Express your personality without saying a word by building a look with light layers. Get creative and tell your personal story by choosing unique prints, textures, color palettes, and accessories. Keep the colors simple with coordinating hues, or add some flair with contrasting shades.  And don’t worry about the temperature- stick to light fabrics to  allow for easy layering, even in the heat of the warmest months.   wO1281 Make your dress work double- duty especially if it has a full-length front opening. Turn it into an ankle length flowing top by pairing it with linen trousers, canvas low wedge espadrilles or "alpagartas" in Spanish, and a bold ikat print scarf to create a strikingly elegant summer look.  The model above is Layering our new Shirdress with Godets along with our Breezy Linen Pants   IMG 2 Piecing together a sophisticated wardrobe in the summer heat while remaining cool can be an extra challenge. Opt for light and fresh color palettes in loose silhouettes and in linen and other natural fibers and natural fiber blends that will let your skin breathe. As a final feminine touch, a gold raffia clutch and woven patterned scarf complete this polished look. Our Nasima Long Jacket sits atop Breezy Linen Pants and our ever-popular Mawadda Blouse for an effortlessly chic look.   IMG_1979-(1)-smaller Men can also take note of this style tip and do the same. For summer, a lightweight cotton vest in black replaces a long sleeve jacket or jubba and is paired up with other lightweight pieces in neutral colors to create contrast. Pair our Wakeel Waistcoat with our Sahara Trek Pants and any of our lightweight Tunics to recreate this look. Layer Away!