THE JOY OF LINEN OUTFITS

Instagram star and New Yorker Erika Fox (@retroflame) reveals how to wear summer’s favourite fabric – from work to weekend

I’ve always been a huge fan of linen, especially in warmer weather. I live in New York and summers here are very hot and humid, so it can be tricky to dress for the climate while still staying true to my style. That’s where neutral linen pieces come in – super light, easy to style and always chic. I live in linen shirts all summer long and M&S has always been my go-to. Here, I’ve teamed my favourite linen shirt with these split-front pants and black kitten heels. For a more dressed-up feel, go for matching linen pants and a jacket, or a floaty dress. Both looks are amazingly versatile, perfect for work, weekends and weddings.

Inspired by Erika? Here our editors share even more linen outfit ideas for summer.

Lightweight, breathable and perennially CHIC: give linen a go this summer

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