Many of us were probably encouraged to stay away from black in the summer because of its reputation of being the color that attracts heat the most. Pardon me, but due to my experience, I'm starting to believe that this is just an old myth. In my opinion, staying cool around this time of the year has nothing to do with the color but the fabric you wear.
I must confess that, as much I love to play with color in the summertime, it's nearly impossible to stay away from wearing black. As you can see in this look I'm enjoying black clothes, and for your information, it was an 88 degree day. The key to staying cool in this look was the cotton fabric and the easy and breezy pieces that contributed to comfort.
I bought this stretchy cotton top and a striped one this past winter with the intention of giving them plenty use in Spring and Summer. I knew I could pair them with most of my bottoms, so I didn't doubt that it would look great with my vintage Ralph Lauren floral skirt.
SHOP THE LOOK:
Top: Reformation. Similar here.
Skirt: Ralph Lauren (vintage)
Belt: Francesca's (old)
Sunglasses: Tom Ford (c/o)
Espadrilles: Castañer. A lower heel version here.
Bag: Coach (vintage)
Earrings: From Nordstrom Rack (old). These are as gorgeous.