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    These 39 Pieces Of Summer Clothing Are "Perfect" — And We Have The Reviews To Prove It

    If you're still looking for a summer ensemble that will turn heads and make you feel confident, look no further than these items getting rave reviews.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    Unless otherwise specified, all sizes in this post are listed in women's.

    1. A two-piece set that'll make you feel like a famous fashion blogger who's ready for their next close-up. Reviewers say the drawstring on the bottoms makes them feel as comfortable as sweatpants!,

    Promising review: "I am so obsessed with this set! I own it in orange (gorgeous shade!) and loved it so much that I ordered the teal — the teal is darker than depicted and is more of an emerald color so I’ll likely be exchanging for a different color. The material doesn’t have much stretch and feels similar to linen; it’s super lightweight and perfect for summer — the side slits on the pants allow for great airflow and make this outfit heat- and humidity-approved. I wore it in Charleston during a heatwave and didn’t sweat to death, so you can take my word for it." —Alexa Healy

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and in 11 colors).

    2. A pair of paperbag waist shorts if skintight or form-fitting clothing makes you break out in a sweat five minutes after putting them on. The billowy fit is so breezy, you'll be reaching for these shorts all summer long.,

    Promising review: "They fit perfectly and are made very well with high-quality materials. The length is perfect and they look so cute on. These are my favorite shorts to wear this summer. Also they are incredibly comfortable and cool — I wore them in Florida when I went to Disney and they were not hot at all and they were the perfect thing to wear getting on and off rides. I cannot say enough how much I love these shorts I even bought another pair in blue because I loved them so much. Totally worth every penny — definitely go ahead and buy you will not regret it." —Meagan Marie

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in women's sizes S-2XL and 28 colors).

    3. A fun and playful sun dress with a V-neck, wrap front, and a ruffle hem that will make you want to twirl around in a field full of wildflowers.,

    Promising review: "I’ve never purchased clothing off Amazon but I took a leap of faith & bought this dress after reading some reviews. I’m not disappointed! I LOVE this dress. I feel so pretty in it and it’s the perfect dress to dress up in with some heels or dress down with my white Converse and a jean jacket. I’m 5’6 and got a large (usual size), and it fit like a glove. I’d recommend looking at the sizing chart if you’re skeptical, but would overall recommend getting this dress!" —Desirea

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and 18 colors)

    4. A pair of overalls that look like they're pulled straight out of Donna Sheridan's closet from Mamma Mia. Warning: you might spontaneously start singing ABBA songs while wearing this ridiculously comfortable getup.

    a reviewer wearing olive overalls

    Promising review: "Well made from fabric that is not too heavy. Adjustable shoulder straps. Cute for running errands, etc. I bought the Navy Blue to wear in my art studio. The fit is true to size. This keeps me clean all over since I love to splatter paint. I ordered a pair in off-white to keep clean and wear out and about. The fabric weight is perfect for all seasons. Haven't washed them yet but will stick with cold water in the washer and hang to dry." —Jewel M

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes XS–5XL and in 29 colors)

    5. A two-toned linen number guaranteed to be a part of your summer wardrobe for years to come — the longer sleeves will protect you from the sun while the breathable material effortlessly cools you off.

    model wearing a gray and white linen dress

    MagicLinen is a family-owned small business based in Lithuania that creates beautiful linen clothes and home products that are all Oeko-Tex certified, meaning they are free from harmful substances and chemicals.

    Promising review: "This dress fits perfectly. I love the wide neckline and how it hangs. The pockets are my favorite." —Sherrice K.

    Get it from MagicLinen for $79 (available in sizes XS–2XL and two colors).

    6. A leopard wrap skirt if you're looking to add a ~wild side~ to your summer looks. It acts as the perfect statement piece, so just pair it with a plain white T-shirt and your favorite sandals and you're good to go!,

    Promising review: "Perfect transition piece. Honestly, impressed. It does not have a lining, but it also was not too sheer to the point you can't wear it. I got MANY compliments on this — and you just can't beat the price for a statement piece. Fit was true to size and if anything had room for adjustment. The waistband also has two buttons so you can wear it looser/tighter! It is a wrap, but it's not revealing at all!" —lexi milone

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 14 colors).

