When it comes to spring and summer clothing, we’re often encouraged to ditch dark colours in favour of pastels, bold prints and bright colours.
But what if you’re just not into these type of brash colours and bold statements? We’ve been labouring under the misconception that wearing dark colours in the hotter months will make us overheat, while white will keep us cool. However, according to an article in Gizmodo, ‘basic physics’ suggest that black clothing can actually help us stay cool, as it radiates body heat instead of reflecting it back. There are also the practical benefits of avoiding those pesky grass stains or bug invasions.
So how can you best wear darker clothing in the lighter months?
Keep it airy
Lightweight fabrics and loose designs are a perfect way to keep cool, regardless of the colour you’re wearing. A swishy navy maxi dress …