Starter Pack: Coastal Grandma Aesthetic Fashion Essentials

We don't know about you, but we are beyond obsessed with the coastal grandmother aesthetic that's currently taking over our social media feeds.

Whether you like the trend because of how comfy the clothes are or how beachy the vibe is, coastal grandmother is something we think everyone can get behind. If you want to start dressing like a cool, coastal grandma, you've come to the right place! Below is a starter pack for all of the fashion essentials you need for dressing up in the coastal grandma aesthetic.

Bucket Hat

Shoe Dazzle Bucket Hat With Tie: $39.95

Channel your inner Diane Keaton with this adorable bucket hat from Shoe Dazzle. Complete with a tie to keep your hat in place on a windy beach day, this darling hat just screams coastal grandma. Whether you wear it to the beach or to brunch, trust us when we say you're going to get all of the compliments.

(via Shoe Dazzle)


Straw Bag

A New Day Straw Tote Handbag: $40

A straw bag is the staple item of anyone dressing in the coastal grandmother aesthetic. This cute one by A New Day features a straw body with a beaded handle, and we're obsessed! Not only is it big enough to carry your latest beach read, but it can hold all of your other essentials, too.

(via Target)


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Timeless Sunnies

Eleventh Hour Yacht Club Aviators: $85

The coastal grandma always has a classic, timeless pair of sunglasses on, and these darling ones from Eleventh Hour are perfect. These Yacht Club glasses are reminiscent of days out on the water, which is what most coastal grandmothers are trying to channel! Set in a stunning gold frame, these semi-rimmed aviators deserve a spot in your straw bag.

(via Eleventh Hour)


Cashmere Cardigan

State Cashmere The Crewneck Button Down Cardigan: $135

We hate to break it to you, but you won't be able to nail the coastal grandmother aesthetic without a cashmere cardigan, and this one from State Cashmere is just right. Available in an array of beautiful colors and crafted from sustainable Mongolian cashmere, this soft cardigan will look amazing buttoned-up or draped over your shoulders.

(via State Cashmere)


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Smock Dress

Baltic Born Eden Smocked Maxi Dress: $75

For those nights out on the town or even for a fancy brunch, we love the idea of wearing a smocked dress. It's so coastal grandmother chic! This stunning dress from Baltic Born comes in a long length with a smocked waist and also features a romantic floral print. Showing off shades of mauve, sage and brown, this dress was made for coastal grandmas everywhere.

(via Baltic Born)


Pearl Jewelry

Adornmonde Gold Harper Pearl Necklace: $162

Nothing says coastal grandmother quite like pearls, and this gorgeous necklace from Adornmonde is calling our names. Instead of a traditional pearl necklace like your actual grandma might like, this one features a contemporary design with a gold open box chain as well as a strand of delicate pearls. Whether you layer it with other gold jewelry or wear it on its own is entirely up to you.

(via Adornmonde)


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Vegan Sandals

Matisse Sunkissed Platform Sandal: $40

Last but not least on our list of items you need to complete your coastal grandma wardrobe is a pair of vegan sandals, and these platform sandals from Matisse are giving us all of the vibes. The jute-wrapped platform gives off a beachy look, and when paired with the simple gold band on the upper portion, it's the perfect shoe to wear on your next beach walk.

(via Matisse Footwear)


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