Cheap summer clothes are available in figure-flattering and trendy styles if you keep your eyes for bargains and shop smartly.
Some looks and fabrics return year after year because they are cool – figuratively and literally.
You can safely purchase such garments as white slacks and navy-blue striped tees during late-season sales, assured they will still be in style the following year.
Cotton is a hot-weather favorite because it is absorbent, easy to wash, drapes effectively in a variety of styles, from A-line skirts to zebra-print shirts.
Cotton seersucker fabric is used for shirt, shorts, dresses, suits, and bathrobes.
Because of the high cost of growing cotton, today many of the cheap summer clothes that use cotton are fabric blends with polyester, rayon, Tencel, and other contemporary fibers.
Denim, a sturdier cotton weave, is used for jeans and jackets.
Cotton gauze is popular for beach wear, including shirts and blouses, skirts, and flowing pants. Just be careful to wear appropriate under garments, as it is semi-sheer, especially in strong sunlight.
Tropical print fabrics have been huge summer favorites ever since World War I.
These bold, vibrant, and whimsical prints are perfect for tropical print dresses.
Some years, designers feature Asian prints. Other years, florid Hawaiian florals are trendy tropical print fabrics.
From flowers to vegetables, from bird print fabrics, to prints that feature travel motifs such as the Egyptian pyramids and exotic Taj Mahal in India, you are sure to find exotic prints for warm weather, cruise, and resort wear in any year.
In recent years, rayon has been favorited among tropical print fabrics for breezy summer dresses and tops.
Women's silk clothing is an upscale look.
Blouses, dresses, and summer suits look great in silk, raw silk, silk shantung, and silk blend fabrics.
Silk also is used for thermal underwear, so be careful about the weight and thread count of silk you are selecting.
You want silk that is lightweight and breathes for your hot weather wardrobe. Sheer silk can be delicate and rip, but it is more likely than heavier weaves to be found among cheap summer clothes.
Like cotton gauze, thin silk blouses can caress the skin like a summer kiss.
A figure-flattering silk dress can give you an expensive designer look, even if it doesn’t have an expensive designer label.
Look for sales, coupon offers, and discount retailers to purchase womens silk clothing for your summer wardrobe.
New nanotechnologies and biotechnologies have produced fabrics that are ideal for summer wear, especially outdoors.
Today's engineered fabrics are odor resistant, repel viruses, bacteria, and insects, wick sweat away from the body, and may even protect against the sun’s UV rays.
I often see discounted sports wear in these miracle textiles at Sierra Trading Post.. Be sure to check for coupon code bargains when you are shopping for cheap summer clothes.
Growing organic cotton is not easy. It's expensive because of all the challenges involved in producing this fiber without using pesticides and other chemicals.
Bamboo clothing is soft, silky, and wicks sweat away from the body. Touted as an environmentally friendly textile, chemicals may still be involved in producing bamboo fabric from this renewable crop.
For more than a hundred years, shoppers have agreed that sailored-inspired clothing is nautical and nice.
Nautical fashion is one of four summer fashion looks that never go out of style. It's worth paying a bit more when you know you can get years of use out of a garment and always look stylish in it.
Whether you are looking for traditional cotton clothing, bright tropical print fabrics, womens silk clothing, nautical fashion, or eco-conscious or engineered textiles for your summer clothes, smart shopping using sales and coupon price reductions can help you acquire smart garments and stay within your budget.