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.