Emma Chamberlain’s ‘Summer Uniform’ is going viral—here’s how to recreate it

Summer wardrobe = sorted

Emma Chamberlain attends The 2022 Met Gala Celebrating "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 02, 2022 in New York City / in a cloud template
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If you’re in need of some summer outfit inspo or a starting point for your capsule wardrobe, Emma Chamberlain’s ‘Summer Uniform’ is a must. It’s simple, inexpensive and a full-on viral TikTok trend and we’ve rounded up everything you need to recreate it—you’re welcome!

Dishing her fashion expertise on her podcast ‘Anything Goes,’ Emma said: “If it’s hot out, I basically wear the exact same thing; long skirt, scrunched up socks, a pair of loafers and then a basic tank top.”

The sound has now gone viral on TikTok with fans recreating the look and dubbing it a ‘summer uniform’, which we love.

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What makes this combo so perfect is that every single item is a staple piece, that can be worn over and over again, all year round. The white tank, for example, can be paired with jeans, shorts, skirts and even a blazer, leaving you always looking put together and effortlessly chic.

So to make your summer styling stress-free, we’ve rounded up everything you need to shop Emma’s summer uniform, in one place.

How to recreate Emma Chamberlain’s 'Summer Uniform'

Tank tops

We think everyone needs to own at least three tank tops in white, grey and black because they’re so damn easy to style.  A tank top also gives 90s minimalist vibes which is also a major TikTok trend—so you’ll be doing it all!

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Emma opts for a white tank top for her fit, but a black one is also a great option for an uber-sophisticated look. You can style a tank with a blazer for a date night look, or an overshirt for a shopping day, or on its own at the beach—the possibilities are endless. We also recommended adding some affordable gold jewelry, to elevate it even further.

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H&M Ribbed vest top

RRP: $7.99 /£5.99

This top is a must-have, it comes in several other colors including black and pink and is the perfect piece to layer.


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ASOS DESIGN high neck vest in black

RRP: $11.50/ £8

This black tank top features a high neck and cropped fit, so it's perfect to pair with skirts and shorts. Dress up with some silver or gold layered chains.


Midi skirts

Midi skirts are having a major moment right now, so all the more reason to snap one up. A black midi skirt is timeless and looks great with heels or trainers, whatever your preference. 

Pair your skirt with a blazer or cute top for a formal look or a linen shirt and straw bag for a chic day look. 

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Topshop satin bias midi skirt in apple green

RRP: $56/ £36

This skirt is really similar to one that Emma has, so you can't go wrong! Plus slip-style skirts are so in right now.


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Nasty Gal Satin Bias Cut Hem Midi Skirt

RRP: $66/ £39

No wardrobe is complete with a simple, black midi skirt!


Loafers

We cannot rave about loafers enough, they are everything! You can wear them with jeans, skirts, whatever and instantly look like you’re got your life together (even when you don’t, because let's be honest—who does anyway?).

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DUNE Snaffle-trimmed leather loafers

RRP: $125/ £90

These loafers feature a gold buckle and a rounded toe. They are 100% leather and have a thick, chunky sole.


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ASOS DESIGN Max leather chunky loafers in black

RRP: $70/ £50

These chunky leather loafers are sure to make a statement and are actually just like a pair of loafers Kendall Jenner wears! 


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ASOS DESIGN 5 pack sport socks with terry sole in white

RRP: $17.50/ £13

White socks are an integral part of this look and just really bring the whole thing together.


Finish off your outfit with a pair of Hailey Bieber’s favorite sunglasses and voilà—you’re summer-ready and you didn’t break the bank! 

Naomi Jamieson
Naomi Jamieson

Naomi is a Lifestyle News Writer with the Women's Lifestyle team and has recently earned her Gold Standard diploma in Journalism with the NCTJ. She has a background in design, having studied Illustration at Plymouth University but has taken a leap into the world of journalism after always having a passion for writing. She currently writes pieces on beauty, trends, fashion, and entertainment for GoodTo and My Imperfect Life. She also tests and reviews beauty and skincare products and tries out the latest TikTok hacks for My Imperfect Life.


Before working for Future Publishing’s Lifestyle News team, she worked in the Ad production team. Here she wrote and designed adverts on all sorts of things, which then went into print magazines across all genres. Now, when she isn’t writing articles on celebs, fashion trends, or the newest shows on Netflix, you can find her drinking copious cups of coffee, drawing and probably online shopping.