With the sun out, the sky blue, the grass green, and the birds singing, we just know that summer is finally here! Well, who doesn’t get excited with all the fun summer activities that come along with the warm weather? From camping to swimming, to backyard parties, to destination weddings — there are surely a lot of things to get us excited for summer.
Of course, you don’t want to waste your time indoors trying to figure out what to wear and miss all those exciting stuff waiting for you. You might already have that signature summer look such as that cute floral dress or thee simple shorts and short combo. You might also want to opt to the latest hyped trends. That’s not bad at all. But would it be great to have a well-balanced summer wardrobe with classic pieces that would never go out of style? Come to think of these, ladies. Once you have the basic timeless essentials, it will be a lot easier to get dressed and mix and match items.
So read on, see if you have all the summer fashion staples, and get ready to do that most fabulous summer style revamp!
#1 TANK TOPS
Tank tops basically go with anything and everything. You can wear them with any kind of bottom —shorts, skirts, or jeans. And you can even wear them both indoors and outdoors. The best thing about tank tops is that they are so comfy and fresh to wear making them so ideal for summer. The next best thing about it is that you can never have too many of them. Go for something a tank top that is flouncy, airy, sporty, linen, chiffon or anything that suits your mood.
Shorts might be an everyday essential for some. But still, most girls shy away from wearing one. Come on, gals! It’s 2018. Try wearing a pair and save yourself from the scorching heat. You’ll surely thank us when you spot celebrities looking so chic in their shorts. And what’s awesome about this bottom aside from the fact that it can keep us cool? You can surely match it with any top. A tank top, an off-shoulder, a tee, or even a button-down shirt like this sleeveless one below.
#3 PLAIN TOPS
In summer, there are times when it gets too hot and getting out can be a big deal. Dressing up is another story as you want to keep everything comfy, but still colorful and stylish. For the days when you don’t want to make effort to look fabulous, plain blouses and shirts are all you need. Mix and match them with shorts, culottes, trousers, or even skirts. Own a black and a white one. Then feel free to add more in different colors. They’ll go a long way. Promise!
#4 MAXI DRESSES
If you are looking for something suitable for work, bridal shower, house party, or even for a wedding, the answer is a maxi dress. Maxi dresses are versatile that you can wear them casually on a weekend or glamorously on an important event. Maxi dresses are awesome because they are so comfy and easy on the skin plus they’re great to the eyes. Slip into this dress, and you’ll be chic in an instant. Good thing is that they come in a great variety from florals to pastels so you can have as many as you want.
#5 SHOULDER-BARING BLOUSES
Who hasn’t heard of these yet? None, of course. Shoulder-baring tops have been in the limelight since last year. You should grateful for this because off-shoulders, cold-shoulders, and everything shoulder-baring are perfect for summer. These usually come with uncomplicated chic designs and are crafted from different material such as chiffon, cotton, and linen. Needless to say, they can be worn with any kind of bottoms. Not only that. They are absolutely great for any body type because unlike your tummy, your shoulders are always sexy even if you didn’t work out.
#6 WHITE TOPS
A white top, be it a button-down, a tie-front blouse, or just a tee may not be the most stylish piece of clothing, but we must say it is one of the most versatile. This simple summer staple can definitely be partnered with anything or nearly everything and it would still look good. You can even wear them under a dress. Whether you decide to be chic in a skirt, casual in jeans, or comfy in shorts, you will never ever go wrong with this versatile piece.
#7 MINI DRESSES
A fan of dresses? Summer is the best time to rock one. Whether you prefer florals and other prints or plains, it really doesn’t matter because it’s the length and material that will make it or break it. Settle for mini dresses with comfy fabric such as linen or cotton. Then match it with bold shoes or slip on and be classic, comfortable, and chic as you go out on a summer day.
#8 CROP TOPS
Crop tops have been on a rage since last season and they are certainly not going anywhere especially now that it is getting warmer. Like all the basics, they go with just about any bottom. Literally any bottom — leggings, cropped jeans, shorts, or trousers. But gosh, they look great with skirts! Get a few crop tops for yourself, mix and match, and you surely won’t get tired of them.
#9 DENIM JACKETS
Of course, you are aware that you need not much outerwear in summer but a denim jacket is actually essential. They’re perfect in giving you a little coverage in mornings and evening when it’s slightly a bit cooler. A denim jacket is a classic piece that’ll give you just enough warmth, coverage, and style that’s apt for summer. Take the one below as an example. Throwing it over your crop top is definitely astounding!
#10 WHITE JEANS
We surely can’t deny that there is something really refreshing about wearing the color white in summer. So, why not trade your usual dark pants to something white this sunny season? White can seriously make a big difference in how you look and we don’t see any issue whether you like it straight, flared, cropped, or skinny.
#11 BRETON STRIPES
If there is one thing that has been a part of the summer staples for a long time, that is the Breton striped T-shirt. This is the best choice if you are not into those floral tops but still want to go noticeable. Match it with your denim jeans or shorts for a simple eye-catching summer look that is also not overwhelming.
#12 T-SHIRT DRESSES
The best clothing choices in summer are those pieces that are casual, comfortable, and versatile. And of these awesome wardrobe pieces is the T-shirt dress. I guess we really don’t have to mention the reason why it is a must-have for summer. You have lots of choices when it comes to these comfy dresses — plain, striped, oversized, or even sequined. You just have to find the right one for you, and you’ll surely be ready for just anything.
#13 ONE-PIECE SWIMSUIT
And last but not the least — you need to have a classic one-piece swimsuit! Your summer wardrobe would never be complete without your trusty swimsuit, so how could we ever forget about this. A classic swimsuit is an ideal piece to own and a huge summer must-have. It is one-piece swimsuits are timelessly stylish and extremely versatile. You can wear them for any water activities and can double up as an undergarment as well.
There you have it gorgeous, ladies! Start filling your closets with this and you will never go wrong this summer. In fact, you’re sure to a fabulous sunny season.