100 Summer Street Style Looks That Will Give You Inspo For Days

May 17 2022 - 2:25pm

Figuring out which summer outfits [1] to wear might be a tougher task than you remember. For the last few years, summer style hasn't really included much thought about "real" clothes. Most people have had their favorite sweatsuits and loungewear in heavy rotation.

Now that events are happening again and travel plans are on the horizon, we're looking to some of our favorite street style outfits [2] for the summer fashion inspiration we need to get the ideas flowing.

Summer 2022 Fashion Trends

Many trends taking center stage right now are rooted in the latest revival of nostalgic fashion. Take, for instance, the simple pairing of a '90-inspired slip dress [3] with sneakers or a 2000s-era graphic T-shirt with low-rise jeans and colorful flatforms. Summer is an ideal season to experiment with classic high-low pairings as well. Style a designer staple — like a voluminous midi skirt — with a more casual piece, whether it's an understated tank top or minimalist blouse.

Ahead, the POPSUGAR fashion team has curated a list of stylish summer outfit ideas that will leave you with #OOTD inspo for days. Think bold prints and festive colors, retro influences, and breezy silhouettes and fabrics (hello, linen and silk!). All of these pieces are relatively straightforward to try for yourself — yes, even if you're still easing back into the whole concept of getting dressed. Read on to kick-start your summer wardrobe with 100 outfit ideas.

— Additional reporting by Nikita Charuza

Summer Street Style: Biker Shorts and White Button-Down

Give biker shorts the sophisticated treatment with a button-down.

Summer Street Style: Vibrant Dress

Say hello to a simply stunning dress and a no-fuss summer outfit.

Summer Street Style: Different Forms of Denim

Keep it simple with a button-down, jeans, or overalls and your favorite walkable footwear.

Summer Street Style: Sneakers and a Skirt

Mix up statement pieces with running sneakers for a more unexpected approach to everyday dressing.

Summer Street Style: Chunky Platforms

Add some height to a monochromatic outfit with tall platforms.

Summer Street Style: Bermuda Shorts

Slip into bermuda shorts and the sneakers of your choice.

Summer Street Style: Slip Dress and Sneakers

Finish a romantic slip dress with cool sneakers.

Summer Street Style: Vacation Prints

We're all about this print-forward take on summer style.

Summer Street Style: Dress With Sneakers

A flowy midi dress paired with crisp white sneakers makes for a winning combination.

Summer Street Style: Romantic Dresses

These black and white dresses are timeless yet romantic, complete with puff sleeves and airy silhouettes that look good with all types of footwear.

Summer Street Style: Retro Set

The '70s called, and they're bringing quirky prints for all to enjoy. Play up a retro-inspired matching set with T-strap heels.

Summer Street Style: Graphic Tee

Printed pants with a graphic tee embodies cool. Wear aviator sunglasses for a put-together look you can always reach for when you're short on time.

Summer Street Style: Sheath Dress

Swap sandals for an athletic pair of kicks the next time you slip into your favorite summer sheath dress.

Summer Street Style: Striped Dress

Stripes are a quintessential summer pattern. Wear a striped dress with metallic-toe-cap heels and a bold red lip for a wedding-ready ensemble.

Summer Street Style: Crisp Button-Down

A menswear-inspired button-down can help dress down a fabulous pair of billowing palazzo pants.

Summer Street Style: Overalls

We're loving the look of these overalls and simple sneakers — the striped pattern makes for a more playful appearance than your average denim.

Summer Street Style: LWD

Upgrade a breezy LWD with a pair of metallic brogues and sleek black sunglasses.

Summer Street Style: Mixing Prints

Opt for silky fabrics in standout prints and colors, then top with layered jewels using mixed materials like beadwork and metallics.

Summer Street Style: Celestial Prints

'Tis the season to rock wild prints. The louder, the better, and keep accessories basic like matching sandals and minimalist jewelry.

