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Start off your summer in style with these essentials

By Kristal de Leon Published Mar 24, 2023 5:55 pm

Summer is the perfect time to spend outdoors, but with this heat, sometimes it can't be helped to put off exercise, daytime travels, and roadtrips.

But what if we tell you it may also be because you're wearing the wrong set of clothes? With the right outfits, you can be ready for whatever the season throws.

From breathable clothing to the comfiest flip flops and shoes, no need to worry dilemma with these newly launched fashion and lifestyle summer essentials.

Get your basic summer clothes from UNIQLO


When it comes to basics, no one else does it like UNIQLOThe brand's Summer Essentials collection has items made of linen and cotton that will leave you feeling cool while doing activity.

For the ladies, you can try their Cropped Skipper Short Sleeve Polo Shirt that has smooth and stretchy fabric which goes well with the fitted cut and the open collar sleek design. Their Linen Blend Skort is also a wise choice for the hot and humid weather this summer.

If you’re looking for an outfit perfect for an all-day food trip, Uniqlo’s Linen Blend 3/4 Sleeve Shirt will be the right fit. It is a loose-fitting silhouette with soft fabric so you don’t have to worry about feeling any discomfort. Then, style it with Uniqlo’s UV Protection Denim Hat, which comes perfectly with almost any outfit for only P1490.

Go preppy with UNIQLO x JW Anderson

Preppy for summer? Why not! UNIQLO's JW Anderson collaboration features a modified style of classic sportswear, with items such as traditional cricket cardigan, sports leggings, pleated skirts, and knitted polo shirts. Wear thest to Baguio or Tagaytay in style! 

Say yes to Havaianas' limited edition Sakura Collection 2023

Flip flops for summer is undoubtedly a staple. But instead of wearing plain ones, grab a pair that will express your style.

Express yourself freely and bloom in your own way by wearing Havaianas’ new collection of footwear designed with the magic of pink sakuras. Walk confidently in their Slim Sakura, You St Tropez Sakura, and Flash Urban Sakura flip flops.

Get back to fitness with Adidas’ Ultraboost Light

In celebration of Women's Month, Adidas has released its Ultraboost Light Shoe. Meant for shattering boundaries that hindered them from running toward their goals, this lightweight shoe lets you run comfortably as it provides ultimate cushioning, and is responsive even at long distances. It caters not only to women, but to all runners.

Its durability and 30% lighter BOOST technology were tested on the recently held Ultraboost Light Trial Run last March 21 at Bonifacio Global City.

Redesign your home with the minimalist IKEA’s BASTUA 


Colors and prints aren't only limited to your summer outfits, but they can be incorporated to your homes as well. If you're looking to sprucing up your living space this summer, check out IKEA’s BASTUA collection, which was made in collaboration with Marimekko.

IKEA’s BASTUA has sturdy and stylish wooden benches made from solid birch and birch veneer. Or if you opt to upgrade your couches or floor cushions, you may check out their blue and orange BASTUA cushion made from 100% cotton.

You can also add a refreshing accent to your bathroom with their shower curtains designed with a lively pattern of giant rhubarb leaves. While you’re at it, why not relax and wear their crisp kimono that absorbs moisture and is extremely soft on the skin? 

Don’t restrict yourself indoors, and have a garden party with IKEA’s versatile and coordinated trays and glassware that add a spark of Nordic joy in these candid moments. You can even have a leaf-shaped trays or round trays in the signature rhubarb print of the BASTUA collection.