    7. A ruffle-sleeved dress with a pleated design that looks marvelous when the wind blows. It's available in 30 colors, so feel free to stock up on your favorite colors and make this your official summer uniform.,

    Promising review: "Was looking for a cute loose-fitting dress for summer. This dress was perfect. I purchased the XS (my normal size) and it’s the perfect fit. Hits at the knee, which works well for me. It is loose-fitting without having too much fabric. I bought the navy and it is a great color." —Kalli J.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 30 colors)

    8. A swimsuit cover-up that will become your go-to beach outfit this summer. The collared neck and rolled-up sleeves make it look polished enough that you could also wear it as a regular dress or over jeans.,

    Promising review: "Love this coverup! Classic lines and soft cotton fabric — it was perfect by the ocean and poolside! Drys quickly! Got many compliments on my trip to Maui!" —M. Foster

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in women's sizes S-3XL and 36 colors)

    9. A smocked midi dress with adorable large ruffle sleeves that people will compliment you on whether you're wearing it to the beach, a dinner date, or a summer barbeque.


    Promising review: "So cute! The dress is exactly as pictured. Love the color. I was worried about the quality because it was so inexpensive, but it’s actually really nice and not see-through at all! Such a perfect dress for vacation!" —JP0811

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and in five colors).

    10. Compression shorts to wear with your favorite oversized T-shirt, gym tank, or underneath a dress to prevent the dreaded inner thigh chafing. The high waist stays secure and won't roll down — a must for workout gear!,

    Promising review: "Comfy and perfect length to avoid thigh rubbing. It fits great — probably a half size larger than I needed, but it makes it waaaay more comfortable! It makes it great for walking and working out. I'm fairly short, so the 5-inch length was perfect for avoiding inner thigh rub which may not be the case for a taller person with longer legs. The pockets are perfect for my cell phone and other accessories. I like where the high waist lands on me because it's very comfortable." —Megan V.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes XS–3X and in 36 styles and colors).

    11. A crop top with a mesh cutout — it's made with a built-in bra, so you can leave your uncomfortable underwire at home.

    model wearing the black crop brami with ripped jeans while holding their blazer
    Klassy Network

    Klassy Network is a woman-owned small business and fashion brand that is most known for its Brami tops. They also sell blouses, bottoms, swimwear, and eyewear.

    Promising review: "You’ve made the perfect top for me. This is a favorite and I need it in green so I’ve preordered! My sister has seen the five different styles I’ve been wearing. She’s really wanting them as well! Keep up the good work!" —Cheryl M.

    Get it from Klassy Network for $39.99 (available in sizes XS–3XL and two colors).

    12. A wide leg jumpsuit if you're looking for something you can just throw on and head out the door knowing you look positively fabulous.,

    Promising review: "Flowy jumpsuits are my go-to because they’re comfortable. Just a one-piece cute outfit that you can throw on with sandals. The material is much nicer than I thought. I figured it would be thin and cheap, but it’s actually a nice material that is flowy and perfect for spring/summer. I love it! Will be perfect with a jean jacket too during spring when it’s colder in the morning/at night." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in sizes 4–10 and in 11 colors).

    13. A high-low dress that might just be the perfect summer dress that you can wear to a wedding, brunch, and everything in between. You might just want one in every single color — go ahead, add them all to your cart! We won't judge you!,

    Promising review: "It’s a perfect spring/summer dress! I have end-of-school-year awards ceremonies to attend, and I was looking for a dress that would be a bit nicer for the occasion. This dress is perfect for a casual wedding, banquets, baby/wedding shower, or anything where you need a simple dress that is a bit nicer. I’m 5’1 and I have to wear a low wedge or heeled shoe for the length. I really enjoy this dress! I recommend!" —Emma Armstrong

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and in 22 colors).

    14. A strapless romper loose enough to keep you cool as the temperatures rise. Pair it with your favorite sandals and floppy hat for the perfect beach look.

    reviewer wearing black romper with buttons

    Promising review: "Looove this summer romper! It’s super cute and extremely comfortable. With the Florida weather getting in triple digits, this is also perfect for hot summer days. I love the style and comfort of it so much I have bought in several different colors." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in seven colors).

    15. A long-sleeved T-shirt that will keep you protected from harmful UV rays while still being breathable so you don't overheat.

    reviewer wearing the sleeved top in blue

    Promising review: "Perfect for protecting you from the sun. This shirt saved me on a trip to the Southwest. I have very fair skin and always bathe myself in sunscreen. This helped tremendously, even in 90F+ heat in Arizona, it was surprisingly comfortable and somewhat breathable. Whenever I wore it, there was absolutely no trace of sun exposure. Would definitely recommend to anyone." —Kdub

    Get it from Amazon for $10.95+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and in 11 colors).