Summer Street Style: Blue-and-White Stripes

Take an inherently summery pattern, like blue-and-white stripes, and add printed leather boots for a cool visual contrast.

Summer Street Style: Floral Dress

A printed dress like this requires little else but your favorite footwear for a complete — and totally cute — outfit.

Summer Street Style: Puff-Sleeved Dress

A romantic, puff-sleeved dress looks elegant yet relaxed with flat sandals.

Summer Street Style: Plaid

Reinvent plaid for summer by pairing it with a white mini and Converse sneakers.

Summer Street Style: Black Tee With a Skirt

Top a romantic maxi with a simple tee — what could be easier and more eye-catching?

Summer Street Style: Ombré Dress

An ombré, rainbow-hued dress seems made for summer, no?

Summer Street Style: White Sundress With Loafers

A white sundress gets a dose of menswear-inspired cool via these loafer-like flats.

Summer Street Style: '90s Crop Top

Embrace your inner '90s vibe with a cropped top and baggy jeans.

Summer Street Style: '70s Flared Pants

Flared pants, light layers, and platform sandals are simple to execute and exude a slightly '70s vibe.

Summer Street Style: Gladiator Sandals and Cutoffs

Gladiator sandals are the perfect complement to distressed cutoffs and a cropped hoodie.

Summer Street Style: Embellished Footwear

Go for breezy prints, a colorblock handbag, and strappy heels when you need an elegant outfit for date night or that big work event.

Summer Street Style: Lace and Eyelets

Pretty eyelets and layers of lace will always feel like summer, but have you tried pairing them with menswear-inspired loafers for a chic twist?

Summer Street Style: Printed Shirtdress

A bright, animal-print shirtdress is the foundation for an ensemble that never misses. Top off with white accessories, like circular sunglasses and a skinny belt, to create a striking contrast.

Summer Street Style: Cool Separates

To get out the door in record time, you don't need more than breezy, casual separates. A striped crewneck sweater, black trousers, and strappy sandals is a trusty look that easily transitions from day to night.

Summer Street Style: Matching Sets

Don't battle humidity if you don't have to. Keep summer separates easy with lightweight fabrics like linen and silk.

Summer Street Style: Classic Cutoffs

When in doubt, go for your favorite denim cutoffs, a printed top, and oversize sunglasses.

Summer Street Style: Yellow Pants

Swap out your standard blue jeans for lightweight trousers in a sunny pastel hue.

Summer Street Style: White Tee and Cutoffs

Never underestimate the classic coolness of a white tee and cutoffs for all your summer activities.

Summer Street Style: Printed Dress and Mules

Opt for a dress in a standout print that you can dress up with strappy heels or dress down with matching flats.

Summer Street Style: White Tee and Skirt

The white tee strikes again. This time, opt for a suede mini and gladiator sandals to achieve a summer outfit that's everywhere-appropriate.

Summer Street Style: Ruffled Shirt and Pants

The best style advice for summer dressing? Keep your trousers breezy and your tops even breezier. Architectural heels complete the look.

Summer Street Style: Colorful Printed Set

Not only is this print-on-print ensemble visually striking, but thanks to the lightweight fabrics, it's also incredibly comfortable and breathable. Both factors are key during the summer months.

Summer Street Style: Embroidered Blouse

Lighten up a tough leather skirt with an embroidered blouse, loafers, and dangly earrings.

Summer Street Style: Mixing Pink and Red

Sometimes your summer wardrobe isn't just about statement pieces. Simple silhouettes, like cotton tees and midi skirts, in statement colors are reliable mainstays.

Summer Street Style: Statement Top and Necklace

Top your favorite jeans with a dramatic top and chunky necklace, but opt for casual sandals so you can run errands in style and with ease.

Summer Street Style: Head-to-Toe Denim

A head-to-toe denim look is always a bit daring, though it's especially memorable when paired with colorful accessories like a rainbow-hued handbag and red-trimmed sneakers.

Summer Street Style: Basic Button-Down

Complement a printed maxi skirt with a classic button-down. Accessory-wise, consider big sunglasses and chic sandals for your next vacation look.

Summer Street Style: Dress and Vest

Reinvent a dress you've worn on repeat simply by tossing on a vest. Bonus points if the sleeves feature an interesting design detail, like bell or puff sleeves.

Summer Street Style: Sleeveless Maxi

A sleeveless maxi works well with a pair of boots, layered necklaces, and a crewneck wrapped around your waist, just in case the evening takes a chilly turn.

Summer Street Style: Cutout Pants

Get playful with prints and cutouts on tops and bottoms alike, and you probably won't even miss your summer dresses (at least, not that much).

Summer Street Style: Breezy Pants

Loosen up — leave those skintight pants behind for breezier bottoms and layer on lightweight tees and wraps for an everyday look you'll live in.

Summer Street Style: Bold Platform Sandals

Rework a button-down and jeans with bold platform sandals.

Summer Street Style: Baggy Jeans and Tank Top

Don't overthink it — just add a tank to baggy jeans.

Summer Street Style: Kaftan Dress

A floaty, kaftan-style dress or top gets a contemporary twist with loafers and socks.

Summer Street Style: Button-Down Dress

How could you not love the vibe of this brightly colored button-down dress? Load up the color with equally vibrant footwear.

Summer Street Style: Silk Pants

Silky pants and a loose tank top make for just about the comfiest, most breathable outfit you can put together during the summer.

Summer Street Style: Silk Separates

A short-sleeved button-down is an unexpectedly perfect add-on to a slip skirt. Block-heel slides and a matching handbag complete the look.

Summer Street Style: Rainbow Colored Outfits

If you embrace rainbow-bright color, you will need little else to dress up your outfit.

Summer Street Style: Summer Dress and Denim Vest

Wear a denim vest to add texture to your favorite summer dress.

Summer Street Style: Pencil Skirt and Button-Down

Adding slides to almost any outfit will give it a carefree summer vibe. Look how perfectly they pair with a pencil skirt and button-down.

Summer Street Style: High-Waisted Pants

Skip the matching set and pair a crop top with high-waisted pants for a look that will keep you cool, figuratively and literally.

Summer Street Style: Jean Shorts and Sandals

Even casual sandals and jean shorts can be dressed up with the right accessories, like leather sandals and a chic tote.

Summer Street Style: Bright Shorts

Summer is the season for going bold. Bright shorts offer a surprising pop of color to an otherwise neutral outfit.

Summer Street Style: Dress and Boots

Pair a flirty dress with sturdy, cowboy-inspired boots that you'll want to wear with everything. Just be sure to break in the boots first!

Summer Street Style: Slip Dress and Sneakers

We're all about this easy combo — just add a light jacket or cardigan over your favorite slip dress. Reach for comfy sneakers and a mini bag to top off the look.

Summer Street Style: White Jeans

Summer is the season for embracing white jeans, which pair well with bright, cool tones. White accessories, like heels and a sleek handbag, are the obvious choice here.

Summer Street Style: Tube Top and Jeans

Channel '90s fashion with an on-trend tube top, straight-leg jeans, and Teva-inspired sandals.

Summer Street Style: Striped Jeans and Skirt

A maxi skirt adds a more sophisticated, dressed-up feel to a casual tee and sneakers.

Summer Street Style: Paisley Print

Bold summer colors and a dress paired with sneakers is a choice you can never go wrong with.

Summer Street Style: Blazer and Jeans

Trade out stiff trousers for relaxed, distressed denim and boring footwear for summer-friendly sandals.

Summer Street Style: Sobert Hues

Sorbet hues are a summer favorite, especially in airy fabrics and warm-weather-friendly silhouettes, like crop tops and minidresses.

Summer Street Style: Layered Neutrals

Who says neutrals have to be boring? Layers and added texture work well in a simple color palette.

Summer Street Style: Lace-Panel Dress

Let a great dress speak for itself, and simply toss on barely there sandals. Reach for a bright bag to complete your summery ensemble.

