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5 Ways to Style Your NEXT Summer Wardrobe with Sarah Macken

Lightweight fabrics, ditzy prints and easy silhouettes

Five key buys, endless styling opportunities. 

Sure, the weather is currently beyond changeable, but now is actually the best time to start assembling your summer wardrobe. And there's a definitive list of items that belong in every self-respecting summer capsule wardrobe, and if you shop and style it right, your warm-weather wardrobe will see you through the next six months—and perhaps even six years.

Lightweight fabrics, ditzy prints and easy silhouettes all scream clear blue skies and right now, NEXT is stocking these extact key buys, guaranteed to serve you best over the warmer months. 

Editor of Irish Tatler magazine, Sarah Macken pulled five of her favourite summer pieces from NEXT's Holiday Shop, for a finely-tuned edit that should serve as the perfect inspiration for those jetting off or chilling in the city. 

WATCH: 5 Ways to Style Your Summer Wardrobe with Sarah Macken 

Scroll on to shop Sarah's edit: 

Button Belted Dress, €31, SHOP 

There are so many elements to this dress that elevate it to feel more premium and the ditzy print on the darker background mix things up a little for summer dressing. 

Linen Shirt, €31, SHOP 

This is the ultimate suitcase essential. Roll it up and throw it in your bag for an easy layer for popping on over your bikini. 

Black Mono Gingham Off Shoulder Dress, €44, SHOP 

Your summer LBD equivalent. Wear with espadrilles, cat-eye sunnies and a straw bag for a retro feel. 

Tencel® Wide Leg Trousers, €39, SHOP 

The high waist and super-lightweight fabric make these pants ideal to travel in. Add a kitten heel and a dressier top when you land and head straight out for cocktails. 

Satin Midi Skirt, €34, SHOP 

Bring some nostalgia to your summer outfit ideas with this 90s slip skirt that cuts just above the ankle. 

Shop the dress Sarah wears in the video here, SHOP

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