If the weather in your area is finally thawing out, soon enough it will be time to start attending spring and summer parties. From graduations to weddings and everything in between, it can be hard to know what to wear to parties that will be taking place outside, especially if the weather can’t be relied upon too much. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help make sure you’re always comfortable.
To help you see how this can be done, here are three tips for dressing for your first outdoor part this spring and summer.
Whether you’re coming to the party from the office or bringing an elderly loved one from an assisted living facility, one type of clothing that everyone can pull off well is linen. So if you’re at all worried about the temperature rising during your party and you want to make sure that you’re kept cool, linen is one of the best options.
Linen is great at allowing for air movement around your body, which will help to wick away moisture and help you take the greatest advantage of any breezes. Keep in mind, however, that if you’re going to a very formal get-together, linen might be a little casual. So if you’re wanting to keep things classier, consider just wearing one thing that’s linen and pairing it with something a bit more formal.
Choose Something Easy To Layer
Spring weather can be beautiful and sunny one minute and raining down hard the next minute. So if you’re going to be outside for a spring party, it’s wise to dress in such a way that you can be prepared for whatever weather comes your way.
Ideally, you should try to wear clothes that will be easy for you to layer. This way, if it gets too hot outside, you can easily remove one or two layers so that you can cool off. On the other hand, if the weather turns bad, you’ll have something on-hand that you can put over your clothes that will still fit the occasion.
Be Wise About Your Shoe Choices
The shoes that you wear to an outdoor event can make or break your outfit and your ankles. If you’re not careful when wearing shoes that may not be great for walking on grass or other rough terrain, like high heels, you could wind up sinking into the ground and causing some trouble for yourself when it comes to walking.
To avoid this, try to get a feel for what kind of ground to expect before choosing your shoes. Because you’ll likely want to wear different shoes to a backyard party than you would to a beach or pool party.
If you’re worried about what to wear to an outdoor party this year, consider using the tips mentioned above to help you get ready for parties this spring and summer.