The (un)official start of summer, Memorial Day weekend is a prime time for getaways, BBQs and pool parties. But us fashion folk like to kick off summer in style. Whether that means rocking red, white and blue for four days straight or using a swimsuit as a top for a quick change by any body of water, we prefer to stand out from the holiday crowd.
This weekend is the perfect time to embrace the latest trends, from tie-dye tees to head-to-toe neutrals to necklace bags. And for those of you looking for something more laid-back, there are plenty of new ways to sport shorts without looking like you don’t give a damn.
Here are 22 fashion-forward outfits that’ll get you through the long weekend ahead.