16 Simple Summer Outfits You Can Wear on Repeat

While we certainly appreciate the makings of a complex, multi-piece look, sometimes we'd prefer a throw-on-and-go ensemble, especially come summertime. With beach visits, brunches, and picnics filling up our social calendars, it's high time to perfect the anatomy of a simple summer outfit because—let's be honest—we'd much rather spend our time outside soaking up the sun than standing in front of our closets picking out what to wear.

In short, a no-brainer, uncomplicated summer ensemble consists of easy, breezy pieces that stand on their own and don't require much additional styling—think a go-to pair of white denim, a classic floral-print maxi dress, or an LBD. And just because it's dubbed "simple" does not make the outfit any less stylish. Ahead, we've rounded up 16 of our favorite easy-to-copy summer looks that you can piece together in minutes and wear on repeat.

Our Favorite Simple Summer Outfits

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A gingham button-down and a pair of crisp white pants is a no-fail option for those steamy summer days.

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Or swap the printed blouse for an easy summer tee.

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Pair an off-the-shoulder white blouse with gingham-print bottoms. Eye-catching earrings are optional, though very encouraged.

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We love the idea of an easy, breezy floral maxi with simple sandals.

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Pair cutoffs with a fun, floaty dress top. Heels, sandals, and sneakers woudl all go well with this ensemble.  

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What's easier than an LBD? Not much. And don't forget to have fun with your accessories.

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All-white is always fresh for summer.

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A jumpsuit is a one-and-done outfit that's easy to dress up or down.

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Style an oversize blazer over a neutral-hued jumpsuit for a simple summer look to wear to the office.

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Prefer something über-comfortable? Team sweatpants with a cropped tank top and sneakers.

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A pairing we always love? A midi dress and sleek leather slides.

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Mix a flirty pastel dress with a pair of combat boots.

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Or trade the boots for a pair of canvas sneakers.

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Test out a floor-grazing polka-dot maxi dress.

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Style your favorite wrap top with a pair of cropped flares, and throw on a leather jacket when the summer sun sets.

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Keep the wrap top, and switch out the jeans for loose-fitting linen pants.

Next up, check out the top items to own for summer 2018—because we know you're curious.

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