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The best fashion summer sale buys

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Amazon Prime Day may be over for another year, but there has been a burst of hot online sales with discounts on plenty of new season fashion items to get you excited for summer 2021.

Whether you’re looking to master heatwave dressing, looking for something special for summer weddings or want to add some pieces to your staycation wardrobe, the online sales have you covered, saving you money as you shop. 

We have scoured the online sales to bring you an edit of some of the best fashion items out there, including highlights from Net-a-Porter, Sweaty Betty and Mango. 

Sweaty Betty Power Gym Leggings, £45 (was £75)

Sweaty Betty is ready to update your gym kit with a hugely enticing summer sale. With an impressive 60 per cent off, you can save big on everything from leggings to bras, jackets and yoga mats. 

And if you’re not sure where to start, we recommend making a bee-line straight for the Power Gym Leggings as they are some of the best we’ve tried.  

Super stretchy, sweat-wicking and quick-drying, these will power you through your workout of choice. Better still, they are hugely flattering, with seams that sculpt the bum and hold you in. They also come in a huge range of colours and bold prints so are sure to put an extra spring in your step. 

Buy now on Sweaty Betty  

New Look White Square Neck Puff Sleeve Midi Dress, £17.24 (was £22.99)

A square neck, puff sleeve midi is THE dress shape of the season. We’ve spotted them everywhere both on the high street and from designer brands, but if you’re on a budget then this pretty lilac number from New Look is a steal.

Incredibly wearable and versatile, it’s easy to style it up or down, taking you everywhere from picnics in the park to summer date nights or beach staycations. 

The midi length dress features a delicate square neckline, half puff sleeves, and a tiered hem skirt. In short, it’s entirely flattering and a summer wardrobe must-have. 

Buy now on New Look  

Castañer Carina 80 canvas wedge espadrilles, £55 (was £110)

If you’re not quite ready to embrace the return of heels, but want something that will give you height as well as comfort then you need a pair of hardworking espadrilles.

These canvas wedge espadrilles in antique rose are incredibly versatile, not to mention very pretty. 

You can style these with pretty much any outfit from jeans to dresses, and thanks to the thick woven jute platform, it will see you through all kinds of social situations, including any weddings you have scheduled this summer. And with 50 per cent off, there’s even more reason to snap up a pair now.

Buy now on Net-a-Porter 

Whistles Frill Sleeve Midi Dress, £69 (was £139)

Light, loosely woven and breathable, linen has long been touted as a summer saviour. Not only does it keep you cool and comfortable, but it always looks chic, even through the sweaty summer heatwave.

And this linen frill sleeve dress from Whistles is a perfect example. It’s slightly fitted at the waist to help flatter your shape, while the pretty frill sleeve adds a touch of feminity. 

Better still, it comes in both khaki and pink and can be styles with sandals or heels for effortless day to night dressing. 

Buy now on Whistles  

ASOS River Island broderie bardot blouse in cream, £22.40 (was £32)

This high-street hero buy will cover all your social events this summer. And with a £10 saving it will keep your purse happy too. 

Everything from the bardot neckline, delicately puffed sleeves, elasticated cuffs and tie-waist has been designed to flatter your shape.

The broderie anglaise embroidered cut-out pattern is the perfect nod to summer and can be worn with your favourite jeans to add instant summer appeal. 

Buy now on ASOS  

Mango Cropped Cotton Overshirt, £17.99 (was £35.99)

Even in the height of the British summer it’s advisable to take an extra layer for after the sun goes down, and this cropped cotton overshirt is the perfect (and affordable) piece. 

The cotton blend overshirt is lightweight enough to keep you comfortable day or night, while the slightly cropped fit ensures your outfit is still on show. 

Available in both a cream and khaki colour, its neutral tone is easy to style while the lapel collar, long puffed sleeves and buttoned cuffs are thoughtful design points.  

Buy now on Mango 

Hobbs Jasmine Trousers, Warm Ivory, £69 (was £110)

With many of us now heading back to the office, it’s time for a wardrobe update. And these cotton-bend trousers are a winning compromise between style and comfort. 

Slim through the leg with an ankle grazing length and a mid-rise fit, these are flattering tailored trousers that will see you through both causal and formal occasions. 

A versatile choice, you could team this with a blazer and smart flat shoes or equally style with trainers and a jacket.  

Buy now on John Lewis  

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