Have you heard of coastal grandma style? Popularized via Tik Tok and Instagram, this aesthetic romanticizes the luxury that comes from an effortless, well-tended life. Not a grandmother? Live in a landlocked state? Doesn't matter–this style is for everyone! The coastal grandma aesthetic is about embracing the vibes and attitude of a peaceful, easy-going, beach-dwelling granny. Think crisp linens, breathable fabrics, and muted colors. We’ve styled four coastal grandma outfits to fuel your dreams of a Nantucket summer. Let’s get started!
Strolling Along the Beach: Crocheted Midi Dress
For a morning spent walking along the beach, slip on the Adela Crocheted Midi Dress. Our form-fitting midi is made from a beige crocheted knit reminiscent of a fishing net. The thin straps and loose knit make this dress ideal for days in the summer sun. Simple yet flattering, this adorable dress can be worn on its own or as a swimsuit coverup. You’ll feel beachy and beautiful in our crocheted midi!
Next, layer on our Anneli Button Up Shirt, a gauzy white blouse. Tie it around your waist or roll up the sleeves to make the outfit completely yours. This loose button up elevates the look and offers some protection against the morning breeze. Lastly, grab the Iris Straw Tote. Our woven tan purse is the perfect place to store the seashells you collect. You’re “shore” to love this neutral ‘fit!
Shopping at the Farmer's Market: Gauzy Button Up Shirt and Jeans
A coastal grandmother loves slow living and simple joys. For an afternoon spent perusing produce at the local farmer’s market, start with our Anneli Button Up Shirt in taupe. Breezy and beige, this button down blouse features a classic collared neckline and full length cuffed sleeves. There’s something about neutral shades that feel so grand, and our Anneli Button Up Shirt definitely gives off an effortless luxury. To market, to market!
There are so many ways to style a button down; for this look, we recommend wearing a bodysuit underneath for a laidback feel. Our Patty Tie Shoulder Bodysuit has adorable tie details and a scoop neckline. For pants, choose a basic light wash jean, like the Adina Slim Straight Jean. Happiness is a trip to the farmer’s market, and you’ll feel happy as a clam in this darling getup!
Hosting a Dinner Party: Blue Midi Dress and Cardigan
A true coastal grandmother loves to entertain visitors in her sweet cottage home. Host a dinner party and get all dolled up in our Martha Dotted Midi Dress! This pale blue midi dress looks like a beachy morning sky. Covered in delicate dots and a plaid texture, this midi will make a marvelous impression on your guests. You’ll look positively darling wearing this dress while serving dinner!
Throw on a little sweater in case the summer breeze gets to be too much. The Rae Cropped Terry Cardigan comes in cream and brings a neutral shade into the outfit. Keep jewelry minimal–something dainty and small, like the Annette Croissant Ring, brings in just a hint of elegance. Get ready to serve up some cute coastal vibes in this dinner party outfit!
Meeting with the Book Club: Straight Leg Pants and Square Neck Tee
There’s nothing like relaxing in the company of good books and good friends. For a book club meeting, choose something loose and comfy, like our Gabby Straight Leg Trousers. These classic women’s pants come in a neutral flax color that makes them easy to mix and match with a range of tops. Front pleated details and an elastic back waist make for a feminine fit. Our trousers are the perfect pants for a bookish beauty like yourself!
Match the pants with a classic tee to keep the outfit casual. Choose a cream tee (like the Miranda Square Neck T Shirt) over a plain white top to bring richness to the look. Don’t forget a bag to hold your book and pens! The Carolyn Raffia Hat Tote even has a compartment to store your sun hat. You know what they say...a good book deserves a good look!
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