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9 Chic Urban Outfits That Make Summer Dressing Effortless

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Looking for something to dress for summer even if you’re not heading to the beach? Enter the urban hipster’s guide to warm-weather dressing, including breezy linen suits, cheerful daywear without tropical prints, stylish sandal styles and more. In an era of understated luxury, minimalism, and capsule wardrobe dressing, adding urban summer chic to your wardrobe should be effortless—especially when Loulou Studio’s tailored vest, The Keep sophisticated staples like Row’s oversized outerwear and timeless tank tops in your back pocket.

Vogue’s urban summer wish list:

  • tie-dyed midi dress:

Altuzarra Donrine tie-dye midi dress, $1, The Sleek Sandal: Everlane The City Crossover Sandal, $46The Tailored Suit Vest: Loulou Studio Striped Tank Top, $75

  • Fisherman Sandals: Gabriela Hearst Lynn Fisherman Sandals, $
  • Denim Maxi Dress: Mother The Fun Dip Maxi Dress, $52
  • Minimalism Flip-flop sandals: Mango kitten heel sandals, $
  • striped cardigan : La Ligne Stripe Cashmere Cardigan, $72 Not-so-short shorts: Toteme Bermuda Shorts, $68
  • The City Sneakers:
  • The Row Bonnie Suede Mesh Sneakers, $360

  • raffia Tote: Hunting Season Iraca Raffia Tote, $100

    As with any fashion formula, there is little basis Comparable to one-piece dresses – this season, we’re leaning more towards flowy silhouettes from Altuzarra and Massimo Dutti. Understated-yet-stylish sandals from Everlane and Ancient Greek are a staple of urban looks, while raffia accessories from Janessa Leone and Zimmermann make it truly summer-appropriate. Powerful pieces like Faithfull The Brand’s linen suit and Loulou Studio’s matching blazer and pants are perfect for everyday wear, whether you’re updating your office attire or changing up for date night. Speaking of nights out: Pair Tove’s going-out top with Mother’s denim maxi skirt. The pièce de résistance

    of this dress? Mango’s minimalist flip flop sandals, reminiscent of ’25s. Layering must-haves from The Row to Vince are always welcome additions to an outfit, while statement pieces like a DeMellier tote or fisherman sandals are also high on our summer shopping lists.

    Below, nine chic urban looks that make summer dressing a breeze.

    tie-dye midi dress with trendy sandals

    Embrace your Altuzarra The Donrine tie-dye midi dress brings a bohemian edge this summer. Everlane’s sleek sandals complete urban looks, while Toteme’s T-lock bag is the star of the season. Beat the heat with a raffia bucket hat from Janessa Leone and cat-eye sunglasses from Khaite x Oliver Peoples.

    Altuzarra Donrine Tie Dye Midi Dress

  • Everlane The City Cross Sandals

    Janessa Leone Felix Bucket Hat

      Oliver Peoples + Khaite Cat Eye Sunglasses

      Toteme T-Lock Top Handle Bag

    John Hardy Pebble Pavé Pendant Necklace

  • Bright Blue Button Raffia Handbag

    must-have item for this summer? Blue button-down shirt. Vince’s linen version is lightweight and breathable, making it perfect for summer. For styling, style yours open with a white tank from Loulou Studio and beige pants from Aexae. Hunting Season’s raffia tote is the chicest handbag yet, while Staud’s simple loafers are stylish.

    Vince oversized linen shirt

    Loulou Studio Limba Ribbed Cotton Tank Top

    Aexae Linen High Waist Pants

    Staud Caspian Braided Slippers

    Hunting the Sea on Iraca Raffia Tote Bag

    Loewe Butterfly Sunglasses

    Linen Skirt Suit with Fisherman Sandals

    Resort brand Faithfull knows how to pull off summer in urban style – and the linen skirt suit is no exception. Wear it with Gabriela Hearst’s fisherman sandals and a Dragon Diffusion basket bag. Then, finish the look with silver jewelry from Agmes and Elizabeth Hooper.

