3 Perfect Outfits Made For Picnics In The Park

Yep, it’s about that time again.... Once the mercury finally rises (fingers crossed!), sun-soaked hipster haven Dolores Park will be primed to hit maximum capacity. And you'd better bet we’re eagerly planning for days basking in the green and hilly park with our picnic supplies (read: wine and magazines) propped within close reach.
A food- and friend-fueled Dolores Park fete, with sweeping views of the city? It's pretty much a no brainer. The only question, really, is what you'll wear. One minute the rays are a-shining, and the next, your teeth will be chattering. Well, breathe easy, because we’ve taken care of things on that front with these three Perfect Outfits made for Dolores Park lounging. Take your pick from our range of hippie-chic dresses and tomboy-appropriate styles — and we'll see you under the sun.
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Sweet And Sunny
We’re all for brightening up an outfit with a sunny sweater, and when we’re proceeding to the park, it’s a necessity (pals can spot you lounging from a mile away). We recommend teaming this bold, J.Crew cardi with a sweet, striped dress for an ensemble that is frolic-ready and Dolores Park-worthy. The woven bag, cutesy shades, and 3.1 Phillip Lim sandals are just icing on the sartorial cake.

Madewell Stucco Stripe Songbird Dress, $138, available at Madewell; J.Crew Cotton Ribbed Cardigan in Fresh Kiwi, $70, available at J.Crew; 3.1 Phillip Lim Red Sidibe Flat Sandals, $375, available at SSENSE; Fancy French Cologne Wilcox Shades, $18, available at Fancy French Cologne; Kate Spade New York Satchel, $398, available at Bloomingdale's.

Photo: Via Dolores Park Works
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Pedal Power
It’s no secret that we’re mega fans of local cycle company PUBLIC Bikes’ pretty pedals. So, we’re going to throw this out there: Why not roll up to Dolores Park in style on one of their hyper-hued two-wheelers? And while you’re at it, pair your spokes with these green H&M pants, a white doily-esque top, and neon-and-neutral loafers. Voilà, you’ve got yourself a winning spring get-up.

H&M Green Pants, $25, available at H&M; Miss Selfridge White Broderie Tie Shirt, $50, available at Miss Selfridge; ASOS MECCA Leather Loafer With Neon Flash, $47, available at ASOS; PUBLIC Bikes C7 9th Avenue with Brooks Seat Basket, $795, available at PUBLIC Bikes. Get it now with Refinery29 Reserve.

Photo: Via Dolores Park Works
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Weekend Warrior
Between stocking on up sun-soaking supplies and scouting a place to sit, heading to Dolores Park can be an adventure in and of itself. So, we suggest you prep accordingly. Could this Dooney & Bourke Wine Bottle Picnic Tote be any more fitting? Plus, the pretty Pendleton hat, Bluma Project beaded earrings, and Topshop skirt add an edgy element. We’ll be sporting this look on our next park excursion, for sure.

Elizabeth and James Gwyneth Mesh Top, $98, available at The Outnet; Topshop Swan Print Skirt, $68, available at Topshop; Dooney & Bourke Wine Bottle Picnic Tote, $295, available at Dooney & Bourke; Bluma Project Diamond Drop Earrings, $88, available at Conifer; Pendleton Indy Hat, $62, available at Need Supply.

Photo: Via Dolores Park Works
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