Beat the heat with the best perforated summer fashion looks

Cut it out! Keep cool during the hot summer months with this season's must-have trend for men and women



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Out of all the summer fashion trends, nothing is quite as breezy and punchy as perforated apparel. Poking holes in heels, cutout skirts and laser-cut dresses seem to be a reoccurring fad for the ladies, but this season, we’ve spotted more perforated menswear than ever before—and we like it. If you’re searching the best shops for a lightweight summer getup that offers a little room to breathe, we think you’ll agree this hole-some trend is just too perf.

  • ASOS laser-cut midi skirt in bonded scuba, $143, at

  • Charles & Keith perforated slingback wedges, $60, at

  • House of Harlow 1960 mini sunburst necklace, $48,

  • J. Fold microperf slimfold, $43, at

  • Native Verona shell-white/galaxy-blue stripes, $60, at

  • Topman gray cutout suedette T-shirt, $40, at Topman, 478 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (212-966-9555,

  • Topshop short-sleeved mesh polo, $35, at Topshop, 478 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (212-966-9555,

  • Under One Sky perforated faux-leather satchel, $44, at

  • Hand & Machine perforated-wood dangle earrings, $40, at

  • Tory Burch Kelsey perforated phone case for iPhone 5, $45, at Tory Burch, 38–40 Little West 12th St at Washington St (212-929-0125) • 797 Madison Ave between 67th and 68th Sts (212-510-8371) • 257 Elizabeth St between Houston and Prince Sts (212-334-3000) •

  • Hearts leather layer earrings, $24, at

  • DV by Dolce Vita Greer loafers, $79, at

  • 9Five Modelo Varsity perforated sunglasses, $95, at

  • Puma El Ace perforated sneakers, $62, at the Puma Store, 33 Union Sq West between 16th and 17th Sts (212-206-7761) • 521 Broadway at Spring St (212-334-7861) •

ASOS laser-cut midi skirt in bonded scuba, $143, at

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