It happened... Summer is officially HERE!! While you may be totally ready to spend your days by the pool, at the lake, or on vacation, is your wardrobe summer ready? You might be looking for fun summer outfits to wear on vacation, or maybe you just need a wardrobe reset for your usual activities. This is where the beauty of a capsule wardrobe comes in! Capsule wardrobes are ideal when you don't want to have an overwhelming amount of clothes in your closet but still want to be able to mix and match what you do have to create countless effortless and chic looks. These are our top versatile summer pieces that we think are perfect for your summer capsule wardrobe! No matter what your plans are this summer, these staple pieces will ensure that you have the perfect outfit for every occasion!
1. A Basic Tank 🎽
Every woman needs a go-to basic tank in her capsule wardrobe. Our most popular and best-selling tank tops are our Reversible Tank Tops from Elietian. These tanks come in a variety of solid colors from neutrals to bright and bold hues. We love the slimming and shaping effect that these tanks give, as well as their buttery soft feel. These tanks can be worn on their own tucked into a pair of linen pants or shorts, but they are equally as easy to layer under blouses, kimonos, or light summer sweaters. Another great option for a staple tank is our Reversible Bamboo Cami from Carlie B. Slightly less fitted but equally as buttery soft, these tanks are amazing for those hot summer days due to their lightweight and breathable bamboo fabrication. Wear them on their own or layered under your favorite blouse, kimono, or open-knit summer sweater!
2. A Versatile Blouse 👚
A blouse that can go with just about anything can be hard to find, but we've done the searching for you. Our Raglan Puff Sleeve Blouse is the perfect blouse for the summer! you may be wondering how such a colorful top could be a good candidate for a capsule wardrobe, but don't let the color throw you off. This top is flowy, feminine, and fabulous! We LOVE the beautiful lilac pink coloration that is an amazing complement to sun-kissed skin. You may have seen us showcase the versatility of this blouse in our email earlier this week. If not, subscribe to our email chain so you don't miss out! This blouse pairs effortlessly with white, black, light or dark wash denim and with shorts or jeans! This is a top that you can count on to make you look and feel good no matter how you style it.
3. A Summer Sweater 🌞
Sweaters in the summertime may seem like a paradox, but they are making a comeback! A lightweight summer sweater is great for those days when you want to layer up, but don't want to burn up. Our Fishnet Crochet Sweater from Charlie B is the perfect lightweight sweater for the summertime! The gray, white, and blue mixed knit gives a relaxed, beachy vibe that layers beautifully with the Reversible Bamboo Cami. This sweater pairs easily with white, light, or dark wash denim and pairs well with shorts too!
4. A Go-To Pair of Shorts 🩳
Shorts are an absolute essential when those summer temperatures climb. Beat the heat in style in our Rolled Up Cuff Shorts from Charlie B! Available in Khaki, White, and Denim, these shorts feature a gracious 6-inch inseam that helps keep you cool while still keeping you covered. You won't have to worry about these shorts riding up as you go about your day. You'll love the stretchy yet shaping fabrication and luxuriously soft feel that will give you all-day comfort and style!
5. A Staple Pair of Jeans 👖
Jeans are the base of any great outfit. Every woman needs a pair of solid, dependable slim-fit jeans in her wardrobe. Just Black Denim is a customer favorite brand for us and it's not hard to see why! Our Mini Hem Bite Skinny Jeans, available in a casual light wash and slightly dressier dark wash, are perfect for your summer capsule wardrobe. The trendy mini fray hem gives your look a well-loved finish. These jeans are stretchy, yet shaping, keeping you feeling comfortable and looking fabulous all day long! Dress these jeans up with a blouse or down with your favorite go-to tee. You're sure to love them!
6. An Everyday Dress 👗
Dresses are an absolute necessity when it comes to beating the summer heat. They offer an open, flowy fit that keeps you feeling breezy and beautiful on a hot summer day! A comfy yet flattering everyday dress is something every girl needs, and our Striped Shirt Dress by Lili Sidonio is just that! With a structured fit, sophisticated collar, and lightweight cotton fabrication, this is the perfect summer dress to have in your capsule wardrobe. The navy and white stripes give us a nautical vibe that reminds us of spending the day on a boat or going to dinner by the beach! You'll love that this dress has side slit pockets! Pair this dress with a pair of nude slides or your favorite sneakers for a classic and polished summer look!
7. Slip on and Go! Sandals 🩴
Our Midsummer Slides are a versatile summer sandal that can complete just about any outfit! Available in Nude and Clear, these sandals feature an open slip-on design that is super convenient and a trendy chain across the strap. Pair these sandals with dresses, skirts, or your favorite top and pant combo for a quick, easy, and fabulous look! You can even pair these sandals with a swimsuit and cover up for a day at the pool, lake, or beach!
We hope you give these pieces a try! If you've got these pieces in your closet, you can mix and match them to create countless looks this summer. After all, capsule wardrobes exist to simplify your getting-ready process, making your summer a breeze!