Barbecue Outfit Ideas for Summer, Pool Parties & 4th of July

Barbecue Outfit Ideas for Summer, Pool Parties & 4th of July

Mar 28th 2024

The clouds are breaking and the temps are warming. That can only mean one thing: summer is coming! And with perfect summer weather on the horizon, BBQs are guaranteed to follow. Don’t know what to wear? Our beach-chic summer party and barbecue outfit ideas will keep you styled all the way to Labor Day!

Breezy Statement Dresses + Sandals

`woman wearing Spartina 449 blue stripe fringe dress and sandals

here’s nothing better than wearing a breezy women’s resort dress when you’re indulging in all of the BBQ and summer-themed cocktails. It’s casual, comfortable, and always makes you feel like you’re on a beach getaway. Basically, this summer outdoor party outfit has it all!

Slip into your most stylish dress with a fun and vibrant color or pattern like florals or palms, then finish it off with women’s beach sandals. This barbecue outfit idea is elevated, without feeling like you’re overdressed for a casual summer party. 

Swimsuits + Cover-Ups

woman on beach wearing Spartina 449 pineapple beach cover-up and carrying beach bag

Heading to a poolside BBQ or a fête on the beach? Lucky you! 

If you’re looking for fashion-forward pool outfits for ladies, you can never go wrong with a women’s tropical swimsuit and tropical cover-up. Whether you’ll be taking a dip, soaking up the sun poolside, or mixing and mingling, this winning combo has you covered. Pair your swimsuit with a cover-up that complements its colors – and don’t be afraid to mix prints! A beach cover-up dress, tunic, or caftan paired with a cute pair of sunglasses is the summer party outfit idea that will have everyone turning heads at the BBQ.

Capris + Beachy Tops

woman wearing white capri pants, tropical raspberry fern top, and pink sandals

Keep it simple but oh-so chic with beach boutique pants and a tropical themed top. You’ll keep coming back to this barbecue outfit idea because of how effortless it is to put together. Start with white pants or a pair of capris in a summery color like ocean blue, grab a bright resort wear top, and you have the perfect summer outdoor party outfit. 

Don’t forget the accessories! We love beach jewelry and a crossbody purse, so you can navigate any summer party hands-free. 

Shorts/Skorts + Tropical Hats

smiling woman in tropical jean skort and pocket tee

Want an outfit idea that’ll work for the barbecue, beach sunset drinks, and every summer get-together in between? Say hello to dressed-up shorts! Your base: women’s shorts, beach themed boutique top or tee, and a tropical hat. Versatile and always stylish, this is one summer party outfit idea that’ll keep you relaxed all day long. Feeling flirty? Lose the shorts and wear a tropical skort in a statement tropical print instead!

Add a pair of sunnies and your fav tropical beach bag, and you’ve got the go-to summer outfit for ladies lounging at the pool or on the sand.

Get Summer BBQ Ready

woman wearing white sunglasses and sun hat

Summer parties and BBQs: planned. Barbecue outfit ideas: covered! Perfect for barbecues or the beach resort, you’ll be effortlessly stylish no matter the occasion with any of these beach themed summer party outfit ideas.

Explore more vibrant tropical styles and women’s resort wear today!