Some dress codes are obvious — black tie, cocktail, business casual… Other times, you need to get creative. For inspiration, we’re looking to the table. A beachy blue and white setting warrants swimwear and sunglasses. Floral-printed glasses and linens call for an equally fun blouse. And raffia placemats and leaf-embossed plates are the perfect match for an airy sundress and flowering footwear. Below, three style scenarios to prepare for this summer.
For seaside gatherings, lean into light layers like linen shorts and a one-piece.
A laidback boxy shirt in a retro fruit basket print feels especially fitting for the weekend.
Dinner Al Fresco:
When it comes to outdoor dining, a breezy sundress and comfortable flats work every time.