The scene: A busy summer Saturday afternoon–could be errands, a flea market or farmer’s market
The outfit: Just an easy pair of shorts and t-shirt (Ann Taylor.com), but polished looking because of the neutral pallet and handsome accessories (Ralph Lauren sandals at Bloomingdales.com, Ralph Lauren belt at Nordstrom.com, hobo bag Michael Kors at Bloomindales.com, Juicy Couture earrings at Nordstrom.com)
Hint: These short are for those with good legs; longer shorts or a khaki skirt may be better for you. Make sure the fit of this outfit is generous, it’s an easy look–no tight clothing.
The event: A semi-formal late afternoon summer wedding and an evening reception
The outfit: A lovely short dress by Etro in a subdued print (pricey, but on sale at Saks.com) paired with moderately priced silvery sandals (Ann Taylor.com), a berry clutch (Kooba at Bloomindales.com) and for this event, bring out the diamonds (or CZs at Eve’s Addiction.com)
The event: A backyard barbecue, a picnic and outdoor concert or a company picnic
Option #1–go casual but nice in shorts and a great top, this combo is from Diane von Furstenberg (dvf.com), pair it with casual flat sandals (Nine West at Piperlime.com) and simple silver jewelry (Tiffany.com): Continue reading “What to Wear Over 40–Fourth of July BBQ”