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What To Wear To A Summer Barbecue

Copy The J. Crew Look

This J. Crew spring 2012 look may be straight from the runway, but it’s perfect for heading straight to the summer barbecue. June means the start of summer, and the start of summer means summer food- delicious fresh fruit, corn on the cob, yum! But it’s all about firing up the grill, and filling your evenings with barbecue parties and cookouts with friends.

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The Short Of It

Since you may be a bit overdressed for a casual cookout in a sundress, shorts are your go-to for this type of social activity all summer long. Looser, floaty shorts in linen or lightweight materials are the ideal style to take you from warm afternoons to cool evenings as the sun goes down. We love the animal print of these J. Crew ones for a spin on a classic style. The pieces in this look are all classic rather than trendy, but paired together they make a fun summer statement, like the bright spearmint green of the cozy Old Navy top here.

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Polish It Off

Just like we’ll be polishing off lots of yummy grill fare this summer, we also know it’s essential to top this look with a straw hat like this Goorin Bros one, comfy and cool flats in a quirky print, and punchy bangles in an unexpected hue. Take inspiration from this effortless but fashionable J. Crew look, and copy it with our pretty pieces for a look we love for the summer barbecue party.

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