31 Perfect Looks To Copy This July

Photo via @emilisindlev.
We know, we know: You're probably not thinking about what you're going to wear the rest of the month right this minute, because odds are you'll be in a bathing suit all weekend long. But, once post-July 4th weekend hits, you will have to get fully-dressed — and in 80 to 90 degree heat, no less. The funny part about needing to figure out said outfits in said weather, though, beyond the fact that it's hot and sticky and really, really humid, is that most warm-weather clothing items are actually quite divisive. Capris, shorts, wearing a bathing suit as a top. It takes a fashion risk-taker to really go all-in.
If you don't feel like you've hit your peak summer style potential just yet, allow the 31 outfits ahead (one for each day of the month) to provide enough inspiration for all of July. There's daywear, evening wear, office-appropriate combinations, and pieces that are pretty much meant for partying. Time to get creative (and stay cool in the process).
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Photo via @annazgray.
That whole bathing suit as a bodysuit thing? Works every time.
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Photo via @manrepeller.
And, if you're really ready to go for it, try a bikini top as a bandeau with a pair of high-waisted pants.
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Photo via @oroma.elewa.
Or, pair it with a wrap skirt on those extra-sweaty days.
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Photo via @aportraitofcydnei.
For a more forgiving version of the Canadian tuxedo (we all know denim doesn't exactly bode well in the heat), try a looser, oversized button-up and some lightweight, cropped jeans.
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Photo via @casseychanel.
Keep that red, white, and blue going all month long.
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Photo via @chloechill.
Summer nights out call for low-maintenance outfits that look (and feel) cool. Pair your go-to skinny jeans with a silky top (try a fun pattern and a non-tank top silhouette) and kitten heels for something that looks like it took a whole lot of effort (even if it didn't).
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Photo via @chloepierre_ldn.
We're still not over the allure (and ease) of a matching set. This navy-based floral option is breezy and bright, and works for those oddly cooler July days.
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Photo via @xosubrina.
Ditto goes for this camel version.
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Photo via @curvy_roamer.
Oh hello, sunglasses of the summer. We're only halfway through the season, which means there's still time to grab a colored-lens pair for yourself.
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Photo via @doina.
Are those...capris? And do they...look cool? This all-white outfit may just have us sold on the knee-high (knee-low?) pant. Now, where's the yacht?
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Photo via @double3xposure.
Give us a slip dress on a 100 degree day, and we're good to go. (And if you're not into the whole underwear-as-outerwear feel, opt for a colorblocked or printed version).
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Photo via @spicy.mayo.
If a slip feels too revealing, simply layer it over a T-shirt. Problem solved.
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Photo via @emilisindlev.
Plain and simple: Polka dots are back! Go full-on with a spotted dress, or, try something more subtle, like a patterned top with a midi skirt.
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Photo via @gracefvictory.
Wear a silk robe top open during the day with a tank or bodysuit underneath; wrap it at the waist and add some heels for night.
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Photo via @hannahbronfman.
In fall, your go-to is a leather jacket. In summer, let it be a leather mini skirt.
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Photo via @itsmekellieb.
Striped shirts are a closet staple. Rather than pairing it with jeans or khaki shorts, try styling it with a midi skirt and some hoops.
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Photo via @jennymwalton.
*Cue dancer emoji*
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Photo via @julianasalazar.
Here's the shirt everyone's wearing this summer. Bonus: This one comes with matching bottoms, too.
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Photo via @kellyaugustineb.
Trade in your track pants for a track-style maxi skirt. Here, side slits add extra ventilation. Win.
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Photo via @latelyivebeenme.
Forget a belt. Cinch your go-to summer dress at the waist with a fanny pack.
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Photo via @lifeofboheme.
Khaki is a divisive color. If you've been afraid to wear it in the past, try it out this summer in a pair of high-waisted pants (feel free to skip the chinos).
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Photo via @lizzyvdligt.
Balance out a flirty, feminine-feeling dress with a dad hat.
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Photo via @luhshawnay.
Colorblocking to the nth degree. Don't be afraid to just go for it.
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Photo via @maria_bernad.
It's after Memorial Day: Wear white! (And even if it wasn't, you should still wear white anyway).
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Photo via @mariaalia.
Breathe new life into your off-the-shoulder tops by layering them over a shirt of a different silhouette. A turtleneck may be hot for New York heat, but a graphic tee would look just as good.
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Photo via @museummammy.
Denim dresses will make you want to ditch your shorts forever. Seriously.
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Photo via @naomishimada.
Have a jam-packed events schedule this summer? A simple floral dress works every. single. time.
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Photo via @pandorasykes.
The adult answer to wearing shorts: a high-waisted, loose-fitting pair.
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Photo via @slipintostyle.
Because everyone needs a little splash of gingham in their lives.
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Photo via @stephaniebroek.
Show some skin with a one-shoulder top. It works for day, night, and whatever else life may bring.
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Photo viva @blacmagic_woman.
So many consider a beret to be a fall/winter accessory, but just look how cute this is with an off-the-shoulder top and printed skirt.

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