The heart of summer: our favourite pieces of the season

This year, the summer season is all about colour, but never compromises on comfort. Six examples that say it all 

Cover photo: Pepe Lobez for American Vintage

A long (flowing) dress

Crafted in linen, the IVYBO dress comes in three shades this season: hyacinth, cacao and lola, a new ultra-sunny neon print. The ideal piece for a day at the beach, an afternoon on a terrace or an evening at the seaside.

A terry-cloth ensemble

Soft and cosy on the skin, the TAWABAY ensemble in the military shade is as practical as it is chic. A short-sleeve jumper and knee-length shorts: a winning duo every time.

A gingham shirt with a twist 

The ultimate summer shirt? It has short sleeves, discreet buttons and comes in opaline hues. At AMV, it’s called PYKOBOO and it’s incredibly easy to slip into your suitcase. Pair it with trousers, PYKOBOO too, which are super-comfy to wear with their drawstring waist.


A knit tank top

Tank tops are no longer kept under wraps, hidden under an elegant shirt. Now they stay out in the open and claim their place as official tops. Case in point: DOZBOROW, in the constellation melange shade. Lightweight, soft and made mostly of recycled cotton.

Denim shorts

A must in every summer wardrobe, FAOW shorts have that great vintage appeal. Just look at the voluntarily contrasting red topstitching. The bonus? The retro patch embroidered on one of the back pockets. Wear it with a white T-shirt and you’re good to go.

Neon joggers

100% cotton? Yes! A flowing cut? Yes! A bright colour to shine in the sun? Yes, yes and yes! This season, the AMV silhouette goes retro with the LAWEVILLE joggers. And for those who aren’t into neon, this piece also exists in heather grey and pine green.

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