Summer Linen: How to Dress for a Heatwave

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Nothing quite says summer like a chic linen outfit. It may have been reserved for resort-wear and summer holiday packing in the past, but in recent years, it’s become a wardrobe must-have during the hot summer months.

Thanks to its lightweight texture and natural breathability, linen is the perfect choice for an effortlessly stylish ensemble; our extensive range of linen clothing has everything you need for one cool summer. From floaty dresses and jumpsuits to classic tailored trousers and blazers, here’s our pick of the very best summer linen at BrandAlley right now:

Dresses & Jumpsuits

Find the perfect summer one-piece in our collection of linen dresses and jumpsuits. From short-sleeve to sleeveless and tailored to tie-waist, here are the everyday pieces we’re loving right now:


No. Eleven Black Linen Jumpsuit – £39
Whistles Yellow Strappy Duffy Linen Dress – £45
No. Eleven White Linen Shirt – £32


Trousers & Skirts

Stay cool and comfortable on the go wearing a stylish linen skirt or pair of trousers. Dress it up with a little help from Reiss or keep it casual with No. Eleven’s loose separates:


Reiss Blue Isabel Linen Trousers – £68
Whistles Pink Linen Button Frill Skirt – £59
Phase Eight Ivory Cemile Linen Trousers – £34


Embrace a sharp look with a fitted linen blazer or opt for a timeless classic with these oh-so-easy-to-wear linen blouses. Shop Jigsaw, Mango, Paul Smith and more:


Jigsaw Navy Portofino Linen Blend Jacket – £49
Mango Khaki Button Linen-Blend Blouse – £17
Hobbs London White Halle Linen Top – £29



Paul Smith Orange A-Line Vest Top – £39
100% Linen White Buttoned Linen Blouse –  £32
Hobbs London Pink Halle Linen Top – £25
Words: Sherri Andrew