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.
A flowy floral-print dress and bright-colored pumps make for a no-brainer outfit that's perfect for every kind of birthday celebration.
Want something a bit more comfortable for your special day? Swap the heels for a pair of sneakers for a more casual but super-fun birthday look.
A fiery red dress is a no-fail option. Slip into a pair of stark white boots for a fresh, fun birthday outfit in which you can dance the night away—sans foot pain.
You can never go wrong with a refined midi dress and a pair of pumps. Plus, the mix of colors in the look above is spot-on for summertime.
Is it a humid summer day? Then opt for some lightweight, airy pieces for your celebration. As seen above, a pair of wide trousers teamed with a black-and-white tie crop top make for a super-cute, fashion-forward birthday uniform.
We're obsessed with this head-to-toe white outfit, perfect for summer birthdays. Add a pop of color with a printed handbag.
Keep all the attention on the hero piece in your look (the pink skirt, in this case) by teaming it with simple, pared-down pieces like a white tee and classic pumps.
Because you can never go wrong with a black-and-white polka-dot dress.
Want something a bit dressier? Style a velvet romper with a pair of sheer tights and sparkly pumps. All eyes will certainly be on you.
Dance the night away in these wide-leg pants.
Two of our favorite summer trends make up this birthday-appropriate outfit—gingham and espadrilles.
Yes, you can wear jeans in the summer and for a birthday celebration. For the celebration, simply dress it up with a romantic top, as seen above, and a pair of heels.
Play up the prints for a fun summer birthday look.
This look speaks for itself. And we're obsessed.
A floral print midi skirt is the perfect staple for summer—and for a birthday celebration.
Next up, check out 17 unique birthday gift ideas.