Cute Summer Outfits for Hot Date Nights

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Having a hot summer date in your calendar is awesome—but it can also cause major outfit anxiety. As in, what are you going to wear to look cute? We're here to help, with this photo list of cute summer outfits that are perfect for wearing on dates this season, as modeled by fashion influencers. Whether you're a dress girl, love to wear shorts, or pants are more your vibe, we've got going out outfits that you can feel great in on all your summer dates. Have fun!

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Soft Floral Pants

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Soft pants are a popular fashion trend this summer that's both cute and comfortable to wear. We love how easy it is to style different going out outfits with a pair of soft pants, especially these ones in a pretty floral print for summer. Here's a great way to wear them on a casual summer date, with a simple off-the-shoulder top and flat gladiator sandals.

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Dressed Up Romper

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If you've never considered wearing a one-piece romper on a date, we're here to inspire you to think again. Look how surprisingly chic and sophisticated a black shortall can look, when you layer it with a black leather moto jacket and add sexy, high heel sandals. Finish your going out outfit for summer dates with a great pair of sunglasses, a cute clutch purse, and a bold cuff bracelet.

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The Sundress

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When you're dressing for a summer daytime date or meet-up, you really can't go wrong with a pretty sundress in a pretty, seasonal print. We love the bright, cheerful colors and fun tropical print of this summer dress. All you need to add is a great pair of sandals, your favorite sunnies, and maybe a pendant necklace or stud earrings.

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Something Ruffled

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Ruffles are a huge fashion trend this summer that all the fashion girls are wearing. We love how feminine a ruffled top feels, tucked into this season's must-have gingham short. This is the perfect, cute summer outfit for wearing on a picnic date this summer. It would also be great for going antiquing, flea market hopping, or taking a chill bicycle ride with that someone special.

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The Colorful Jumpsuit

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Jumpsuit dressing is a popular trend that's also so easy to wear—you just pull on one piece and go! We love the way a colorful jumpsuit makes a fashion statement, and is also comfortable enough to wear everywhere from movie dates to restaurants and gallery openings this summer. Just switch up your shoes and jewelry, to dress this easy, stylish outfit up or down.

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Maxi Skirt and Tank Top

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Maxi skirts are not only trendy—they've got a bohemian vibe that's so chic and effortless for summer dressing. A floor grazing maxi skirt can be easily dressed up or down for both casual and dressier dates. Style a flowing maxi skirt for a day date as pictured here, pairing it with a simple white tank top and flat sandals. Accessorize your boho inspired outfit with aviator sunglasses, minimal jewelry, and a cross body purse to hold your phone, lipstick and wallet.

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Maxi Skirt and Long-Sleeved Top

Date outfit in maxi skirt and black top with green purse
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Getting dressed for a nighttime date this summer? You'll turn heads in this easy, elegant combination of a pretty maxi skirt and a lightweight summer sweater. Tuck in your top and add a skinny belt to highlight your waist, and have fun with accessories—a pair of sparkly, dangling earrings will look divine.

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Off the Shoulder Blouse

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Off the shoulder tops are a popular style that's still trendy this summer. Baring your shoulders is a fun, flirty way to show some skin on a date, especially if you're not comfortable with deep cleavage tops. You could easily wear this trendy top style with jeans, but why not show off your body confidence in a cute mini skirt or pair of shorts? If you want to make legs look longer and leaner, high heels would look great with this cute summer outfit.

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The Mini Dress

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What could be more summery than a little white dress? We're big fans of short dresses for keeping things chic and cool in the summertime, especially when your accessories are on point. Here's how to wear a short dress to look sophisticated for stylish date nights out this season, with a trendy head scarf, statement necklace, fringed bag, and low heel ankle boots.

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Little Gingham Dress

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You'll be seeing gingham prints everywhere this summer. The fashion girls have really jumped on this trend, which needs a little bit of styling to look up to date, but can feel so fresh for summer. The flirty vibe of a little gingham print dress, especially one with sexy cutouts as pictured, makes it a great outfit for dates, whether you're seeing a concert together, going to a party, or hanging on a patio.