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How To Wear Linen This Summer

How To Wear Linen This Summer
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Linen is an Assembly Label signature and a summer wardrobe staple. Our linen clothing is made with the Australian summer in mind using French linen, which comes from flax plants grown in France. Very little water is required to grow flax, and little to no pesticides are used. Light, breathable and durable, linen is low-maintenance and will naturally become softer with wear. Here, we delve into the Assembly Label linen collection for easy summer outfits and style inspiration.

 

Start with the essentials

Linen shirts are an essential in every wardrobe, which is why they’re part of every Assembly Label collection. You can practically live in a short sleeve linen shirt all summer, and because French flax linen is so breathable and cool, a long sleeve linen shirt is also perfectly wearable in hot weather.
Linen shirts are relaxed and unfussy, which is exactly how you should style them. Wear it over a cotton tee or tank if you like a layered look, and when it comes to long sleeve styles, casually roll the sleeves to keep it relaxed.
As for dresses, nothing encapsulates effortless summer style like a linen slip dress. A dress with slim straps and a breezy slip-on silhouette will be the easiest all-in-one outfit in your wardrobe.
Model wears Oversized Linen Shirt in White and Stella Short in White
Model wears Transition Pant in Limestone

Make it a set

Planning head-to-toe outfits is the last thing you want to do in the heat — dressing for summer should be easy. Enter our linen sets: these coordinating styles can be worn as separates or together as a complete outfit. These tops, skirts, shorts and pants are designed to complement each other and be mix-and-matched with your existing wardrobe, all you need to do is select the right set for the occasion. Keep it casual in a linen short and shirt, or pair a women’s cropped linen top with a matching high waist pant to achieve a modern silhouette.

Update your colour palette

A white linen outfit belongs in every wardrobe — but what to do if you’ve already stocked up on the white shirt, shorts, pants and dress? Every season, Assembly Label introduces a curated range of new shades. These shades are inspired by the mood of the season, as well as colours that are popular across interiors and design. Opting for a shirt or set in a new season shade makes it easy to introduce colour into your everyday wardrobe, and best of all Assembly Label’s seasonal shades are created to complement our signature neutral colour palette.

Embrace summer tailoring

Linen also has a place in your summer workwear wardrobe. Timeless and transeasonal, a tailored linen jacket and pant will take you from the office to after-work events, and it can also be styled for weekend occasions. French linen is breathable so it’s well-suited to formal occasions in summer, and its natural, low-maintenance texture exudes effortless style.
The key to summer suiting is not to overthink it. For a polished men’s outfit, wear your tailored linen blazer and pant with a plain tee and a pair of classic leather shoes. Our women’s linen suiting collection also offers a tailored short, which can be styled with a linen jacket and a cotton tank and accessorised with minimal leather sandals.
Model wears the Neva Top in White and the Nilsa Pant in Black
Model wears the Leila Linen Blazer and Pant in Antique White

Keep it coastal

Head-to-toe linen is our unofficial Australian beach outfit (layered over swimwear of course). Summer is the perfect time to style resort-inspired outfits with our linen essentials worn with swimwear, and linen is so low-maintenance you can throw it in your beach bag and not worry about the fabric getting a few creases. And remember, less is more when it comes to a coastal look in linen. Think relaxed fits, breezy silhouettes and simple accessories.

 

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