Seeking out nature is key to keeping sane these days, and as the weather warms in colder regions, campgrounds and hiking trails are starting to reopen for exploration. For fashion-savvy adventurers who want to keep it cute, a mix of fitness and fashion is not only appropriate, it's very much on trend. Not convinced? Take note of the sport-inspired looks that walked the spring 2021 runways at Brandon Maxwell, Balenciaga, and Celine. Finding your perfect balance will depend on your preferred intensity, but a city dweller can rejoice in knowing a functional fashion shoe does, in fact, exist.
Alternatively, consider a swimsuit base layer for unmarked swimming holes, or a windproof trench to shelter you from rain. Whether you're prepping for a hike in the mountains or gearing up for a modest trail walk, we've got pieces that prove you don't need to abandon style to get some one-on-one time with Mother Nature.
Opt for a thick lug-soled shoe that will help you traverse hilly hiking terrain.
Bring along a cute brimmed bucket hat to shield your eyes from the sun.
Infuse color into your hiking ensemble with these tie-dye socks that give us all the summer camp vibes.
These high-rise jersey biker shorts are breathable and moisture-wicking. Their ultra smooth, seamless construction ensures they won't ride up.
Use these bandanas to to aid in sweat absorption or to keep hair out of your eyes.
This short-sleeve tee from The North Face x Gucci collaboration marries fashion with the outdoors brand.
Repurpose your swim to hiking-wear, especially in a one-piece silhouette that won’t slip and slide.
For rainy weather, take along this performance-meets-fashion trench that you can tie around the waist.
A multi-pocket backpack is perfect for sunscreen, sunnies, and our favorite granola bars from Kate's Real Food.
The slip-free powder coating makes carrying this water bottle a breeze. Plus, it's dishwasher safe.
Crafted from recycled marine rope, this hand-woven bracelet will add a bit of flare to your hiking attire.
These rubber-soled sandals are ideal for lower elevation hikes.
This scuba-jersey face mask offers full coverage over the nose and mouth and has adjustable elastic straps for a custom fit.
Soft to the touch, this top is comfy and breathable. Layer it under a long-sleeve shirt or sport it solo.
Opt for a compact bag that can attach to your belt loop, giving you the option to carry it hands-free.
These cargo pants have multiple pockets and a stretch cotton fabric that checks out for function.
This portable blanket is crafted from the same technical materials found in sleeping bags and down jackets, ensuring you'll stay warm in cold outdoor climates.