"Among the delights of summer were picnics to the woods."
Danish Scholar: Georg Brandes

Venture coast to countryside with our picnic-ready guide where coordinated sets in spring-appropriate hues welcome in the sunshine. No matter where your ideal picnic backdrop may be, our considered wardrobe edit in natural fabrications and thoughtful Australian design will have you rolling out your favourite picnic blanket and relaxing into the season.

THE DRESS

Picnics and flowy, voluminous styles go hand in hand with the Tacoron dress becoming your go-to style come social season. This midi length dress is an easy wear with it’s breezy silhouette, gathered tiers, round neckline, and elbow length puff sleeves. It’s double-layer design allows for temperate weather changes with the removable mid-length layer revealing a bias-cut slip underneath. Available in Navy/White or Green Check, the semi-sheer fabrication is the epitome of picnic dressing with a signature check pattern coordinating with your favoured picnic blanket. Partner with the fringed platform Ha Sandle in stone, and UV protecting sunglasses in a variety of styles for a practical yet elevated finish.

THE JACKET

With cool changes, cloudy moments and picnics that go beyond sunset, the Restinga Blazer is your seasonless jacket style that eases the chill when the weather shifts. This classic double breasted, long line style features an internal breast pocket and two front flap pockets for all your mini picnic essentials. Crafted in a crisp linen/cotton blend this breathable and moisture wicking fibre offers a natural durability no matter where the warmer months take you. Coordinate a refreshing green combination with the made to match Granite SkirtEchedo PantAlcusas Dress or Picnic Hat all in the same fabrication.

THE SKIRT

Roll out your picnic blanket and enjoy cross-legged sitting in confidence with the versatile and flattering Taibique Skirt. This classic high waisted, mid-length, full skirt is finished with an invisible zip at the left-hand side and inseam pockets at the side body for SPF lip balm and all summer necessities. Available in a playful Cream/Black Spot or pastel Light Blue this go-to picnic skirt is crafted in a crisp cotton twill making for a naturally cooling and cling resistant finish come warmer days. Style back with the Isla Top in matching fabrication or mix and match into your thoughtful picnic wardrobe.

THE SHIRT

For moments when shade is scarce and skin protection is key (always), retreat from the sun and cover up with the Las Playas Top, a slightly sheer, boxy shirt in lightweight Tencel blend fabrication. This style can be worn buttoned up or open as a light layer piece with elegant balloon sleeves and classic shirt features. Available in sunshiney hues of Cream, Light Blue and Dark Green to accompany all your social gatherings throughout the season.

THE PANT

From bocce in the park with friends to cycling to your perfect picnic spot, enjoy an effortless movement with the high-waisted El Golfo Pant. This relaxed full-length style features an elasticated waist band and breezy wide leg cut for ultimate comfort and ease. This picnic-perfect style is available in classic black and dusty pink (November release) colour ways and is made in a breathable cotton/linen blend to welcome the warm.

THE ACCESSORIES

Complete your picnic attire head to toe with our crossbody handbags and sun protecting hats. The large-but-not-too-large Villa Bag is a versatile style that can be carried over shoulder, under arm or cross body with it’s removable adjustable strap and is roomy enough to fit your weekend essentials including sunscreen, sunglasses and your light summer reading. For a relaxed finish try the athleisure style Lagarto Cap, in 100% cotton, with subtle embroidery symbols, or the aptly named Picnic Hat hat, a classic bucket hat style in cooling linen blend.

No matter where your picnic blanket may lay, a considered wardrobe in natural fabrications and thoughtful Australian design will have you covered.

October 28, 2021 — Karla Mathieson