11 Wardrobe Essentials To Look Stylish All Summer Long

11 Wardrobe Essentials To Look Stylish All Summer Long

When it comes to summer dressing, our options tend to get a little more limited. If you want to beat the heat, less is more in terms of clothing! Which can make it difficult to express your personal style at times. If summer fashion leaves you feeling uninspired, you’re not alone! But with a little creativity and some key wardrobe essentials on hand, you can look stylish all summer long!

Upgrade your summer style with these essentials:

Linen Everything

Linen is the ultimate summer dressing hack. You can wear any silhouette, whether it be pants, skirts, tops, or even blazers. If it’s made out of linen, it instantly feels more lightweight and breathable.

Reformation Aspen Linen Top
H&M Linen Pants

Summer Dresses

Wearing any style of summer dress will instantly make you look put-together and stylish without any thought or effort. It’s an entire outfit, all in one garment! Choose the print/colour/shape that best suits your personal style, as the options are endless.

Dynamite Delphine Smocked Mini Dress
Wilfred Allegoria Poplin Dress

Straw Hats

Accessories are what really put a summer outfit together. When layering isn’t a practical option, turn to summery accessories to add some extra interest to your look! Straw hats are huge right now, and they can be styled with so many different outfits.

Joe Fresh Boater Hat
Woven Bucket Hat


Belts are the moment. Having a few different style belt options on rotation can instantly elevate any summer outfit. They can be worn with skirts, pants, and dresses, adding an extra layer of dimension to an otherwise simple look.

Zara Woven Leather Belt
Petit Moments Phoenix Belt With Disc Studs petit moments brand:


It might go without saying, but sandals are the ultimate summer essential! Your shoe choice can not only make or break your outfit, but also be a main factor in dressing appropriately for the weather. Wearing a pair of strappy sandals on a hot summer day instead of sneakers will make a huge difference in beating the heat. Plus, the right pair of sandals can be so stylish!

Steve Madden Hadyn Sandals
Steve Madden Lady Sandals

Chic Sunglasses

One of the best things about sunglasses is that they are low-effort and high-impact. They simultaneously protect your eyes while making you look ultra chic while doing so! Sunglasses are also a great way to add a splash of colour if you so please.

Le Specs Outta Love Sunglasses
Round Polarized Sunglasses

Flowy Skirts

This summer, we’re totally embracing the flowy skirt trend. What’s not to love? They’re equally as cute as they are comfortable. We’ve been seeing flowy skirts in various lengths everywhere lately!

Sunday Best Mars Skirt
Dynamite Voluminous Poplin Maxi Skirt

Tennis Dresses

The fashion trend of the summer has to be tennis-inspired outfits. If it looks like you’re headed to the courts, you’re doing it right! Add a staple tennis dress to your wardrobe, and you won’t regret it. They feel like athleisure and look so chic. 

Lululemon Scoop-Neck Pleated Tennis Dress
Halara Breezeful™ Active Dress

Pull-On Shorts

If you’re not a fan of classic denim shorts, try a pair of pull-ons! They’re super comfortable and breathable, perfect for summer dressing. Pair them with an oversized tee, some sneakers, and your favourite statement jewellery, and it’s a whole vibe.

Susmies Not From My Boyfriend Shorts
H&M Linen-Blend Pull-On Shorts

Basket Bags

No matter how simple your “less is more” summer outfit may be, you can always have fun with your bag! Basket bags are a summer classic that will never go out of style. You can find them in any size, large or small. We love to use them to make an outfit instantly feel more summery.

Mango Natural Fibre Carrycot Bag
Kimchi Blue Structured Woven Tote Bag

Sea-Inspired Jewellery

Speaking of making an outfit feel summery, have you seen all of the sea-inspired jewellery out right now?! It’s so fresh for summer! From sea-shell adorned necklaces to fresh-water pearl bracelets, we can’t get enough of sea-inspired jewellery.

Anthropologie Swirled Shell Pendant Rope Necklace
Tiny Pearl Bracelet

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