9 Uncomplicated Outfits That Will Have You Excited for Summer

Summer is just around the corner, and I can almost smell the sweet scent of sunscreen, the taste of fresh watermelon, and the feel of warm sand between my toes… Can you tell I'm excited for the warm weather?! Summer vacation is on my mind, and nothing gets me excited for the new season quite like a sartorial lineup of chic and easy outfits that'll put me in a free-spirited mood instantly.

Below, I'm sharing some of the effortlessly chic summer vacation outfits I've spotted lately that I fully plan to copy and paste on myself! These ensembles feature a mix of elevated basics and trend-forward items, many of which require only two to three pieces that can take you from day to night seamlessly.

Keep scrolling for the uncomplicated summer outfits that will have you excited for summer.


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Opt for a relaxed oversize button-down and matching shorts for an effortless no-think outfit perfect for summer strolls. Easy mules and a straw bag will finish the look.

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An outfit made up of simple and elevated summer basics—a white tank, a black slip skirt, and slides—is a combination that always works and is unquestionably chic.

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Nothing says summer like a simple slip minidress. Go for one in this season's hottest hue—fiery red. Just add cushy thong sandals to complete the chic look.

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Strapless dresses are having a major moment this season. Pair a maxi-length black one with colorful accessories for a summery pop.

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Lean into this season's maxi-skirt trend and style a crisp white floor-length skirt with a black bikini top for a sleek beach-to-bar look.

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White linen shorts are a summer essential. Style them with a crochet knit top and lace-up sandals for an uncomplicated and cool summer look.

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A pretty matching skirt set in a breezy polka-dot fabric is the ideal summer outfit to take you from day to night in style. Finish the look with simple thong sandals and statement earrings.

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A white tank, baggy jeans, and lots of crafty jewelry make for an easy, fun, and effortless off-duty summer look.

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A sleek '90s LBD is the versatile summer staple your wardrobe needs. Just add Adidas soccer sneakers for strolling around town in style.

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Judith Jones
Senior Fashion Market Editor

Judith Jones is the senior fashion market editor at Who What Wear who specializes in shopping content and trend stories with high-affiliate impact. She shares the coolest, most desirable fashion market finds and brands for every budget. Previous to working in fashion, Judith worked as a TV host on the PBS travel show Globe Trekker (airing on Netflix and Amazon Prime) sharing her passion for travel and culture.