From the Beach to the Cabin

From the Beach to the Cabin: Picnic Attire That Makes A Statement 


[dropcap letter=”P”]ICNICS: Meant for sun kissed cheeks, bright and summery attire, and soaking up the warmth with refreshing spritzers and delicious cuisine, all the while doing so in wonderful company.  Whether a picnic laid out on the lawn or on the bow of the yacht, on the sandy beaches as the tides roll in or in the serenity of nature with the breeze sounding through the canopy of the forest trees, picnics are the sweet and simple way to catch up with close friends, enjoy the daintiest of finger sandwiches and, of course, show off your threads. No matter how you celebrate, we’ve put together some ideas to appeal to your every sensibility (and make sure you look effortless in the process!). Make your #OOTD {Outfit Of The Day} one to remember.

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Summer Waves

LADIES: If you’re going to have a picnic at the beach, you might as well enjoy the water a bit too! An over-sized shirt-dress is a stylish way to enjoy the summer breeze that doubles as an easily removable cover-up.

FELLAS:  It’s easy to slip into a routine outfit for practically every occasion, but step out of your comport zone and have some fun! Each outfit below is a modern spin on a classic outfit, with bright colors, fun prints and a few of the latest trends.Women's beach

Dress: Everything But Water ($156) // Hat: Macy’s ($100) // Sandals: Nordstrom Rack ($79.97) // Beach Towel: Burke Décor ($67) // Picnic Basket: Macy’s ($100)

Men's beach

Hawaiian Shirt: ASOS ($40) // Shorts: ASOS ($40) // Sunglasses: Retrosuperfuture ($230) // Shoes: Soludos ($55)

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Into the Woods

LADIES: Comfortable is the goal here, so keep it simple. A shirt-dress and khakis paired with hiking boots for any epic adventures ahead or throw on your Chucks. the goal here cool and comfy for the versatility you need. If you want to feel a little extra snazzy, add a boho-inspired statement necklace.

FELLAS: Enjoying a weekend getaway surrounded by Mother Nature? Trade that bland t-shirt and jeans for an updated double denim look that is just as comfortable.

women's cabin

Dress: Forever 21 ($15) // Shorts: Guess ($60) // Boots: Topshop ($180) // Sneakers: Converse ($50) // Necklace: Forever 21 ($10) // Picnic Basket: JCPenny ($145)

Men's Cabin

Shirt: Bloomingdale’s ($39) // Shorts: Topman ($46) // Boots: Danner ($190) // Sneakers: Converse ($55)

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Back to Basics

LADIES: What’s more vintage than a cherry-covered dress? Step back in time with either of these sweet and feminine frocks and enjoy a sunny picnic in the park. And don’t be afraid to play with brightly colorful shoes!

FELLAS: There’s nothing quite like a dapper gent rocking even the simplest of outfits. Keep it simple but pay attention to the details. You’ll be the head turning gent you deserve to be.

Women's vintage

Yellow Dress: Zappos ($213) // White Dress: Modcloth ($65) // Hat: Modcloth ($40) // Necklace: Barney’s ($49) // Shoes: Modcloth ($40) // Picnic Basket: Target ($78) // Camera: Etsy ($24)

Men's Vintage

Vest: Ralph Lauren ($300) // Shirt: Macy’s ($30) //Pants: Ralph Lauren ($300) // Bowtie: Vineyard Vines ($65) // Shoes: Nordstrom Rack ($190)

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High Society

LADIES: Having a high-class soiree? Step it up with a fun (and unexpected) color-blocked number that will have all eyes on you.

FELLAS: Thinking a simple polo and khakis for a classy occasion? Think again! Take on the role of a more proper gent in this ode to days of ole attire.

women's high ssociety

Dress: John Lewis ($137)// Shoes: Posh Girl ($128)// Necklace: Sole Society ($14)// Candle holders: All Modern ($55)// Place Setting: Mikasa ($80)

Men's high society

Blazer: Nordstrom Rack ($119) // Shirt: Macy’s ($53)// Pants: Vineyard Vines ($90)// Shoes: Cole Haan ($258) // Watch: MVMT ($100)

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A Night In (the Backyard)

LADIES: You don’t need to go anywhere to have a successful picnic. Grab a date or a few friends and head to the backyard for a night under the stars. Keep it light and casual with a printed romper, but a metallic shoe and statement necklace will have you full of sunshine.

GENTS: There is something romantic and playful about a backyard picnic. Mix your style with rugged meets rustic and you’ll find that not only are you looking cooly stylish, you’ll be comfortable with a craft brew in hand.

Women's backyard

Romper: Bloomingdale’s ($88)// Shoes: John Lewis ($89)// Necklace: Sole Society ($24)// Lantern: One Kings Lane ($39)// Picnic Basket: Nordstrom ($84)

Men's Backyard

Shirts: Ralph Lauren ($40) // Shorts: Macy’s ($40) // Shoes: Cole Haan ($100) // Watch: MVMT ($110)

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