Five Easy Outfit Ideas
Summer is officially here, and, for a small moment in time, our hectic schedules settle for a bit. Our kids get to be kids and play outside with fun-filled imagination. Days and nights are booked with swim dates and backyard barbecues. We open our homes to friends and family with potluck dinners and sweaty coolers filled with an assortment of beverages.
Life as we know it slows down and we get to relax a little.
As we wind down and relax, so does our warm weather wardrobes. It can be hard to make the transition from work attire to casual weekend style so here are a few easy outfit ideas to consider when getting ready for your next social gathering.
Versatility is key with your summer style. Invest in some basic colors of shorts and change them up with different tops and tees.
Blue short-sleeved dotted shirt—Gap, $45
Green olive shorts—J.Crew, $75
Navy visor—Adidas, $26
Make a statement with a colored sneaker. Tone it down a notch by swapping out the stripes with a solid tee.
Navy striped tee—J.Crew, $39.50
Light washed denim—Banana Republic, $89.50
Red sneakers—Adidas, $80
Leather band watch—Breda, $70
Tumbler—Yeti, $40 at Binks Outfitters
If you are coming from the office, make a quick change into your favorite shorts and roll up your sleeves for a relaxed, casual look.
Blue linen button down—Gap, $55
Khaki drawstring shorts—J.Crew, $59.50
Leather flip-flops—Sperrys, $65
Blue mirrored sunglasses—Ray Ban, $200
Try something new instead of basic khaki pants. White bottoms are not just for the ladies and are a perfect blank slate to wear with almost everything in your closet.
Blue striped short-sleeved button down—Gap, $45
White chino pants—J.Crew, $68
Braided belt—$49.50, available at Nordstrom
Camo is the new black! Wear it like you would a khaki or olive short and have fun with color. You could also add your favorite graphic tee for a more laid-back look.
Camo shorts—Quicksilver, $52
Short-sleeved gray henley—J.Crew, $39.50
Flip-flops—Rainbow Sandals, $52, available at Nordstrom