Pick up any magazine and you’re sure to find out what hot in fashion for summer soirée sand events, but dressed and dolled up may not be for everyone during those warm weather months. Many are ready to rejuvenate those cabin fever bodies and head to the great outdoors. From scenic walks, early morning tee times, to swimming in the ocean, nature is an elixir for tired eyes and bodies. No matter your choice of activity that’s sending you to reconnect with Mother Nature, there is always a fashion angle to be had. Time to take note of a few looks to have you ready to go!
Almost the poster child of summertime fun, the bathing suit becomes a staple to our summer wardrobe. This year look for daring beach-ready styles that make a big statement. We’re talking high-leg silhouettes that cut all the way up the hip, high waisted vintage looks and skin-revealing fabrics like mesh with color trends like nude and white leading the way. When it comes to prints, think flower power and stripes!
Dressed to a Tee
Golf attire for women has pretty much been consistent with the standard slightly above the knee skirt. Yet over the past few years activewear designers have tried to push the limit on looks. During an LPGA March tournament in Singapore, Michelle Wie turned heads while sporting the new Nike Flex women’s golf skort. The skort is about 4 inches shorter than most other skirts and skorts for the game. Female golfers everywhere are embracing the new shorter look for comfort and looks finding the more updated look refreshing. Look for new fabrics and prints that focus on comfort on the course.
These Boots Were Made for Walking
Living in a beautiful state like Michigan, it’s easy to find yourself walking for hours just taking in the breathtaking sights. From trails to forest the state provides a sought after haven for hikers. Choosing the right boot is crucial since finding the right fit depends on how and where you hike, so be sure to find a store or distributor that can properly fit the right boot for your adventure!
Tennis has come a long way from the crisp white dresses and male short ensembles. The game has left no shortage of spectacular stars and play, but the fashion is coming into its own. Designers are bringing their A game and the best thing is that there is no uniformity. Most leading sports apparel companies have taken some very different routes with some going for outstanding prints, some playing with layers and laser-cuts, and some indulging in updated retro fashion. Powerful dresses and skirts are still a prime look, but shorts and even crop tops have found their way into play!
Whether it’s nearby on Lake Fenton, up north on Traverse Bay or heading to Bermuda for the America’s Cup, nautical style never dies. From classic boating blazer for those yacht parties to chilling on the bow, theirs is always a look for those days at sea. Although we love the traditional navy and white nautical combination, this year’s looks for summer embrace all colors and prints. Vineyard Vines has introduced a great collection with America’s Cup as inspiration and has something for everyone! For the ultimate boat shoe Sperry offers an array of styles and colors for men, women and children.
Summer sun is that log awaited cure for the cabin fever of colder days. The Mitten State is blessed with a multitude of experiences to be explored. From the lakes to the dunes, the great outdoors awaits. Make sure to arrive in style and soak up some nature!