This month, we’re decoding the perfect attire for a fall cookout. To do so, we asked Kristen Hard, owner of Cacao Atlanta Chocolate Co. (cacaoatlanta.com) where you’ll find the makings for the best-ever s’mores, to help us raise the bar on the casual dress code. Since “cookout” is a subtle warning that you may be outdoors most, if not all, of the event, Kristin suggests preparing by dressing in layers and wearing flat-soled boots or moccasins. To up the style factor, skip the standard zip-up fleece and try on a trendy tribal print sweater instead.
Get Kristin’s look with these fabulous fall finds:
Think layers. This tribal print cape is a style step up from the ubiquitous fleece hoodie. $348; pendleton-usa.com.
Opt for skinny jeans. The slim cut balances a full top, and the dark wash feels just dressy enough. $196; currentelliott.com
Sperry Desert Boot
Stick to flats, lest your heels dig into the soil. These suede booties are fashion forward and practical. Exclusively for Jeffrey Atlanta, $195; 404/237-9000
Style Spotting: More Fall Looks We’re Loving
1. Denim Shirtdress + Tall Boots = Perfect Inside-to-Outdoors Look
2. Bow Tie + Blue Jeans + Red Laces = Dressed Up, But Not Overdressed
3. Cropped Jeans + Layered Sweater and Vest = Campfire Prepster