Summer Business Attire for Cool Working Girls

Summer business attire: not the easiest thing to master, truth be told. Also probably the last thing you want to think about when everyone else seems to be on vacation (according to Instagram, at least). But alas, you probably have to go to work on those days between the beach days, and you're going to need the proper attire to ensure that you look professional but aren't going to sweat the moment you step outside for your lunch break.

Accordingly, we found a bunch of stylish, polished outfits that will keep you cool and comfortable Monday through Friday all summer long. Not only that, but they're also perfect for post-work happy hour (essential on long summer days). So to make your summer work outfit planning a lot easier, read on to discover eight new summer work outfit ideas and to shop pieces you'll wear to the office on repeat this season.

Midi Dress + White Shoes
summer business attire, work outfit idea

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Sandra Semburg 

White shoes add a summery feel to your favorite office midi dress. Then add a sleek tote for your laptop.

Available in sizes 12 to 28. 

Available in sizes IT 36 to 41. 

Suit + T-Shirt + Loafers
summer business attire, work outfit idea

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Sandra Semburg 

For a relaxed take on the suit, try summery hues like a pale blue or burnt orange. Add a T-shirt and contrasting loafers to finish off the ensemble.

White Blouse + Khaki Ruffled Skirt
summer business attire, work outfit idea

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Sandra Semburg 

There's no combination more classic than a button-down and below-the-knee skirt. Give it a seasonal twist by choosing a skirt with playful ruffles.

Robe Jacket + T-Shirt + Jeans + Pumps
summer business attire, work outfit idea

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Sandra Semburg 

A sleek robe coat instantly dresses up your favorite jeans and tee. 

Lace Midi Dress + Sandals
summer business attire, work outfit idea

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Sandra Semburg 

While lace might at first seem a bit fussy for the office, it's perfectly cool when styled with simple sandals and a basket bag.

Tank + White Trousers + Flat Sandals
summer business attire, work outfit idea

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Sandra Semburg 

White pants and flat sandals are two summer staples. Look for elevated takes on both and pair them together. 

Striped Tee + Long Skirt + Printed Heels
summer business attire, work outfit idea

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Sandra Semburg 

Blouse + Printed Midi Skirt + Kitten Heels
summer business attire, work outfit idea

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Style du Monde 

On those days when dressing up is totally necessary, make sure to stick to cool materials like cotton and linen. 

Available in sizes IT 36 to 41. 

Now you're armed with work outfit ideas.

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