Easy Sets For Any Summer Occasion

Easy Sets For Any Summer Occasion

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Easy Sets For Any Summer Occasion

Six sets that will have you looking sexy and not sweaty at your summer events. 

Six sets that will have you looking sexy and not sweaty at your summer events. 

Text: Stevie Rowley

Summer is the best time for events. Whether it’s a wedding, a fun day to the beach, or hanging out at a rooftop bar, the events are endless. However, with the summer heat taking its toll, finding the right outfit to keep you looking and feeling cool can be difficult. Fear not! Matching sets are here to save the day. They are the perfect way to put together an outfit without the stress of figuring out what goes together well. 

To help you get your summer closet figured out, we’ve paired six matching sets with different events that are a must-have for summer. 

Image Courtesy of Shop Rumours

Beach 

Southampton Button Down and Shorts by Shop Rumours

When it comes to beachwear, there are countless options. From bikini coverups to light outfits for early evening strolls, the list goes on and on for acceptable attire. However, finding a beach look that can transition from day to night is challenging. A crocheted beach coverup might be too laid back for a beachside restaurant, but linen trousers and a top could come off as too formal for a casual hangout. If you’re looking for the perfect outfit that’s acceptable for day and night, Shop Rumours has you covered. The Southampton Button Down and Shorts are the perfect pieces to make a chic summertime set. Made from 100% cotton, this combo is cool and comfortable.

The darling blue and white pinstripes give off the perfect summer vibe. The button-down gives this outfit a slightly formal look that makes it perfect for nighttime, while the shorts allow for a cool daytime outfit. Pair with a plain swimsuit, cute sandals, and a raffia basket and you’ve got yourself the perfect beach set. 

Shop the Southampton Button Down and Shorts here.

Image Courtesy of With Jéan
Image Courtesy of With Jéan

Casual 

Newspaper Tee and Tommy Cargo Pants by With Jéan

There’s nothing that beats brunch with the besties on a sunny afternoon. When it comes to brunch, the outfits have to be top-tier. While some may go all out, nothing beats a casual, yet fashionable, outfit to eat some pancakes in. The Newspaper Tee and Tommy Cargo Pants from With Jéan make a casual set that’s anything but basic. It’s great for any casual outing since it’s comfortable and has an effortless look. Both pieces have the same newspaper print, but it’s arranged in different ways on each piece. The different arrangement creates a break in the graphics, allowing the combination of the two pieces to not look too chaotic. 

For the perfect set to throw on for those days when you’re rushing out the house, shop the Newspaper Tee and Tommy Cargo Pants here. 

Image Courtesy of Aje
Image Courtesy of Aje

Cocktail

Siren Cropped Top and Drawstring Midi Skirt by Aje

Rooftop bars are a summer must. Sipping on an Aperol Spritz while watching a glorious sunset is an experience you’ll cherish once the winter months hit. Aje has got your cocktail outings sorted with the Siren Cropped Top and Drawstring Midi Skirt. Coming in a dazzling lime green, this top and skirt effortlessly grab attention. Starting with the top, billowing puff sleeves create an interesting silhouette, while scrunch detailing on the chest provides a snug fit.

The skirt features the same scrunch detailing along the waist and down to the pleats. The pleats are the star of the show. They create a mix of spread-apart ruffles and close-knit ruffles. They come together perfectly and allow the fabric to flow with you. With this set, you’ll be sure to capture the attention of everyone wherever you go. 

Shop the Siren Cropped Top and Drawstring Midi Skirt here. 

Image Courtesy of Miaou
Image Courtesy of Miaou

Date 

Venus Corset and Preston Skirt by Miaou

When it comes to date night, you want to dress to impress. Whether it’s a first date or a date with your long-term partner, looking and feeling your best is always the goal. For the summertime, bright colors and flowers are a must. Bright color with freshly tanned skin is a look that will never go out of style. Miaou combines both of these design elements and creates the perfect setting for date night with the Venus Corset and Preston Skirt. Coming in a darling orange floral print, this corset and skirt are a must-add to your summer wardrobe.

The corset is fully boned and has a lace-up back. It’s the perfect mix of femininity with sensuality and will work for any date night. The Preston Skirt features a ruching front and v-line cut for a romantic silhouette. It hugs the waist, but flows at the legs, allowing for a full range of movement. 

Shop the Venus Corset and Preston Skirt here. 

Errands

Square Neck Tank and Zip Pocket Bike Short from Thrive Société

Running errands in the summer can feel like a nightmare. Feeling sticky and sweaty as you carry groceries out to your car or back to your apartment gets irritating after a while. During the months when it feels like there is no correct amount of clothing to keep you from overheating, workout sets are your best friend. The Square Neck Tank and Zip Pocket Bike Short form Thrive Société is a must have set for the summer. Its baby pink colorway fits right into a summer wardrobe.

Made from a soft, lightweight fabric, this set is sure to keep you cool while looking cool. The fabric has a four way stretch for both the tank and shorts, allowing you to have full range of motion to complete all your errands comfortably. Whether you're stocking up for a summer BBQ or having a casual shopping day, this set is perfect for any occasion.

Shop the Square Neck Tank and Zip Pocket Bike Short here.

Image Courtesy of Djerf Avenue
Image Courtesy of Djerf Avenue

Office 

It Blazer and Favorite Pants by Djerf Avenue 

Unfortunately, the summer can’t be all fun and games. For those of us who are girl bossing it up in the office, Djerf Avenue makes workwear fashionable with the It Blazer and Favorite Pants. This blazer and pants combination was trending on TikTok for a while and is the perfect way to bring your sense of style into the workplace. While most work-appropriate outfits can be drab, we’re looking at you pencil skirt, this set will make sure you’re the It Girl of the office.

This blazer mixes professional with casual as it crops at the waist. It has the same silhouette as a full blazer, but isn't as heavy, making it perfect for summer. The trousers are the perfect fit. They’re flowy and wide leg, allowing for airflow and bringing a more casual look to business professional. 

Shop the It Blazer and Favorite Pants here. 

Image Courtesy of Reformation

Wedding 

Beatrice Two Piece by Reformation

Rounding out the list of summer events is weddings. It seems like everyone you know gets married in the summer, and your outfits need to adapt to any weather the summer seasons bring. Knowing what to wear to weddings can be difficult, as every couple has different dress codes for their special day. Whether it’s black tie, backyard, or casual, the Beatrice Two Piece from Reformation fits all the dress codes. It’s the perfect set to invest in so you can have a reliable wedding outfit and save money down the line. The set comes in a darling light green silk with dainty flowers. Although this is a set, there’s a good amount of coverage for any wedding.

The skirt is long and although the top is cropped, it covers a good amount of stomach and cleavage. The straps are thick, allowing for good support and adding a bit of modesty. The top and skirt and both lined with floral lace, adding an elegant touch that’s perfect for any summer wedding.

Shop the Beatrice Two Piece here.

Credits: Image Courtesy of James Bee

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