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Standout Women's Business Casual Summer Styles (2024)

Now that summer is approaching, it’s time to pack away your bulky parkas and transition your wardrobe. As you pull out your seasonal summer favorites, don’t forget to make room in your closet for outfits for formal settings, like the office. 

This is the perfect opportunity to embrace summer business casual women’s styles. And if you incorporate 2024 trends, you can make a striking statement that matches your personal style. Because sometimes the right look can give you that extra boost of confidence to crush any work presentation. 

Below, discover this season’s top recommendations from fashion experts, paired with our versatile business casual women’s summer clothing.

Exude Confidence With A Cool Collar

Take it from the fashion reporters at Vogue, polos are having a moment. Per their suggestion, it’s time to lean into the country club mode by choosing collared looks, especially with a unique twist. 

You can have fun with the items to pair with too, whether it’s statement earrings or a simple v-neck sweater to throw on top for offices that tend to blast the air conditioner. 

Check out two timeless styles below.


Polished Women’s Polos 

Cutter & Buck Virtue Eco Pique Recycled Women’s Polo

Cutter & Buck Virtue Eco Pique Recycled Womens Polo in Hyacinth

Kicking off with a classic, this ultra-lightweight women’s polo is crisp yet comfortable for the office or a leisurely afternoon round of golf. The slightly longer sleeve length creates a formal appearance, while the bright shade options allow you to have fun with pops of color. And since it’s made with moisture-wicking material, you can feel assured that when it’s time for you to lead an important meeting, pesky summer sweat will not be a worry. 

Polo Features:

  • Made from 95% Recycled Polyester, 5% Spandex Pique for ample stretch
  • Crafted sustainably with an average of 15 recycled plastic bottles 
  • UPF 25+ UV Sun Protection for scorching outdoor commutes 
  • Moisture-wicking material for summer heat waves 
  • Machine washable

Price: $40.00 

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Cutter & Buck Forge Stretch Women’s Sleeveless Polo

Cutter & Buck Forge Stretch Womens Sleeveless Polo in White

Smart and sharp, this sleek and stretchy sleeveless women’s polo is a summertime staple. The angled collar is modern, and the agile performance material is pure magic when you have big plans to head from the office to a competitive tennis or pickleball match. And for cooler commutes or meeting rooms, you can throw on a cardigan or light sweater, and make use of the versatile zipper to close the collar.

Polo Features:

  • Made with lightweight, breathable 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex Jersey fabric
  • Matte fabric finish for a sophisticated appearance
  • UPF 50+ UV Sun Protection for sunny lunch meetings
  • Sweat-proof comfort with moisture-wicking fabric
  • Machine washable

Price: $60.00 - Ships free!

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Put A Prep in Your Step

Preppy attire has always worked well in business settings, but this season will take the trend to the next level. Glamour reports that updated prep-school classics will take the summer by storm, as the latest runways have given a special spotlight to button-down shirts and clean skirts. 

To pull the look together for board meetings or even a job interview, you can throw on a solid summery blazer and sleek Mary Jane flats, which continue to pop up in current style guides. 

Behold preppy perfection below. 


Classy Classroom-Approved Women’s Styles


Cutter & Buck Womens Reach Oxford Stripe Popover Shirt

Cutter & Buck Womens Reach Oxford Stripe Popover Shirt in Lakeshore

The pinnacle of classy-casual, this super-soft Oxford-striped women’s dress shirt is an effortless style to throw on. Designed strategically with our signature tri-blend pique fabric, you can count on lasting comfort for lengthy meetings or all-day conferences. And with its durable material, you can roll up your sleeves to create a simple, relaxed summer look. 

Button Down Features:

  • Crafted with soft, stretchy, and form-flattering 52% Cotton, 45% Polyamide, 3% Spandex
  • Sharp Vertical Oxford Stripe pattern 
  • UPF 35+ UV Sun Protection for outdoor happy hours 
  • Made with CB DryTec moisture-wicking fabric for humid days
  • Machine washable

Price: Select colors $49.00 

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Cutter & Buck Pacific Performance Pull-On Women’s Skort

Cutter & Buck Pacific Performance Pull On Womens Skort in Castle or Khaki

With its professional structure and performance capabilities, this pull-on women’s skort is a tried and true transitional piece. With its stretchy and sweat-proof DryTec fabric, you can move easily from a summer morning hike to a meeting. What we love most about this piece is the versatile, elite elements, like the comfortable stretch waistband and zippered pockets for secure storage. 

