I grew up in the scorching heat of Southern California, so it’s safe to safe I’m familiar with what to wear on unbearably hot days. I’ve learned that its not about the cut or style of clothing, but about the fabric. You can’t go wrong with light cottons, linens, or chiffon. I gravitate towards chiffon because it drapes beautifully, and cotton because it does not wrinkly like linen does. Below are some unexpected hot climate clothing items that you need in your wardrobe.