WHAT TO WEAR: Weekend Wear

June 5th, 2016 at 2:00am

A summer weekend can include anything from family barbecues to baseball games to window-shopping, but will almost always include time outdoors. In New England, Fashionistos revel at the opportunity to sport their coveted preppy styles after a long few months of heavy winter wear.

This outfit is a simple, yet classic, ensemble that can be worn for whatever your weekend entails. This Fashionisto is wearing a crisp, white button-down tucked into candy apple red shorts, with a brown belt and boat shoes to tie the look together.

A classic button-down is an essential for any preppy wardrobe, no matter the season. The white shirt pictured is perfect for pairing with bottoms of any color or pattern and the light color will help in deflecting sunlight and heat. The brightly-colored shorts add a nice pop of color perfect for the summer season. Colorful clothing is key in summer fashion and makes for a playful, eye-catching outfit. Finally, the Fashionisto finishes off the look with a brown leather belt and a pair of Sperry Top-Siders shoes. Boat shoes are a wardrobe essential for men and women seeking a preppy staple, and the classic leather shoes help make any casual outfit look a bit more put-together.

One Simple Change: This Fashionisto could simply swap the shorts for a pants-version of the bright red bottoms and throw on some classy leather shoes for an internship-ready outfit. The pants make the outfit more office appropriate while still being colorful for the summertime, while some leather shoes make the outfit less casual.