11 Style Blogger Summer Outfits That Stand Out

Summer outfit ideas are now coming in thick and fast thanks to our roll call of top style bloggers embracing the new season with open arms: From riotous ensembles brimming with colour and bursting with lively prints through to the first signs of some bare skin on show (oh legs, how are you after all this time?), there is plenty of inspiration to guide you from the still-relatively-safe guidelines of spring styling and into the adventurous territory that hotter weather brings. Scorching days are surely just around the corner, so you may as well get in the mood.

We’ve noticed a few common threads running between these experts. The trends on repeat are things like white shoes—they simply sit in the place of your all-year-round black ankle boots. Or the fact that no-one would be able to fully function throughout summer without a quality blue shirt or two—if it’s off the shoulder, even better. Then there are the bold, graphic stripe patterns that photograph well—perhaps even more so than cutesy florals.

But for all of these inspired tricks, tweaks and updates, sometimes the simplest getup can still be the most effective: See Tine Andrea of The Fashion Eaters in a loose-fit white dress with turquoise sandals. This combo takes about 15 seconds to put together in the morning—a perfect workwear solution when you’ve over-employed that snooze button…

Scroll down to see our favourite summer starter outfits from key bloggers—and shop a key piece from each.

Summer Outfit Idea #1: Layer a Silk Slip Over a Vintage Tee

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Always Judging

On Courtney Trop of Always Judging: Nili Lotan dress; Vintage T-shirt; Gucci Leather Belt With Double G Buckle (£270) and XL Leather Tote (£1510); Céline sandals.

Summer Outfit Idea #2: Replace Your Coat with a Kimono

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Desert Mannequin

On Anum Bashir of Desert Mannequin: Natasha Zinko robe; Roxanne Assoulin for Rosie Assoulin necklace; Aquazzura shoes.

Summer Outfit Idea #3: Wear a Plain Dress With Bright Shoes

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The Fashion Eaters

On Tine Andrea of The Fashion Eaters: Marc by Marc Jacobs dress; Rupert Sanderson shoes.

Summer Outfit Idea #4: Choose Your New Fashion Erogenous Zones

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FashionVibe

On Zina Charkoplia of Fashion Vibe: Zara top and Leather Mule Shoes (£60); Marni Crepe Culottes (£530); Céline bag.

Summer Outfit Idea #5: Wear Evening Heels with Cut-Off Jeans

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Portable Package

On Irina Lakicevic of A Portable Package: N-Duo Pink Flamenco Blouse (£255) and clutch; Vetements jeans; Manolo Blahnik shoes.

Summer Outfit Idea #6: Balance a Thigh-Split Skirt With Demure Styling

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The You Way

On Pernille Teisbaek of The You Way: FFWS top; Altuzarra Hiroki Linen Skirt (£697); Dries Van Noten shoes.

Summer Outfit Idea #7: Do Double Stripes

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@doina

On Doina Ciobanu of The Golden Diamonds: Zeus and Dione top and trousers; Fendi bag; Christian Louboutin shoes.

Summer Outfit Idea #8: Look Out for an Alternative White Shirt

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@parkncube

On Shini Park of Park And Cube: Eileen Fisher Stand Collar Long Vest (£185); Louis Vuitton bag; KG Kurt Geiger Dolly Shoes (£110).

Summer Outfit Idea #9: Pair a Whimsical Top With Black Trousers

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Soraya Bakhtiar

On Soraya BakhtiarBCBG top; Zara trousers and earrings; Gucci Princetown Leather Slipper (£380).

Summer Outfit Idea #10: Wear Posh Slingbacks With Jean Shorts

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@symphonyofsilk

Lorna of Symphony of Silk: Paige Sammy Blouse (£145); Levi's shorts; Balenciaga Navy Pochette (£415); Chanel shoes.

Summer Outfit Idea #11: Place Primary and Secondary Brights Together

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@tamumcpherson/Samantha Rivieccio

On Tamu Mcpherson of All The Pretty Birds: Céline jacket and shoes; Jane Mayle dress; Tory Burch bag.

Feel inspired to get summery? Tag us on Instagram @whowhatwear.uk to show off your outfits!