And Now, 15 Casual Ensembles That Are Anything But Boring

We’re not going to lie: Getting dressed up is fun. But with the exception of more formal occasions like weddings, dates, and nights out with your crew, chances are you spend more time in your most casual outfits than anything else. And as much as we love a good set of classic heels, nothing beats the feeling of wearing a pair of stylish and comfortable sneakers—or any other flats, for that matter.

If you’re anything like us, laid-back outfits are as much a part of your life as your daily skincare routine, especially if you happen to work in a more creative or casual environment. Unlike your five-step morning regimen, however, the outfits you put together might require an added touch of creativity. And just in case you’ve reached outfit fatigue—or for the moments when you do—we gathered the best low-key ensembles that are polished, casual, and cool.

Ready to get your fill on some sartorial inspiration? Scroll down to see all the looks below.

Casual monochromatic summer outfits



Style Tip: For a look that exudes casual polish, opt for a white button-down with cream pants.

Style Tip: Looking for an ensemble ready for a night out? Wear a lace top with your favorite pair of jeans.

Style Tip: When in doubt, you can always throw a cozy cardigan over a minidress.

Casual looks: sneakers and trousers



Style Tip: Another foolproof option is a floral blouse with trousers and sneakers.

Style Tip: We'll never say no to a cable-knit sweater with corduroy pants.

Style Tip: An all-knit ensemble feels sophisticated in an instant—and the best part is it's comfortable.

Style Tip: You'll be surprised how stylish a sweat suit can be.

casual style: jeans and cardigans



Style Tip: A cardigan with dainty details will dress up a casual pair of jeans.

casual fashion inspiration: dress and combat boots



Style Tip: Give an everyday outfit a cool edge with a pair of combat boots.

casual summer outfit ideas: oversized button-down shirt and black jeans



Style Tip: If you want a more relaxed approach to a polished outfit, style an oversize button-down with straight-leg jeans.

chic summer style: blazer and black jeans



Style Tip: Need a one-second styling trick? Throw a blazer over your casual outfit.

casual outfits with oversize blazer with knee-high boots



Style Tip: An oversize blazer will give your minidress and knee-high boots a cool, polished feel.

Style Tip: An easy ensemble you can put together any day: a graphic T-shirt and effortlessly cool jeans.

Monochromatic casual outfits



Style Tip: If you're wearing a monochromatic ensemble, add some visual texture with a leopard-print coat.

stylish summer outfits: flowy white dress



Style Tip: As the weather warms up, style a bohemian white dress with a classic hat.

Up next, the spring dress trends we're getting excited about.

This piece was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.