Best Bet: Feral Childe Silk Blouse

In heat-friendly silk-chiffon and a splashy triangle print, Feral Childe gives the typical button-up blouse a welcome twist. The New York–based label takes care in the details, from the shell buttons and organic cotton trim to the laser-cut collar. The soft, lightweight fabric and slightly loose fit make it a comfortable option for humid weather, whether for a backyard barbecue or casual night out.

Feral Childe serpent collar blouse, $117 (originally $195) at Kaight or online.