29 Simple Summer Pieces That Will Make Getting Dressed Easier

Regardless of what our summer plans look like, as the weather gets hotter, we always gravitate towards simpler, easy-to-style items. So we've looked through hundreds of collections to bring you a concise edit of 29 pieces that we think are no-brainers for this summer and years beyond. The below items are some of the simplest but most effective throw-on styles we have found that will make getting dressed in the morning a little easier. From April onwards, we often lean on timeless separates, and these are what our editors are wearing for days at home, afternoons in the sunshine and al fresco dining. 


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The easy-to-style buys we rate and would add to any summer capsule include elegant T-shirt dresses, comfortable Birkenstock sandals, linen trousers and throw-on dresses. The items below all have a minimalistic aesthetic, meaning they seamlessly mix and match together and require little to no thought when it comes to styling. Keep scrolling to shop these simple summer essentials.

Next up, see our guide to the key trends for spring/summer 2022.

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Emma Spedding