I start looking birthday outfit ideas each year from June 1. My birthday falls in the middle of June and I am a suction cup for a birthday. My birthday. Birthdays of friends. Birthdays of the dogs of the colleagues of the friends. I to like them, and never let them pass without some kind of celebration.
birthday dresses are the most exciting part of another trip around the sun. Second how are you Actually going to spend your birthday, what you’re going to wear (and post on the ‘Gram) is of utmost importance. Your birthday is about ~you~, so you want to feel your best. That’s why I did some research in best birthday outfit ideas for summer parties: so you can step into a new year of your life in style.
Whether you are going out to dinner, taking a healthy walk, throwing a birthday party or celebrating with a picnic in the park, you will find birthday outfit ideas for each b-day vibe below. If it’s a casual birthday outfit you’re looking for a summer dress (read: GANNI’s plaid seersucker dress) and a pair of white sneakers will do the trick. If you’re going on a date, an LBD will never fail you – but elevate your #lewk with a vibrant blazer, a pair of colorful heels and gold jewelry. Star of the show at a cocktail party? Channel your inner leading lady with a sequin dress that looks as jubilant as you feel. The warehouse has got you.
Scroll down to shop our complete edition of the best birthday outfit ideas below.
1. Birthday Outfit Ideas for a bottomless brunch
If a bottomless brunch is your birthday party of choice, a strappy dress (paired with heeled sandals or sneakers, depending on the vibe of your venue) strikes the perfect balance between the energy of the big b ‘day-girl and laid-back chi ‘n’. This watercolor marble keyhole dress from Topshop is a great investment, as you can wear it on vacation and to dinner various once after your birthday has passed.
2. Birthday Outfit Ideas for a date
When it comes to “Instagram” brands that have achieved cult status through influencer adoration alone, Los Angeles-based reform is the OG. It was founded in 2009 and has spent the last decade and a bit garnering a army of die-hard celebrity fans – from Kendall Jenner and Meghan Markle to Hailey Bieber, Taylor Swift and Adele. Hailey Bieber was photographed last year in the Violaine linen dresswhile the Rumi Dress – ideal for dressing up in your best white trainers and a killer pair of sunglasses – got the stamp of approval from Kendall Jenner and Emily Ratajkowski.
“LBD” and “date night” are two phrases that go together, so do like Hailey and Kendall on your birthday this year and invest in the new Reformation Selina dress. Always chic and guaranteed to attract an army of celebrity fans, it’ll be instantly amped up with a pair of colorful heels and Kyo’s oversized boxy pink blazer. Which can be re-worn with jeans and a white t-shirt well beyond your birthday, FYI.
3. Birthday Outfit Ideas for a day in town
You woke up on your birthday with very few plans. The sun is shining. The birds tweet. And nothing is more appealing than strolling through local parks, museums and cafes. Healthy birthday atmosphere. Topshop’s ruched mesh tank top is selling like hotcakes on ASOS right now, and paired with Bershka’s tailored orange pants, it’ll make you feel like a birthday king without overdoing it.
4. Birthday Outfit Ideas to picnic in the park
Founded by husband and wife duo Nicolaj and Ditte Reffstrup in Copenhagen, GANNI’s influencer-approved summer dresses scream easy to wear and effortless. The atmosphere for a birthday in the park. A favorite of influencers and editors, this seersucker wrap dress is universally flattering and can be teamed with tights and boots this winter. When we grow up, we want to be a #GanniGirl.
5. birthday outfits for a cozy night
Nobody’s Child’s new pajama sets instantly make me smile. Think: delicate florals with fun scalloped edges, classic striped clothing and vintage postcard prints. They are made from 100% organic cotton and reinforce what we have always known anyway. Staying is, absolutely, the new outing.
6. birthday outfits for a long walk
Adanola is the influencer-approved sportswear brand you see everything on your Instagram feed right now – so if you don’t feel like dressing up on the big day, go casual and chill with a pair of yoga leggings and a cropped tee. Our shoes of choice? Axel Arigato sneakers have our hearts.
seven. Birthday Outfit Ideas for a dinner with friends
Bottega Veneta bags are saturating Instagram feeds right now, as the Italian heritage house is the mastermind behind the bag brand of the moment. It all comes from a small industry shake-up in 2018, which saw Yorkshire-born Daniel Lee appointed chief creative officer. Formerly of Celine, Lee’s modern minimalist aesthetic is exactly what the world wants to wear right now. Pair it with & Other Stories’ super cute floral bead set for a sunny, feminine vibe at your birthday dinner party.
8. birthday outfits for a classy evening
Nothing screams ‘It’s my birthday’ like a sequined mini dress, and Warehouse’s backless offering is over £100 off in their epic Jubilee sale. Don’t sleep on it.
9. birthday outfits for a family lunch
I can’t get enough of the Embroidered Short Sleeve Shirt from & Other Stories, which looks just as good with denim shorts on the Amalfi Coast as it does with high waisted jeans in your locale.
ten. birthday outfits if you are (luckily) on vacation
Are you lucky enough to be away for your birthday? In one of these hotels in Majorca? Or in Santorini? A girl can dream. Whether you’re on RL vacation or just like to pretend, a basket bag and a pair of woven slides are chic and versatile birthday companions.
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