too autumnal, but this cropped version seems perfect for this season. The strappy sandals and loose tank just seal the deal.
There's been an influx of plissé pieces on the market, and I'm not mad about it. While I only own a black plissé set, this outfit has convinced me to add a light-colored one to my wardrobe for summer. The colorful satin scarf adds the finishing touch.
Button-downs are my savior in the summer, so I'm always looking for new ways to style them. This camp-style shirt over a maxi skirt just makes complete sense, and I'm surprised I've never put the two modest pieces together.