5 Party Pieces You Can Actually Wear In This Weather

Because sweating on the dancefloor is never cute

Shorts
29 Apr 2016

Shorts

When it’s too hot out to wear pants, put on its shorter, cooler cousin instead. For a night out, put away those denim cut-offs in favour of something a little more sleek and chic. Pick something with sequins, glitter or a metallic finish for added drama.

Catalina brocade shorts, $275, by Alice Mccall from Nasty Gal.

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Shorts
29 Apr 2016

Shorts

Floral print satin shorts, $60.03, by Reclaimed Vintage from Asos.

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Holes in all the right places
29 Apr 2016

Holes in all the right places

When you’re heading to a place with too little fans around to battle the heat, create some ventilation for yourself, in the form of strategically-placed cut-outs. It’s not just functional; it adds subtle sex appeal too.

Cut-out stretch-crepe top, $328, by SEA from The Outnet.

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Holes in all the right places
29 Apr 2016

Holes in all the right places

Cut-out waist playsuit, $69.90, by Topshop.

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Go with the flow
29 Apr 2016

Go with the flow

When party outfits come to mind, we often think of short, tight dresses. But when it’s almost 40 degrees out, wearing something like that will make you feel like you’ve wrapped yourself up in cling film and tossed yourself into a steam room. Opt for light, flowing dresses with lots of room for your skin to breathe instead.

Contrast panelled loose dress, $189, by Collate The Label.

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Go with the flow
29 Apr 2016

Go with the flow

Dress with lace yoke, $69.90, by H&M.

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Go light
29 Apr 2016

Go light

A little black dress never fails…except for when it’s super-hot outside. Opt for light-coloured pieces in white, beige or pastels, that reflect heat instead of absorb it.

Dress with pleated hem, $3,511, by Alexander McQueen from StyleBop.

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Go light
29 Apr 2016

Go light

Playsuit, $99.90, by H&M.

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Crop it like it’s hot
29 Apr 2016

Crop it like it’s hot

Of course, no warm weather ensemble is complete without a crop top, no matter where you might be going.

Low Profile satin crop top, $69, by Nasty Gal.

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Crop it like it’s hot
29 Apr 2016

Crop it like it’s hot

Cropped wrap top, US$862 (approx. S$1,158.41), by Proenza Schouler from Net-a-Porter.

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It’s Friday, and that means only one thing — it’s time to party!

But if there’s one thing that can put a damper on the long weekend fun, it’s the heat. Add alfresco dining and outdoor bars to the mix and you’ve got a recipe for a sticky, sweaty night.

So we’ve come up with five of our go-to outfit options for partying it up in this weather. Click through above for some inspiration and pieces to buy for a cool night out.

For more ways to beat the heat, check out 10 Coachella Style Lessons To Help You Survive The Heat Wave or 5 Tricks To Make Your Foundation Stay Put. For more on fashion, head here