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Beach Chic: What To Wear After The Waves, Sand And Sun

The beach is typically reserved for flip-flops, teeny bikinis, and cool cover-ups, but if you need some help deciding on what to wear after the waves, sand & sun we've got you covered. Take a dive into our sizzling hot looks that will keep you fashionably beach chic. After all, you want to be prepared to take that perfect summer selfie!!

BEACH DENIM

Denim: an all-american classic, and a staple during any season. When the sun is shining and temperatures are rising, try adding shorts to your denim collection. Need a coverup - throw on some fraying cutoffs!! Headed to lunch - pair a cute top with some cuffed shorts. Sunset cocktails - white jeans and your favorite top!! Caitlin from Southern Curls & Pearls mixes her denim with a flowy top and turquoise accessories to bring beach vibes to her look. 

Southern Curls and Pearls| Beach Outfits | Mel Boteri Style Guide

PHOTO CREDIT: SOUTHERN CURLS & PEARLS

Beach Chic: What To Wear After The Waves, Sand And Sun | Mel Boteri Style Guide

1. RODEBJER Sayers Top 2. MELISSA JOY Manning 14-karat Gold Multi-stone Earrings 3. IPPOLITA Rock Candy 18-karat Gold Topaz Ring 4. RAG & BONE Jean Denim Shorts 5. BROOKE GREGSON 18-karat Gold Boulder Opal Bracelet 6. BURBERRY Shoes & Accessories Suede Sandals 7. MEL BOTERI Turquesa Croc-Embossed Leather Christy Maxi Tote

 

THE WHITE DRESS

We can't say it enough, white this season is hot, hot, hot!! Sun dresses are a classic summer staple, so trying wearing them in this natural hue. We are also currently crushing on lace dresses, which bring a girly mix to your wardrobe and are super easy to style. We love the combo of these two on Margo, plus the dainty layers of jewelry she added to accessorize her white lace dress.

Margo & Me| Beach Outfits | Mel Boteri Style Guide

PHOTO CREDIT: MARGO & ME

Beach Chic: What To Wear After The Waves, Sand And Sun | Mel Boteri Style Guide

1. DOLCE & GABBANA Lace Mini Dress 2. SCOSHA Lolli 10-karat Gold Diamond Ring 3. SCOSHA 18-karat Rose Gold Ring 4. SCOSHA 10-karat Gold Diamond Necklace 5. MAISON MICHEL Blanche Sun Hat 6. LE SPECS Chateau Acetate Round-frame Mirrored Sunglasses 7. MEL BOTERI Taylea Grey Suede Fringed Leather Handbag 8. ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS Eleftheria Braided Leather Sandals

 

NAVY-INSPIRED 

Stripes are always in style, and a striped shirt instantly adds a nautical vibe to your summer wardrobe. Add some waves with a breezy skirt or loose scarf. Use caution, however, as this look can easily turn into a 1950s costume. Malena from Fashion Container looks fabulous in her modern nautical look, no costume party here!! 

Fashion Container| Beach Outfits | Mel Boteri Style Guide

PHOTO CREDIT: FASHION CONTAINER

Beach Chic: What To Wear After The Waves, Sand And Sun | Mel Boteri Style Guide

1. BURBERRY BRIT Striped Slub Linen-jersey T-shirt 2. HELMUT LANG Asymmetric Draped Stretch-jersey Skirt 3. MELISSA JOY Manning 14-karat Gold, Shell and Druzy Necklace 4. AURELIE BIDERMANN Vintage Lace Gold-plated Cuff 5. MEL BOTERI Black Saffiano Leather Lauren Clutch 6. ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS Chrysso Beaded Leather Sandals

 

THE BEACH MAXI

Not all beach looks have to show a lot of skin. Try a fun maxi with a cute top or button down for a comfortable and easy look. Throw on some chunky jewelry to spice it up, wear your hair in loose waves, pull on some sandals and you are total beach-babe ready!! This look is great for everything from a sunset stroll in the waves to shopping around town. We love Sally from A Piece of Toast’s fabulous yet comfortable beach look. 

A Piece of Toast | Beach Outfits | Mel Boteri Style Guide

PHOTO CREDIT: A PIECE OF TOAST

Beach Chic: What To Wear After The Waves, Sand And Sun | Mel Boteri Style Guide

1. EQUIPMENT Signature Linen Shirt 2. DIANE KORDAS 18-karat Rose Gold Diamond Hoop Earrings 3. MICHAEL KORS Brinkley Crystal-embellished Rose Gold-tone Watch 4. MEL BOTERI Blush Pink Alexis Small Doctor Bag Tote 5. RODEBJER Petrona Skirt 6. WENDY NICHOL 14-karat Rose Gold Diamond Necklace 7. GIAMBATTISTA VALLI Cut-out Flats

The beach is one of my favorite places to be during the summer (or anytime really), and you will typically find me near the water with a good book and a sweet drink. But when the sun goes down, I want a hassle-free outfit that can go from surf to cocktail. I hope you get to enjoy some time at the beach this summer, and utilize these looks to make your beach wear as fabulous as the view. 

Cheers!!

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