    16. A bikini top designed for anyone with a bigger chest who's sick and tired of searching for bathing suits with support. When you're wearing this, you can swim, jump through the waves, or chase after your dog without worrying one of your boobs will suddenly come flying out.

    model wearing a ruby red bikini top and a bathing suit bottom
    Wild Isles

    The bikini top is UPF 50, fade-resistant, chlorine-safe, and sunscreen- and oil-resistant. They recommend hand-washing the garment.

    Wild Isles is a woman-owned small business based in Minneapolis that creates swimsuits constructed with sustainably, ethically made materials.

    Promising review: "Honestly, I have lost count of how many bathing suits I have ordered online this season and literally none of them fit well. Found Wild Isles through a friend and this Dottie top fits me PERFECTLY. I got the right size the first time and that feels like a miracle. So glad that someone is making suits for larger tops! Also, for sure get the pad insert. Without them, it's nip city." —Melissa G.

    Get the bikini top from Wild Isles for $95 (available in women's sizes 1–4, which accommodates cup sizes C-H, and in four colors).

    Check out the Wild Isles' bikini bottoms here.

    17. A pair of cut-off denim shorts with a frayed hem that will look so cute worn with your favorite T-shirt this summer.,

    Promising review: "These shorts are amazing! They are the perfect length, not too short but not too long. They are stretchy and have the perfect rise and the fraying and distressing on the white are so cute! I ordered a size up because I like my shorts to be a bit loose and they fit exactly as I expected. As many other reviews stated with the stretch I think a size down would have fit just fine too. I was nervous to purchase shorts without seeing them in person and trying them on but I'm glad I took the chance. I am back to order other colors!" —Nichole Jordan

    Get it from Amazon for $15.59+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and 45 washes)

    18. A strapless floral maxi that's giving me huge Nantucket in the summer vibes. There's just something about the bold color and fun pattern that makes me want to be at a beachside resort sipping a cocktail!,

    Promising review: "This dress fits perfectly. This dress looks amazing with a belt and coverup. Very flowing. The material is thin but that will be perfect on hot southern nights here in South Carolina. I am already looking at other patterns to buy a second one. The bust is snug (I am a 40 C) but I love that because I don’t worry about it folding over or sliding down. $40 is more than I like to spend but when it fits like a glove you buy two." —MimDOT

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and in 25 colors).

    19. A sleeveless gingham dress you'll want to throw on during the hottest summer day thanks to how lightweight and airy it is.


    Promising review: "I LOVE this dress!! The material is so lightweight that it’s perfect for summer and then the plaid will also look cute and trendy in fall with a jean jacket! Plus I LOVE that there are pockets. The dress is constructively made really well, I was pleasantly pleased to see it also had a lining so it’s not at all transparent. I saw another review that said it ran a little small and as someone between two sizes I sized up and I’m glad I did. I will be wearing this dress all summer and then some!" —Theresa St Peter

    Get it from Amazon for $23.89+ (available in four colors).

    20. A lightweight button-down tank that you can either tuck into your jeans or skirt or tie into a bow at the bottom — either way, it's the perfect base for creating a polished summer look.


    Promising review: "Absolutely love this top! I got a ton of compliments and it fit perfectly and the quality was better than I expected. No one could believe I bought this top on Amazon!" —Ashley9217

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in sizes S–XXL and 10 colors)

    21. A super stylish ruffle V-neck one-piece swimsuit reviewers can't stop raving about. Everyone knows how hard it can be to find a cute one-piece, and this beautiful suit does the job!,

    Promising review: "This bathing suit is perfect for a long torso woman. It is so difficult to find a cute suit that is long enough. I've recently graduated from bikinis to one-pieces and tankinis but they are so very difficult to fit. THIS IS IT!!! I love this suit and am so very happy with it. Give CupShe a try. You won't regret it!" —Brina

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXL and 19 colors; this is a super cute plus-size option as well).

    22. Or this swimdress for a vintage-inspired option that'll have you feeling like Marilyn Monroe as you splash around the pool.,

    Promising review: "I was soooo nervous about this swimsuit because it was set to arrive the day BEFORE I was leaving for vacation, so if it didn't fit right I was in trouble. I was going off of previous reviews.. and it fit PERFECTLY, and I made head rolls and jaws drop. 😂😄 The BEST swimsuit I've EVER purchased. Will be buying another one." —Chelsea Hammond

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in sizes S–6XL and 19 patterns).

    23. A T-shirt dress with a cute tie waist, pockets, and a bra-friendly design — really, what more could you want in a dress?!,

    Reviewers say this dress is form-fitting, so if you want a looser fit, size up!

