Summer 2014 Style Inspiration: What To Wear To A Day Party

We are just moments away from summer’s official arrival, and of course warmer weather and longer days undoubtedly calls for social gatherings and festive merriment. So, today’s what to wear request is right on schedule.

Reader EJ writes, “Hey FBD, with the summer upon us I have been invited to a day party every Saturday and Sunday for the rest of the month. I am always stumped on what to wear without breaking the bank or looking like I’m trying too hard. Please help!!!”

For look #1, opt for a city chic look in a black jersey crop top, mint green pleated midi skirt, and a chunky platform sandal. Round sunglasses, a sleek shoulder bag, and a Panama hat add a trendy touch.

What to Wear to a Day Party Dorothy Perkins Luxe Apple Pleat Midi Skirt Topshop Jersey Bralet Topshop Lark Platform Sandal VC Signature Via Shoulder BagMatch your mani to your eyeshadow and pucker up with a glossy finish to complete this sassy summer day look.

Slip into a mesh tank dress and tall cutout gladiator sandals for a sporty chic look. A simple necklace and stacked midi rings give the look a minimalist feel.

What to Wear to a Day Party Eniko Mesh Tank Dress Schutz Eirni Cutout Tall Gladiator Sandal Henri Bendel Debutante Palm ClutchCap things off a palm envelope clutch, aviator shades, and a crisp white manicure.

Rock out in a retro muscle tee and distressed denim shorts. Add a funky edge to the look with a pair of flat gladiator sandals, a spotted leopard print clutch, and gold statement jewelry.

What to Wear to a Day Party Kenzo Retro Muscle Tee Saint Laurent Classic Jane Ankle Strap Sandal Guess Alina Flat Gladiator Sandal Leopard-Print Colt Leather Clutch CelineA pink lip and a periwinkle blue nail lacquer add a pastel feel to this casually cool day look.

For the curvy girl looking to party it up this summer, opt for a punchy playsuit and citrus accents to create the perfect day party ensemble.

What to Wear to a Day Party Topshop Cross Bust Playsuit Loeffler Randall Dahlia Platform Sandal Henri Bendel Debutante Asymmetric Metal Clutch Celine Occhiale da sole Papillon SunglassesA beaded necklace, floral print platform sandals, and sassy cat eye sunglasses give the look a sophisticated and feminine flare. Polish things up with a peach blush option and a complimenting polish liner combo.

And for you fashionable gents hitting up the day party scene this summer, tap into this chic day look with a Coco Beach muscle tee and a pair of J.Crew cotton-twill shorts.

What to Wear to a Day Party Gucci 4cm Striped Canvas Belt J.Crew Staton Cotton-Twill Shorts Coach Niles 2 Slip On Sneaker Borsalino Beige and Navy Stripe Band Real Panama HatGive the look a stylish upgrade with a beige panama hat, a striped Gucci belt, aviator shades, and a comfy pair of slip-on sneakers.

 What do you fashion-goers think? Are you feeling today’s style suggestions?

Danielle Nicole

Danielle Nicole is an LA native, a self professed shopaholic, and Fashion Bomb Daily's resident stylist.

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