These are the clothes she wants you to wear while enjoying the official beginning of summer (style)
By Scott Christian, Esquire
You've suffered through a long winter and an unpredictable spring, and now, finally, the big kickoff to summer is almost here. Memorial Day weekend is on the horizon, and your calendar is hopefully littered with barbecues, deck parties, beach trips, and every other outdoor activity under the (literal) sun. And since you surely want to do right by this gloriously warm holiday, it's important to have the right outfit. From your afternoon by the grill, to drinks by the pool, to your nighttime festivities, here are three outfits to ring in summer's arrival.
The Afternoon Barbecue
Meden raspberry linen shirt ($225) by Orlebar Brown, orlebarbrown.com; oversized cropped Skittles tee ($248) by John Elliott, johnelliott.co; Vela watercolored-dyed checked linen shorts ($310) by Massimo Alba, mrporter.com; Tubular shadow knit sneakers ($100) by Adidas, openingceremony.com; very small African beads in ocean ($25) by Sid Mashburn, sidmashburn.com; round-frame acetate sunglasses ($223) by Bottega Veneta, matchesfashion.com.
The Nighttime Roof/Deck/Yard Party
Multicolor "Love" print short sleeve shirt ($750) by Saint Laurent, ysl.com; re-issue logo trucker jacket ($98) by Calvin Klein, calvinklein.com; Japanese selvedge navy chinos ($198) by Todd Snyder, toddsnyder.com; Classic leather ($75) by Reebok, endclothing.com.
Drinks by the Pool
Embroidered logo swim shorts ($119) by Polo Ralph Lauren, farfetch.com; striped polo ($195) by Burberry, neimanmarcus.com; espadrille ($105) by Castaner Pablo, clubmonaco.com; square-frame acetate flip-lens sunglasses ($760) by Gucci, mrporter.com