5 Staples You Need In Your Everyday Summer Wardrobe

Hot to trot

By Dinushka Gunasekara | 9th November 2022

While we’d all like to spend sunny summer days lounging by a resort, dressed permanently in sea salt-soaked swimwear, the everyday hustle doesn’t stop from December to February. Whether it’s errands, the 9 to 5, or catch ups in the golden weather, the perfect summer wardrobe should be versatile, breezy, and able to be thrown on without breaking a sweat.

Enter Sussan. As an essential in the Australian woman’s wardrobe for the past 80 years, Sussan’s of-the-moment pieces make for the necessary building blocks to create a closet that’s Sunshine State approved. So, what should you look for in your seasonal additions? Here’s everything you need to know…

Fresh linen

Is it a Queensland summer if you aren’t draping yourself in linen? Stylish, sophisticated, and effortlessly cool (emphasis on effortless), linen is the easy-to-wear fabric that’s the perfect fit for summer-friendly tops, pants, and everything in between. Embrace the gently crumpled look, and make sure you follow care instructions carefully for linen that lasts! 

Homegrown cotton

We all know Aussie cotton feels oh-so soft to the touch, but did you know it has a lighter impact on the environment, too? Cotton Australia represents local farmers to produce responsibly made cotton that requires less water and less land. With a 100% Australian cotton collection, when you don your staple summer tank or t-shirt from Sussan, you can flaunt your ‘fit in confidence. 

Breathable loungewear

The easiest way to beat the heat is to kick back at home, and this summer, your loungewear uniform should be comfortable, casual, and cosy. Opt for fabrics and styles that offer a natural breathability and can also be chucked on for your everyday errands, so you can trot off to your grocery run no matter the temps! 

Relaxed dresses

When summer is melting your brain, don’t bother trying to mix and match! An airy dress will be your new best friend, taking the work out of creating a complete look. A relaxed silhouette in a midi or maxi makes for thrown-on elegance, or try a mini with puffed sleeves for a touch of structure to your outfit. 

Breezy shirts

Hit refresh on your summer closet with the multi-purpose saviour – a classic shirt. Taking you from boardroom meetings to weekend brunches and even after dark shenanigans, a simple loose button up is perfect for days around town, and can also carry you through to the colder temps as a versatile transeasonal piece. 

Build your perfect summer wardrobe by shopping the range at Sussan here.

By Dinushka Gunasekara A self-proclaimed Spotify connoisseur who plans her weekends on Monday, Dinushka’s least favourite time of the day is in between meals.




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