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16 Show-Stopping Birthday Outfits That Deserve to Be Celebrated

BY NIKKI CHWATT AUG 26, 2021

Your birthday is the one day a year you get to be your most extra self. While it may be fun deciding which restaurant to go to or which destination best suits your big day, one of the most exciting things to plan is your birthday outfit (after all, there are only so many cool designer shoesluxury handbags, and statement jewelry pieces you can fit in one ensemble).

 

Whether you celebrate your birthday for an entire month or need a little push to do any celebrating at all, you’re going to need a birthday look for your special day. To help you out, we’ve curated 16 editor-approved birthday outfits that you can wear to a rooftop dinner, a faraway destination, an at-home pajama party, and more.

 

Oh, and happy birthday. 

5/16 Tropical Getaway Birthday Outfit

Whether you decide on Tulum, the Caribbean, or Rivera Maya, opting for a colorful wardrobe is a must. This flirty satin set in a lime green hue is sure to photograph well against the picturesque backdrop of luscious palm trees and clear blue water. Take a cue from style guru Rosie Huntington Whiteley and complete your look with her go-to Gia Borghini x RHW 2 Strappy Leather Sandals and gold-tone chain accessories, including this one-of-a-kind Andel Sphere Cotton Top-Handle Bag. It may not fit all five of your tropics-inspired coral lipsticks, but it sure is a piece of art.