Summer is the season for biking, and we’re excited for a season where we can set out for a leisurely bike ride in everything from jeans to sundresses. While we still want to look cute on our brand-new two-wheelers, the look still has to make sense for the activity at hand. Our kind of biking might be casual on most outings (spin class not included), but we’re still not about to hop on the bike in a tight miniskirt and stiletto heels.
While we’re searching for outfits we can wear while biking to work, brunch, and—yes—the beach, we want options that are functional and chic at the same time. Tight and short silhouettes are not ideal, though a more flowy silk that hits above our knees is a pretty safe bet, especially when it’s in the form of a wrap dress paired with low-top sneakers. Jeans are a must to have on hand, as are cutoff shorts. For the beach, we love one-piece swimsuits worn as bodysuits and even a dress-over-pants look to cut down on any unwanted wardrobe malfunctions.
See our go-to looks and shop some of the pieces you need to re-create them below.
Get ready to hop on that bike and go—in style—with these above looks and super-cute sneakers.