Cute summer outfits

31 Cute Summer Outfits You’ll Want to Wear All Season Long

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Summer is quickly coming, folks, and we know you have some fun summer activities lined up. Whether you’re booking flights for a beach vacation, hosting summer dinner parties with friends and family, or enjoying lemonade on your porch – you’re going to need some cute summer outfits. Now is the time to start planning cute summer outfit ideas because summer is just around the corner.

Can’t think of what to add to your summer wardrobe? We have put together 31 cute summer outfits to keep you looking fashionable in the hot summer weather. Scroll on to find amazing summer looks you can wear this season!

1. LWD (little white dress) + sandals + straw clutch

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White dresses, aka LWDs, are worthwhile investments for summer. They have a timeless and chic summer vibe that makes them a great choice for wearing to the beach and beyond. Add some nautical finishes to your dress, like beach-ready sandals and a straw clutch to finish the look.

2. linen button-down + shorts + espadrille sandals + straw bag

similar: shirt | shorts | sandals | straw bag

If summer dresses are not your cup of tea, try this second summer look. Give your office button-down shirt a summer update by teaming it up with shorts. Shorts are a summer staple because they are a great way to show off your summer tan! Plus, shorts will keep you cool and stylish.

Slip on espadrille sandals to elevate the look of your outfit. And no cute summer look is complete without straw bags – so round off your outfit with a tropical-ready straw bag!

3. white cropped jeans + black tee + sandals + basket bag + vintage sunglasses

similar: jeans | tee | sandals | basket bag | sunglasses

Casual summer outfits don’t have to be complicated to put together! All you need is a simple black tee and white jeans for a timeless look. Complete this cool summer outfit with some classy timeless accessories – like a cute basket bag. Pop on some white vintage sunnies to match your white denim jeans.

4. striped t-shirt + denim shorts + straw hat + sandals + straw bag

similar: shirt | shorts | hat | sandals | straw bag

If your summer plans consist of brunches with your best friends, this is the outfit to wear. The striped tee just screams, “Summer in the south of France!” It looks especially chic with the black ribbon straw hat. Complete your outfit with denim shorts and slip on toffee-hued sandals.

5. midi dress + sandals

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Midi dresses are a great way to look cute this summer without putting in too much effort. Just throw on a black midi dress, slip on some classy slides, and accessorize with shades!

6. striped button-down shirt + linen pants + straw bag + sandals

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You can never go wrong with classic pieces in the summertime. For example, a white striped button-down shirt is a great piece to build a timeless summer outfit. Pair it with beige linen pants to keep the color palette of your outfit neutral and fresh. Create a beautiful contrast with bright colors – such as red vintage sunglasses for a fun summer finish.

7. striped t-shirt + shorts + linen blazer + strappy sandals

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Sometimes the warmer months call for a little bit of coverage. If you are spending the afternoon by the water or evening drinks at a rooftop bar with friends, a lightweight jacket will come in handy. A linen blazer is perfect for this. Layer it over a striped tee.

8. slip dress + striped butt0n-down shirt + sandals + straw bag

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This outfit deserves a spot in your summer wardrobe! The black slip dress will make you feel cool in the summer heat. Layer over it a striped white button-down and complete with flat sandals. Wear your hair in a cute messy bun and you’re ready to hit the town!

9. linen pants + linen top + straw bag + sandals + straw hat

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Summer fashion is all about feeling good and looking good. So that’s why it would be a great idea to wear a pair of soft and stylish linen pants. Team it up with a linen top for a cool and casual look. Accessorize with a straw hat and straw bag to give your summer look some pizazz!

10. shorts + white sneakers + sunglasses + cashmere sweater + straw bag

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You don’t always need statement pieces to create a cool look for summer! A cashmere sweater and black shorts are the perfect pieces to achieve your desired summer look. But instead of pairing your outfit with sandals, wear minimalist white sneakers instead. They are a chic and modern way of elevating your outfit.

11. romper + straw hat + coin necklace + sunglasses + sandals

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Ease the headache of trying to find something cute to wear this summer by trying this look! A romper is always a good idea to wear in the summer. They are ideal for walks on the beach. Splash in some color to your outfit with red sunglasses and stay shielded from the sun in style with a classic straw hat.

12. striped long sleeve top + linen pants + sandals

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This is a minimalist chic summer outfit right here. The striped long-sleeve top and linen pants are so simple yet classy. And the toffee-hued summer-friendly sandals give the outfit a perfect finish!

13. black t-shirt + linen pants + sandals + straw bag

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Your summer style staples should always be a pair of linen pants and a black t-shirt. They are a classy outfit combo that you can wear all summer long. Throw on a pair of sandals, grab a cute straw bag, and you’re ready to hit the beach or go to lunch!

