Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

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When the temperature spikes this summer, you don’t want to be left without any suitable fashion options on-hand. That’s why we suggest updating your summer wardrobe now.

To help you get started, we scoured the internet for the most fashionable warm-weather skirts, shorts and shirts that will look great and keep you cool — no matter your plans.

With these wardrobe staples on hand, you’ll know exactly what you’re going to wear for all of your upcoming outdoor summer activities.

Must-have women's summer clothes for a wardrobe refresh

Go-to summer skirts

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Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: Very

Michelle Keegan Stripe Co-Ord Knitted Midi Skirt – White/Black

You save £6 (21.43%)£28

Like a holiday wrapped up in a skirt, this striped co-ord is a dream that perfectly hugs your curves. Featuring a high-waisted silhouette and super chic black and white pattern, it’s sure to become a staple in your wardrobe this summer. Exclusive to Very and part of Michelle Keegan's latest edit, you won’t find this midi skirt anywhere else. Pair it with a fitted top, like the matching Knitted Racer Striped Vest as worn by Michelle here, or throw on your favourite oversized summer jumper for a casual look.

And lucky for you, this skirt is on sale until May 9 during Very's Bank Holiday Deals event. So what are you waiting for?

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: Mango

Cargo Miniskirt

You save £16.00 (44.46%)£35.99

Flirty and with a ‘90s grunge feel, this mini skirt from Mango is an on-trend summer must-have. We picture it styled with some chunky black boots and a slogan t-shirt for casual outings with friends. Or, it’d also be cute with a white crop top under a black leather jacket for nights out.

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: Mango

Mango Slit Denim Skirt

Many designer brands carry this midi-length denim skirt style, but when you shop it at Mango, you can add it to your wardrobe for a fraction of the price. Versatile and effortlessly cool, this skirt will go great with a pair of street-style trainers — or dress it up with some heeled boots for chilly summer evenings.

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: Oliver Bonas

Oliver Bonas Warped Animal Print Pleated Midi Skirt

Perfect for wearing to work or a summer party, this versatile printed skirt from Oliver Bonas will instantly elevate your summer wardrobe. Style it with trainers and a slouchy top or dress it up with a pair of strappy stilettos.

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: Revolve

Kinsley Mini Skirt

You save £93 (55.69%)£167

This girly-meets-preppy mini skirt from Revolve made our list of must-have summer skirts for obvious reasons. Equal parts sexy and stylish, it’s made from a tweed material that’s handwashable, making it easy to maintain. The best part? Even though it costs a bit more than the other items in our roundup, it’s on sale now, so you’ll want to snap it up before your size sells out.

Essential summer shirts

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: River Island

River Island Utility Pocket Shirt

Few wardrobe staples will smarten up your style like this Utility Shirt from River Island. With oversized metallic buttons, a crisp collar and 3/4 sleeves, this button-up is serving us major ‘cool girl’ vibes. It can be styled in several different ways, including under oversized jumpers, over dresses or tops — or on its own. Trust us, this is a versatile piece you’ll wear over and over.

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Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Model wearing the Josie in medium orange. Photo: Urban Outfitters

Josie Recycled Ribbed V-Neck

Available in five colours

Versatile and with a bit of sex appeal, this Urban Outfitters V-neck is the wardrobe staple you’ll turn to all summer long. Made with a subtly ribbed material, the Josie is perfectly form-fitted but comfortable as well. Whether you’re sporting an on-trend micro mini, your beloved high-waisted boyfriend jeans or those dungarees that never disappoint, this shirt is the perfect complement to any look. As an added plus, it’s made from recycled material, so it’s the fast fashion purchase you can feel good about buying.

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: New Look

Pink Stripe Poplin Oversized Shirt

We can’t say enough good things about this cool, relaxed-fit button-up shirt from New Look. You can wear it as the model styled it with a pair of jeans and a fitted t-shirt. Or, if you’ve got a beach holiday booked this summer, we love the idea of wearing it as a beach coverup atop a white swimsuit or bikini.

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Yours Linen Utility Tunic – White

Light and airy, this utility tunic is the ideal complement for even the warmest days of a British summer. Easy to style, you can dress it up with oversized sunglasses and a bold lip for that lunch date by the river or keep it casual with a pair of jeans and an oversized tote bag while running errands.

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: River Island

River Island Petite Blue Plisse Ombre Cami Top

We all need a few statement pieces in our wardrobe, and this dreamy camisole from River Island will certainly turn heads. Sexy and cool, this top gives off a mesmerising beachy vibe thanks to its ombre pattern.

Trendy summer shorts

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: Free People

Emmy Denim Skort

Available in three washes

Can’t decide between a skirt or shorts for summer? Go for a skort! Perfect for the high-fashion gal on the go, the Emmy Denim Skort from Free People is definitely one of our favourite finds for summer. Available in three colours, this skort is perfect for most any summer activity — from park hangs to outdoor concerts and beach vacations.

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: John Lewis

Sweaty Betty Revive Shorts

Summer style is all about looking effortlessly cool. That’s why we’re big fans of these relaxed-fit organic cotton shorts from Sweaty Betty. They’re perfect for wearing while going around town on a lazy Sunday or lounging at home. When out and about, pair them with your favourite pair of trainers or slip-on sandals for a casual, chic vibe.

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: boohoo

Saskia Mustard Stripe Tie Belt Shorts

You save £2 (25%)£8

Everyone needs at least one pair of cute patterned shorts for summer. This high-waisted striped pair features a belt for ultimate comfort and they flair at the thigh for a flattering fit.

Summer clothes for women: Fresh shirts, skirts and shorts we’re loving

Photo: Lululemon

Wunder Train High-Rise Short 8”

Select colours on sale now

Athleisure lovers will be happy to hear that bike shorts are back on for summer. Last year, they were one of our favourite warm-weather trends, and we’re honestly ecstatic that this trend is still going strong. They’re comfy, sporty and go perfect with matching workout tops or slouchy hoodies and chunky trainers. This season, we’re snapping up the classic Wunder Train High-Rise Short 8" from Lululemon for three obvious reasons: Fit, style and function.

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