There’s no doubt that dressing for summer is far less complex than dressing for winter. During the warmer months, you can simply throw on a cascading maxi dress and head out the door looking effortlessly put-together. But once it gets really hot, putting on even the most lightweight fabrics and the breeziest silhouettes can feel like a task.

Whether you’re embarking on your daily commute or spending a summer afternoon exploring the tropics, there are a few key pieces that will keep you cool, no matter what. From one-and-done staples like rompers and day dresses to floral printed swimsuits and shorts that easily pair with a go-to tee, has all the pieces you'll be reaching for.