After months of dressing for freezing temps, we find ourselves scratching our heads when trying to put together an outfit for 70 degrees and sunny. With less to layer — no coat, sweaters (yes, plural), tights, scarf, beanie, or socks required — each piece counts even more. Since Memorial Day weekend is on the horizon, it's about time we get into a warm-weather groove. So, we turned to R29 senior style editor Annie Georgia Greenberg and Flour Shop bakery's stylish founder, Amirah Kassem, to hook us up with some fresh inspiration. And, boy did they whip up something good...in under 60 seconds.
That's right: The duo battled it out for the best Memorial Day weekend outfit in a Style Throwdown, our style-off video series. With the latest breeze-catching pieces from Banana Republic, this fashionably fearless twosome put together inspiring looks that will help you celebrate the holiday without reaching for the all-too-obvious jorts-and-tee look. From doubled-up crop tops to an ankle-skimming-vest-over-chambray combo, these looks are just what the warm (fingers crossed) weekend beckons. Watch above to see who Banana Republic's creative director Marissa Webb crowned winner of this style battle, and salute 'em when you break out some unexpected styling of your own.