Some of us love summer for the sheer fact that it’s synonymous with the sundress. But then there are those who find the breezy silhouette to be more of a hindrance than a help. (Um, is there anything worse than chaffing? The answer is no.) For the latter set, don’t let the summer heat stop you from embracing pants. Look to these easy, breezy, no-dresses-allowed outfits.

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Crochet Top + Culottes + Fringe Slides

A thin, open-weave top paired with loose-fitting pants should be your new uniform.

Get the Look: City Chic top ($48); Modcloth culottes ($65); Raye slides ($138)

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White Blouse + White Jeans + Neutral Accessories

Keep it light and sun-reflecting, then style things up with complementary accessories.

Get the Look: Uniqlo tee ($15); Frame jeans ($195); Forever 21 duster ($20); Eric Javitz hat ($198); Louise Et Cie sandal ($120)

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Striped Tank + Joggers + Slides

Loose-fitting fabrics are your friends during warm days that turn to cooler nights.

Get the Look: Kate Spade tank ($105); Trouvé pants ($79); Vince slides ($130)

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Linen Button-Down + Linen Pants + Straw Tote

Linen is synonymous with summer, and for good reason. It won’t stick to sweaty skin and offers nice airflow.

Get the Look: Joie pants ($188); French Connection shirt ($98); Mar Y Sol tote ($139); Linea Paolo Mule ($110)

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Denim Jacket + Jumpsuit + Stacked Heels

The chill version of a date-night dress.

Get the Look: DL1961 jacket ($188); Modcloth jumpsuit ($80); Sam Edelman sandals ($100)

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Off-the-Shoulder Top + Boyfriend Jeans + Sandals

A jeans gal through and through? Keep them baggy and distressed, then pair ’em with a no-fuss top.

Get the Look: Socialite top ($42); Rebecca Minkoff jeans ($118); Sole Society bag ($80); Joie sandals ($75)

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