15 Summer Birthday Outfit Ideas to Copy

Birthdays can be stressful, especially when it comes to planning a detailed schedule for the special day. Figuring out where to go for dinner, who to invite, and most importantly, what to wear, can oftentimes take weeks of preparation—unless you have a little help. Luckily, we're here to advise about the latter—the all-important celebratory ensemble.

We searched through the always-inspirational 'gram, rounding up some of our favorite on-trend, weather-appropriate looks we think would be perfect for a summer celebration. From a printed polka-dot midi dress to a velvet romper perfect for a night of dancing, read on for 15 stylish birthday outfit ideas to copy.


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A sunny yellow dress is perfect for summer. 


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French girls are obsessed with Réalisation dresses.


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A white skirt is a foolproof purchase for summer. 


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A pop of bright green never hurt anyone. You're supposed to be the center of attention on your birthday, after all. 


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Classic black pumps will go with absolutely every outfit. 


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Sometimes you just want to be comfortable on your birthday, in which case a colorful tank top is ideal. 


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A floaty white dress is a summer essential if you ask me. 


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Florals for summer? Groundbreaking. But they're still cute!


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If you're doing a dinner party, a beautiful black dress with sheer detail is perfect. 


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Another casual option if you're doing a birthday BBQ or brunch. 


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A floaty black dress will easily take you from day to night. 


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Show a little skin in a fun crop top and leggings. 


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A bustier is a sultry yet chic choice for your birthday. 


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Leather pants are great for dinner with the gals. 


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A bright color like neon pink will make you stand out on your birthday—just how it should be.

Next, 43 easy summer shorts that are just as cute as skirts. 

Eva Thomas