Now that the bicycle season (a.k.a. summer) is finally here, the last thing you want is get caught wearing anything less than chic when cycling (read: a jersey and biking shorts…unless, of course, you’re competing for Le Tour de France!).
Get your Dutch bike ready and go a-cycling in style with these biker chic inspirations:A cropped tee, slim jeans and a pair of loafers are the easiest spring-to-summer transition outfit. Comfy, casual biker chic.
Photo via ELLEThis silk pyjama-inspired playsuit makes biking more comfortable without sacrificing style. Add a wide-brimmed hat and lace-up sandals and you’re summer- and bike-ready!
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Naomi Watts looks beyond chic in a chambray jumpsuit and braided-strap sandals.
Photo via Harper’s BazaarNothing beats the comfort and the elegance of the LWD (little white dress). Kirsten Dunst looks utterly French chic with her LWD, Ray-Ban clubmaster, and t-strap flat sandals.
Photo via Harper’s BazaarGo graphic. Or bohemian. Or minimalist. Riding a bike shouldn’t limit your style options to biking shorts. Cycling in style is all about attitude –staying true to your personal style and making your own fashion statement. Photo via Popsugar UK Who says you can’t wear a skirt when cycling? Photo via YWS
A kimono? Why not?!?
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And if you’re worried about ‘exposing yourself’ when biking in a dress or a skirt, here’s a smart and helpful bike hack that is worth remembering: