Quantcast

Summer Is Not Cancelled: Try These 3 Seriously Stylish Staycation-Ready Outfits

Channeling Summer 2020 vacation vibes might be more attainable than you think.

Style

We may have cancelled our 2020 summer travel plans but the staycation is the latest leisure trend perfect for enjoying rest and relaxation from our everyday lives. Defined as a period in which an individual or family stays home and participates in leisure activities within driving distance, a staycation also means those pre-planned vacation ready outfits will not go to waste after all.

As the world slowly recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are anxiously awaiting moments to reunite with family and friends over backyard BBQs, summer cocktails, picnics and community events, spending stress-free quality time with those we've missed so dearly. But, what is a summer escape without looking the part?

In the comfort of your own home or outside, here are 3 stylish looks that will help you channel those vacation vibes.

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

The Ribbed Dress

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

For a lightweight and comfortable feel perfect for warm summer weather, the bodycon ribbed dress hugs curves in all the proper ways. All-white is a favorite summer go-to, adding a crisp and refreshing element for an evening outdoors. In this look, I paired it with a bright wrap-around sandal for an extra pop of color. This dress is the perfect basic, easy to accessorize while making it your own. Add a one of a kind wooden bag to complete your comfortably chic staycation-ready vibe.

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Linen Pants

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Summer cannot officially begin without owning a pair of white wide leg linen pants. Casual and extremely versatile, linen is a closet staple and much-needed to create a chic staycation look, period. Dress up your pants by adding a linen blazer as well as a chain print scarf top to elevate your at-home look. Whether serving guests or serving looks, your outfit too will be delicious at the next backyard BBQ.

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

The Casual Statement

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

With summer's extreme heat, the most important quality of an outfit should be comfort, however that shouldn't mean sacrificing style. A knit maxi skirt is another staycation staple that allows more room to experiment with exotic statement tops and accessories, allowing room for bolder choices to pair with this basic style. Pair with a satin bamboo handle bag to create your own stylish tropical staycation paradise.

Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

Shop Similar Closet Finds:

*Some links are affiliate links. If you make a purchase, xoNecole may earn a small commission.

Venus White Ribbed Bandeau Bra

Venus

$19

Ecru High Waisted Linen Pants With Wide Legs

Nasty Gal

$22

Join our xoTribe, an exclusive community dedicated to YOU and your stories and all things xoNecole. Be a part of a growing community of women from all over the world who come together to uplift, inspire, and inform each other on all things related to the glow up.

Featured image by Shahirah Ahmed/xoNecole

I don't care if you've been with someone for several weeks or many years, if there's one thing that should be made a top priority for the entire duration of the relationship, it's both individuals, being extremely intentional, about keeping the romance alive. One way to do that is to cook together.

Keep reading... Show less
The daily empowerment fix you need.
Make things inbox official.

A big congratulations is certainly in store for the Jameses! Earlier this week, on September 14, LeBron and Savannah James celebrated their 8th year wedding anniversary. Symbolically speaking, the 8th year in marriage is usually represented by bronze. A mixed metal, bronze is durable and stronger than copper and iron (two symbols of earlier wedding anniversaries), which is why it is traditionally gifted to couples who make it to this milestone.

Keep reading... Show less

It's been 573 days since my last New York Fashion Week. That's one year, six months, and 24 days. The last time I was in Manhattan, February 2020, was just as Big Rona was placing a chokehold on the world. I would have never guessed that while I was living my best life in the NYC streets, a pandemic would soon change my life completely. Because of the state of the world, there were no shows in September and by February 2021, the fashion houses were trying to figure out how to put on runway shows which led many brands to the digital space.

Keep reading... Show less

When it comes to money, many of us are behind in ways to provide passive income strategies for our families. Particularly, something that many of us in the culture don't do enough of, is investing. It's simple, to the point, a way to make sure your family is comfortable without putting much effort into doing so.

Keep reading... Show less

There is no way for me to hide the absolute joy unspeakable that I have about the fact that fall is just a few days away (September 22)! While there are a billion-and-one things that I adore about this time of the year, one of my favorites is preparing warm dishes, on purpose, to contrast the cooler weather that's headed our way.

Keep reading... Show less
Exclusive Interviews

How Christina Milian Reclaimed Her Confidence After Overcoming Postpartum Hair Loss

The multi-hyphenate talks postpartum, love, life, and the hustle of being Christina Milian.

Latest Posts