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As we settle into the second half of summer, we can officially say the heat is on. No matter where your plans take you during these slow and steamy months – barbeque, beach or boat – it’s important to look fashionable and sweat-free. Here we break down some styles to keep you looking haute in the humidity.

Summer Burberry and Marc Jacobs

Photo: Burberry cerulean blue trunks and Marc by Marc Jacobs’s Mini Blurred Gingham Charlotte High Wasted Bikini

Make a Splash
While you can’t sport a bikini during the work week−unless you’re a lifeguard – it is the look de riguer on the weekends or if you’re on vacation. Flaunt the summer body you’ve been working on in a stylish swimsuit. For the ladies, Marc by Marc Jacobs’s Mini Blurred Gingham Charlotte High Wasted Bikini is a retro way to soak up some rays. For him, Burberry‘s cerulean blue trunks will make a splash.  Find them at Marc by Marc Jacobs, 3930 NE 2nd Ave, (305) 864-2626 and Burberrry, 112 NE 39th Street, (305) 423-0078. And if you’re bikin bod is not where you’d like it to be, it’s not too late to get in shape- head to DBC Fitness for a sleek physique. DBC Fitness, 3841 NE 2nd Ave, (786) 703 2280.

Christian Louboutin Cataclou and Nazapunta

Photo: Christian Louboutin Cataclou and Nazapunta

Strut Your Stuff
Bringing a bottle of rosé as a hostess gift is just an important as bringing your shoe game to an inevitable invite to a pool party. Arrive in style wearing a pair of Christian Louboutin’s. Ladies, strap up the Cataclou's platform wedge in blue denim, accented with twisted rope, red, white, blue and a few other hues accented with white studs. Gents, slip into the Nazapunta slip-on sneaker with red, white, blue print accented by a royal-blue spiked toe. Find them at Christian Louboutin, 161 NE 40th Street Miami, (305) 576-6820 and Christian Louboutin Mens, 180 NE 40th Street, Miami, (305) 548-8246.

Prada Bags

Photo: Prada Bag

BYOB, Bring Your Own Bag
Plan ahead in case that pool party goes from day to night by bringing a change of clothes in a bag as fashionable as what’s inside. Pack them in a classic backpack from Prada. The technical fabric can withstand a little splashing (though we don’t recommended it) and the lightweight bags have ample storage room. Plus, they will allow you to be hands free to hold your mojito. For women, check out the royal blue, and for men, the navy. Find them at Prada, 180 NE 40th Street, (305) 438 2280

Burberry polo and chifon dress

Photo: Burberry polo and ivory polka dot silk chiffon dress

Casual and Cool
If you’re heading to a bikini-free fiesta, you can still dress for the occasion while avoiding the heat. Ladies, Burberry’s ivory polka dot silk chiffon dress is light, airy and will keep you looking and feeling cool. Gents, a classic polo makes for the perfect attire and Burberry’s polo shirt with contrast tipping detail is the perfect fit.  Find them at Burberrry, 112 NE 39th Street, (305) 423-0078.

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