Nothing says chic and carefree more than a sweet maxi dress. It’s perfect for almost everything you need to do when the weather is scorching outside – a lovely summer picnic in the park, going out for a walk (and hopefully, an indulgent cone of ice cream or a refreshing FroYo), rocking it out at a music festival or even enjoying a sunny day at the beach.
What I love about Maxi dresses, like pretty number from Old Navy, is its sheer simplicity yet it packs up more than enough style that you really don’t need much accessories other than, say, a pair of bright earrings (like these pretty ones from Lia Sophia), a statement cuff or an arm party of mix and match bracelets.
Make sure to protect yourself against the sun’s harmful rays with a good dose of sunscreen, UV protected sunglasses and a wide brim hat. If the weather gets a bit chilly in the evening, a simple cardigan in a bold and bright colour or contrasting print would be a perfect addition to keep you warm. Since I have a separate tote for our picnic needs, I only need this versatile clutch from Nella Bella to carry my personal essentials like cash, lip balm and mascara. Yes, essentials.
What about you, aside from maxi dresses, what would you wear to a summer picnic?
Maxi dress – Old Navy, Orange Cardi and Bracelets – Banana Republic, Widebrim hat – GAP, Earrings – c/o Lia Sophia Jewelry, Orange wedge – Spring, Gifted, Mirrored sunglasses – c/o ALDO, Taupe clutch – c/o Nella Bella