I Thought I Had No Clothes, But I Own Everything I Need for These 9 Summer Looks

I know firsthand that there's nothing more annoying than being challenged after saying (or yelling) "I have nothing to wear," but I'm sorry—I must tell you that I'm here today to do just that. But the truth is we all have countless cute pieces in our wardrobes or, at the very least, enough basics to put together outfit after outfit. What I realised can be lacking at times is the creativity or inspiration to do so.

With that in mind, I went looking—on Instagram, of course—for outfit ideas that I knew could be replicated with clothes I already own, and honestly, it was pretty easy. After finding a plethora of looks, I narrowed down my nine favourites to share with you here today because, as always, I've got your back. To see which made the cut and, of course, shop them if you so please—because, after all, this is Who What Wear—just keep scrolling.

1. Button-Down + Tank + Jeans

And don't even worry about trying to match all your colours perfectly. In fact, this look proves that it might even work better when you don't.

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You'll find that a linen shirt will finish all your summer looks.

H&M is our go-to for great basics. 

This is a great cut with relaxed rip details. 

2. Silk Scarf + White Dress

Easy and Stylish Summer Outfits for Women



Apparently, the simple addition of a silk scarf around your head makes your white-dress outfit 10 times chicer.

3. White Tank + Slip Skirt

Easy and Stylish Summer Outfits for Women



Tank? Check. Slip skirt? Check. Outfit? Check.

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I think it's clear that a white vest is a summer staple. 

Swap trainers for heels to take this from day to night. 

4. DIY Scarf Top + Shorts

And just like that, you're transported to a tropical holiday.

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This proves just how versatile a silk scarf can be. 

Light and breezy, linen is perfect for warm summer days. 

5. Button-Down + Matching Activewear Set 

Here is your reminder that matching activewear sets already always look put-together, but a button-down will make your look even better.

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When warm weather means coats aren't needed, a light shirt is all you need. 

A matching set is the easiest way to put together a quick, chic look. 

6. Muscle Tank + Trousers 

Easy and Stylish Summer Outfits for Women



This look can take you anywhere, from work to dinner to brunch.

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The shoulder pads creating a wonderfully boxy look. 

Slick tailoring can look relaxed styled with a simple tank. 

7. Cardigan + Strappy Dress

Easy and Stylish Summer Outfits for Women



Make any old dress feel completely new by layering a cute cardigan over it.

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This cute cardi also comes in pink and orange. 

8. Tied Button-Down + Denim Bermuda Shorts 

Yes, it is that simple.

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An elegant offering from Reformation. 

These look great with mules, trainers or sandals. 

9. Blazer + Bra Top + Jeans

Easy and Stylish Summer Outfits for Women



Pro tip: Opt for a light linen blazer to serve as the perfect topper for summer nights. 

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This white linen blazer has gone straight in my basket. 

This relaxed style contrasts perfectly with the smart tailoring of the blazer. 

Next up, the biggest autumn/winter 2022 fashion trends to know. 

This piece originally appeared on Who What Wear U.S. 

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