Introducing the Spring and Summer Outfit Ideas That Take Minimal Effort

There’s a strong chance you have a few go-to outfits you routinely turn to on a regular basis that fit flawlessly within your lifestyle. Well, if you’re interested in adding some more ideas into your rotation, you’ll probably be quite intrigued with what’s in store below. We scrolled through the feeds of some of our favorite fashion follows and pulled out the spring and summer outfit formulas that are especially chic and easy. When we say "easy," we're referring to looks that take minimal effort because they require just a few pieces or are made up of pieces that might already be in your wardrobe.

As a little preview, there’s everything from a sleek ensemble featuring trend-forward staples to a cute look that comprises the basics we all know and love. With all that in mind, keep scrolling for your guide to some of the best outfit ideas of the moment. There’s also a smattering of inspired shopping picks sprinkled throughout in case you do want to add anything fresh into your wardrobe.


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Toss a flowy white shirt over a crop top or a bralette for an easy yet forward silhouette. Distressed jeans and playful accessories complete the vibe.


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The moto jacket is increasing in popularity again as an effortless way to upgrade any look. Try one over a white T-shirt and jeans, and you're set.


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Consider wearing a lightweight cardigan as an alternative to a top with black trousers or bootcut jeans and sneakers for something different.


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This is a chic two-piece outfit that's basically a no-fail option with the knit polo and jeans. 


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Embrace the denim-on-denim look again this spring by tucking a chambray shirt into straight-leg jeans. Gorgeous heels will elevate the silhouette even more.


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Wear leggings on the regular? Try this look with the slouchy blazer and striped top for a simple and stylish spring look.


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A white or cream maxi dress doesn't require more than a few fashionable accessories to make a statement. 

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Bobby Schuessler
Market Director

Bobby Schuessler is a fashion editor with over a decade of editorial experience covering shopping, style, and beauty. He's spent over seven years at Who What Wear, currently leading the market team to deliver highly covetable and convertible content. He creates data-driven shopping guides featuring top retialers like Nordstrom, Shopbop, and Net-a-Porter and is at the forefront of Who What Wear's shopping tentpole strategies, including Amazon Prime Day. He also works on branded content initiatives and appears on camera in video and shopping livestream franchises. He has also worked across a variety of other media brands and fashion retailers like Refinery29, PureWow, Men's Health, and Gilt covering commerce, trend reporting, women's and men's fashion, home, and lifestyle.