The Best Memorial Day Outfits | What to Wear for Memorial Day Weekend

The weekend that basically kicks off the summer is here! Yes, I’m talking about Memorial Day. For me, this festive summer holiday consists of the beach or pool, summer bbqs, bright whites, my mother’s bday, great summer sales, and of course patriotic colors. Whether you’re planning on relaxing in the sun or attending a fun party, there is no reason your Memorial Day Outfit shouldn’t be on point. So if you haven’t figured out your outfit by now, you’ve came to the right place!

Luckily, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite items (some 40% off!) so you will be feeling seasonally appropriate for Memorial Day.

(Keep your eye out for my next post regarding Memorial Day Sales and my favorite finds!)

Memorial Day Outfits

1. The Little White Dress

What is Memorial Day without a white dress? I have linked my favorites of the season for either a beach day, a bbq, a party, or a fun dinner. These dresses are perfect for the Memorial Day holiday or for just a fun summer day/night out! (Details below)

DETAILS: 1. Shop: Lilly Pulitzer – Adella Lace Dress ($298) |2. Shop: Eliza J – Bell Sleeve Fit & Flare ($158) | 3. Shop: Felicity & Coco – Floral Lace Shift Dress ($128) | 4. Shop: Chelsea28 – Mixed Media Dress ($139) | 5. Shop: Eliza J – Laser Cut Fit & Flare Dress ($148) | 6. Shop: BB Dakota – Jesper Bell Sleeve Lace Shift Dress ($90) | 7. Shop: Knot Sisters – Phillips Dress ($115 NOW $68 – 40% 0FF) | 8. Shop: Somedays Lovin Sky Might Fall Midi Dress ($139) | 9. Shop: Bardot – Lace Up Shirt Dress ($69)


2. Olivaceous- Tiered Wrap Striped Top ($74)

You can never go wrong with a striped flirty blouse and white jeans for Memorial Day. My viewers know how much I love stripes for the summer and this specific blouse is the perfect combo of preppy and chic with an edgy vibe. Absolutely one of my favorites and will definitely be a hit for this summer holiday.

Memorial Day Outfits
Shop: Olivaceous- Tiered Wrap Striped Top ($74)
3. Side Stitch – Frayed Denim Shirt Dress ($78)

You will be seeing a lot of denim (in all forms) this Memorial Day. I mean what’s Memorial Day without denim? They go hand in hand. So if you don’t want to be wearing jeans or a long pant, this is a great way to break it up. I love this casual but effortless look and so happy it’s back in style! I think it’s perfect for a Memorial Day party.

Memorial Day Outfits
Shop: Side Stitch – Frayed Denim Shirt Dress ($78)


4. The Perfect Pool Party Dress

Two chic but comfortable dresses that give off an effortless feel without over doing it. Perfect for a day at the pool or beach and when it’s time to get dressed for the festivities, throw on this fashionably appropriate dress!

DETAILS: 1. Shop: BB Dakota – Stripe Off the Shoulder Shift Dress ($95) | 2. Shop: Carlson – Drawstring V Neck Jersey Maxi Dress ($69)


5. The Denim Shirt

I mean what’s Memorial Day without a denim shirt paired with white jeans? One of my favorite combos!

DETAILS: 1. Sh0p: Rails – Ingrid Chambray Shirt ($148) | 2. Shop: Caslon – Denim Shirt ($41.40 40% off!) | 3. Shop: Side Stitch – Ripped Denim Shirt ($69)


6. Strappy Sandals

With all the whites, denims, and, stripes the best shoe for the holiday is a brown, gold, or white sandal. Here are some of my favorites. Also please visit Top 6 Picks for Sandal Season for more options.

DETAILS: 1. Shop: Vince Camuto – Sitara Sandal ($109.95) | 2. Shop: Jack Rogers – Lauren Sandal – Cognac ($127.95) | 3. Shop: Jack Rogers – Lauren Sandal – Platinum ($127.95) | 4. Shop: Steve Madden – Grace Slide Sandal ($49.95) | 5. Shop: Steve Madden – Getdown Sandal ($40.16 – 33% OFF!) | 6. Shop: Bella Vita – Imo Slide Sandal ($79.95) | 7. Shop: Bella Vita – Nic Sandal ($79.95) | 8. Shop: Top Shop – Hawaii Crisscross Sandal ($35) | 9. Shop: Sam Edelman – Gemma Lace Up Sandal ($99.95)

7. An Awesome Bathing Suit

Another must for the holiday is an awesome bathing suit. I like to incorporate patriotic colors or prints on my suit for Memorial Day. That paired with an awesome pair of jean shorts or even a jean skirt is almost like a Memorial Day ad! If you don’t want to have a patriotic themed suit and need some fashionable bathing suit ideas, please visit 8 Bathing Suit Looks Every Women NeedsBelow are a few of my favorite patriotic suits for the summer holiday. Note – Old Navy has a bunch of American themed swim suits, so if all else fails, go to Old Navy.

DETAILS: 1. Shop: Tommy Hilfiger – Red, White, and Blue One Piece ($92) | 2. Shop: Tommy Hilfiger – Flag One Piece ($92) | 3. Shop: Everything But Water (SALE: $77.99) | 4. Everything But Water – Red Halter Top ($70) | 5. Shop: Mod Cloth – American Flag One Piece ($64.99) | 6. Shop: Old Navy ($12.45)


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