The sunny season remains in full swing, which means you still have an excuse to shop for the freshest summer ‘fits. Pro tip: You’d do well to invest in basic, timeless pieces to last you a long time—and beyond summer! Take your cue from some of our fave celebs, who show us how to rock real hot #OOTDs with ease. The good news: A fashion overhaul is possible without spending a fortune, thanks to the fab fashion finds you can score via SM Deals and SM Malls Online.
Ready to have your most IG-worthy summer yet? Some super stylish inspo coming your way in 3, 2, 1…
A different kind of denim
Denim is a summer staple—but you don’t have to limit yourself to a pair of jeans. Spice your look up with a denim jacket like Daniel Padilla, or try a denim skirt like Belle Mariano. Go for a midi length for a look that’s so on trend.
Get Belle’s look: (1) Denim Mini Skirt, ₱1,495, Mango; (2) Slit-hem Denim Skirt, ₱2,690, H&M. Get Daniel’s look: (3) Levi's Men's Mugito Trucker Jacket in Denim, ₱3,499, Levi's, ShopSM.com; (4) Wrangler ATG Boxy Denim Jacket, ₱2,495, Pull & Bear. (Images: Instagram.com/belle_mariano; supremo_dp)
A pair of well-cut trousers will make your summer ‘fits look super sleek and put together. Take it from Jericho Rosales and Ria Atayde—their ultra casual looks look extra polished thanks to this tailored staple.
Get Jericho’s look: (1) Pleated Wide Pants, ₱1,490, Uniqlo; (2) Slim Fit Stretch Chinos, ₱2,150, Marks & Spencer. Get Ria’s look: (3) High-waisted pants, ₱1,548, Plains & Prints; (4) Smart Linen Blend Trousers, ₱1,995, Stradivarius. (Images: Instagram.com/jerichorosalesofficial; ria)
Always, always have a go-to dress on hand for days when you can’t be bothered to put together an entire outfit. A longer dress in a maxi or midi cut will lengthen your entire body, plus, it can do from day-to-night and can be dressed up or down. Talk about versatile! P.S. We’re obsessed with Gabbi Garcia’s super fresh look here.
Get Gabbi’s look: (1) Bali Dress, ₱2,399, Karimadon; (2) Tiered Halter Dress, ₱688, ForMe. (Image: Instagram.com/Gabbi)
Your closet isn’t complete without a basic shirt. Trust us—this essential will make dressing up so much easier as you can mix and match with almost anything. Go for classic cuts, like Donny Pangilinan’s basic tee or Julia Barretto’s plain polo shirt.
Get Donny’s look: (1) Dress Code Relaxed Fit Textured T-shirt, ₱599, Penshoppe; (2)
Bench Colored Tees, 2 for ₱599, Bench. Get Julia’s look: (1) Regular Fit Ladies Polo Shirt, ₱930, Collezionec2; (2) Flowy Piqué Polo Shirt, ₱6950, Lacoste. (Images: Instagram.com/donny; juliabarretto)
Nothing screams summer more than a crisp white number. Go explore the city with cotton basics like Joshua Garcia, or enjoy the beach with some white cover-ups like Alexa Ilacad.
Get Joshua’s look: (1) Men's Long-Sleeve Buttoned Shirt, ₱800, Forever 21, ShopSM.com; Cotton Blend Bermuda Shorts, ₱2,495, Zara. Get Alexa’s look: (3)
Lucia White Kimono, ₱8000, IXXI, Frankie General Store; (4) Women's Smocking Dress Crochet with Ethnic Print, ₱699, Tropiko by Kultura, ShopSM.com (Images: Instagram.com/garciajoshuae; alexailacad)
Are you ready to take your ‘fits to the next level? Head over to your favorite SM Malls to shop these essentials. Check out the mall entry guidelines and updates on mall hours here. You can also view the complete SM Directory here. Make sure to follow our Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok for more updates. Happy shopping!