    Faithfull The Brand Elfie Tie Front Linen Top

    Faithfull The Brand Katala Linen Maxi Dress

    Gabriela Hearst Lynn Fisherman Sandals

    Dragon Diffusion Nantucket Basket Bag

    Agmes Conie Sterling Silver Necklace

    Elizabeth Hooper Studio Small Petal Hoop

      Urban sneakers with a vest

    A must-have for understated polish this season? Tailored pinstripe vest and pants from Loulou Studio. The Row’s sleek urban sneakers elevate your look, while Saint Laurent’s raffia shoulder bag adds a festive touch. Statement jewelry from Ben-Amun and By Alona is sophisticated.

    Loulou Studio Striped Tank Top

  • leg pants

    The Row Bonnie Suede Mesh sneakers

    Saint Laurent Le 5 à 7 Raffia Shoulder Bag


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    Denim Maxi Dress Over Top

  • This summer is all about tops for going out and Tove’s strapless style is at the top of our shopping list . Style it with mom’s denim maxi dress and minimalist flip-flop sandals from Mango for a cool-girl-approved look. Meanwhile, The Row’s Half Moon bag is a proven wardrobe staple.

    Tove Ida Bow Off Shoulder Top

    Mother The Fun Paneled Maxi Dress

    Mango Kitten Heel Sandals

    The Row Half Moon Leather Shoulder Bag

    Mateo is not your mother’s pearl & kt gold anklet

    White Shirt Dress Minimalist Handbag

    White is non-negotiable in summer Warm wardrobe for everyone – and Rag & Bone’s crisp white shirtdress is perfect. Drape La Ligne’s striped cardigan over your shoulders for extra coverage. DeMellier and Toteme’s slick, minimal accessories are timeless, and so are Cos’ sun hats.

    Rag & Bone Fiona Cotton Poplin Mini Shirt Dress

    La Ligne Striped Cashmere Cardigan

  • Toteme The Knot flip flops

    DeMellier Tokyo Leather Shoulder Bag

  • Brinker & Eliza Collins Earrings

  • Not-so-short shorts with Breton Tee

    This season, let Toteme’s linen Bermuda shorts replace your trusty denim shorts. Complete the elegant look with Zara’s oversized linen shirt and Khaite’s striped Breton tee. Braided accessories and Poolside Bags from Emme Parsons are perfect for summer.

    Khaite Brandy Striped Sweater

    Toteme Cotton Poplin Bermuda Shorts

    Emme Parsons Agnes Braided Sandal

      Poolside Bags Small Essaouira Tote Bag

    DMY By DMY Valentina Oval Sunglasses

    This day and night look with gladiator sandals

    Massimo Dutti’s pleated dress features tie detailing for a seamless transition from day to night. Style a festive dress with Gladiator sandals from ancient Greece and an embellished basket bag from Patou. Éliou’s shell jewelry is perfect for summer, whether you like the beach or not.

      Massimo Dutti tie detail pleated dress

    Ancient Greek Sandals Aristide Metallic Embroidered Sandals

      Zimmermann Scalloped Crochet Raffia Bucket Hat

        Patou Decorative Wicker Bucket Bag

        Éliou Gaia Pearl, Shell and Gold Plated Necklace



        1647597316154606Toteme The Ovals Sunglasses

      • Oversized jacket with linen pajama pants

        A very different Chic way to stay cool, but casual all summer? Pajama bottoms from James Perse paired with a Bec cover-up from The Row. Metallic ballet flats from Porte & Paire and pearl earrings from Agmes add a dash of glamor to your urban outfit.



    1647597308874797The Row Bec Cotton Poplin Shirt





      1647597304263942James Perse Linen Straight pants



      1647597294937872 Mango Double Basket



      1093025759238 Porte & Paire bow-embellished metallic ballet flats



        0400018514455Agmes Luca Sterling Silver Pearl Earrings

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