15 Skin-baring silhouettes to brave 'Hot Girl Summer 2019'
It's getting hot in here
The internet has spoken, ‘Hot Girl Summer 2019' is the season's latest viral meme. Does it sound familiar? You may have seen the phrase circling social media in captions and tweets, as it makes it rounds across the digital sphere. Miley Cyrus, Chloe x Halle and Jada Pinket-Smith have all indulged in the viral phenomenon by posting photos of themselves with the accompanying phrase, decked in summer-ready attire ready to brave the heat.
But what is ‘Hot Girl Summer'? It all started in May when American rapper Megan Thee Stallion released her most recent album, Fever in May. The album art reads "She's thee hot girl and she's bringin thee heat". And because we're in the height of summer, avid fans rehashed it into...you guessed it, ‘Hot Girl Summer'. And the rest is internet history. According to Stallion herself, the phrase means "Being a Hot Girl is about being unapologetically YOU, having fun, being confident, living YOUR truth [and] being the life of the party."
Do you plan to have a 'Hot Girl Summer'? Get comfortable in skin-baring silhouettes, cheeky cut-outs and thigh-skimming hemlines to keep (and look) cool. Since we're on the topic of memes, do you remember Viktor & Rolf's Spring Couture 2019 collection that went viral? Their tulle creations with the hilarious slogans are revisited as sheer, short-sleeved T-shirts, just in time for the sweltering weather.
Need more inspo on what to wear to kick start your summer like a celeb? Check out our picks below: