Farewell Spring, the long wait is finally over! Summer is here to stay… at least for the next few months. The new season calls for new fashion essentials. Keep reading for 10 items to update your summer look. These cute summer outfits are sure to keep you cool in the heat!

 

Shoulder Silhouette

Sun-kissed shoulders are in this summer! What better way to show some skin than with a classy off-shoulder top? A little skin is sexy, after all. Cute summer outfits like this one are perfect for both a date and Sunday brunch. Pair it with some skinny jeans or denim shorts for a super fun, casual look.

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Yumi Griffin Off Shoulder top // Tory Birch Embroidered Off Shoulder top

Gaga for Gingham

Super stylish and chic, the gingham print has become more popular in dress and shoe designs this summer. Experiment with gingham in color with this bright, one-shoulder neckline dress by Preen Klauber; and let’s not forget about shoes! Gingham at the beach also makes for cute summer outfits!

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Preen Klauber gingham dress // Diane von Furstenberg Vera shoes // Solid gingham swimsuit 

Fabulous in Floral

What better way to celebrate summer than with some floral prints? Floral is easy to style because of its versatility in color, which also makes it really fun! Check out this sheer floral, open kimono. Pair it with some denim shorts and a camisole for an airy look. Looking for something more subtle? The Gold Hawk all-white floral shorts fit the description with delicate lace.

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Bishop + Young floral kimono // Floral shorts

Mod Maxi

Maxi dresses are a summer staple! The flowing style and sheer fabric are perfect for hot summer days. Maxi dresses are easy to style and wonderfully versatile. Wear them to a beach party with some cute sandals, on a date with a small clutch, or to brunch with a bold necklace! The possibilities are endless.

 

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Nasty Gal Ravi maxi dress // River Island maxi dress // Olivaceous Floral maxi dress

Dashing in Denim

Although still in style, denim shorts and jackets are old news– denim dresses are the new trend this summer. The simple design is anything but boring. Dress it up or dress it down, it works well with both high heels and sneakers. Denim dresses make the perfect cute summer outfits!

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Stella McCartney denim dress // Dsquared2 denim dress // Balmain denim dress

Jaunty in Jean Shorts

We like our ice cream, as well as our shorts, with a cherry on top. Yes, you read that right. Check out these fun Marc Jacobs denim shorts, perfect for a casual hangout or a festival. Distressed shorts, like this Ralph Lauren pair below, are for edgier gals. Pair them with some understated heels or sneakers to emphasize the look.

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Marc Jacobs denim shorts // Ralph Lauren denim shorts

LWD

Like the little black dress, the little white dress is a necessity, especially this summer. Chic and stylish, this addition to your wardrobe is sure to be a statement piece for more than one occasion.

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Aqua fishnet and lace dress // Hervé Léger Rosario mini dress // Sass Little Sparrow dress

Wow in White

White sneakers are a growing trend. Fresh and sleek, they add style to any look. If you don’t already have a pair, invest in some white Adidas sneakers, which create cute summer outfits, especially with jean shorts, off-shoulder tops, and even maxi dresses.

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Adidas Originals Trainers // DKNY Brionne Trainers

Saucy Swimwear

What’s summer without pool parties and cute swimwear? Check out these stunning cuts and fun, summery prints that are sure to make you stand out in a sea of people.

 

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ASOS Triangle Wrap bikini top //ASOS Mono Snake Print bikini top // La Perla sequin-embellished swimsuit 

Lux Lace

Lace has always been in style, and what better way to spice it up than with some bright colors? Lacy tops, bottoms, dresses, and even shoes are so much better in color. Check out these delicate designs that come to life in handsome hues.

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Muehleder Kimberly lace dress // Valentino Escapes lace espadrilles

Which outfits are you most excited about? Tell us below!