Holidays are just as much about leisure as they are about about spontaneous celebrations, about once-in-a-lifetime memories and unforgettable experiences, that’s why packing for a getaway should be made both practical and fit for all occasions. If you’re already settled on a fabulous destination, make sure to save a little bit of extra room in your luggage for something other than your beach-gear essentials.

Alongside the on-trend bikini, the breezy maxi dresses, the trusted array of casual-chic attire, your suitcase should hold a special place for an elegant summer outfit. Our favorite bloggers are ready to prove that going sophisticated for the holiday is not all that complicated.

Below, 9 elegant summer holiday outfits to try this weekend.

Wide-leg pants with a high-waist, a delicate crop top adorned with flirty ruffles and a pair of pointy patent flats: styled with a straw hat and a pair of cool sunnies, this look will help you pin down both the summer ease and the effortless elegance:

Photo: The Golden Diamonds.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

A lace dress is the epitome of a classic summer staple, the more intricate the pattern-work and ladylike the silhouette, the more likely for it to check off the sophistication box. Choose yours in a delicate sky blue hue and style it with golden pointy-toe flats:

Photo: Viva Luxury.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

Perfecting the jet-set attitude while complementing the idea of a holiday-chic attire, an eyelet full-skirt will look infinitely more dashing when paired to a short sleeve button down, nude heels and a timeless boater hat:

Photo: Margo and Me.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

Sexy meets elegant in this perfectly effortless summer look that mixes a whimsical crop-top with a pair of breezy culottes, the outfit tied together with block-heeled mules and a statement pair of sunglasses:

Photo: My Showroom.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

For the ultimate take on holiday glamour, nothing will work better than a high-waisted, inverted-pleat, floor-sweeping skirt, paired to a minimalist bustier and a wide-brimmed hat. Top it all off with red lips and high-heels:

Photo: Atlantic Pacific.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

As far as black jumpsuits go, you could never feel underdressed in such a sleek, chic, sexy silhouette, all the more when it is enriched with sheer panels and dainty appliques. The perfect example of less is more:

Photo: Tuula.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

A maxi dress will take you from the beach to a special night out in town, but for it to become a statement of elegance it needs a sophisticated silhouette, a subdued print and a killer set of accessories. This black and white number matched to all red is all about effortless chic:

Photo: Brooklyn Blonde.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

Whenever wearing a fancy dress is not an option, achieve the same sophisticated feel via a pair of masculine-inspired, high-waisted trousers in a soft, feminine colour. Pair it to a loose fitted crop-top and a pair of patent oxfords for a modern take on classic chic:

Photo: The Chriselle Factor.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

And speaking of fancy dresses, what better than a hot, red, lace number to evoke both the elegance and the sexy vibes usually accompanying an exotic destination?

Photo: Fashion Vibe.

best elegant holiday outfit ideas

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