When you’re running after your kids, the last thing you’re thinking about is if you look cute. But then you catch a glimpse of your mom BFF’s embroidered espadrilles that perfectly accent her striped tent dress and you can’t help but compare your old milk-stained T-shirt. The secret to always looking put together? A uniform. Try one (or all) of these six outfit ideas and keep it in constant rotation.
EMBELLISHED TEE + RELAXED JEANS + SLIDE SANDALS
While simple at its core, a fun little tee paired with fitted boyfriend jeans is a fresh take on a comfy look.
A DENIM SHIRTDRESS + LACE-UP FLATS
If you can’t even entertain the idea of wearing pants in the summer, throw on a dress that feels breezy but is slim enough that it won’t fly up in the wind as you bend over to catch a two-year-old.
A LOOSE JUMPSUIT + METALLIC SANDALS
A throw-on one-piece that requires zero thought or planning and is machine-washable? Say no more.
A T-SHIRT DRESS + LONG NECKLACE + STRAPPY SANDALS
A T-shirt dress is practically indestructible—no matter what kind of terror your kid gets into—but add a cute pendant necklace and strappy sandals and you’ll at least appear to look put-together.
A FLORAL BOMBER + JEANS + STATEMENT FLATS
Pair your go-to jeans with a simple white tee and jazz the look up with a colorful layering piece (that you can take off if you start running around).
LINEN PANTS + WHITE TEE + STRAW BAG
This cozy look works just as well from the couch to the beach, so your vibe at the playground will read as cool, calm and collected. (A straw tote is just the icing on the vacation-ready look.)