High summer: how to stay cool in a heatwave

We are certainly getting our money’s worth out of our summer wardrobe’s this year! We are loving this perfect summer t-shirt weather, but we realise not all t-shirts are made equally, so wanted to share just 5 of the reasons an ethically made YUNION T t-shirt is worth the investment this summer, plus why you’ll still be wearing it at Christmas…

Wear with pride – we’ve lost count of the stories we’ve heard from women who haven’t felt comfortable removing a cardi or jacket in the heat of summer as they’ve felt too ‘exposed’ in just a t-shirt. Not any more! The bespoke cut of our t-shirts has been designed by founder, Mel to irradicate all those ‘self-conscious’ niggles – longer sleeves for the arm conscious, flattering fit around the middle for the dreaded ‘mum tum’ and our signature 100% non see-through fabric so no bra flashing! It may be a small thing, but we couldn’t be prouder when women say they feel comfortable and confident in our tees.

Wardrobe staple – obviously our t-shirts come into their own in the summer months as a wardrobe essential in their own right but we find sales are pretty much constant all-year round. Come autumn they are great for layering under strappy dresses to extend their lifespan and are a great extra layer under knits and cardis come winter. We’ve had customers wear them to their Christmas parties with a statement skirt and heels – a true all-rounder!

Just breathe… our tees are made with the finest grade cotton, making them the perfect natural, breathable option for summer. We just add a splash of Lycra to our blend for comfort and fit.

Get in shape – when the mercury is high, we love the idea of a linen t-shirt as much as the next overheated woman, but we know from experience that they don’t last. After a few washes they lose their shape and become sack-like, plus linen is the worst culprit for being see-through. We are loving Zara’s button-through linen dresses though!

Fashion maths – our women’s t-shirts have been rigorously tested for durability – both in the wash and for shape retention and wear. They are truly built to last (some of our customers report their t-shirts are ‘like new’ after 2 years!). We are proud of our ethical, made in the UK status and part of our commitment to being a ‘slow fashion’ brand is that we are not contributing to ‘throwaway fashion’ destined for land-fill after a few short months. The old adage, ‘buy cheap, buy twice’ couldn’t be more apt – yes, at £45 they may be twice the price of a high-street tee but we guarantee you’ll wear it twice as often and it will last twice as long!

Need more inspiration? Read our latest style post on how to wear your YUNION T t-shirt this summer.

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