During the warm summer months, I think every girl needs a few go-to outfit to make getting ready easy. When I’m getting dressed in the morning, I find myself putting together the same combos over and over, and today I’m sharing my seven favorites!

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During the warm summer months, I think every girl needs a few go-to outfit to make getting ready easy. When I’m getting dressed in the morning, I find myself putting together the same combos over and over, and today I’m sharing my seven favorites!


A jumpsuit is the best kind of one-stop-shop. It’s easy to toss on and go without any fuss.

white jumpsuit with felt fedora hat
merricksart olive jumpsuit

White jumpsuit outfit details HERE  +  Olive jumpsuit outfit details HERE  (also comes in an off white HERE)



Every closet needs a good pair of summer pants. You know, the kind that are basically like pajamas? They’re the best with a simple tee or top, a pair of sneakers or sandals, and maybe even a baseball cap thrown in there. I also love that they’re easy to dress up with heels and a blouse!

merricksart.com | olive green summer pants
striped linen pants for summer

Olive green pants outfit HERE  +  Wide leg pants outfit details HERE



I’m such a jeans and tee kind of girl, so they’re top on my summer outfit list. You can’t go wrong, and the combinations are endless!

american eagle jeans
t-shirt outfit ideas
white jeans and a gray tee
white jeans pink blouse

Red Bandana and white Tee Outfit
White Tee and statement earring outfit details
White Jeans, Gray Tee, Pink Hat Outfit Details




Bermuda shorts are always a little tricky to style, but I shared a few tips for wearing them in this post. They’re a must-have for those sweltering days!

bermuda shorts outfit idea with madewell top
striped shirt outfit
bermuda shorts outfit idea
outfit ideas for bermuda shorts

Bermuda shorts and plaid button down

Bermuda shorts and striped tee



I’m new to the overall trend, but I think they’re a great choice for summer. They’re cute and fun, and can be worn with tons of different tops underneath! I shared some different ways to style them in this post!

merricksart.com | overalls and yellow ruffle sleeve top
merricksart.com | overalls and striped top

How To Wear Overalls post here



If you’re not a shorts wearer, skirts are the best choice for beating the summer heat. A-line skirts are the best style for my body type (smaller waist, fuller hips), and they’re easy to pair with a simple tee and sandals for a really summery look.

merricksart.com | yellow gingham skirt and white top
polka dot midi skirt
merricksart.com | patterned skirt and white top
merricksart.com | maxi wrap skirt and white tee
easy summer outfit maxi skirt

Yellow Gingham Skirt post
Polka dot midi skirt outfit
Patterned Skirt Outfit
Maxi Wrap Skirt Outfit
Graphic Tee and Suede Skirt outfit
Floral Maxi Skirt Outfit



And last, but certainly not least, summer dresses. There’s just something so feminine and effortless about a good summer dress.

merricksart.com | white dress and blue gingham shirt
merricksart.com | blue and white striped shirt dress
merricksart.com | gray t-shirt dress
this midi dress is a perfect mom outfit
merricksart.com | red swing dress

Little White Dress outfit
Striped Shirt Dress Outfit
 Gray T-Shirt Dress outfit
Olive Midi dress
Red Swing Dress



  1. Sarah says:

    For me, dresses are totally the way to go! Next up would be tees/tanks and a skirt. I bought that black and white jumpsuit and it is so cute and comfy but it is the most static-y thing EVER! Did you have this problem? I would love to be able to figure out how to eliminate the static but I almost feel like it might just be the fabric?

    • merrickwhite says:

      So weird — mine isn’t very static-y. Maybe run it through the dryer with an extra softener sheet and see if that helps??

      • Sarah says:

        I’ll give it a try…at least I know there is hope and it’s not just how it is. Thanks for the response, have a wonderful day!

      • Aprile Marie Bukhari says:

        An easy way to reduce fabric is to just rub a dryer sheet on the inside of your outfit!

  2. Jennifer says:

    Love this! Though do you have any hidden gems in the way of materntiy-wear? I am 6 mos preg in AZ and am struggling with feeling cute while not dying from the heat!

    • merrickwhite says:

      dresses! They’ll be your best friend! Try empire waisted ones so they’re fitted above your bump, and also bodycon ones that hug your cute baby bump figure. Also you can look under my “Style” tab on my menu bar at the top of my blog and click on “Maternity” to find some more inspiration! xx

  3. Paige Cassandra Flamm says:

    I love seeing a round up from all your older posts too! So fun!

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  5. Margaret Berck-Brown says:

    Thank you so much for these ideas! They’re so great as the Vogue ideas!

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  8. Monnie says:

    HI, I love your style, and your outfit ideas are so helpful! Could you tell me where you get your cute nude-color hats? Thanks 🙂

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