Low Key Chic Summer Style

Casual summer style is easy to achieve with a few style tips. Whether heading to a party, brunch, sightseeing or a day/night on the town, look put together without trying to hard for low key chic summer style.

Style Tips: Intermix dressy pieces with casual for a laid back look. Examples denim or cotton shorts with a silk or chiffon blouse. Flowy sundress with espadrilles or flip flops. Maxi dress or skirt with flat sandals. Flowy sundresses are a more casual vibe versus fitted dresses.

 yellow blouse, white and blue print shorts, striped bag, and white sandals new

T-Shirt Dress Look for interesting sleeve or neckline details. Add strappy or gladiator sandals and/or a colorful statement necklace to make this casual outfit more trendy.

 susana monaco gray t dress

Belt a Maxi Dress Wear a maxi dress with slip on sneakers, flat sandals keeping jewelry minimal while belting the maxi dress for a stylish low key summer look.

white and black plaid maxi dress with belt and coverse high tops black and white print maxi dress

Off the Shoulder Top + Shorts From casual cotton or denim shorts to chic lace or silk prints, an off the shoulder top is fashion forward, adding instant casual glam.

mustard shorts, white off the shoulder top, camel suede bag

Low Key Summer Top + Skirt + Flats  Adding a tank top or graphic tee to a A-line, bubble or bright color mini-skirt with bold color flats or espadrilles is a chic low key summer outfit.

low key summer chic, white tank top, yellow skirt with yellow flats yellow bubble skirt with striped top and flats

Flowy Sundresses  Sundresses add instant style to any look. Keep the look laid-back in how you accessorize. Wear flat sandals, espadrilles, or wedges adding one trendy accessory-sun hat, sunglasses, beach bag or clutch or necklace to tie together your look.

summer orange sundress and hat 2 blue sundress

Maxi Skirt + Tank Top  Style a silk tank top, fitted t-shirt, sleeveless button down shirt or chambray shirt for a laid back style. Accessorize your look with chic aviators, fedora’s and delicate jewelry giving a lightweight minimalist sophistication.

blue print maxi skirt and white tank top with fedora  yellow floral maxi dress and white sleeveless button down shirt belted

White Summer Denim/Pants + Colored Top Distressed skinnies, ankle length white pants or denim are a backdrop for bold color solids and print blouses/tops. Add high heel sandals for evening or chunky sole sandals for daytime chic.

blue off the shoulder top and white distressed ankle length denim white striped pants and green flutter tank top  white jeans, three quarter length navy top and navy handbag white jeans, navy and white print tank top and high heel sandals

 For more summer style ideas, read Divine Style’s Spring Style Updates. See the hottest summer looks & outfit inspiration on Instagram.