Wardrobe Tips/ Fashion / 09 Jun, 2020

The Summer Outfit Combinations I Swear By

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fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing gucci ace sneakers and a gucci logo teeYou guys have probably noticed me wearing very similar pieces from season to season, and it’s usually because I feel most inspired by being able to style one piece in multiple ways. This is especially true in the summertime when I can’t get as creative with layering. Since it’s so hot and humid, I don’t like to put too much thoughts into my looks and tend to keep it simple with basics and a few statement pieces thrown into the mix. I usually resort to one of five different outfit combinations throughout the season, which I wanted to break down today.

 

fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing leopard print shorts by marissa webbBalmain Blazer (wearing an FR34, better for budget here) | Marissa Webb Leopard Shorts (wearing a 0, better for budget here) | Free People Tank (wearing an XS) | Tamara Mellon Heels (better for budget here) | Bottega Veneta Bag (better for budget here) | Quay Sunglasses

High-Waisted Shorts, Tank Top & Blazer

Wearing the same old basics can get uninspiring really quick, which is why I love mixing them with more tailored and structured pieces. Two of my summer essentials are belted high-waisted shorts and a blazer. These pieces always manage to pull together a flawless ensemble.

 

fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a saint laurent rive gauche tote and a white linen dress from nordstromSaint Laurent Rive Gaunche Linen Tote | Rag & Bone Panama Hat (on sale now) | Similar Linen Dress (and here) | Madewell Earrings

Day Dress & Woven Handbag

On days when the heat and humidity levels are at an all-time high, I’m just not in the mood for denim or pants. Instead, I’ll opt for a casual dress in a breathable fabric like linen or cotton and spruce it up with a woven handbag. I love that dresses like the one above can transition from day to night depending on how you style it.

 

fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing an eyelet top from revolveRevolve Eyelet Top (wearing an XS) | Levi’s Denim (wearing a 23, more sizes here) | Alexandre Birman White Heels

Statement Top, Distressed Jeans & Strappy Heels

It’s no secret that I love items that can easily be mixed and matched. Distressed denim is usually my top choice for bottoms paired with a chic statement top. I’m obsessed with statement details that really pop, like eyelet, lace, and billowy sleeves. Although sneakers are a mainstay in my wardrobe, I love wearing heeled sandals in the summer for a dressier vibe.

 

fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing a leopard shirt from the nordstrom anniversary sale and a gucci bagNordstrom Leopard Shirt (40% off now! wearing an XS) | Nordstrom Ear Crawler Earrings | Anine Bing Lace Bralette | Black Denim Shorts | Gucci Belt (wearing a size 70 – read my ‘Gucci Belt Sizing Guide’ HERE) | Similar Sunglasses | Tamara Mellon Heels (run TTS) | Similar Gucci Velvet Bag

Button Down Top & Cutoff Shorts

One of the summer outfit combinations I swear by is cutoff shorts paired with a button down top. It’s such a versatile look that you can dress up or down for any day of the week. A fun leopard print is a great way to spice things up – but you can’t go wrong with the effortlessly chic vibe of a white button down top. I always add a lace bralette underneath for a feminine touch.

 

Fashion blogger mia mia mine wearing gucci sneakers and a red celine bagSimilar Gucci Hat | Gucci Sneakers (size down by 1/2) | Levi’s Denim Shorts (wearing a 24 – run TTS) | Gucci Tee (wearing an XXS) | Zara Cream Tweed Blazer (wearing an XS – similar here) | Celine Luggage Tote

Graphic Tee, Denim Cutoffs & Straw Hat

When it comes to summer style, I love going for an ultra casual and laid-back vibe. I typically rely on denim cut-offs, white tees (or graphic tees), and sneakers. The great thing about these simple basics is that you can really amp them up with fun accessories like a bold handbag, a straw hat, and embellished sneakers.

 

xo, Maria

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