Floral beach shirts are probably a piece you’ll find in your grandpa’s or dad’s closet. Often called a “Hawaiian shirt,” the tops are well-known for their tourist vacation vibes. This summer, though, the grandpa staple is carving itself out as one of the biggest trends for summer. Fashion insiders have already been wearing printed beach shirts on repeat, so if you’re still on the fence, I have plenty of proof of how chic they can actually be.
Looking to the fashion set, the styling options are seemingly endless. Whether worn as a bikini coverup, styled with slouchy, tailored trousers, or worn as a matching set, beach shirts are a key style to own for summer. It’s no accident that the trend is arriving at a time when vacations and travel are finally coming back onto our calendars, and it’s one of the first pieces you should pack into your suitcase. Ahead, see six cool ways to style the beach shirt trend this summer.