13 Chic Pool-Party Outfits to Try This Summer

June 21 marks a very important day. Any guesses as to why? It's the official start of summer, of course. And you know what that means, don't you? It's the season for backyard barbecues, picnics on the beach, and, of course, pool parties. Now, the all-important question of "What do I wear?" may be lingering in your mind, but luckily, we've put together simple dressing guides for all of the aforementioned occasions—from the best barbeque-friendly ensembles to wear to today's focus: easy, breezy pool-party outfits to try this summer.

Ahead, you'll find an abundance of casual-chic, poolside-friendly looks that are simple, stylish, and won't take more than five minutes to piece together. So read on for 13 summery outfit ideas, as seen on some of our favorite Instagrammers, and then shop some fresh suits to add to your swimwear rotation ASAP.

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A crisp white tee over a fun metallic swimsuit is an easy yet chic poolside ensemble.

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Mix and match patterns at your next pool party. Style a fun gingham-print two-piece with a pretty floral wrap skirt.

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Or how cute is this super-colorful one-piece? Style with flats and a fun straw bag for a chic pool-party outfit.

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Pair a classic black two-piece with breezy trousers and a matching kimono jacket.

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Go for a midriff-baring two-piece set. Oversize sunglasses optional—though they're highly recommended if you plan on lounging poolside.

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Don't forget to bring a colorful, oversize straw bag to hold your pool-party essentials.

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A summery kimono is a perfect poolside piece.

Pool Party Outfit with Long Dress



A soft, lightweight midi dress is an easy pool-party outfit.

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Another pool-party essential? A good pair of denim cutoffs to wear with your stylish bikini top.



You simply can't go wrong with a swimsuit top paired with jeans and a colorful blazer.



Look for a dramatic, ruffled piece.

Add a pair of statement heels.

Wear a one-piece with a shorts set.

Next up, the Who What Wear guide to summer fashion.

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