10 linen styles to live in all summer long

20 December 2021
By Fashion Quarterly

Make sure your wardrobe is prepared for the summer heat with FQ's edit of easy, breezy linen looks.

Fashion Quarterly Summer 2021. Photography: Jenna Smith. Styling: Courtney Joe. Juliette Hogan ‘Starlet’ tank, $399. Benjamin Alexander ‘Abel’ skirt, $465. Bronwyn ‘Cas’ sandals, $395. Zoe & Morgan ‘Adella’ earrings, $489, and ‘Sirena’ ring, $249. Meadowlark ‘Hera’ ring, $2655. Monarc x Lucie Marquis ‘Nico Ovo’ bangle, $510.

Summer is here and the heat is on — but make sure you don’t sacrifice personal style to stay cool in these rising temperatures. Light and breezy fabrics are key to staying both cool and stylish this summer. And our pick of the season? Linen.

Light enough to let you breathe, yet structured enough to remain sartorially sound, linen looks are the perfect wardrobe relief at the height of summer.

From linens that take you straight to the beach, to tailored two-pieces that welcome a return to the office, read on to discover FQ‘s round-up of styles to keep you cool this summer. 

Suit yourself

Matteau linen waistcoat, $525, and linen pleat trouser, $750, from Muse

Country Road french linen popover, $139, and wide leg short, $159

Pastel perfect

Witchery silk linen puff sleeve blouse, $199.90

Twenty-seven names ‘Dream House’ dress, $490

Flower power

Kate Sylvester ‘Carlotta’ sundress, $499

Zara printed linen shirt, $99

Striped delight

Marle ‘Anya’ top, $180

Twenty-seven names ‘Elena’ blouse, $490

Army greens

Juliette Hogan ‘Jane’ dress, $729

Ellis ‘Mes’ dress, $259

Looking to step up your summer wardrobe? Here are 12 charming heels perfect for your next party

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