14. floral dress + sandals + straw bag

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Floral prints are probably one of the best things about summer. Get a floral dress for your next summer vacay! Pair the dress with strappy sandals and a straw bag for sightseeing and shopping.

15. swimsuit top + high-waisted linen pants + head scarf + linen button-down

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Summer is the perfect excuse to wear less – when appropriate. Bikini tops are the perfect choice when creating a tropical beach outfit. Team it up with linen pants and a linen button-down for some coverage. Finish off your look by accessorizing with a head scarf.

16. linen pants + button-down shirt + sandals + straw hat

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Going on a beach trip? Consider this outfit idea. You can always depend on a white button-down and beige trousers to create a timeless summer look!

17. tank + blazer + linen shorts

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This look gives off a chic country club vibe. The grey tank top, comfy white shorts, and coordinating blazer have a timeless and elegant summer flair.

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18. linen dress + linen button-down + sandals + straw hat + straw bag

similar: dress | button-down | sandals | straw hat

When in doubt, wear a linen dress. It looks great on its own, yet you can easily add more coverage with an open button-down shirt. Plus, a linen dress can easily be dressed down with a pair of sandals for a casual chic look!

19. knit tank + jumpsuit + sandals + straw hat

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Where do we even begin with this outfit? This linen jumpsuit summer outfit will make you look and feel effortlessly cool on vacation! Just picture yourself strolling in a beach city while wearing this look.

20. polka dot dress + straw hat

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This sweet polka dot dress is perfect for a semi-formal event. The print is stylish and the length of the dress is modest. Spice up your dress with a straw hat and you’ve got yourself an amazing look.

21. white button-down dress + sandals + straw hat

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I don’t know about you, but this button-down dress just screams “I’m on vacation!” It’s very soft and has a relaxed fit – the perfect combination for a holiday. Take your dress to a new level with sandals and a straw hat.

22. linen button-down shirt + beige pants + sandals

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Enter another great outfit idea for your upcoming holiday. Wear this button-down shirt and pants on the first day of your trip. Swap out the sandals for sneakers if you need a travel outfit.

23. white crop jeans + black bodysuit + espadrilles

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We are all about easy yet chic outfits this summer! Stretchy bodysuits, espadrilles, and white jeans fit the bill. It just can’t get any more classic and stylish than that.

24. dress + espadrilles + basket bag + sunglasses

similar: dress | espadrilles | basket bag | sunglasses

If you want to keep things cute and chic this summer, get dressed up in a ditsy floral dress! Elevate the dress with white vintage shades, espadrilles, and a basket bag. Easy peasy.

25. polka dot dress + basket bag

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Who doesn’t love polka dots in the summertime? They are playful and chic to wear for a picnic or at the beach – even better when it is accessorized with a basket bag!

26. leopard print dress + basket bag + sandals

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Get ready to look fiercely chic this summer with this leopard print dress! Keep the dress the center of attention by balancing it out with a lightweight jacket, such as a beige linen blazer.

27. denim skirt + striped top + espadrilles

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This outfit is ideal for summer brunches with friends. Use the striped off-the-shoulder top to dress up the denim skirt. It will give your skirt a charming and stylish update! Keep your outfit casual with espadrille flats.

28. puff sleeve dress + beret

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There is nothing sweeter than wearing a puff sleeve dress in the summer, even better when it is worn with a beret hat! Grab a large straw bag to fill with goodies for your picnic.

29. denim shorts + white t-shirt + sandals + blazer + straw bag

similar: shorts | t-shirt | sandals | blazer | straw bag

This list of cute summer clothes wouldn’t be complete without a classic tee and denim shorts! Dress up this no-fail outfit combination with a chic blazer.

30. jeans + tank top + espadrilles

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​A simple white tank top and matching white espadrilles will help you put together an unforgettable summer look. Just complete it with straight-leg jeans and you’ve got yourself an amazing outfit.

31. off the shoulder top + white skinny jeans + espadrilles

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White is the color of the season. It is so fresh and classy. So get dressed up in white by wearing jeans – yes, they can be skinny! Add some patterns to your jeans with a striped top and espadrilles.

Whatever summer plans you have this season, these 31 cute summer outfits have you covered. Do you want even more style help? I have a free eBook with 10 style hacks and a lot more for you here!

Do you know what completes your summer outfit? A straw bag. If you’re wondering if the Loewe bag is worth it, keep reading: Is the Loewe Straw Bag Worth It? My Honest Answer Plus the Best Dupes to this Iconic Bag


Hi! My name is Temwa and I have an obsession with all things lifestyle. Whether it's home decor, classy fashion, beauty products, or gift ideas -- you will find me writing about those topics. When I'm not sitting at my laptop, you will find me making press-on nails over the weekend!