In the era of Instagram and Pinterest, there seems to be a new trend circulating on a weekly basis. Patchwork prints, feather embellishments, sporty sandals, bucket hats—the catalog of flashy, flamboyant pieces to choose from is always getting a refresh. However, if you find yourself longing for something simpler, then it may be time to go back to the basics. In other words, if your personal taste has always skewed toward a pared-down aesthetic and you feel the pressure to embrace something louder or more eccentric, don't! Sometimes a minimalist approach works best, and it also happens to make getting dressed more effortless (always a bonus).
If your vibe falls into the aforementioned category, then we suggest taking a peek at the seven looks below we've culled for your outfit-assembling convenience. All starting with a pair of jeans, the ensembles ahead illustrate how to effectively piece together a look that feels polished and timeless. Check them out, and shop the pieces you like most to copy these outfits in your own wardrobe this summer.