No matter how far-reaching our love for fashion extends, there’s one thing most of us have in common: If temperatures are piping hot outside, comfort typically (always) trumps cute when it comes to our ensembles. That said, it’s not impossible to put together a cute look even when you’re dealing with 90 degrees and humidity—all you need to do is turn to a few pros for ideas and inspiration. Enter New York City influencers. These women know a thing or two about what it’s like to live and commute in the city, all while keeping their personal style intact—so we culled a handful of their easy-to-wear ensembles for you to recreate. Scroll down to find your favorites and stay cool out there, friends.
Hot Child In The City
An ultra-feminine tie top feels of the moment. Team it with a maxi skirt and beaded bag for a fun finish.
Beaded See-Through Bag
Meg Tie Front Blouse
Need to get out the door in a flash? A flattering midi dress and low heels is a versatile combination you can wear all day long.
Sabine Silky Maxi Dress
Bask Block Heel Sandals
Try something slightly unexpected, like a sleepwear-inspired cotton dress accessorized with a straw bag.
Opal Devore Ballet Gown
Give your classic shirtdress a modern twist with the addition of a belt bag.
Hellea Slide Sandal
Striped Linen Dress
Violeta by Mango
Half Moon Convertible Crossbody Bag
Elevate a denim mini skirt with a trend-forward button-down shirt and clutch bag.
Leather Crossbody Bag With Bow
High Rise Mini Skirt
Cinched Poplin Long Sleeve Shirt
A monochrome ensemble always feels fresh—we suggest trying it in a cheerful shade of bubblegum pink.
Faux Suede Mini Skirt
Bonsai Shoulder Bag
Amber Oversized Cotton Shirt