Stylish summer office wear: look sharp, refined yet stay cool

Updated: May 07, 2014 16:05 IST

For office-goers, the worst part about summer is having to put on formal pants and shirts that are more or less drenched in sweat even before you can reach office. But the lines are blurring, and city stylists will tell you that it’s no longer a no-no to wear shorts to work, or shorten the hemlines of your dresses to battle the heat. Here are a few tips and tricks.
A cut or two: If you’re uncomfortable with short or strappy outfits, why not go for a few cuts that allow for a little breeziness, without showing much skin.
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For office-goers, the worst part about summer is having to put on formal pants and shirts that are more or less drenched in sweat even before you can reach office. But the lines are blurring, and city stylists will tell you that it’s no longer a no-no to wear shorts to work, or shorten the hemlines of your dresses to battle the heat. Here are a few tips and tricks. A cut or two: If you’re uncomfortable with short or strappy outfits, why not go for a few cuts that allow for a little breeziness, without showing much skin. "Cuts at the back, and on the sleeves, and sometimes at the waist too, are very stylish," says Garg.

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