    Promising review: "This dress is really a perfect fit. I felt cute and business casual enough for work. This dress is comfortable and doesn’t have any ill-fitting parts to it. I would buy it again." —brenda beach

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in S–XL and 19 colors)

    24. A midi skirt and tank set if, like me, you're in a constant vacation mindset for the entirety of summer and want your wardrobe to match that mentality. You'll love the bold patterns and comfortable material so much, you'll be reaching for this set in your closet at least once a week!

    buzzfeed editor wearing the two-piece set in a green and brown jungle print
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "This was so cute on! And had the perfect stretch to hug the curves but breathable. Will be purchasing in every single color for sure. Took this to Vegas but it’s perfect for all vacations. Definitely one of those items you can always fall back on in your closet." —Allyson

    Get it from Amazon for $18+ (available in sizes XL–5XL and 36 colors/prints).

    25. A striped tee that'll add a little '90s flair to your wardrobe. I like to call this look Saved By The Bell chic.

    reviewer wearing the 90s tshirt with skinny jeans and sneakers

    Promising review: "I wore this T-shirt to a '90s bar crawl and it was perfect! Super comfy, fit just right, and looked great! 10/10 recommend!" —Emily

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in 17 styles and sizes XS–3X; straight sizes and plus sizes are available as different "styles" on the same listing).

    26. A T-shirt dress with a sophisticated, criss-cross bottom hem that'll instantly make you feel like you're a fashionista walking down the streets of Paris on a perfect summer day.,

    Promising review: "I've purchased five of these dresses. They're perfect for pretty much any occasion. I've worn to parties, work, church, dates, and my nephew's graduation. Living in California means that I can wear this dress year round. Don't let the price fool you — this dress is well made, double lined, and the unhemmed finish at the bottom is interesting. Plus they are super easy to care for! Just toss in the washer/dryer. I've received so many compliments and 'where'd you get that?'" –KC

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and 33 colors)

    27. A long-sleeve ruffle dress if you've been searching for a modern interpretation of the Bridgerton look complete with pretty pastels, ruffle details, and the perfect level of fanciness.,

    Promising review: "PERFECT dress for a wedding, bridal shower, baby shower, or date night! Found this dress from a blogger on Insta! I had so many compliments all night long! I bought a medium! I ordered a large first but once it came in, it was too big in my waist, shoulders, and chest. The medium fit like a glove. So glad I have this dress in my closet now! Don’t hesitate to buy!" —Maggie Burress

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98+ (available in sizes S—XL and 14 colors/prints)

    28. A ruffle-sleeved mini because you deserve to be the center of attention, and the bold color paired with the fun sleeves will have heads turning everywhere you go.

    A reviewer wearing a yellow ruffle sleeve dress

    Promising review: "This is the perfect little dress for any event! I am 4'11, and it fits at the perfect length. The shoulders aren't too dramatic, but still pretty awesome! I have worn it a few times, most recently to a tea party bridal shower, and it was divine!" —Gia Mehdi

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL and L Plus—4XL Plus and 27 colors)

    29. A pair of wide-leg pants with a pull-on elastic waistband that'll make you feel like you're wearing pajamas. In reality, they're actually so glam-looking, you can wear them on a date or a night out with friends.

    a plus size model wears the black printed wide leg pants with a white tee that reads "CRVY"
    Kin By Kristine

    Kin By Kristine is a Black woman-owned small business based in Los Angeles. They design gorgeous pieces, including maxi dresses, dusters, and crop tops for plus-size women.

    Promising review: "These pants are perfection! They look good and they feel SO good. Love every piece I’ve bought from Kin!" —Jessica

    Get it from Kin By Kristine for $45.95 (available in women's sizes 12–26; also available in green)

    30. A V-neck cami for a red-hot look you can pair with your favorite jeans, denim shorts, or a flouncy skirt. I think it just might be the perfect thing to wear to the next summer party you're invited to!

    Model wearing the spaghetti-strap tank in bright red

    Promising review: "This cami fits perfectly. It's comfortable and a great addition to your closet, as it's a staple to wear with other pieces." —Zerita G.

    Get it from Eloquii for $24.95 (available in sizes 14–28 and in three colors).

    31. A button-up midi sundress so versatile and cute, you'll wonder where it's been all your life. Wear it as a cover-up over your bathing suit, or pull out your favorite heels to dress it up for a night out.,

    Promising review: "Don't you hate when you buy the exact same thing in different colors and the sizes are completely different? Well, no need to worry about that with this dress. I have five different ones, all the same size (m) and all fit exactly the same. They are perfect ... The dress is amazing, it has real functional buttons all the way down. It's made of a nice soft material that is light enough to be cool and comfortable even in the south Florida heat but it's not even the slightest bit see-through even in the lighter colors." —KL

    Get it from Amazon for $19.90+ (available in sizes S–XL and 24 colors).

