Are you going with the tried and tested, or are you refreshing your wardrobe for the season?

Summer is a time for outdoor picnics, evening walks on the beach, sipping on cool drinks and generally having a great time. It’s a time to catch up with friends and family, go on long and lazy vacations and work off the excesses of the year.

Since the weather is hot, you look for all the cool and comfortable cotton clothing in your wardrobe. You want your skin to breathe, and to keep sweat at a minimum. At the same time, you want to avoid a tan so you want maximum coverage. The clothes you wear during the few months of summer can go a long way in helping you enjoy the season.

But if you’re wearing last year’s tees and shorts, you’re doing yourself a huge disservice. Who says summer is about slouchy clothing? Though the sunlight bears down on you and the heat makes it difficult to function on some days, you can still be stylishly togged up. And it’s not that hard to be effortlessly stylish, either.

Here’s what you do: whip out your favourite online shopping app and give your wardrobe a much-needed summer makeover.

Shop online for the best summer bargains

There are online shopping apps galore that have a variety of discounts and sales on at the moment. Take advantage of the reduced pricing and offers on some great brands to really come into your fashionable element. If you want to pick some light summer frocks, this is the time to do it. Ditto for khadi and cotton kurtas, cotton shorts and georgette dresses, because summer is the best time to pick them all.

Online shopping is a blessing this season for more reasons than one. Firstly, you can sit in the comfort of your air-conditioned home or office and pick out the season’s best styles with just a few clicks. Secondly, the purchases are delivered to your address – just sign for them and start using whatever you bought. Thirdly, you get excellent discounts and cash back offers from shopping on your favourite online shopping apps. So not only do you get some really chic clothing and accessories, you also save time and money on online shopping.

Your preferred online shopping app also stores your preferences and alerts you every time there is a new sale or a discount on an item that you might like. It also alerts you to previews, limited period sales, and items that you wanted and which are now back in stock. Besides, the app is easier to navigate on your smartphone than opening the desktop version of the online shopping site on your phone.

Now all that remains is to sport your new purchases and put your most fashionable self forward this summer!