The Only 3 New Outfits You'll Find Me Wearing on the Weekend

I don't mind making an effort when it comes to my workday wardrobe, but on the weekend, I'd rather have a few trusty, good-looking combinations I can fling on in a hurry. No one wants to be the eternally late person to brunch when everyone else is hanging and in desperate need of avocado. So rather than chopping and changing my look every week/month/year as I used to in my 20s, I'd much rather gather a solid lineup of comfortable, easy pieces that work harmoniously together and in a few different formulas.

Summer weekend outfits: Monikh in a floral prairie dress



Although summer hasn't hit yet, there have been a few wildly warm moments that have meant planning what I'll wear from June onwards doesn't seem so crazy. Thanks to Instagram, I can see that a few women are aligned to my way of thinking already. Anyone would believe it's 30º Celsius out in the UK right now, according to the influx of cute summer dresses on the feed. So to save you time, hassle and money (in the long run), I've come up with three summer-weekend outfit formulas that actually work quite well in spring (with a layering trick or shoe change) and are classic enough to see you through many hot seasons to come. Keep scrolling…


Style Notes: Just because you've got a long floral dress on doesn't mean you have to look twee. Courtney Trop always walks that line so well, choosing lower-heeled sandals and having perfectly dishevelled hair to accompany her maxi.

Summer weekend outfits: Nicole in a floral mini dress with strappy sandals



Style Notes: Nicole's flouncy mini is balanced out so well with barely there sandals, but it'd look just as cool on the weekend with sneaks.

Summer weekend outfits: Maria in a floral maxi dress with strappy sandals



Style Notes: If you like to play up to the cuteness of any given floral dress, add a headband and sweet sandals like Maria here.


Style Notes: Looking out for subtle details (see Lizzy's exaggerated cuffs and straight-leg jean shape) can take this simple combination into the big leagues.

Style Notes: Nothing better than a bright-white vest and some true blues. Add mules and a basket bag when it's really hot out, like Marisa here.

summer weekend outfits: Sylvie in loose-fit jeans and cropped jumper



Style Notes: High-waisted looser-fit jeans are having a moment, and how Sylvie's styled hers with a cropped sweater makes the most of the silhouette.


Style Notes: I'd wear Darja's exact getup for the office with little heels, and then swap them out for some flat shoes or sandals for Saturday and Sunday.

Summer weekend outfits: Ada in a brown blazer, fishnet skirt and heels



Style Notes: This formula can work in the maddest way or in the simplest. Ada takes it to the next level with this combo of a mesh skirt and a bow-tie blazer.

Summer weekend outfits: Jessica in a cream blazer, silk slip skirt and strappy sandals



Style Notes: Jessica's subtle mix of satin with a soft woollen blazer is such a good springtime option or for a chilly Saturday night out.

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