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New York’s Fashion Forecast for Friday, July 22nd, 2016

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Good morning! Today is Friday, July 22nd, 2016, and if you haven’t heard already, the next few days are going to be hot — there aren’t enough fire emoji to describe it. New York City is under what’s known as a heat dome, and to totally bypass all the scientific stuff about it, a heat dome basically means a sustained period of hot stickiness with little relief.

Minidresses

That means that right now in Midtown Manhattan, temperatures are already into the high 70s and will creep up to the mid- to high 90s by early afternoon, with humidity remaining strong enough to push the real-feel close to 100 degrees, according to weather.com. There’s a chance of thunderstorms later on in the day, so pack an umbrella to avoid getting stuck under scaffolding for shelter until it passes.

So what should you wear today? A mini-dress, naturally — super cute, super comfortable, and most importantly, super cool. Take inspiration from Coachella and throw on a patterned style for one-and-done dressing. If you’re going all the way with festival vibes (today’s the kickoff for Panorama, after all), throw a few braids in there for good measure.

Last but not least: Happy Friday! Dance like no one’s watching, but only in an air-conditioned room.

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