6 Outfit Ideas From H&M to See You Through the Heatwave

Your summer wardrobe cheat sheet.

Last Updated on May 24, 2022

With summer just around the corner and temperatures set to hit the mid-20s this weekend, it means we only have one thing on our minds, and that is our outfits.

If you ask us there’s no better place to start than with H&M. They’re always bang on trend, affordable and have what can only be described as one of the best basics collections on the high street.

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Here at Wear Next, H&M is a permanent fixture in our wardrobes, especially when it comes to expensive-looking staples.

The brand has led the way on the high street with their hugely successful designer collaborations, as well as a collaboration with style icon Iris Apfel, which launched earlier this year.

This month they also just dropped their latest Innovation Story; The Cherish Waste Collection, which flew off the shelves, and we’re currently awaiting the announcement of their next designer collection for 2022 with baited breath.

They’re new in section is full to the brim with summer dresses, skirts, jackets and trousers all in fun prints and must-have styles. Shopping their ‘new arrivals’ section is the easiest way to nail the latest trends.

Ever found yourself getting package after package but when you go to pull an outfit together you find you’ve absolutely nothing to wear?

I’ve got you covered. I’ve pulled together 6 outfit ideas for various summer occasions, from casual picnics in the park, to Friday night date night and even a beachside escape.

I’ve centred each outfit on a hard-working staple that you’ll be able to mix and match with so many other pieces in your current wardrobe.

It should simply be a case of adapting your accessories and pairings to keep each item feeling fresh for many seasons to come.

It’s all about buying pieces that you will easily be able to incorporate with your existing wardrobe and these chic and easy ensembles will carry you through the sweltering season in style.

Keep scrolling to see and shop my H&M summer-ready outfits.

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Shop our H&M Summer-ready outfits

Casual Park Picnic

Linen Shirt h&m

Linen Shirt, £17.99 – buy now

Large Straw Shopper h&m

Large Straw Shopper, £17.99 – buy now

Two-Strand Necklace h&m

Two-Strand Necklace, £9.99 – buy now

Polarised Sunglasses h&m

Polarised Sunglasses, £19.99 – buy now

Slim High Jeans h&m

Slim High Jeans, £29.99 – buy now

Platform Trainers h&m

Platform Trainers, £17.99 – buy now

Work Wear Outfit

Single-Breasted Jacket h&m and Wide Linen-Blend Shorts

Single-Breasted Jacket, £34.99 – buy now

Wide Linen-Blend Shorts, £19.99 – buy now

Fitted Vest Top h&m

Fitted Vest Top, £9.99 – buy now

2 pairs Gold-Plated Earrings h&m

2 pairs Gold-Plated Earrings, £19.99 – buy now

h&m outfit Beige Mules

Beige Mules, £19.99 – buy now

Straw shoulder bag H&m

Straw shoulder bag, £24.99 – buy now

Beige Sunglasses h&m

Beige Sunglasses, £6.99 – buy now

Wedding Guest Outfit

Pink V-Neck Cotton Dress h&m

Pink V-Neck Cotton Dress, £49.99 – buy now

Green Padded Pouch h&m

Green Padded Pouch, £9.99 – buy now

2 pairs Gold-Plated Earrings h&m

2 pairs Gold-Plated Earrings, £19.99 – buy now

Green Mules h&m outfits

Green Mules, £19.99 – buy now

Gold Bracelet h&m

Gold Bracelet, £9.99 – buy now

Beach Escape Outfit

High leg one-shoulder swimsuit h&m

High leg one-shoulder swimsuit, £14.99 – buy now

Puff-Sleeved Beach Dress h&m outfits

Puff-Sleeved Beach Dress, £24.99 – buy now

straw bag h&m outfits

Straw Bag, £14.99 – buy now

pink sunglasses h&m outfits

Light Pink Sunglasses, £6.99 – buy now

City Break Outfit

H&M+ Smocking-Detail Dress

H&M+ Smocking-Detail Dress, £12.99 – buy now

Oversized Jacket h&m outfits

Oversized Jacket, £34.99 – buy now

Suede Espadrille Sandals h&m outfits

Suede Espadrille Sandals, £39.99 – buy now

Bracelet and Rings Set h&m

Bracelet and Rings Set, £17.99 – buy now

Round Sunglasses, H&M OUTFITS

Round Sunglasses, £6.99 – buy now

Date Night Outfit

Long Black Jacket, £29.99 – buy now

Slim High Ankle Jeans, £17.99 – buy now

Metal Halterneck Top, £29.99 – buy now

Quilted Crossbody Bag, £14.99 – buy now

Crocodile-Shaped Rhinestone Ring, £5.99 – buy now

Rhinestone Sandals, £29.99 – buy now