Key Summer Staples For Your Wardrobe

Winter may have felt longer than usual this year but don’t worry — summer is just around the corner! With summer 2023 nearly here, and beaches, beer gardens and holidays calling, here are some key summer staples to keep you looking and feeling great, whether you’re chilling at home or soaking up the sun abroad.

From pastel men’s shirts to colourful floral women’s dresses, there are plenty of summer staples you can incorporate into your wardrobe. Read on for some of our favourite menswear and womenswear items that will keep you at the forefront of 2023 fashion.



Ready to swap winter shades for a pop of pastel colour? You are in luck this summer! Embrace clean-cut and preppy American vibes with chino shorts, pastel polo shirts, and snappy tailoring. 

Ideal for every occasion, pastels are easy to incorporate into your everyday wardrobe. Think dusky pinks and pale blues for this summer season.

Pair with classic white trainers and you are ready for days in the office followed by evenings in the beer garden. 



Warmer weather brings with it relaxed weekends in the park and BBQs in the garden. Keep your cool this summer in athleisure wear, add to your wardrobe slouchy t-shirts, baseball caps and sporty trainers. For those cooler evenings throw on a stylish but casual designer hoodie

Why not try a timeless and classic baseball cap from Fred Perry?


Tailored shorts - a go-to for every occasion in the warmer months. Whether it’s beers with the boys, a family day out, or a beach wedding, tailored shorts are the answer.

There are lots of colour and length options to choose from, including classic beige tones from designer brands like Boss Casual, to bold and pastel colours by Ted Baker

Pair with a classic t-shirt for a more relaxed feel, or elevate your outfit with a fitted shirt




Perfect for the warmer weather, keeping you cool and looking oh so stylish - summer whites are the essential wardrobe staple this summer. From pretty and textured white dresses that float in the summer breeze, to crisp white t-shirts with frills and embroidery detailed white tops

Summer whites are ideal for daytime wear paired with sandals and flip flops or for dressing up with heels for an evening look.


If delicate and neutral shades aren’t your thing, don’t worry — bold colourful floral patterns could be just the ticket for you. 

As we leave the grey, murky weather behind, it’s time to emerge into a world of floral patterns. Whether you choose to go all out florals with a beautiful summer dress, or add a hint of floral to an outfit with new knitwear or a top, floral prints are the perfect summery touch for your wardrobe. 

Why not try one of Ted Baker’s classic floral pieces this summer?


The British summer time weather can be unpredictable, and that is where the timeless and classic tailoring of a blazer steps in. Come rain or shine - add effortless style to your outfit with a beautifully crafted blazer. 

Whether you choose an old-school, American, preppy style blazer from Lauren by Ralph Lauren paired with jeans and classic white trainers, or a sleek and elegant style blazer from French Connection over a summer dress or skirt.  


Have these summer pieces inspired you? Discover more designer men’s and women’s clothing and a whole range of accessories for your wardrobe this summer.