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I just never get tired of picnic, I mean, who does?
Think about the Instagramable wicker basket, iconic red gingham blanket, freshly baked bread, and delightful afternoon champagne, everything about a picnic is just unbelievably perfect.
And when it comes to the most delightful part, it’s all about all kinds of aesthetic picnic ideas.
From a cropped top casual denim look to cottagecore floral dress to a baddie high street set, the picnic outfit ideas are simply endless.
That said, ahead are the 11 outfit ideas if you wonder what to wear for a picnic all year round.
1. LOW NECKLINE TOP WITH JEANS
When it comes to a lazy Sunday family picnic look, I just want to go comfy with the look.
That said, a good old pair of jeans is a no-brainer.
If you want to add a dash of sweetness to your OOTD, let’s level up the look with a sweetheart neckline ruffle sleeve top.
Or else, a square neck top can be another flattering choice to make your face appear to be smaller visually!
And for the girls who want to look classy in jeans, definitely go for the white and cream ones.
2. EMBRACE COTTAGECORE FASHION
Want to dress like a farmer girl in an aesthetic way? Perhaps it’s time to embrace the darling cottagecore look.
As a perfect mix between cottage rural vibes and feminine romance, some of the iconic pieces are a floral milkmaid neckline dress, puff sleeve top, all kinds of floral prints, and bandanas.
But for real, farm core outfit combos are definitely more than that. Check out this ultimate cottagecore guide for all 9 looks!
3. WEAR LINEN FOR FAMILY PICNIC
Looking for something light and airy for the summer picnic? What about an elegant white linen midi dress to freshen up the look.
These days, linen outfits have come with a wide range of modern cuts, from puff-sleeve dresses to linen co-ord sets, wearing linen can be surprisingly fun.
For a relaxing family picnic, I’ll always cozy up with my linen jumpsuit.
Together with my layered necklaces and boho bag, that just add a dash of a lovely artsy flare.
4. EMBRACE GINGHAM FOR PICNIC
If the spring look could be pinned to a single garment, it would be a gingham dress.
As a statement piece itself, the gingham dress is always the instant mood booster to make things playful and sweet.
I don’t always wear headbands but when it comes to wearing a gingham one-piece, pairing this cutie with a monotone headband just looks absolutely darling.
Together with pink espadrilles, this is how you pull off a pink monochrome look without trying too hard.
For the vintage look, a mustard yellow blouse and gingham pants just scream the good old vibes.
To make this combo more tasteful, match them with oxford shoes for the retro picnic theme.
5. WEAR WHITE DRESS FOR PICNIC DATE
If you want to look dreamy with minimal effort for a picnic date, white is always the magic color that can never go wrong.
Whether that’s an innocent babydoll top or a feminine midi lace dress, it just looks irresistibly refreshing.
Together with a wide beam straw hat and wicker bag, this look will never go out of style.
So ladies, if you want to look high fashion on a budget, white monochrome is always the answer.
6. GO CASUAL FOR PICNIC ON THE BEACH
For a beach picnic, always wear less to soak up the sun. If you already wear the swimsuit underneath, just throw yourself a slouchy front knot shirt or poncho for some coverup.
Or else, wear your tube bikini with the linen paper-bag shorts can work great as well.
If you have some sexy tops that you won’t wear on daily basis, it’s now the time to dust them off for the beach day!
7. STYLE SPRING PICNIC LOOK IN PASTELS
To celebrate the comeback of spring, there’s no better way than embracing pastel colors for picnics.
So ladies, let’s get experimental with your baby pink dress and lavender sweater as I’m sure that will look absolutely gorgeous. Yes, you heard it.
Regardless of age, everyone can pull off pastel colors. Together with a white tennis skirt and chunky sneakers, this is how to add a dash of spiciness with these soft hues.
If you’ve studied color psychology, you will know some colors are the natural mood booster and pastels are definitely on the list.
I hope you will take this tip to your picnic date!
8. SWEATER & COATS FOR WINTER PICNIC
Can you picnic in winter? Absolutely.
On those moody chilly days, a weekend picnic lunch is much needed to brighten up the season.
That said, layering up your outfit is the key to keep you cozy and warm.
For a French girl minimalist look, to throw a big V-neck cable knit sweater on top of a white shirt dress.
Together with a messy high bun, this is how you look tasteful in the simplest look. For the colder days, a high neck top is your savior.
Without giving a thought to the look, team it with a classy beige trench coat and ankle boots is always the foolproof way.
9. WHEN IN DOUBT, WEAR ESPADRILLES
As a perfect blend of aesthetic and comfort, espadrilles are always on top of my list whenever I wonder what shoes to wear for a picnic.
Featuring the casual canva fabric, espadrilles just match the relaxing picnic vibes impeccably.
As a petite girl, I will always pick the espadrilles wedge for the leg-flattering effect. But if you want to dress down the look, espadrilles sneakers and flats are equally flattering.
But the bottom line here is always to opt for shoes that are “walkable”. I know it sounds like common sense but I’ve come across some ladies wearing stilettos for a picnic.
Trust me, that wouldn’t be a good look when you get stuck in the grass.
10. GET BOLD WITH A BADDIE STYLE
For an edgy baddie girl style, you will always need a butterfly necklace, a body-hugging co-ord set, and chunky sneakers.
But to make yourself more comfortable for the picnic, slouchy sweat pants can be a better option.
But seriously, team a white halter top and camo sweatpants together with the on-trend bucket hat just scream “I’ve got a style and I KNOW it”.
11. AVOID WEARING SHORT & TIGHT SKIRTS IN PICNIC
To fully enjoy the picnic, let’s not make yourself suffer from the bodycon skirt. That’s just not worth it.
And let’s also stay away from all the short skirts as that may look revealing when you sit down.
To make sure I have room for finishing the cheese platters and cold cuts, I will always opt for a babydoll dress or tunic for my food baby!
So ladies, here are the 11 picnic outfit ideas. I hope that get you inspired when you get dressed for a picnic next time! Let’s have a quick recap first.
- Low neckline top with jeans
- Embrace cottagecore fashion
- Wear linen for a family picnic
- Embrace gingham for a picnic
- Wear a white dress for a picnic date
- Go casual for a picnic on the beach
- Style spring picnic look in pastels
- Sweater & coats for a winter picnic
- When in doubt, wear espadrilles
- Get bold with a baddie style
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