17 Outfits For Hot Weather That’ll Get You Ready for Vacation Season

Ever stand in front of your jam-packed closet, staring at more than enough clothing options, and think: I have nothing to wear? Same. But perhaps the issue isn’t that you’re out of viable outfit choices. You just need a fresh dose of inspiration — say: outfits for hot weather — to help you see your wardrobe in a new way. That’s where Outfit Dump comes in. We supply you with enough ideas to fuel your style until the next drop comes along.

Dreaming up the ideal summer vacation is fuel that keeps us going while navigating dreary bouts of weather, endless work deadlines and the stress of being a human. The only thing better? Planning all the warm-weather outfits you’ll be wearing on said vacation. 

The most prominent summer fashion trends — ranging from surprisingly versatile Bermuda shorts to a glittery and pastel mermaidcore aesthetic — of the season leave a lot of room for you to experiment and have fun with your wardrobe. Here, we’ve rounded up some of the most covetable looks filling our IG feeds to provide a little inspo.

Vacation outfit idea: pretty lace

Lace-y lingerie-esque pieces have been on trend for months now, which makes your summer vacation the time to jump on board if you haven’t already. Add a pretty white floral embellishment, and you’re ready for whatever the day ahead holds.

Vacation outfit idea: elevated halter dress 

Dress up your everyday beachwear with a more sophisticated take on a summer classic, like this soft yellow tweed halter dress that leans into this year’s increasingly popular metallic trend.

Vacation outfit idea: feminine frills 

Chunky sandals plus a romantic and frilly pink maxi dress? Yes, please.  

Vacation outfit idea: crochet 

Is there anything that says “out of office” more than a colorful crochet dress? We love the eclectic mix of patterns and flared hem on this option from Never Fully Dressed.

Vacation outfit idea: transparent layers 

Proof that it’s possible to combine multiple trends without doing too much, this vacation-ready look combines some of this season’s favorites: see-through layers, shimmering metallics and a just-right maxi length.

Vacation outfit idea: breezy whites 

Crisp, breezy white fabrics are a summertime staple for a reason. This matching set helps the look feel more put-together.

Vacation outfit idea: chic sun protection 

Consider this floral maxi dress and not-too-big hat your sign that protecting yourself from the sun’s rays can be fashionable.

Vacation outfit idea: mix-and-match swimwear 

Mix and match your fave swimsuit with a contrasting coverup to add a playful element to your poolside outfit.

Vacation outfit idea: summer black

Edgy, cool shades of black for summer on a scorching-hot beach? You bet.

Vacation outfit idea: Barbiecore pink 

Barbiecore pink definitely isn’t going anywhere until well after the Greta Gerwig film comes out. We say lean into it.

Vacation outfit idea: bold neons

Shine as bright as the summer sun and keep the good vibes going in head-to-toe neon.

Vacation outfit idea: mermaidcore sets

 If there’s ever a time to channel mermaidcore style, it’s summer vacation. The pastel hues on this matching see-through set would make Ariel proud.

Vacation outfit idea: ultra casual 

Nothing says “I’m on vacation and have zero responsibilities for a week” like an oversized graphic tee and a bag big enough to fit the entire contents of your suitcase. 

Vacation outfit idea: denim on denim 

Canadian tuxedo, but make it summer-ready thank to this season’s lineup of denim trends.

Vacation outfit idea: keep it sporty 

Keep it simple with biker shorts and a fitted tank to stay comfy while exploring your new surroundings.

Vacation outfit idea: oversized shorts 

Play with proportion by opting for a pair of oversized Bermuda shorts with a fitted and cropped tee.

Vacation outfit idea: denim maxi skirt 

A denim maxi skirt is the must-have item of the season. Keep things weather-appropriate and casual by styling one with a white tank top and a pair of cute-yet-functional sneakers

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