Birthdays can be stressful, especially when it comes to planning a detailed schedule for the special day. Figuring out where to go for dinner, who to invite, and most importantly, what to wear, can oftentimes take weeks of preparation—unless you have a little help. Luckily, we're here to advise about the latter—the all-important celebratory ensemble.
We searched through the always-inspirational 'gram, rounding up some of our favorite on-trend, weather-appropriate looks we think would be perfect for a summer celebration. From a printed polka-dot midi dress to a velvet romper perfect for a night of dancing, read on for 15 stylish birthday outfit ideas to copy.
A sunny yellow dress is perfect for summer.
Rolla's Shelley Datura Dress ($119)
French girls are obsessed with Réalisation dresses.
Réalisation Rainey Dress ($210)
A white skirt is a foolproof purchase for summer.
Simon Miller Liko Skirt ($170)
A pop of bright green never hurt anyone. You're supposed to be the center of attention on your birthday, after all.
BP Tie Strap Minidress ($39)
Classic black pumps will go with absolutely every outfit.
Sam Edelman Hazel Pumps ($130)
Sometimes you just want to be comfortable on your birthday, in which case a colorful tank top is ideal.
525 Square Neck Tank ($78)
A floaty white dress is a summer essential if you ask me.
Reformation Winslow Dress ($278)
Florals for summer? Groundbreaking. But they're still cute!
Likely Taylor Dress ($268)
If you're doing a dinner party, a beautiful black dress with sheer detail is perfect.
Rebecca Taylor Short Sleeve Silk Chiffon Dress ($425)
Another casual option if you're doing a birthday BBQ or brunch.
Good American Indigo Denim Miniskirt ($99)
A floaty black dress will easily take you from day to night.
Madewell Ruffle V Neck Waisted Midi Dress ($118)
Show a little skin in a fun crop top and leggings.
Reformation Osprey Top ($39)
A bustier is a sultry yet chic choice for your birthday.
Jonathan Simkhai Standard Shay Rib Bustier Top ($225)
Leather pants are great for dinner with the gals.
Agolde Recycled Leather Fitted '90s Pants ($298)
A bright color like neon pink will make you stand out on your birthday—just how it should be.
Eloquii Tie Front Flutter Sleeve Midi Sheath Dress ($60)
This article originally appeared on Who What Wear
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