15 Cool Chic Outfits For This Summer

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Is it getting hot or what?! My mind is in a continuous wanderlust mood, but my work obligations keep me tied down in a busy, never sleeping Athens. It’s hard to stay focused and even harder to get all the work done (but do watch out for my Instagram stories where I will posting about some of my projects in progress). My dress code lately? Light and casual. No surprises there. But, if you’re feeling a little “stuck” like me sometimes with the same old same old, then these inspiring images of the coolest chic summer outfits will get you back on track and in the right mood. The great thing about them is that you can wear them from morning till dusk, no matter what the day might throw at you. They celebrate summer in the city where just about anything is possible… 😉

A white tee with a logo, paired with white shorts and a blazer in a minty color looks so chic. The model also wears a pair of long yellow tassel earrings to add on that summer vibe. Image by River Island.
Image by River Island. Dress in white but with a twist! Check out the yellow tassel earrings that add on that summer vibe to this outfit. I would love to wear something like this at work. The white tee is a low key element. The jacket and earrings are both high key elements. Instagram fashion influencers combine such high and low key elements to make statement outfits that look casually chic (read more about their styling tip).
Does this qualify as a jumpsuit or overalls? This model is wearing a bright floral print jumpsuit with spaghetti strings and a black tee under it, paired with a leopard print handbag and black sliders. Cool! Image by River Island.
Image by River Island. Another easy going statement outfit. This jumpsuit with its ruffles is a high key element. The black tee though is a low key element and the perfect contrast for this edgy look. Cat’s thin sunglasses and large hoop earrings are the trendiest accessories to pair this outfit.
The perfect white Bardot dress worn by a woman with a low bun, long statement earrings and black studded block heel sandals. Image by River Island.
Image by River Island. A white Bardot dress is always a good idea for just about any occasion.
I love this yellow dress with stripes. It's the perfect way to wear yellow if you're not into it. This model has paired with black pumps. Image by River Island.
Image by River Island. Yellow is fashionably trendy nowadays.
Stripes - always chic! A striped jumpsuit paired with a small waist pochette and black sandals looks all so good on this woman. Image by River Island.
Image by River Island. The always chic stripes combined with a waist pochette! If you don’t want a straw bag, then consider the pochette.
A beautiful maxi dress with a floral print like this, worn by a woman lying on a sunbed by a pool, can be worn from morning till dusk. Image by River Island.
Image by River Island. A dress with a floral print that you can wear from morning till dusk.
That must be this summer's coolest knitdress paired with coordinating cardigan, as worn by model. It reminds me of Missoni's chevron patterns. Image by River Island.
Image by River Island. Summer’s coolest dress with such a beautiful neckline!
Another gorgeous green dress with a white floral print worn by a model paired with a cute small straw bag and wedge platform shoes. Image by Sosandar.
Image by Sosandar.
What a gorgeous midi navy blue dress. So simple and chic, paired with a straw bag and wedge platforms. This blonde surely looks good in it. Image by Sosandar.
Image by Sosandar. I just love this navy blue dress. So might argue that it’s too conservative. I say it’s a classic.
White denims with a dark green cami is such a chic combination. The model is also holding a pink clutch bag - nice touch. Image by Dorothy Perkins.
Image by Dorothy Perkins. Now this is well into my comfort zone. How about yours?
Orange is not my colors. But this mini orange dress with a purple print looks nice on this blonde woman. I have to reconsider orange. Image by Dorothy Perkins.
Image by Dorothy Perkins. I don’t orange much, but when I saw this dress I thought that it’s actually quite cool, especially after mid July with a nice tanned skin.
Statement stripes. A woman sitting on a stool shows off her pink and white stripe Bardot top paired with wide leg pants with rainbow stripes. Image by Matalan.
Image by Matalan. Statement stripes – don’t be afraid to mix them. More stripes combined with rainbow stripes.
A beautiful jumpsuit with a tropical print looks so exotic on this model. Image by M&Co.
Image by M&Co. A jumpsuit with a tropical theme has such an exotic vibe to it (just pair them with a sexier platform)!
A beautiful white dress with a small flower print looks really good on this blonde woman with black wedge platforms who's walking down a cobbled stone alley. Image by Sosandar.
Image by Sosandar.
Love this white Bardot top paired with denim shorts and a beach straw bag. A young woman sitting on some outdoor stairs. Imae by Dorothy Perkins.
Image by Dorothy Perkins.

I got one last tip for you: add gold hoop earrings (or long statement earrings for that matter), a straw bag, thin cat’s eye sunglasses and a statement belt (the up-and-coming statement accessory that is making a huge return this autumn). That’s the trendiest way to bring up-to-date any older outfit. You can’t go wrong with any these accessories! It’s a good thing that I held on to my black cat’s eye sunshades from the 90’s. 😉

These green cat's eyes sunglasses paired with a up-hair-do and long blue statement earrings look so posh on this brunette woman. Image by River Island.
Image by River Island.

Over to you now, do you feel the summer heat? What’s your favorite outfit?

Smile one sunshines, xx

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