The heatwave looks like it’s here to stay! Survive the sweltering sun in our breezy picks to keep you cool and collected this month.

This month the nation can look forward to more barbeques, picnics and beach days as weather forecasters predict a long hot summer for the UK. Our fashion advice is simple. Make sure the only thing melting in this weather is the ice in your cold glass of Pimms. Fuss free and fabulous, we deem these the hottest, heatwave-appropriate pieces for July.

Sun’s out, shoulders out! With so many pretty bardot dresses and cold-shoulder tops to choose from this season, even the Duchess of Sussex has been loving the off-the-shoulder style this summer in her gorgeous pale pink Carolina Herrera number at the Trooping of Colour ceremony last month. The flattering bardot neckline is here to stay, so take the weight off and give your shoulders some sunshine this summer.

Have fun with tropical shades that glow under the sunlight – whether that be in your swimwear, summer dress or handbag. And when the sun goes down, don’t lose sleep in the humidity as you slumber in cool, satin nightwear.

Shop the edit:

1. Studio by Preen – Yellow floral print chiffon cold shoulder dress

2. Red Herring – Yellow cotton bardot neckline broderie trim top

3. Red Herring – Lilac striped embroidered cotton bardot neck midi dress

4. Faith – Multi tropical floral print mesh plunge swimsuit

5. Miss Selfridge – Light authentic lace mom shorts

6. Quiz – TOWIE cream green and pink tropical playsuit

7. The Collection – Multi-coloured satin lace camisole set

8. Red Herring – Peach frill rib halterneck bikini

9. Faith – Pink high stiletto heel ankle strap sandals

10. Faith – Green mini buckle cross body bag