    32. A bike unitard even the most diehard activewear fans will be impressed by. Whether you're wearing this to bike a few dozen miles or just lounge around the house, you'll love the secure yet stretchy fit and material.

    model wearing the mid-thigh length scoop neck unitard
    Girlfriend Collective

    Promising review: "This is so comfortable! It has the perfect amount of stretch and compression. I live in this thing! You can also layer a top over it too for a more versatile look!" —Sarah D.

    Get it from Girlfriend Collective for $78 (available in sizes XXS–6X and in 11 colors).

    Check out what one BuzzFeed editor has to say about this unitard here!

    33. A gorgeous dress with subtle floral cutouts at the hem that'll catch the sun as the dress flows while you strut your stuff.

    Reviewer wearing black off-the-shoulder dress

    Promising review: "This dress is perfect if you are on the shorter side, I’m 5’2 and ordered a size 2x which I felt fit just right, I probably could have sized down, as there was still a lot of room in the chest area, but I liked that it was flowy. I would recommend wearing nude/beige colored undergarments as it is very sheer though! Would recommend, especially for those who are plus size and on the shorter side! Fits just the right length! I’m usually a pant size 18-short in Torrid, just so you have an idea!" —Kathy

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes XL–4XL and 23 colors).

    34. A pair of lightweight athletic shorts for the days it's so hot, you want to throw on something that'll let your legs breathe and wick away the inevitable sweat that'll pop up. You'll practically live in them this summer.

    Promising review: "These shorts are PERFECT for running! They stayed in place the whole time, they are the perfect lightweight, sweat-resistant material, and a good length! Definitely recommend! The waist is a bit snug, but otherwise true to size!" —Katie Micc

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in sizes XS–3XL and 20 colors).

    35. A delicate floral frock that'll have you desperate to lie in a field of freshly bloomed lavender all day. We give you full permission to forget all your responsibilities and instead just live out your deepest cottagecore fantasies.

    Off-the-shoulder light-green dress with puffy sleeves and a sheer overlay with embroidered flowers on it
    Simple Chics Boutique / Etsy

    Simple Chics Boutique is a Columbia, South Carolina–based small business featuring gorgeous clothing, accessories, and home accents.

    Promising review: "Such a beautiful dress. Fits perfect and looks just like the pictures. I feel like I could wear it casually every day or at a big event like a wedding." —Katharina Noa

    Get it from Simple Chics Boutique on Etsy for $44 (available in sizes S–XL and five colors).

    36. A basic V-neck T-shirt that goes with everything — wear it underneath a cardigan, pair it with a cute skirt, or throw it on over ripped jeans for a cool, casual look.,

    Promising review: "Such a great basic shirt! It’s very soft and feels nice against your skin. I love tunic length, I’m tall and rarely find something that covers my backside. This is perfect! I can tuck it in and dress it up as well. I am definitely ordering the other colors! If you’re looking for a nice tunic shirt, look no further!" –The Boujee Minimalist

    Get it from Amazon for $13.59+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and 26 colors).

    37. A flowy tank top that will become a staple in your closet throughout these warm months. Headed on a vacation this summer? This is a perfect versatile top to throw in your suitcase!,

    Promising review: "I love the colors in this top. It has a wrap top and is secured with stitching to keep it from coming open. Runs TTS and the best part is the straps are adjustable, making it easy for anyone to wear. The material is soft and feels similar to a cotton blend. Well-made for the price." –Lisa Richardson

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and 23 colors)

    38. A longline sports bra that you can wear as a top whether you're on the spin bike, going for a walk, or just lounging on your couch.,

    Promising review: "This is the perfect workout tank! Good support but not flattening. It’s a perfect length for anything high-waisted. I’d even wear this as a going-out top! Consider a size up. I’m almost always a small and a medium fits perfectly." —Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and 23 colors)

    39. A two-piece maxi dress for a tropical look that will get you excited for any upcoming vacations or beach trips you have. Even if you're staying home for the rest of the summer, this is still a fantastic look for going out to dinner or even lounging by the pool.,

    Promising review: "I love this!!! So perfect for my tropical vacation. I usually don’t wear crop tops but the skirt went up high enough. The material is great quality! I got so many compliments on this and felt really nice in it. I highly recommend it! I plan to buy another one in a different color for my next vacation." —JTR

    Get it from Amazon for $32.89+ (available in women's sizes S–2XL and 26 colors).

    You looking at your closet full of beautiful new summer outfits:


    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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