13 Summer Outfits We Love Now That the Sun Is Finally Here

·3-min read

I don't know about you, but all I can think about is summer. If like me you are dreaming of afternoons in beer gardens and summer parties with friends, then you might already be searching for the perfect summer outfits for our return to socialising in the warmer months. I for one bought a pair of sandals and a summer cotton dress within hours of the proposal for a restriction-free summer, and have been looking for outfit ideas ever since.

Sometimes, summer outfits need to be straightforward and simple to assemble, with just a flourish of a key accessory or subtle injection of a new styling move, and sometimes—because the UK's climate is so unpredictable—the layering and construction will be more demanding. We've supplied the more advanced levels, of course.

So without further ado, let us introduce you to the summer outfit ideas we're dreaming of for 2021, provided by some standout looks and supported by the shopping pieces you need to see.

1. Clash Different Vibrant Prints

SHOP THE LOOK

Faithfull the Brand + Net Sustain Jacinta Cropped Tie-Front Paisley-Print Linen Top (£139)

Attico Zebra-Print Mini Skirt (£190)

Bottega Veneta The Mini Pouch Intrecciato Yellow Leather Clutch (£1330)

2. Waistcoat + Jeans + Basket Bag

SHOP THE LOOK

Rouje Jacob Top (£130)

& Other Stories Favourite Cut Cropped (£65)

Loewe Shell Leather-Trimmed Woven Raffia Tote (£425)

3. Bold Pink Dress

SHOP THE LOOK

Alice + Olivia Shayla Hot Pink Mini Dress (£360)

H&M V-Neck Dress (£25)

16 Arlington Medina Fuchsia Satin Midi Dress (£795)

4. Breton Top + White Jeans + Sandals

SHOP THE LOOK

Bella Freud Logo Striped Top (£105)

& Other Stories Treasure Cut Cropped Jeans (£65)

Ancient Greek Sandals Eleftheria Braided Leather Sandals (£145)

5. Off-the-Shoulder Dress + Flat Sandals

SHOP THE LOOK

Faithfull the Brand + Net Sustain Dallia Shirred Polka-Dot Linen Mini Dress (£199)

Birkenstock Milano Flat Sandals in Black (£65)

6. Black Dress + Strappy Sandals

SHOP THE LOOK

COS Backless Knitted Slip Dress (£79)

Khaite Lyon Leather Sandals (£560)

7. White Maxi Dress and Chunky Flip Flops

SHOP THE LOOK

Tove Ceres Gathered Organic Cotton-Poplin Midi Dress (£425)

Ancient Greek Sandals Charys Flip Flops (£130)

8. Black Top + Linen Trousers

SHOP THE LOOK

Arket Rib Strap Top (£22)

Asceno Rivello Linen Trousers (£295)

9. Baby Doll Dress + Printed Bag

SHOP THE LOOK

Shrimps Johann Cotton-Blend Gingham Mini Dress (£550)

Gucci Ken Scott Print Jackie 1961 Small Shoulder Bag (£1750)

10. Shorts Set + Bikini Top

SHOP THE LOOK

Deiji Studios 03 Short Linen Pyjamas ($190)

Faithfull the Brand + Net Sustain Shirred Polka-Dot Bikini Top (£72.05)

11. Denim Midi Skirt + White T-Shirt + Bucket Hat

SHOP THE LOOK

Arket Heavy-Weight T-Shirt (£35)

Levi's Button Front Denim Midi Skirt (£80)

12. Flared Jeans + Scarf Top + Straw Hat

SHOP THE LOOK:

Hollister Crop Bandana Top (£17)

Victoria Beckham High-Rise Wide-Leg Jeans (£450)

By Far Magnolia Leather Sandals (£183)

13. Printed Shirt + Satin Slip Skirt

SHOP THE LOOK

Acne Studios Printed Linen Shirt (£270)

Anine Bing Noel Grosgrain-Trimmed Silk-Satin Skirt (£335)

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

Up next: Your Guide to the Key Trends for Summer 2021.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

Read More from Who What Wear

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting