It’s the official end of the summer, so let’s go out in style! These 4 Southern cities boast great food, drinks, history, and activity, making for the perfect Labor Day weekend. Each spot has its own signature Southern style, so dress accordingly by using these outfit ideas for inspiration.
Amelia Island, Florida:
An easy and rewarding day trip when staying on Amelia Island is to the nearby historic Cumberland Island. Witness the wild horses, the historic Plum Orchard Mansion and Greyfield Inn built by the Carnegie family, and the preserved natural settings of this undisturbed island. To unwind after a day of exploration, take the whole family to the Amelia Island Ritz Carlton for drinks, a low country boil, and a movie by the pool. Now, how to dress for the Georgia coast? The easiest and chicest way to go from day to night is an on trend and classic colorful kaftan made complete with a straw tote and slide sandals.
Highlands, North Carolina:
There’s nothing better than strolling through the quaint town of Highlands and neighboring town of Cashiers. It’s the perfect reprieve from the intense summer heat and bustling city scene. A pair of casual yet playful print pants make exploring these towns in style a breeze. Keep the rest of your look paired down with a crisp top, comfortable flats, and a hands-free cross body purse. When you need a break from shopping, stop by the Wine Garden at Old Edwards Inn for a relaxing al fresco lunch.
Kansas City, Missouri:
BBQ, Baseball, and Beer make for an excellent Labor Day weekend in Kansas City. To accomplish all three, enjoy a Royals game, followed by some classic Kansas City BBQ at either Joe’s KC or Arthur Bryant’s, and then end the day at Boulevard Brewery Beer Hall. What outfit can work all day long and take you to all 3 hot spots? Try an easy, breezy dress with stylish sneakers. If you don’t have these must have items, then pop by Standard Style for the best selection in town.
San Antonio, Texas:
For a fun-filled day sure to help you beat the heat, grab a tube and hit up the Guadalupe or the Comal Rivers. For a practical yet modern look, try an of the moment one piece bathing suit with a wide brim straw hat. When you’re nice and water logged, throw on a pair of denim shorts, an airy button down, and a Texas-worthy beaded necklace to head to Paloma Blanca for a margarita with friends!