Hello loves and Happy Thursday!
Can you all believe that it’s almost Memorial Day weekend already? 🙂 May’s almost coming to an end, which means it’ll officially be summer in just a few weeks! I can’t wait for the longer days, later sunsets, and afternoons just spent sipping iced cold lemonades on the sandy beach! Can you?
For Memorial Day weekend this year, I don’t have many exciting plans yet, but I’m pretty sure there’ll be an outdoor gathering or barbecue party either thrown by my family or friends. On casual outings like this, I don’t really like to dress up because I want to be as comfortable as possible for all of the walking around 🙂
Since it’s been uncharacteristically chilly during the nights in LA recently, opting for a long sleeved ribbed crop top seems like the perfect choice, don’t you think? The crop top may be long-sleeved, but my stomach is still exposed, so it won’t get to overbearingly warm during the afternoon.
When night comes, though, I also won’t be too afraid of the colder winds due to the flannel shirt that I have around my waist. During the day, it can act as a styling piece that adds just a bit of movement and layering to an otherwise figure-hugging silhouette, but at night, it can also function as the perfect cover-up. Plus, the bright red is perfect for a patriotic holiday like Memorial Day, don’t you think?
Paired with my new favorite skinny jeans and my trusty Nike Roshe Ones, this outfit is sporty and comfortable, yet chic with a trendy cropped top and statement flannel shirt.
And of course, how can I forget this beautiful rustic choker that I received from Vicky from Vicky’s Scrapbook? The chic rose gold and leather matches perfectly with the color of my cropped top, and I love how delicate it is. It adds just the right touch of femininity to the whole ensemble and pulls everything together for a perfect sporty casual day look that’s just a little reminiscent of the 90’s-plaid-shirt-around-the-waist trend, don’t you agree? 😉
Forever 21 Ribbed Knit Crop in Tan (Sold Out) Still Available in Taupe Here
Hollister Plaid Flannel Shirt in Red Other Colors Also Available Here
Abercrombie & Fitch High Rise Super Skinny Jeans in Medium Wash
I hope you all enjoyed this OOTD! 🙂 What’re all of your big plans for the Memorial Day weekend, and how are you going to dress for it? Let me know in the comments below because I’d love to hear from you! Wishing you all a wonderful three-day weekend! 😀