The 9 Outfits to Pack to Survive Your Summer Road Trip

Don’t get us wrong—we love jet-setting away to the coolest destination on the other side of the planet, but sometimes all you need is a low-key road trip to keep you going during the summer. Of course, when you’re spending a number of hours crammed into a packed car with your friends, packing the right road trip outfits can easily fall on the lackluster side, leading you to opt for shorts and T-shirts throughout the trip.

However, as the Instagram-savvy person you are, we know you’ll be snapping away at every roadside attraction you see. Why not take your personal style along for the ride? Keeping that in mind, we’re taking outfit inspiration on what to wear for a road trip from our favorite influencers. From graphic tees and jeans to lightweight dresses, these looks will ensure you look good for every stop on the way—and you’ll feel comfortable for the journey between each one.

An easy dress is always a great one-and-done outfit that won’t require too much room in your suitcase.

Wear this to a summer barbecue.

Available in sizes XS to XXL.

These will go with anything.

Available in sizes 35 to 39.

A pair of fresh white jeans with a button-down tank top will definitely keep you comfortable as you drive from place to place.

You’ll want to wear this all the time.

Available in sizes XXS to XXL.

White jeans are perfect for summer.

Available in sizes 23 to 32.

If you happen to have an extra-long day in the car, wear a pair of denim shorts with a lightweight polo shirt. You’re bound to be comfortable the entire time.

Yes, polos are back in style.

Available in sizes XS to L.

Have an occasion to look forward to? Be sure to pack a romantic dress that can be dressed up or down with a denim jacket.

Wear this to any casual occasion.

Available in sizes 0 to 6.

We love this romantic dress.

Available in sizes 0 to 8.

For an outfit that’ll never take a second thought, opt for a graphic tee with a pair of vintage-inspired jeans.

You’ll feel so cool wearing this.

Available in sizes XS to L.

There’s a reason everyone loves Re/Done jeans.

Available in sizes 24 to 29.

A romantic, airy shirt will give you all the room you need as you sit in the car for a few hours. Style it with a pair of red pants for an extra pop of color.

This looks so comfortable.

Available in sizes FR 36 to FR 40.

Red jeans will easily make you stand out.

Available in sizes 14 to 24.

If you find yourself to be on the minimal side, you can’t go wrong with a heather gray T-shirt with a pair of distressed jeans and white sneakers.

This will easily become a staple.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

You’ll love these as much as we do.

Available in sizes 24 to 30.

Give your outfit an extra pop of color with a red denim jacket. It’ll be your best dressed road trip yet.

Not your standard denim jacket.

Available in sizes 0 to 14.

You’ll always need a pair of skinnies.

Available in sizes 12 to 20.

Make a stop for some sightseeing? Throw on an easy skirt over your favorite T-shirt for an instantly put together look. Bonus points if you throw on a belt bag to hold your necessities.

This looks so comfortable and chic.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Fanny packs have become essential accessories.

Now check out the simple outfit that’ll take you from day to night on your next vacation.

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