The Everymom’s Budget-Friendly Summer 2021 Capsule Wardrobe

It’s finally time: the summer months are upon us, and it’s time to refresh our wardrobes for the new season. Warm weather, sunshine, and longer hours of daylight are all things to be excited about—and they all keep the kids playing outside longer, right?!

You might be searching for outfits to wear for our big return to the things we missed last summer, or just need some new looks for your usual activities. Whatever the case may be, this summer capsule wardrobe will help you have a perfect outfit for every occasion—without hurting your wallet.

Capsule wardrobes are ideal for when you don’t want to have too many items in your closet but want to be able to mix and match to create tons of different looks. These 24 pieces will ensure that your closet always has the right elements to create an outfit for every activity on the agenda this summer.

Scroll on to check out The Everymom’s budget-friendly capsule wardrobe for summer 2021:


For a day at the park…

graphic tee / sneakers / tote bag / shorts / sunglasses / hoops


For date night…

hoops / necklace / denim jacket / bag / striped jumpsuit / heels


For a day of running errands…

 headband /necklace / basic tankbag / jeans / sandals


For weekend activities with the kids…

necklace / button-down / espadrilles / shortstote bag


For a trip to the farmer’s market…

denim jacketsunglassestote bag / tank dresssneakers


For a family barbecue…

headbandnecklacesandals / linen pants / popover shirt


For a day at the beach or pool…

sunglasses / swimsuitespadrilles / tote bag / denim shorts


For brunch with friends…

hoops / square-neck blousebagheels / distressed white denim



Shop the Capsule

1. basic tank

2. graphic tee

3. popover shirt

4. button-down

5. square-neck blouse

6. denim jacket

7. distressed white denim

8. jeans

9. linen pants

10. striped jumpsuit

11. tank dress

12. swimsuit

13. shorts

14. denim shorts

15. sneakers

16. espadrilles

17. slip-on sandals

18. block heels

19. white top-handle bag

20. straw tote bag

21. floral headband

22. gold-frame sunglasses

23. layered necklace

24. textured gold hoops