Summer Street Style: White Button-Down and Skirt

A classic white button-down will always be in style, especially with a denim mini and leather crossbody. Aviator sunglasses and a floppy hat are optional add-ons.

Summer Street Style: Sheath and Sandals

Play it cool in a simple sheath, strappy sandals, and a medium-size handbag.

Summer Street Style: Unbuttoned Button-Down

Do something different with your favorite button-down: keep it more unbuttoned than not to highlight your colorful pants.

Summer Street Style: Animal Prints

Business on top, summer ready on bottom. Wear a neutral blazer with animal-print pants for a head-turning look.

Summer Street Style: Tailored Dress

A tailored shirt dress and sneakers is a dependable combo, no matter the occasion.

Summer Street Style: Suit and Sandals

Dress down a suit with slides all summer long. Leave your shirt untucked for a relaxed feel.

Summer Street Style: Graphic Tee and Skirt

Pro tip: a graphic T-shirt and playful slides are an easy way to dress down a statement skirt.

Summer Street Style: Mixing Bold Prints

Summer dressing 101 usually means that when it comes to print and color, more is more.

Summer Street Style: Colorful Shirt and Printed Skirt

Whenever in doubt, embrace bright hues and patterns, right down to your shoes.

Summer Street Style: Skirt and Mules

Dress down a skirt with easy mules and a T-shirt for a casual outfit that goes from brunch with friends to movie night with ease.

Summer Street Style: Trousers and Birkenstocks

Remix tailored trousers when you show a little midriff and add Birkenstocks.

Summer Street Style: White Separates

Pair white-on-white separates for a look that would certainly be coastal-grandmother approved.

Summer Street Style: Cardi and Jeans

Keep a cardigan slightly open with your favorite wide-leg jeans to capture a '70s vibe.

Summer Street Style: Black on Black

We're obsessed with this black-on-black look. Thanks to flowy, high-waisted trousers and citrus heels, this look is still decidedly summery.

Summer Street Style: Walkable Sandals

An oversize denim jacket and statement sandals complement everything from dresses to rompers to matching sets.

Summer Street Style: Logo Shirt and Statement Sandals

A logo tee gets a little glam with statement sandals and classic black sunglasses.

Summer Street Style: White Shorts

Crisp white shorts were made for making your most playful printed shirts and tees really pop.

Summer Street Style: Dress and Flip-Flops

Nothing says summer quite like lightweight dresses, beaded necklaces, and flip-flops.

Summer Street Style: Off-Shoulder Dress

This chic, off-the-shoulder silhouette would take you from day to night all season long.

Summer Street Style: Button-Down and Cropped Jeans

A button-down, cropped jeans, and mules is a no-fail everyday outfit.

Summer Street Style: Tie-Dye

Opt for a twist on denim with a summer-forward tie-dye iteration.

Summer Street Style: Mixing White and Black

White on white is classic summer — add in contrasting black accents when you don't want to go completely monochromatic.

Summer Street Style: Puff-Sleeved Shirt

Play opposites with tailored trousers and a floaty, open-back dress to top it off.

Summer Street Style: Tank and Skirt

A skirt doesn't have to have a floor-sweeping hem — a more fitted skirt with a front slit will pair well with a simple tank and matching flats. Just top it with an understated tank.

Summer Street Style: Off-the-Shoulder Maxi

For your next summer wedding [5], consider an off-the-shoulder maxi dress in a colorful pattern.

Summer Street Style: Tourist-Chic Sets

Channel tourist chic with a vacation-inspired button-down in a bold, colorful print. Pair it with a sunhat and coordinating sandals for a true #OOTD moment.

Summer Street Style: Slip Dress and Tee

Layer a brightly printed slip dress over a white tee. Black sunglasses and flats are all you need on the accessory front.

Summer Street Style: Puff-Sleeved Shirt and Leather Shorts

Pair a voluminous top with sleek leather shorts and bright heels for a look that will turn up the visual drama.

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