Hot Stuff Coming Through! Penny's Must-Have Summer Style

Use Penny's laid-back style as inspiration for your summer wardrobe! Stream episodes of The Big Bang Theory on CBS All Access.

Take a page from Penny's style book with a black-and-blue floral blouse.

Take a page from Penny's style book with a black-and-blue floral blouse.

We've always loved Penny's California-cool style on The Big Bang Theory, and, given the fact that she and her friends live in Pasadena, it's no wonder her warm-weather attire is especially on-point.

From light, floral blouses to figure-flattering bikinis to party dresses, this perky pharmaceutical rep is outfit-ready no matter the occasion. 

Read on to see more of our favorite Penny summertime ensembles and don't forget to mark your calendars for the Season 11 premiere of The Big Bang Theory on Monday, Sept. 25 at 8/7c on CBS and CBS All Access
When the sun comes out, the socks come off.

When the sun comes out, the socks come off.

Summer is no-socks season—and Penny does it right by pairing ankle-length jeans with some easy black-and-white slip-ons.

"Olive" Penny's cuffed overalls and flip-flops.

This one time, we saw Penny wearing olive overalls and flip-flops... So we bought olive overalls and flip-flops.

Can you blame us?
Penny's workin' that blazer and mini-dress at the office.

Penny's workin' that blazer and mini-dress at the office.

Sitting at a desk doesn't mean you have to sacrifice summer style.

Oh, and if your office has an overzealous A/C unit, Penny's cute, fitted blazer is the perfect piece of clothing to provide fashion and function.
Citrus and summer go together like lemons and iced tea.

Citrus and summer go together like lemons and iced tea.

What better season than summer is there to wear fruit-pattered tops? 

Penny's adorable, lemon-covered blouse sets just the right tone for warmer weather. 
Rock some stars on Independence Day.

Rock some stars on Independence Day.

Penny's a big fan of patterned tops, and this starry number would fit right in at any Fourth of July party.  
Dress for any occasion with flats.

Dress for any occasion with flats.

When it's hot out, the last thing most women want is to stay balanced on a pair of high heels.

So, stay down to Earth, like Penny, in a pair of slip-on neutral-colored flats that will keep you sturdy and go with everything in your closet. 
Namaste cool in Penny's Yoga gear.

Namaste cool in Penny's Yoga gear.

With Penny's cropped sleeveless top, you can transition from the Yoga studio to brunch with minimal effort. 
Penny isn't afraid to borrow from the boys.

Penny isn't afraid to borrow from the boys.

Penny squares off against Raj in a who-wore-it-best black floral button-down. 
Bust a move in Penny's cozy-cute pajama shorts and tank.

Bust a move in Penny's cozy-cute pajama shorts and tank.

One of the best things about summer is the chance to lose the flannel and throw on some skin-bearing sleepwear.

Penny's light, cotton ensemble is ideal for summer slumber—or a pajama dance party. 
Prep for your next binge-watch in a minimalist black top and jeans.

Prep for your next binge-watch in a minimalist black top and jeans.

The next time you feel a binge-watch coming on this summer, settle in for the next five—or 10— hours with Penny's simple black top and loose-fitting jeans.

Because, snacks. 

"I Do" love Penny's sheer wedding frock.

Even though Penny and Leonard technically eloped in Las Vegas in Season 9, we're so happy they held a ceremony with their family and friends so Penny could show off this gorgeous wedding frock. 
Take the plunge in a draping cocktail dress.

Take the plunge in a draping cocktail dress.

Penny's deep-V cocktail dress is ideal for any summer celebration, be it a wedding or even Sheldon's 36th birthday party. 
Say

Say "Yes" to Penny's floral blouse.

Penny is undoubtedly the queen of summery floral tops, and the one she wore when Leonard proposed was a keeper. 
Play hooky in laid-back plaid.

Play hooky in laid-back plaid.

If you take a staycation this summer, kick back at home with some A/C and a relaxed plaid button-down. 
We

We "heart" Penny's sleeveless collared blouse.

Set your arms free in a sleeveless button-down this summer. 
Don't sweat your workout gear.

Don't sweat your workout gear.

In the hottest months of the year, the last thing you want is to perspire more than necessary when you hit the gym.

Let Penny's cute, functional ensemble be your guide this summer, with her strappy tank and Yoga pants. 
Pretty in pink (pajamas).

Pretty in pink (pajamas).

When those hot summer nights hit, stay cute and comfortable in Penny's pink tank top and shorts. 
You can never go wrong with a LBD.

You can never go wrong with a LBD.

It's hard to choose just one thing we love about Penny's Little Black Dress, especially when it's sexy, functional, can be dressed up or down, and worn no matter the season. 
When the temps rise, the less layers, the better.

When the temps rise, the less layers, the better.

Penny's no slouch when it comes to her outerwear.

But, with this lacy, magenta bra, she proves to be every bit as on-point with her unmentionables. 
Penny's got her game face (and jersey) on.

Penny's got her game face (and jersey) on.

Summer may be all about baseball, but there's no harm in looking ahead—and rocking a jersey, to boot—to when football season kicks off in the fall.
She wore an itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny... Well, you know.

She wore an itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny... Well, you know.

Finally, it wouldn't be summer without flashing a little skin, and Penny's not messing around in this itsy-bitsy tropical two-piece.

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