Model Emilie Waters photographed by Andres Oyuela, styled in a Zimmermann look and paired with a Borsalino hat.


By Chloe Lewis and Rachel LeWinter

As we get deeper into the season and prepare for another long summer holiday, we’ve been feeling picnic vibes big time. Elevate your al fresco fiesta with our complete lookbook, covering all of your hosting needs—from what to wear to what to serve. And since no summer soiree is complete without a little indulgence, you might want to pop into Bianco Gelato and take home a few delectable pints to delight your guests with.

  1. Straw handbag with gold detailing


    The essential accessory for any picnic is, of course, a picnic basket. Versace’s La Medusa small basket, woven from 100% bamboo, will take your picnicking to the next level. Plus, this basket features a fabulous gold chain handle detailed with medusa plaques, and a detachable shoulder strap to bring the bling.
  2. Raffia and black leather water bottle holder


    This Fendi bottle holder, created in collaboration with 24Bottles, maximizes convenience without sacrificing style. The brushed stainless-steel flask, engraved with Fendi logos, is held by a woven sporty suede embroidered with a Fendi Roma logo.
  3. daisy lacquer chain necklace

    Saint Laurent

    Nothing says summer like a daisy chain. Realize your childhood crafting dreams with Saint Laurent’s Daisy Necklace in metal and lacquer. A twist on the traditional, these delightful daisies feature shining golden centers sure to sparkle in the sun.
  4. Multicolored woven straw top handle bag

    Roger Vivier

    The 4th of July is not only for red, white and blue, but other festive colors too; bring a bit of vibrancy with Viv’ Cabas Paglia buckle bag, which has woven raffia strands in bright purple, orange, pink and blue.
  5. White cat eye sunglasses

    Tory Burch

    Inspired by American designer Claire McCardell, these Tory Burch cat-eye sunglasses take a modern approach to the 1940s design. The ivory and red pattern is a clever twist on a classic gingham, which couldn’t be a more appropriate choice for the weekend.
  6. multicolored plain blanket

    Ralph Lauren

    Few represent great American design quite like Ralph Lauren, and this Summer Hill Plaid beach blanket, in an array of bright colors, is made from sustainable cotton and provides the perfect picnic perch.
  7. food tray with various compartments


    The avant-garde MOOD Party Tray, made of stainless steel, porcelain and walnut, features conveniently removable compartments; at its simplest, it’s a beautifully designed serving tray, and at its best, a vessel for sharing beloved recipes, and ultimately, memories.
  8. Pink scrunchie with bow detail


    Consider this the chicest little scrunchie that ever was. Pull up your hair in style with this lambskin and gold-tone metal scrunchie, complete with the Coco Chanel logo and gold chain detailing.
  9. denim table napkins

    James Perse

    These James Perse napkins take tableware to the next level and bring the most American accent of all—denim—to the table. Make sure to visit the brand’s new Level Three store for this and so much more!
  10. White maxi dress with high collar

    100% Capri

    100% Capri’s Camicia Mare chemisier is just what you want to spend your summer in. Slip it on for your daytime gathering, and easily transition to night with a few well-placed accessories.
  11. book cover of “Salad” by Janneke Phillipi

    Books & Books

    Head to Books & Books to pick up “Salad,” Janneke Philippi’s cookbook, with 100 recipes for salad and dressing to satisfy your every desire. It’s sure to elevate your picnic and bring newness to the season’s favorite course.
  12. Straw hat with wide brim


    Who doesn’t need a little extra brim this summer? Borsalino has just the hat to complete your picnic party ensemble. The Lauren woven hemp hat comes in two color ways, cream seen here, as well as camel, and both are finished off with a grosgrain ribbon.


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