Remember clothes? Like, not sweatpants. Real, actual pieces made from fabrics that aren’t usually confined to wearing for yoga or to bed.

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After what feels like an eternity, we’re discovering the joy of ‘shopping’ in our own closets again. Between the garments we bought absentmindedly in the weeks pre-quarantine to the summer clothes that haven’t seen the light of day in a year, suddenly our own repertoires are presenting an abundance of options we had totally forgotten about.

That being said, maybe you’re finding it hard to wrap your head around getting dressed now that you’ve *so much choice* after mindlessly rotating the same comfies for months.

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These days, after what felt like an endless lockdown, anything can be turned into a special occasion. So why not dress for your mood? The freedom of going to have a drink at a friend’s place? A ball gown, perhaps. Heading to the park with your family? Your ‘Sunday best’ is more than acceptable. A quick trip to the grocery store? Maybe a cocktail frock with a matching mask.

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Ok, not quite. But you get the picture. In any case, we’ve created a summer outfit blueprint of sorts for when you’re lacking ideas. After all, it's been a while…...

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Printed maxi dress + straw bag + oversize sunglasses

White linen dress + neutral sunhat + gladiator sandals

Loose jumpsuit + layered gold necklaces + thong sandals

Boyfriend jeans + fitted ribbed tank top + lace-up heels

Denim cutoff shorts + boyfriend shirt + heeled ankle boots

Silk slip dress + white t-shirt + sneakers

Vintage band tee + feminine printed skirt + ankle boots

Long sleeve mini dress + backless loafers

Culottes + crop top + court shoes

Dungarees cuffed + sleeveless tank + sneakers

Paperbag shorts + tube top + crossbody bag

Plunging bodysuit + mom jeans + belt + heeled mules

Kimono + lace bralette + high-waisted flared jeans

Wide-leg white trousers + Breton striped top

Off-the-shoulder floaty crop top + denim skirt + wide-buckle belt

Printed maxi skirt + silk camisole top + leather jacket + ankle boots

Longline white blazer + loose gray tee + denim cutoff shorts

Floral maxi skirt and crop top co-ord + black fedora hat + black biker boots

Oversize tie dye sweater + bike shorts + sports socks + white sneakers

Puff-sleeve white blouse + patterned mini skirt + casual rope sandals