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31 Summer Outfit Ideas To Get You Through August

Do you lose interest in getting dressed during the last days of summer? Do you feel like throwing on shorts and a tee and calling it good? It can be daunting to get dressed during these last dog days of summer. It’s hot but you’re a little over your summer wardrobe and dreaming of fall and sweaters and boots.

Hang on friends! There is still plenty of summer left. There’s no need to forsake style and cuteness now. Here are 30 outfit ideas to get your through August.

Be inspired and renew your closet with these outfit ideas.


1. Jumpsuit

A fun jumpsuit is an easy one and done outfit. It can be dressed up for those events that need a little something extra, or you can keep it casual with summer sandals and a straw bag.

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Jumpsuit- Old Navy; bag- Amazon; shoes- Amazon– earrings- similar

2 Rock a pair of paperbag waist shorts.

Add a neutral tee and straw hat. Check out these tips for looking your best in paperbag waist shorts.

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shorts- Old Navy; tee- Old Navy; sandals- Kohl’s; hat- similar

3 Striped tee and denim shorts

There is nothing wrong with reverting to your old standy by- tee and denim shorts. Make it a striped tee and a bright sandal and coordinating headband to make this outfit idea pop a little.

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Tee- Old Navy; shorts- Old Navy; sandals- similar; headband- Amazon; earrings- Amazon

4. Wear a sleeveless chambray button up with khaki pants.

Linen pants will keep you cool but stylish. Chambray and khaki are such a sharp classic pair. You can’t go wrong no matter how you pair them. Add some pops of leopard with accessories.

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Top- Jcrew Factory; pants- similar; earrings- Amazon

5 Leopard top and white jeans

You can wear this outfit right into fall by adding a cardigan and swapping the sandals for booties, but for those that won’t break the no white jeans after Labor Day rule, wear them now.

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Top- similar; jeans- NYDJ; sandals- Kohls

6 Floral top with olive pull on shorts

Keep your mood upbeat during those long hot days with a bright top and cool linen pull on shorts.

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Shirt- JCrew Factory; option; shorts- Old Navy; earrings- Kendra Scott; sandals- similar

7 Chambray shirt and white shorts

This outfit idea combo is almost as good as chambray and khaki. Chambray and white is another summer classic. Add some straw accessories and a fun tote.

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Shirt- JCrew Factory; shorts- Old Navy; shoes- Amazon; tote-similar; tote tassel; earrings- Amazon;

8 Tshirt dress

Another one and done option for staying cool. If tie dye is your jam, rock it in a tshirt dress. If not, any solid or pattern tshirt dress will still provide a chic cool look.

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Dress- Kohls; shoes- Kohls

9 Jumpsuit with chambray top

Dress down your jumpsuit by wearing a chambray shirt or other button up over it. Add a straw hat and some casual sandals.

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Jumpsuit- Old Navy; chambray top- option; sandals-option; Hat- Amazon

10 Tie Dye Top with Neutral Shorts

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Top- option; shorts- Old Navy; sandals- Amazon

11. Chambray top and striped shorts

Classic pieces like this chambray top go with everything and provide endless outfit ideas.

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Top- option; shorts- Old Navy; sandals- Steve Madden; purse- Amazon; hat- similar

12. Striped shirt and bright shorts

A tshirt and shorts outfit gets an upgrade when the shirt is striped and the shorts are a fun bright color.

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Tshirt- Old Navy; shoes- Amazon; earrings- Amazon

13 Neutral tank and striped shorts

Make an unexpected color pairing with striped shorts and a neutral tank. Not everything has to match.

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Top- Amazon; shorts- Old Navy; sunglasses- Amazon; earrings- Amazon

14. Pair a bright top with khaki shorts.

Add some fun bright sandals.


Shorts- option option; shoes-Kohls

15. Tie dye top and denim shorts

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Shorts- Target; sandals- Kohls

16. White tee and bright shorts

If you have cool evenings, or too cold indoor AC, add a denim jacket. Make this look pop with contrasting bright sandals.

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Denim jacket- Old Navy; sandals- Amazon

17. Kimono, tee and pull on shorts

Glam up any simple summer outfit with a kimono.

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Kimono- Amazon; shirt- Nordstrom; shorts- Old Navy

18. Printed or floral top and chambray linen pants

Chambray linen pants are another classic item that will make countless outfits. Add a colorful sandal that coordinates with your top.

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Pants- Old Navy

19. Kimono and romper

A romper makes an easy summer outfit. Take it up a notch with summer’s ultimate layering piece- the kimono.

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Romper– Amazon; kimono- Amazon

20. Linen muscle tee and printed shorts

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Tee- Loft; shorts-old- option; sandals- Kohls

21. Striped tee and white denim shorts plus sneakers

Sneakers have their place in summer too. Pair any bright color striped top with white shorts for a winning combo.

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Shorts- Old Navy

22. Maxi dress

Don’t forget the ease and simplicity of a maxi dress when getting dressed for summer. A go to maxi dress should always be in your bank of outfit ideas for summer.

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Dress- Amazon

23 Blue and white summer outfit idea

A crisp white top of any kind paired with blue bottoms makes the perfect summer outfit. Add a pop of color with bright sandals.

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Top- option; shorts- option

24. A fit and flare tshirt dress and block heel sandals

Another easy, breezy outfit.

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Dress- Amazon; sandals- option

25. Graphic tee and midi skirt

Another cool option is a midi skirt. Keep it fun and casual with a graphic tee.

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Skirt– Amazon

26. Graphic tee and khaki shorts

Keep it simple with khaki shorts and a graphic tee.

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Tee- option; shorts– option

27. Tshirt dress and flat sandals

Dress down your tshirt dress with flat sandals and a straw hat.

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Dress- Amazon; sandals- option

28. White top and olive shorts

Pair up your basics like white tops and olive shorts. Make the outfit pop with an accessory like a headband.

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Shirt- option; shorts- Old Navy; headband- Amazon; sandals Amazon

29. Printed skirt+ tank + white denim jacket

Practice a little pattern mixing. Go bold with one print and keep the other small.

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Skirt- option; top- option; jacket- option

30. Blue top and white denim skirt

Another take on the blue and white combo.

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Skirt – option

31. Floral tank and white shorts

Dress this up with neutral wedges. Dress it down with white denim cutoffs and flat sandals.

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Tank- Old Navy

Did you get some inspiration with these outfit ideas? Which one is your favorite? Which one will you recreate this week?

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