Now that summer has (officially) arrived, I can’t wait to break out my shorts, skirts, and tank tops. I, too, am thrilled to have the option of virtually never again having to layer. But the heat can really sap your strength, and sometimes you just want to wear a very simple look when you do decide to step outside and go to the park, rooftop bar, beach, or somewhere else you might be going. If you’re looking for stylish outfits for a Friday night, consider lightweight and comfortable options that will keep you cool in the heat.
Keep in mind that you can nevertheless have a “casual” air despite donning an attire that would typically be classified as “dressy”; the key to pulling off a laid-back getup is equal parts clothing and demeanor. For more summer wardrobe inspiration, scroll down to see some of our favorite biker short clothes, tennis outfits, and date night outfits.
Wearing a simple black dress adds a touch of summertime elegance to any outfit. This gorgeous getup is perfect for the summer when paired with white sneakers or woven sandals. Added sexiness! Just throw on some matching sandals, flip-flops, or sneakers and you’re good to go for a vibrant but laid-back style.
The era of the geo print is here. With their vertical stripes, these blouse will let a lot of air through, making them ideal for hot weather. Pair them with a black skorts and wedge sandals for a fashionable outing to the grocery store or to walk the dog.
Pair this with a cute tee will create a trendylook. Wearing a tank top with cutouts and loose-fitting slacks is a certain way to turn heads without drawing attention to the fact that you are trying too hard. Put on some contrasting black sandals and a colorful purse, and you’re good to go. Put together in a way that is both comfy and cute.
To me, summer is inherently associated with eyelet fabrics. Wear all white to stay cool, such a midi-length skirt with a white T-shirt. Pair this with a touristy T-shirts, each of which features the name of a picturesque destination stitched into the chest. Put together a summertime beach look with this skirt, some white shirt, and sandals.