All of a sudden, summer is here—and with the first long weekend of the season fast approaching, it’s high time to plan your Memorial Day outfits. This year, the holiday (and unofficial start of summer) falls on Monday, May 30, bringing vacation days, backyard barbecues, and warm weather along for the ride.
With so much to celebrate, this highly-anticipated holiday is your first chance to kick off the new season in style—and shop the best Memorial Day sales 2022 has to offer. Whether you’re traveling to a new destination, hitting the beach for the first time in months, or gathering with loved ones at a picnic, you know you can’t wait to break out your favorite summer dresses, wicker totes, and straw hats.
If you need some inspiration for your Memorial Day outfits, you’ve come to the right place. And while you’ll probably be able to repurpose your existing wardrobe, you can hit up some pretty amazing early Memorial Day clothing sales to fill in the gaps. Ahead, six no-fail Memorial Day outfit ideas that’ll make you the best-dressed person at any event.
Cropped Shirt + Wide-Leg Trousers
White-on-white is the definition of casual elegance. And since this look relies on cooling materials and loose silhouettes, it’s ideal for outdoor events. (Just watch out for mustard drips at your family’s cookout.) While tonal white clearly works well, don’t be afraid to experiment with your favorite colors—you might prefer a strappy lime green top or faded blue denim instead of white jeans.