Skirt Features:

  • Made with 86% polyester, 14% spandex Bi-Stretch Twill for all-day agility
  • Moisture-wicking comfort for commutes during peak heat
  • UPF 50+ UV Sun Protection for walks on your lunch break
  • Front & back zip pockets for convenience 
  • Machine washable

Price: $100.00 - Ships free!

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Make The Most of Minimal Layers

For those who shy away from bold patterns and colors, breathe a sigh of relief. The fashion advisors have spoken, and 90’s minimalism is back in action, which means you can do more with less. 

As the experts at Glamour recommend, focus on “hardworking basics” that are simple, chic, and can effortlessly transition for several outfits. Solid colors and timeless classics are ready to make their splash. 

To accessorize the basics below, you can pair them with your go-to comfortable women’s loafers.


Simple Women’s Sweaters

Cutter & Buck Womens Lakemont Cardigan Sweater

Cutter & Buck Womens Lakemont Cardigan Sweater in Black

A must-have in your closet, this elegant jewel neckline women’s cardigan sweater is a trusted companion to almost any shirt or polo. With delicate contrast detailing, this is great for business settings and formal summer events too, as it can easily be thrown over a dress for an outdoor graduation party or wedding event. And with the trifecta of cotton, nylon, and spandex, comfort is a guarantee. 

Cardigan Features:

  • Designed with durable 80% Cotton 17% Nylon 3% Spandex
  • Formal and feminine jewel neckline for summer parties 
  • Sophisticated contrast stripe detail at inside neck
  • Tasteful logo buttons
  • Machine washable

Price: $110.00 - Ships free!

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Cutter & Buck Women’s Douglas V-Neck Sweater

Douglas V-Neck Sweater in Black

Another traditional style we adore is this elegant acrylic and merino wool v-neck women’s sweater, which is great for cooler early summer days, or chilly office rooms. With its elegant neckline, this was made to throw over one of the collared summer styles mentioned above, or with a neutral skirt. And so you can wear this style for more summers ahead, the buttery smooth fabric will keep its soft structure wash after wash. 

Sweater Features:

  • Made with a smooth blend of 50% acrylic, 50% merino wool fabric 
  • Sophisticated V-neck for formal settings 
  • Long 2x2 rib cuff and hem for an elegant look
  • Available in simple earth-tone shades
  • Machine washable

Price: $115.00 - Ships free!

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Fiery Summer Shades

Embracing the peak colors of a sunset, a few of this summer’s 2024 color trends highlight splashes of deep red, orange, and muted pink. Made to stand out, these powerful colors embody ambition, especially if you need an extra dose of motivation for an important presentation. 

To make your chosen color the star of the show, pair any of the styles below with neutral women’s shorts


Vibrant and Versatile Women’s Tops


Cutter & Buck Academy Elbow Sleeve Women’s Top

Cutter & Buck Academy Elbow Sleeve Womens Top in Red

Subtle stripe details make this bold elbow-sleeve women’s top an iconic statement. Airy with adjustable sleeves, this is an impeccable choice for summer heat waves. The buttons give you extraordinary versatility if you want to roll your sleeves down, and the deep v-neck allows you to layer seamlessly over a white t-shirt for casual office settings. 

Top Features:

  • Made with a comfortable blend of 56% Cotton, 40% Polyester, 4% Spandex
  • Soft wash finish for a relaxed feel
  • CB DryTec moisture-wicking fabric to swipe sweat away
  • Button-down v-neck for a chic cut
  • Machine washable

Price: Select colors $28.00

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Cutter & Buck Forge Heathered Stretch Womens Blade Top

Cutter & Buck Forge Heathered Stretch Womens Blade Top in Gelato Heather or Pink

The epitome of pink perfection, this stunning, stretchy women’s top is easily going to be a wardrobe go-to when you’re running late to work and can’t decide what to wear. Made with our balanced blend of polyester and spandex, and moisture-wicking power, you can relax knowing this shirt will get you through overtime. To make the color shine on its own, pair with white shorts, or a cardigan. 

Shirt Features:

  • Made with agile 96% Polyester, 4% Spandex Heathered Jersey fabric 
  • UPF 50+ UV Sun Protection for outdoor work retreats
  • Designed with moisture-wicking material to keep sweat at bay
  • Self fabric blade collar with dressy v-neck
  • Machine wash

Price: $65.00 - Ships free!

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More Brilliant Business Casual Outfits for Women This Summer 

While this is just a small sample of our sophisticated summer women’s staples, our women’s clothing collection offers a wide variety of versatile summer-ready workwear styles to explore, like this crisp and cool women’s twill long sleeve shirt

May your summer office presentations and projects be as comfortable and captivating as your summer wardrobe!