5 Stylish and Functional Summer Inspiration from Jessica Ann Kirby

Looking stylish at the same time functional on your summer looks is one of the best ways to beat the heat. Mind behind the Prosecco and Plaid blog, Jessica Ann Kirby is a style blogger grew up in Newport, Rhode Island known for her stylish and functional looks. Since she’s a fond of surfing at the beach in the summer, he developed a stylish and functional style even off the waters. A beach-loving tomboy at heart, Jess’s sense of style is about effortless combinations that are classic, chic and wearable. So, keep on reading to get some styling tricks from her.

  1. Nautical-Inspired Style

anchor print tee with white jeans striped dress with denim jacket striped dress with clutch nautical outfit with hat

denim jacket with striped dress and hat breton striped tee with white pants boat print dress with sling bag

Breton stripes, anchor patterns, and nautical accents are stylish and functional in the summer. Like Jessica, opt for a boat print dress, a striped shirtdress, or an anchor print tee when you plan to get a boat ride with friends. Heading to a garden party? Instead of going for flirty floral print dresses, go for a striped maxi dress that will look chic with a clutch and a pair of summer sandals. If you’re a fan of denim items, go for a white wash that will look chic with your nautical tops and striped tees.

  1. Jumpsuit and Rompers

gray jumpsuit with necklaces tie dye romper with straw hat striped romper with sunglasses

Effortlessly cool and breezy, rompers and jumpsuit will keep your summer style fashionable at the same time comfortable. Like Jessica, opt for a cotton jumpsuit in a gray accent and dress it up with trendy necklaces, or opt for a tie-dye romper to add some summer-inspired vibe to your looks. Also, don’t forget to don a straw hat that will pull your looks together.

  1. Breezy Summer Dresses

black maxi dress with nude sandals striped maxi dress with straw hat retro floral print dress with denim jacket graphic print maxi dress with sun hat chic white summer dress with straw hat

Maxi dresses are perfect for the summer season, but you can actually opt for breezy mini dresses that will make your style a bit flirty and chic. Like Jessica, opt for a chic white summer dress that can be spiced up with a pair of cute sunglasses and a straw hat. Or channel your artistic vibe on the seaside with a graphic print maxi dress with a billowy silhouette. Retro floral dresses can be creative to channel a vintage look, but modernize your outfit with a denim jacket tied on your waist and a pair of mercury sunglasses like Jessica did.

  1. Sexy Seaside Looks

brightly colore bikini white triangle bikini white paneled bikini lace dress with beach bag colorful swimsuit

Apart from flaunting your curves at the beach, think of channeling your artistic personality with brightly colored and printed swimwear like Jessica. This way, you’ll look stylish and functional on your beach look while soaking up the sun.

  1. Effortlessly Chic Style

tropical shorts with casual top denim skirt with ruffled off shoulder top denim shorts with tribal print top

Embrace shorter hemlines and summer-inspired prints. Like Jessica, opt for a pair of tropical print shorts teamed with a white top on your daytime cycling with friends. Heading to a summer road trip? Look effortlessly chic in a denim skirt teamed with a flirty top, or sexy shorts teamed with a tribal print tank that will make your summer looks stylish at the same time functional.

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