Forget about 9 to 5 style and relish in the joys of patio season attire. Whether it’s a classy garden party or wild pig roast, here are your 5 summer essentials to lounge in style.
1. The Unconstructed Blazer
Keep the look, lose the weight. Dress it up or down, a deconstructed blazer is the answer to all your sweaty style problems.
Outfit Details: Vito Bowie Tooth Embroidered Stitch Blazer $198, Tiger of Sweden Cotton Linen Crew Neck T-shirt 129, John Varvatos Bowery White 5 Pocket Pant $188, Anderson’s Woven Belt $135, buy now.
2. Light Denim
Keep it light, not tight. These aren’t your dad’s jeans. Rock’em, roll’em, get down and garden in them. A little dirt never hurt anybody.
Outfit Details: DL1961 Russel Slim Denim $215, Mood’s Of Norway Kristian Vik Embroidered Polka Dot Shirt $159, Anderson’s Woven Belt $135 buy now.
3. Duffel Bag
Don’t check it, duffle it. Stay-cation or vacation- a weekender is the answer to packing light and right for a quick and easy getaway. Don’t forget the sunscreen.
4. Updated Swim trunks
A cut above. A swimsuit that fits will give you confidence, make you look trimmer and even out those tan lines. In this case, shorter is better.
Outfit Details: Benson Anchors Print Swim Shorts $98, buy now
5. Bold Floral Shirt
Be a big, bold, no umbrella in your cocktail type of flower. People will comment, but that’s kind of the point.