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16 Summer Outfits in Turquoise/Aqua

Following up on my recent outfit of the day post with the turquoise t-shirt knit skirt and cardigan, I have put together 16 summer OOTDs from the last few years that are based on turquoise or aqua items. Note that pieces absolutely do repeat across these outfits! In fact, I have tried to organize the photos to make those linkages between outfits more obvious. I've also included the color/print combination description with each photo. I hope you find something here to help inspire your summer style!


I also decided to add the cost, number of wears, and cost per wear stats for each of these items. As part of my intention to have a more sustainable wardrobe, I am focusing on the 30 wears & <$1 cost per wear (CPW) metrics for the items in my closet. I am sharing these stats because (a) I am always interested in seeing them in other bloggers' posts and (b) I hope to encourage all of us (whether we track our wardrobe stats or not) to keep the ideas of wears and CPW in mind. I am also happy to say that of the 7 items featured here, 6 of them were purchased secondhand!


Turquoise knit skirt - thrifted, Lane Bryant (ThredUp) - 18/20 - $10.99 - 3/2019; 14 wears - $0.79 cost per wear (CPW)

Turquoise + Floral Print + White - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Turquoise + Floral Print + White (+ Purple)
Turquoise + Floral Print + Check Print - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Turquoise + Floral Print + Check Print (Dark Version)
Turquoise + Floral Print + Check Print - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Turquoise + Floral Print + Check Print (Light Version)

Aquamarine pencil skirt - thrifted, Alfani (ThredUp) - 20W - $18.99 - 3/2019; 12 wears - $1.58 cost per wear (CPW)

Aquamarine + Lace + Check Print - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Aquamarine + Lace + Check Print (+ Leopard Print)
Turquoise + Floral Print + Grey - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Turquoise + Floral Print + Grey

Aqua/navy tweed skirt - thrifted, August Max Woman (Goodwill) - 20W - $3.74 - 2/2018; 14 wears - $0.27 cost per wear (CPW)

Aqua Tweed + Lace + Navy - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Aqua Tweed + Lace + Navy
Aqua Tweed + Floral Print + White - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Aqua Tweed + Floral Print + White (+ Orchid)

Light aqua-teal pants - Liz Claiborne/JCP - 18W - $17.49 - 6/2017; 18 wears - $0.97 cost per wear (CPW)

Aqua-Teal + Floral Print + Orchid - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Aqua-Teal + Floral Print + Orchid
Aqua-Teal + Floral Print - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Aqua-Teal + Floral Print
Aqua-Teal + Dot Print - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Aqua-Teal + Dot Print

Turquoise 3/4 sleeve knit cardigan - thrifted, Lane Bryant (Goodwill) - 22/24 - $5.24 - 10/2018; 7 wears - $0.75 cost per wear (CPW)

Turquoise + Floral Print + Light Pink - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Turquoise + Floral Print + Light Pink
Turquoise + Geometric Print + Black - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Turquoise + Geometric Print + Black
Turquoise + White + Aqua Tweed - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Turquoise + White + Aqua Tweed

Aquamarine short-sleeved knit cardigan - thrifted, Lane Bryant (Goodwill) - 22/24 - $5.24 - 10/2018; 9 wears - $0.58 cost per wear (CPW)

Aquamarine + Floral Print + Navy (+ Orange) - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Aquamarine + Floral Print + Navy (+ Orange)
Aquamarine + Floral Print + Dark Denim (+ Orchid) - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Aquamarine + Floral Print + Dark Denim (+ Orchid)

Dark aqua lace tank - thrifted, Kohls (Goodwill) - 1X - $5.24 - 11/2016; 9 wears - $0.58 cost per wear (CPW)

Dark Aqua Lace + Chambray + Navy - Plus size summer outfit idea for women over 40
Dark Aqua Lace + Chambray + Navy

Do you have any turquoise or aqua items for summer? How are you styling them? Do any of the outfits in this post resonate with you?


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