8 Fun Outfits That Look Great From 6 Feet Away

Allyson Payer

Given that outdoor, physically distanced meet-ups are the most low-risk social activity amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, it's become increasingly clear that that's how we'll all socialize for the foreseeable future. You've probably discovered that one of the main obstacles for these meet-ups is figuring out what to wear, as the heat and sun certainly don't make it easy.

Something else that you may be taking into consideration is that you don't likely see your friends and family as much as you did pre-pandemic, so you may want to take this opportunity to wear something besides sweats or leggings. Not only that, but summer outfits should be fun, in our opinion, so why not let that guide your outdoor meet-ups?

Some of the most likely physically distanced activities are picnics, walks, backyard or rooftop hangouts, so think casual outfits that you'd be comfortable possible sitting on the ground in or walking in. And as with every situation these days, please take the necessary precautions such as wearing a mask (here are plenty to choose from), washing your hands or using hand sanitizer, staying at least 6 feet away from others, and keeping your hands away from your face.

With that, scroll to shop the pieces needed to re-create eight fun outfits that are ideal for the new wave of social activities.

A pair of lightweight jeans with a handkerchief top, sandals, and straw accessories will earn lots of compliments from your friends.

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Danielle Bernstein Solid Handkerchief Top ($49)

Frame Le High Flare Jeans ($215)

Keep things casual and fun with a tie-dye top, gym shorts, crew socks, and New Balance sneakers.

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BlankNYC Rainbow Tie Dye Crop Sweater ($78)

Lululemon On the Fly Shorts ($58)

New Balance 990v5 Sneakers ($175)

If you live in a cooler climate or are saving up outfit ideas for fall, this one is supreme. A fun top, straight-leg jeans, and white sneakers are always a safe, stylish bet.

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CapricornsStudios Lima Top ($31)

Good American Good Straight Jeans ($181)

Nike Air Force 1 Leather Sneakers ($90)

Speaking of white sneakers, here's a more warm-weather friendly way to wear them. Just add your favorite summer dress and a lightweight cardigan.

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Uniqlo UV Protection Supima Cotton Crew Neck Cardigan ($30)

Faithfull the Brand Mid Summer Mini Dress ($64)

Nike Nike Everyday Plus Cushion Socks, 6 Pack ($22)

Summer 2020 is the season of the camp shirt. As you can see, it's very effective when paired with a one-piece swimsuit, gym shorts, and flat sandals.

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Saturdays NYC Canty Ikat Floral Short Sleeve Button-Up Camp Shirt ($123)

Madewell Second Wave Structured One-Piece Swimsuit ($60)

Nike Dri-Fit Tempo Running Shorts ($30)

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Definery Loop Slides ($225)

Denim shorts and sandals are a no-brainer, but if you want to look especially stylish, wear them with an on-trend ruffle collar top, like this pretty one from Ganni.

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Ganni Ruffle Collar Poplin Tank ($135)

Agolde Parker Vintage Cut Off Shorts ($128)

A breezy dress, loafers, and a straw hat makes for the prettiest of picnic outfits. Just check your Instagram feed—it's probably all over it.

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Brixton Joanna Straw Hat ($55)

Dôen Laurel Dress ($264)

Charles & Keith Bow-Tie Loafers ($53)

Want to wear a bra and Birkenstocks? This is how it's done. If it's particularly hot out, just swap the jeans for shorts.

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Madewell Hilltop Shirt in Rainbow Stripe ($60)

Madewell Perfect Summer Jeans ($98)

Birkenstock Boston Soft Footbed Clogs in Taupe Suede ($145)

Next up, 19 outfits from our readers that are perfect for the heat.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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