When the mercury rises, it can be tricky to look cool in a balmy city. Alexa Chung is the queen of looking haute on a humid sidewalk, as earlier this week she was spotted in a cute Carven lace mini with shirt-like sleeves and side panels. Then this weekend she took a stroll in New York in a Free People floaty daisy print midi dress straps falling off the shoulder.
Alexa Chung in Free People and Carven [Rex]
We've found 10 of the best breezy summer frocks which will keep you looking breezy whatever the weather - they'll even see you through the bikram-like conditions on the sweltering underground. To up the Alexa factor, pair with espadrilles and red lipstick.