Honor Your Wardrobe On Memorial Day – Tips On What To Wear This Weekend

May 26, 2012  |  
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Still not sure what to wear for Memorial Day? Not to worry. Instead of relying on the usual patriotic and nautical inspired looks, allow a few of summer’s fun trends to create some exciting options.  Whether you’re beach bound, cooking out with family and friends or simply shopping all the great Memorial Day sales, get summertime chic for the unofficial kick off to the season with these great options

J.Crew Chino Short – $48

Nothing screams summer like a pair of cotton twill shorts.  Kick off this summer season with a neon pink pair of chino shorts.  Pair them with a neutral color top and a pair of espadrille flats for a casual approach to Memorial Day—perfect for lounging in your backyard sipping cocktails.

Billabong Sweater Tank Top $24.75 – buckle.com

While the stars of the flag may be missing here, incorporate a little patriotism with this red and white striped sweater top.  Wear it with your favorite denim cut-off, or jeans for an all American look.

Rag & Bone Destroyed Denim Emma Jean Shorts $150 – stylebop.com 

What’s a summer without a pair of perfectly distressed denim cut off shorts? Whether you decide to dress them up with sky-high wedges or down with a pair of Chuck Taylors, they make for a perfect Memorial Day outfit option.

 Keds Striped Jute Espadrille Flats $45.00 – lordandtaylor.com

Slide into a pair of espadrille flats, perfect for the start of summer.  Your feet will thank you at the end of the day.

Bellatrix Floral Print Top $58.00 – nordstrom.com 

Add a little floral touch to your Memorial Day with this printed top.  The slouchy silhouette makes for a comfortable all day wear while shooting the breeze in the backyard with friends.

Rebecca Minkoff Baha Flat Sandal $165.00 –  piperlime.gap.com 

Embrace summer’s neon and tribal trend with this flat sandal.  Considering you might be up and about, running around all day Monday, you’ll need a comfortable option that will not only keep you cool but looking chic as well.

BE & D Pippa Cross Body Bag $198.00 – shopbop.com 

Save your hands for plates filled with mounds of yummy BBQ by remaining hands free this Memorial Day with a bright cross body bag.

Miss Selfridge Lime Bandeau maxi Dress $61.00 – us.missselfridge.com 

Maximize your Memorial Day in a strapless maxi dress.  If you’re unsure of the full scope of the festivities for the day, a maxi dress is a perfect option.  You will be ready for whatever the holiday has waiting for you.

Topshop Blossom Skirt $72.00 – topshop.com

Keep it feminine and flirty with a floral skirt.  Pair it with a crochet top and neutral flat sandals as you sit in the park for fireworks.

American Eagle Outfitters Skinny Jean White Wash $44.50 – americaneagle.com 

Although we have since taken the season restriction for wearing white pants, summer will always remain as the ideal time to pull out your whitest white jean.  For Memorial Day, allow a pair of white pants to act as your blank canvas as you incorporate other fun and bright summer trends to your look.


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