Welcome to Summer.
It is often intolerably hot in New York City during the Summer months. No matter how early you get up, how much you hydrate, or what you’re wearing, it’s STILL intolerable.
Luckily, there are some seriously fabulous companies making some seriously Summer-ready clothing.
So, what am I wearing to sweat it out in these 90 degree temps? Next to nothing.
- Run: Swiftly Tech Racerback is as close to being topless as any tank top I’ve ever owned. I size up because it’s super sheer but maybe I shouldn’t because it gets pretty weighed down with my sweat. What do you think?
(Obi-wan, skip the next bullet)
- Free To Be Bra is not a running bra for the larger than a small B cup so it works for me just fine. I recommend the Energy Bra for my more blessed runner friends.
- Last summer’s compression shorts aren’t around again but the Run: Fast Track Short is close. It’s about 1 inch shorter than the ones pictured below (along with my favorite hat!) and made of my favorite fabric: luxtreme.
- Sun Chaser Run Hat keeps my head cool, the sweat out of my eyes, and helps me avoid sunburn. Totally clutch.
**Full disclosure: As a lululemon Ambassador, I do receive clothes from them. No lie. But they are simply the best ones I’ve found and I’ve been wearing them since long before I became an Ambassador and will be wearing them long after my tenure has expired.
Other items I’m excited to try (pretty much the entire Oiselle line including, but not limited to):
I struggle with finding shorts I love so I’m really looking forward to giving Oiselle a try, especially seeing as how so many of my friends are loving them. Birdie says they’re right up my alley so OF COURSE I’m buying one of each.
What are your go-to summer clothing items? Compression or loose shorts? Tank top or shirtless? When you lace ‘em up for a hot run, what do you avoid like the plague? Am I missing an amazing wardrobe piece? Tell me!
Now go out and run!