50+ Ultimate Summer Pieces To Inspire As The Temperature Heats Up

It's time to look optimistically ahead to sunny days with the help of a few seasonal wardrobe updates


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Cover star Ngahuia Williams

The model veteran and founder of N Model Management is also a Piha local with a passion for nature, sun and surf.

Photo / Steve Dunstan.

THROW-ON-AND-GO DRESS

Unfussy dresses that give you more time to play

Lost and Led Astray dress $465.

GET YOUR KICKS

A white sneaker is a summer faithful to wear with pretty much everything

Chloe sneakers, $798, from Workshop.

Asics sneakers, $149, from Pat Menzies.

Nike sneakers, $160, from Good as Gold

MOVE ME

Free-flowing skirts evoke a sense of liberation that's just right for summer

Esse skirt $239.

Acler skirt, $369, from Superette.

CLEAR DIRECTION

Summer workwear done right with a lightweight and versatile blazer

Shjark blazer $649.

Max Mara blazer, $1100, from Adorno.

SHORT STORY

Earthy hues and crisp hemlines – a tidy pair of shorts for both formal and informal occasions

Country Road shorts $139.

FREE & EASY

These elevated leather 'jandals' are a nod to the noughties

Bronwyn sandals $300.

ONCE OVER

One-piece swimsuits — with a twist

Nu Swim swimsuit, $260, from Mei Lan.

MODEST MOMENT

Perfect cover-ups, both practical and chic

Lyra Swim swimsuit $180.

Lanuuk two-piece swimsuit approx $150.

SO 90s

The 90s renaissance extends its influence into these nostalgic cuts

Belle the Label bikini top $169 and bottom $96.

HIGH-TIDE

High-waisted swimwear adds a touch of retro

Cooke & Kin bikini top $135 and bottoms $115.

WRAP PARTY

In between dips and sips, a versatile wrap is all you need

Wixii wrap $165.

Toteme sarong, $425, from Mytheresa.

MALE ORDER

Let's hear it for the boys

Missoni shorts, approx $405, from Matches Fashion.

Acne shorts, $185, from Mr Porter.


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