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5 Ways to Wear Seersucker


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Shorts
Seersucker shorts, like these from Lily Pulitzer, are always cool on a hot summer day.
Seersucker shorts, like these from Lily Pulitzer, are always cool on a hot summer day.
Photo courtesy of Bloomingdales

Probably the most wearable choice for both men and women, seersucker shorts are widely available in a variety of lengths and colors, and can be dressed up or down from spring to late summer. Pleat-front women's shorts look cool and fashionable with a crisp white shirt, and the same goes for men. Pulling in a third color, for example wearing a pink button-down with blue and white seersucker shorts or a pastel yellow T-shirt with gray and white bermudas is an easy look that adds a lot of options for a single pair of shorts. Even pulling in a fourth color if you need to layer into sweaters or sweatshirts as temperatures drop works very well. Here the look tends toward the beach and polo field, as well as a manicured backyard to-do.

Shoes are easy, too, as it's just as acceptable to wear sandals, bucks or boat shoes as it is to wear your tennis shoes, as long as the shoe fits the occasion or the venue.