6 Easy Summer Outfits That Are Anything But Boring

Joy Montgomery
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If I had to sum up my ideal approach to fashion in one phrase, it would have to be 'minimal effort, maximum impact'. I love outfits that can be thrown on and styled in no more than five minutes flat, but when you walk out the door you could fool people into thinking you spent hours putting it together.

While for many people, looking good during social distancing is hardly at the top of their priority list (understandably), I have found that clothes can really have a transformative effect on my mood. However, as I have found myself becoming better acquainted with my sofa, the minimal-effort part of dressing has definitely taken precedence.

Thankfully, summer is a season that lends itself to the low-maintenance approach to dressing, as you can stick to simple and time-tested combinations. Just think of the power of a colourful minidress, which merely needs a pair of leather sandals to truly sing, or what about 2021's shorts co-ord? It's essentially a ready-made outfit.

So whether you're wanting an ensemble to slouch around the house in or something fun to wear to the park, I've got you covered. Scroll down to see the six easy summer outfits that are anything but boring.

1. Waistcoat + Straight Leg Jeans + Mules

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Low Classic Layered Crepe and Organza Vest (£250)

Hollister Curvy High-Rise Mom Jeans (£42)

Rupert Sanderson Emblem Pebble-Cutout Leather Mules (£465)

2. Shorts + Tank Top + Shirt

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H&M Ribbed Vest Top (£10)

Theory Menswear Shirt in Good Cotton (£275)

Asos Design Curve Flippy Short With Drawcord in Mono Stripe (£12)

3. White Skirt Co-Ord + Gold Jewellery

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Matteau + Net Sustain Nineties Cropped Stretch-Knit Tank (£125)

Matteau + Net Sustain Tiered Cotton and Silk-Blend Maxi Skirt (£429)

& Other Stories Chunky Embossed Hoop Earrings (£17)

4. Floral Midi Dress + Chunky Boots

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Ganni Floral-Print Stretch-Mesh Maxi Wrap Dress (£103)

Cos Chunky Leather Chelsea Boots ($285)

Susan Caplan Vintage 1990s Vintage Gold Plated Belcher Chain Necklace (£65)

5. Shorts Co-Ord + Retro Sunnies

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Cos Oversized Linen Shirt (£59)

Cos Relaxed Fit Shorts (£45)

Monki Oval Framed Sunglasses (£15)

6. Short-Sleeved Shirt + Wide Leg Trousers

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Arket Pop-Over Poplin Shirt (£39)

Rick Owens Appliquéd Cotton-Jersey Track Pants (£545)

Fendi Baguette Leather Handbag (£502)

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