It’s BBQ season! Whether you’re hosting one or driving around looking for one to crash, we’re pretty certain you’ll end up at a BBQ at some point this summer. Who can resist free hot dogs, the struggle to avoid the potato salad and the possibility of meeting cute new friends? The only issue with BBQs? Figuring out what to wear for the occasion.
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There’s an art to dressing for BBQs. You want to look stylish but not like you tried too hard. Comfort is key, and layering comes in handy if it gets cooler at night or if you have to move into an air-conditioned room indoors. Not sure what to wear? Check out our gallery of 12 fun pieces that take the guesswork out of dressing for BBQs.
1. What To Wear To a BBQ
Opt for an easy maxi dress with a pair of sandals and bold accessories for the perfect BBQ look. Don't forget to bring a denim jacket just in case the temperature drops later that evening.
2. Maxi Dress
Pyrus maxi dress, $125 Get it here: http://bit.ly/1nGFgpA
3. Denim Jacket
H&M denim jacket, $51 Get it here: http://bit.ly/1v5P9RZ
4. Statement Necklace
Huggsy yellow multi-knotted rope necklace, $22 Get it here: http://bit.ly/1jip3FU
5. Flat Sandals
Aspiga charlotte sandals, $125 Get them here: http://bit.ly/1wxrHzu
6. What To Wear To a BBQ
All-in-one outfits (like a romper and shift dress) are your go-to looks for effortless dressing. Throw on a bright scarf to keep you warm if the party moves into an air-conditioned room. A carry-all bag and shades are the perfect pieces to round out your outfit.
Phax romper shorts, $85 Get it here: http://bit.ly/1v5QnMX
Mara Hoffman pleat front shift dress, $430 Get it here: http://bit.ly/VnGK1R
Jane Norman scarf, $20 Get it here: http://bit.ly/1v5R7l7
MICHAEL Michael Kors leather satchel, $358 Get it here: http://bit.ly/UJF3v3
11. What To Wear To a BBQ
Go for a bold and sexy look with a crop top and shorts. A glamorous cuff and gold sandals will add a fashionable touch without being too over-the-top. Add a fedora hat and sunglasses to shade you from the sun and keep you looking cool.
Karma Clothing multicolor shorts, $8.48 Get them here: http://bit.ly/Twxyqa
13. Crop Top
Topshop ribbed crop tank, $16 Get it here: http://bit.ly/1pOcqrT
Madewell woven fedora, $49.50 Get it here: http://bit.ly/1lpuYO4
Urban Outfitters round sunglasses, $18 Get them here: http://bit.ly/VnJ2On