What Is Beach Casual Attire?

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Wearing the right attire is important when attending a party or special event. Beach casual attire refers to easy comfortable fabrics such as linen, gauze or cotton and open-toed shoes. Beach casual are casual clothes with a light, relaxed feel.


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Beach casual attire colors are light pastels and neutrals. Wearing white is a good idea when dressing in beach casual clothing, as is khaki, pale yellow and tan. Black and red and navy can be used as nice accent colors.


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Men and women can both wear a polo shirt, button-down shirt, light sweater or jacket. A sundress for women is also appropriate.


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Khaki shorts and linen or cotton pants are wonderful for men and women in a beach casual event. A long flowing skirt for women is suitable.


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Open-toed shoes are correct for women and men. Flip-flops, sandals and loafers are all good choices. Women can wear a wedge sandal with a wood or cork sole.


Straw hats are suitable for women. Jewelry should be kept to a minimum; a necklace, earrings or a bracelet. Men should accessorize with a belt and a watch.